Browsing the "Green Consumerism" Category

Green Product Review Roundup Spring 2013

April 29th, 2013 | by The Green Divas

We get offered products to review EVERY day -- some rather large and expensive things like cars, which are fun reviews, but most are practical, every-day things. We have gotten backed up with a nice bounty of great things we chose to review and play with, and finally spent some time focusing on most of them.


50 Easy Ways to Keep Earth Day Going All Year

April 23rd, 2013 | by The Green Divas

I listed 25 ways to celebrate earth day without buying anything, knowing there were thousands, and I was so impressed with some of the suggestions, I thought I would incorporate them into this updated post and give my Care2 peeps a little credit. Really, these are things we should find ways to incorporate into our every-day lives, so . .


Where does that Earl Grey tea come from?

April 8th, 2013 | by The Green Divas

Tea is one of those commodities that should be subject to Fair Trade standards and in my humble opinion should be organic and non-GMO as well — for the enjoyment and health of the tea drinker as well as those who work on the farms, which are often in faraway places where the potential for unsafe and unfair practices has been common


Can You be Plastic-Free?

April 1st, 2013 | by The Green Divas

A couple of years ago, Rodale asked me to participate in their Plastic-Free February challenge. Without hesitating, I said yes, thinking I was already using my reusable shopping bags and storing food in glass and other non-plastic containers whenever possible. I was no fan of plastic. This should be easy and kind of fun, right


more last minute green gift ideas!

December 19th, 2012 | by Andrea Bertoli

What if green gift ideas were TRULY green: check out Oxfam's incredible list of green gift ideas that help improve the world for everyone.


7 Ways to Become a Water Conservation Hero

December 3rd, 2012 | by The Green Divas

Our Green Dude Segment was with Green Dude Antonio, who is a water purification expert with Pur2o. I'm always surprised by how much I actually don't know and probably don't want to know! Anyway, that segment inspired this post about water - how we can conserve it, clean it and use it wisely


Green Divas & Dudes Prefer Organic Food

September 17th, 2012 | by The Green Divas

This green diva has to weigh in on all the buzz and banter about the latest study from Stanford about the lack of nutritional benefit from eating organic food. There is a lot of evidence that I wasn’t the only one irritated and quite surprised to see how this study was spun into a pro-chemical pesticide and fertilizer piece.



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