I recently came across two really interesting diaper recycling solutions that might just help reduce waste without parents giving up the convenience of disposables.
So you’re pregnant and now everyone is telling you that you need all this stuff. But, in my opinion, that’s all b.s. You actually don’t need anything except your body and the baby (a dad person is a good call too, if you have one around 😉 No need for diaper genies and crib frills. […]
We are already into the Halloween thing with banana zombies and ghosts helping create that fun and spooky atmosphere! Lots of great ideas for healthy Halloween treats in the Foodie-Phile segment (hence banana zombies in the studio – and they did taste AWESOME! does that mean I will become a banana zombie now?).
Whether you are sending your wee ones to kindergarten or college, we covered it all on last week’s Green Divas Radio Show. We had Nancy Massotto, founder and executive director of the Holistic Moms Network in the studio with us. Holistic Moms Network is a fast-growing community of parents interested in finding and sharing ways […]
Many of us think about the environmental impact of the food we eat or the cars we drive. But how often do we think of the environmental impact of our entertainment? This great little infographic details the impact that video game purchases have on our environment. Not only can we decrease our footprint by recycling […]
Today we have another Guest Post from Leigh Saluzzi, a wife, mother and vegan activist. She is the Director of Operations for the Atlanta Veg Fest, she organizes many vegan bake sales for charity, and owns far too many vegan cookbooks. Leigh is on a mission to share recipes and tips to raising a happy, […]
Today we have a Guest Post from Leigh Saluzzi, a wife, mother and vegan activist. She is the Director of Operations for the Atlanta Veg Fest, she organizes many vegan bake sales for charity, and owns far too many vegan cookbooks. Leigh is on a mission to share recipes and tips to raising a happy, […]
Recycling pioneer TerraCycle, Inc. is the newest partner of online fundraising program GoEco! The Ultimate Eco-Fundraiser. Schools and other non-profit organizations, including TerraCycle Brigade members, can earn 15% from the online sale of hundreds of eco-friendly, upcycled TerraCycle products just by signing up for GoEco! Participation with GoEco! is the second way schools and non-profits […]
One of the best ways to learn a new skill is through play- as we’re having fun, we don’t realize that we are learning! If you are looking to learn more (or teach more) about sustainability, there is no better way than sharing the super fun game of GBO Hawaii. Created by Scott Cooney, an […]
For gadget lovers, the bicycle has just entered the digital age. Ridekick International, a Colorado company, is aiming to help parents and cargo riders bicycle more using an electric-powered child trailer. The new Ridekick™ child trailer incorporates a brushless DC hub motor and a high density lithium battery to remove the strain of pulling kids […]
Exercise is a foundation helping pave the way to great environmental change. It starts small and quietly, but quickly, builds into monumental differences in our lives. While walking, jogging and and cycling are wonderful for heart health and overall fitness, they also have a lasting impact on green living. Here are a few ways exercise helps the Environment.
Having a hard time explaining to your kids why the family’s going green? If you’re living in a typical neighborhood, kids are glued to their XBox and PC games. Kids love games, and they often don’t mind playing brainy games that teach them new things. Fortunately, there’s a few new games out that serve to […]
Remember playing with that nasty smelling stuff – Play-Doh – as a kid? It was fun and colorful, but it certainly stank up the home! I can’t tell you what’s in it, but I don’t think it’s safe enough to eat. There’s another way to play with colorful putty – you can make your own! […]
Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical used for over 40 years for the production of food grade containers including baby bottles and linings of food and beverage cans. In 2008, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ruled BPA safe for use in “food-related” materials. However, recent studies conducted with BPA on laboratory animals have brought […]
First of all, we had a special Green Diva in Training, 11-year-old, Zoe Marcus in the studio and she should give us all some hope that the next generation is ON IT when it comes to being aware of the environment and what we need to do to be more sustainable. Check out her Facebook page […]
Green Diva Lisa was out this week, so EcoKaren, captain of EcoEtsy and editor of this very blog, sat in as guest Green Diva. We had Green Dude Paul in the studio and we all had a pretty good time! Some surprising and disturbing news from green house expert, Chris Murphy of Smart Little House on how zero-VOC (Volatile […]