Special Occasions

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Eco-Friendly DIY Decorations for Thanksgiving

As Thanksgiving swiftly approaches, the store aisles are overflowing with cute decorations to put your home in the mood for the holiday. Instead of spending your hard earned money on decorations (many which are “disposable” and made of plastic, which is non-biodegradable,) why not use your creativity to decorate your home in an eco-friendly manner?

November 20th

Electric Cars: Real v. Compliance {video}

You’re probably aware that there are a lot of new electric cars coming out. Thanks to California zero-emissions regulations, which have been adopted by several states in the northeast as well as the northwest, many car manufacturers have incentive to create new zero-emission electric cars. Good right? Well . . .

May 21st

Dye Your Easter Eggs Naturally

The closer Easter gets, the more excited I am to try all the new and natural ways for dyeing Easter eggs. No Easter has passed in our home without vividly colored eggs and this year will make no difference except for the fact that for the very first time we will be using all natural […]

March 30th

Green Your Easter Celebration

Easter is just around the corner and I am already looking for the best eco-friendly ways to decorate, dye eggs and enjoy the holiday. Being an important holiday for lots of people around the world, Easter has been celebrated with egg hunts, Easter bunnies, candies and dyed eggs for as long as we remember. The […]

March 25th

Forget the Resolutions, Make a Green Manifesto!

But today, in GLI’s first post for the 2012, I would like to inspire you for something greater, bigger and more impressive than the usual list of resolutions. Make a manifesto!

Get creative and after soberly revising your resolutions, start the new year with the most relevant ones written by hand or printed out on a sheet of paper (preferably the back side of an already used one). You can let your imagination roam freely here – use color pencils, water colors, paper cuts, anything that will look good on your wall, because that is the place of a manifesto, right?

January 2nd

Homemade Edible Gift Ideas for Christmas

If you have decided to celebrate a handmade green Christmas with non-materialistic eco-friendly gifts this year like us, you may want to consider making edible gifts as well. Presenting your loved ones with them will not only increase your sustainability but also the love that flows back to you! It is great to express yourself with a tasty homemade treat – something that will be appreciated even by the most picky ones among us.

December 12th

Non-Materialistic, Memory Making, Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas

Giving non-materialistic are eco-friendly gifts are ultimate ways to create a long lasting memories for the recipients and benefit the planet. The next best idea to giving fair trade goodies and handmade items from local shops is to give an experience that the recipients will not forget. They not only eliminate waste, but more often, […]

December 11th