September 20th, 2011 | by Vivian Nelson Melle
Most recycled clothes are gently used or can still have their tags making them a valuable gift for someone less fortunate. And less face it, there are many falling into that category today. Here is why fall is a great time for recycling clothes and who those clothes can benefit
September 15th, 2011 | by Vivian Nelson Melle
Drop the disposable cleaning wipe, step away from that plastic container so you can learn how to make your own reusable cleaning wipes
September 14th, 2011 | by Guest Contributor
Slow Food USA is having a "Slow Food Challenge" on September 17th. Can you do it? Can you make a meal on $5?
September 13th, 2011 | by Vivian Nelson Melle
Beeswax has been the lighting staple for homesteading for years and is now becoming popular for modern, urban families as well. Here are 5 reasons to choose beeswax candles
September 12th, 2011 | by Sonya Kanelstrand
With his project, Like it for Good, Jan van Voorst transforms your activity in social media like Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus into green deeds. So, every time you like, tweet or + a post on the Like it for Good page, you are sending a free donation to charities around the world and are joining them in saving the planet.
September 10th, 2011 | by Karen Lee
Wouldn't it be great if world's garbage did not end up in landfills or be incinerated? And wouldn't it be great if you can throw out your garbage and a big composting machine can turn it into nutrient filled mulch in matter of hours and not months or years? If a green technology company called Ecologico-Logic had its way, it just may be possible to turn garbage into plant food and we don't have to worry about clogging landfills or polluting the air.
[Top image: Artist rendering of 50 ton per day capacity muncher by Jacob Dickinson, used with permission from Ecologic Logic
September 2nd, 2011 | by Guest Contributor
A 10 step guide to building an outdoor clay oven. Perfect for home baked pizza's and bread!
September 1st, 2011 | by Vivian Nelson Melle
Research is showing synthetic dyes leach toxins into our bodies so, wouldn't healthy dyes offer up healing or at least do no harm? Here are four natural dyes to try during your next dye project
August 30th, 2011 | by Vivian Nelson Melle
With changing seasons comes restocking and supplying the medicine cabinet. Forget purchasing a new first aid kit though, instead make your own from natural items and supplies from around the house.
August 25th, 2011 | by Vivian Nelson Melle
This is World Water Week and the following are just a few ways you can bring change in the world's water supply.