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Tips For a Green Thanksgiving

November 21st, 2012 | by Chris Keenan

The holidays are quickly approaching, with Thanksgiving just around the corner. It doesn’t take a genius to figure out that the holiday season is a time of year which sees a huge increase is global waste


Eco-Friendly DIY Decorations for Thanksgiving

November 20th, 2012 | by Chris Keenan

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


Electric Cars: Real v. Compliance {video}

May 21st, 2012 | by The Green Divas

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 . . .


The Green Diva Year: Earth Day to Earth Day

April 23rd, 2012 | by The Green Divas

You would think that being a Green Diva would mean that I celebrated Earth Day every day. I don’t know whether I celebrate daily, but I do try. The truth is when you’ve been living this lifestyle for as long as I have, this annual Earth Day frenzy can get a little silly.


Forget the Resolutions, Make a Green Manifesto!

January 2nd, 2012 | by Sonya Kanelstrand

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


Homemade Edible Gift Ideas for Christmas

December 12th, 2011 | by Sonya Kanelstrand

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



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