eco-friendly

Reducing Carbon Footprints 

January 11, 2017
Reducing Carbon Footprints 

Meriam Webster defines “carbon footprint” as: “The amount of greenhouse gasses and specifically carbon dioxide emitted by something (as a person’s activities or a product’s manufacture and transport) during a given period.”   Today, individuals and corporations both try to mitigate their carbon footprint as much as possible. From switching out incandescent and fluorescent light […]

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Environmentally Friendly Tasks You Can Start Tackling Right Now

January 9, 2017
Environmentally Friendly Tasks You Can Start Tackling Right Now

Being an environmentally conscious person doesn’t have to take up a ton of time. There are a lot of things you can do to lessen your impact on the environment. Many of them are free or incredibly cheap, and take almost no time. Some of them actually help save you time!   Switch to E-Mail Alerts […]

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Eco-Friendly Changes to Consider This Year 

January 6, 2017
Eco-Friendly Changes to Consider This Year 

Thinking of ways to live better this year? Why not start with reducing your carbon footprint? Green living and making eco-friendly choices is a change that will not only help you but the environment. If you weren’t particularly eco-conscious in the past, the goals you create should be easy to follow so that it encourages […]

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Eco Skincare Guide 101: Is Green Really the New Black?

December 23, 2016
 Eco Skincare Guide 101: Is Green Really the New Black?

These days, the skincare industry seems to be painted in green shades, and it’s for the common good, too.  According to recent estimates, the market of organic beauty products is expected to continue growing at an unabated speed over the next couple of years, reaching approximately $13.2 billion in 2018. But while the global demand […]

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Big Celebration with Little Impact: Suggestions for an Eco-Friendly Holiday

December 22, 2016
Big Celebration with Little Impact: Suggestions for an Eco-Friendly Holiday

The holidays are here and with it comes a joy and hype to go big. We strive to buy big gifts for our friends and family. We try to one-up our neighbors in the lights and decorations. We want more, more more. In some ways we’re blinded by the glitz of the holiday lights and […]

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10 Eco-Friendly DIY Holiday Gifts They’ll Love

December 12, 2016
10 Eco-Friendly DIY Holiday Gifts They'll Love

The holidays can be such a fun time with friends and family. It’s a time to share love and joy with all the people who matter in your life. Among the merry and bright, though, there’s also a lot of waste. Think of all the wrapping paper that goes in the trash, the Christmas lights […]

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8 Natural Gifts For Your Eco-Friendly Loved Ones For Under $40

December 7, 2016
8 Natural Gifts For Your Eco-Friendly Loved Ones For Under $40

It’s that time of the year again – where wish-lists are made, crazy in store sales abound and you’re busy shopping for loved ones. We have to admit, the holidays can be very stressful, so today we’ve rounded up 8 sustainable gift ideas for under $40 that will benefit not only your loved ones but can […]

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Want Solar Power Panels? Here’s What You Need To Know

November 29, 2016
Want Solar Power Panels? Here’s What You Need To Know

Solar energy has gone mainstream. The costs have fallen and the number of installations have gone up in recent years, but most people still aren’t sure how to go about installing solar panels at home.   “There’s a lot of buzz about roof-top solar panels throughout the country, but the details and regulations are complex.” […]

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A Quick Guide to Making Your Home More Eco-friendly – Infographic

November 11, 2016
A Quick Guide to Making Your Home More Eco-friendly - Infographic

Are you interested in living greener and saving more money? Are you feeling a little overwhelmed about what to do first? Are you not quite sure where to start? Living a little greener doesn’t have to be complicated. Help is on the way! Eco-friendly home design ideas and solutions can help you conserve energy, prevent pollution, […]

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5 Eco-Friendly Christmas Gift Ideas for Men

November 8, 2016
5 Eco-Friendly Christmas Gift Ideas for Men

December is only a month away. This is a time when people will soon head to the malls, shopping around for gifts. Once the holiday rush goes in full swing, there will be an endless supply of gift options available. Clothes, gadgets, and the latest fashion items are all up for grabs. But have you […]

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Going Green for “Average” People

October 21, 2016
Going Green for “Average” People

There are all sorts of posts out there about how you can “green up” your home or work space but, if we’re being totally honest, very few of those posts are applicable to the average working human. Not everybody can afford to install solar paneling on their rooftops or redo our floors with reclaimed wood. Some of […]

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7 Eco-Friendly Ways To Decorate Your Child’s Room

October 15, 2016
7 Eco-Friendly Ways To Decorate Your Child’s Room

Decorating your child’s room is one of the unspoken joys of being a parent. You can express your creativity and create a fun, playful environment for your little one. If you’re thinking of re-decorating an old room or working with a blank slate, you should consider the benefits of a green room. This will ensure […]

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Make Your Garden Eco-friendly with Compost Direct

September 15, 2016
Make Your Garden Eco-friendly with Compost Direct

The compost and garden supply firm, Compost Direct understands why you don’t want to read a lengthy article on how to make your garden eco-friendly. So, they present to you this brief yet enlightening infographic to help you go green in your garden. The infographic describes the benefits of composting, their dos and don’ts and other useful information. […]

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It’s Party Time at the Healthy, Happy, Green and Natural Party Blog Hop #116

June 20, 2016
It's Party Time at the Healthy, Happy, Green and Natural Party Blog Hop #116

Welcome to the 116th awesome week of the Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party Blog Hop! We sincerely appreciate your participation and support! This “blog hop” is a positive place where you can find and share lots of good ideas that will inspire and help you in your personal journey toward a healthier, more natural and sustainable lifestyle. I am […]

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It’s Party Time at the Healthy, Happy, Green and Natural Party Blog Hop #111

May 16, 2016
It's Party Time at the Healthy, Happy, Green and Natural Party Blog Hop #111

Welcome to the 111th awesome week of the Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party Blog Hop! We sincerely appreciate your participation and support! This “blog hop” is a positive place where you can find and share lots of good ideas that will inspire and help you in your personal journey toward a healthier, more natural and sustainable lifestyle. I am […]

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Eco-Furniture Benefits

May 5, 2016
Eco-Furniture Benefits

When it comes to buying outdoor furniture, environmentally friendly options make the most sense. Not only are eco-friendly patio furnishings functional and attractive; they are crafted from renewable building materials that are plentiful and good for the planet. The wood alternatives prevent deforestation, don’t emit toxic byproducts into the environment, are low-maintenance, and they are […]

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4 Trips for Travelers to Save the Amazon

February 16, 2016
4 Trips for Travelers to Save the Amazon

Most everyone is well-aware of the Amazon Rainforest’s slow and steady disappearance. “Save the Rainforest!” has been the motto of environmentalists for decades, but rates of  deforestation seem to be increasing of late, indicating that one of Earth’s most precious ecological regions will soon vanish forever ― unless we do something about it. Unlike most […]

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Live It Up at the Healthy, Happy, Green and Natural Party Blog Hop #98

February 15, 2016
Live It Up at the Healthy, Happy, Green and Natural Party Blog Hop #98

Happy February! Hope you had a wonderful Valentine’s Day–although every day should be treated like Valentine’s Day in my book! Welcome to this week’s Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party Blog Hop. I am thrilled to have a wonderful new co-host this year: The GOMamas. So now this blog hop is hosted by both Urban Naturale and The GOMamas, and we can’t wait to see […]

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Packing Your Child’s School Lunch: 8 Tips to Make It Environment-Friendly

September 29, 2015
Packing Your Child’s School Lunch: 8 Tips to Make It Environment-Friendly

If living green is your thing, you’ve certainly changed your lifestyle to do as much as you can for the environment. You’re probably using energy efficient appliances in your house, have grown indoor or outdoor plants, have installed artificial turf to cut down on water, electricity, and fertilizer costs, and more. Keeping these things in […]

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