The Green Festival San Francisco is here again! Join one of the best events in SF this Friday, Saturday and Sunday for all you need for sustainable living.
from Solar Love Solar Lights: Nokero Introduces New Solar Light Bulb In Zimbabwe I received this news and Zimbabwe photo yesterday from Steve Katsaros, founder of Nokero, a pioneering Denver company that makes great solar light bulbs that replace poisonous kerosene lamps that are so prevalent where people have no access to electricity. Katsaros had […]
We have collected nearly 50 tips and tricks for how to make your home more energy efficient. Tips for kitchen, bathroom, bedroom & beyond!
GD Meg got a private concert (well almost, there were about 10 people in the HomeGrownRadioNJ studio) with Willie Nile, who has just released a new CD, American Ride . . . GD Mizar and I went to New York for the premiere of Running from Crazy and not only got to see Mariel Hemingway again, but we got to meet Bobby Williams in person finally, and we made some new friends before the show.
The Green Diva Studio was rocking with amazing Sacred Chocolate, when nutritionist and chocolatier, David Wolfe visited us to do a radio show and a video interview. We all got naked . . . naked chocolate that is . . . David brought us some of his delicious raw, organic, fair trade and DELICIOUS Sacred […]
Oil and Honey: The Education of an Unlikely Activist by Bill McKibben is a revelation– and a joy– to read. This book was just published a few weeks ago, and Green Living Ideas was thrilled to be offered a copy to review. Though I’ve read McKibben’s groundbreaking work in the past, this book reads differently, […]
Green Living Ideas is happy to feature Alexis from The Art of Sacred Body as a guest writer today! Alexis is a mama, permaculturalist, gentle living activist, aspiring midwife, freelance writer and health blogger. The Art of Sacred Body is a practical blog for health and wellness, supporting women and families to full and radiant health. […]
I’m not sure what the temperature is where you are, but here in New Jersey we are experiencing a string of seriously steamy days that makes going out the door feel more like walking into a sauna. Everyone seems a little cranky and we are all getting weary from talk of the weather and idiotic posts on Facebook about popped corn and God cooking NJ (yes, I am guilty of sharing both of these, because they made me LOL at a weak moment and I just couldn’t help myself).
‘Sustainable’ is one of just a few words being tossed around in the current cultural salad to enlighten us about how to create a more conscious way of living on this earth among our fellow creatures. What does sustainability mean to you?
But, if I had to choose my favorite segment from this week, I’d say it was GD Mizar’s DIY Tiki Torches segment! Aside from gardening and other fun stuff, this is on my agenda this weekend.
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 . . .
We had the opportunity to speak to Kristee Rosendahl, the force behind the BRILLIANT gardening app, SmartGardener on the radio show last week.
Here’s a super cool infographic that looks at how our institutions of higher education are leading the way in green building and sustainable initiatives. There are so many ways that large universities and collages can make positive changes that their student, faculty and staff can be proud of. Some of the examples of green initiative […]
I recently came across Blue Q– which makes the cutest STUFF ever. And by stuff, I mean bags, wallets, pencil cases, lotion, gum, lamps, magnets, tee-shirts, and so.much.more. But the best part: they make it all from recycled and sustainable materials! Yay! The item that did me in was the cutest pencil case, from their […]
Falling in love with books is much like falling in love with humans: not only do they teach you new and exciting things about yourself, they open you up to as-yet unknown possibilities in life. Hopeless romantic that I am, I fall in love with books continuously, and I have a diverse book collection and […]
Hi everyone- I’m Andrea, the new managing editor of Green Living Ideas! Green Living Ideas aims to be the best source of information about how to live a cleaner, greener life, and as the managing editor of this awesome site, I will do my best to continue this green tradition! GLI offers ideas, tips, and […]