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Six Socially Conscious Ways to Get Rid of Old Clothes

By |2017-11-22T20:52:41-05:00November 22nd, 2017|Categories: Featured, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green, Recycling, Upcycling|Tags: , , , , |

To begin with, you’re better off supporting brands that have ethical and environmentally responsible business practices or not caring about labels at all. The consumerist lifestyle generates a lot of income for big businesses, but it does not come without grave environmental consequences. According to Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles (SMART), a person discards eighty-one pounds [...]

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The Most Eco-Friendly Ways to Get Rid of Old Furniture

By |2017-04-11T00:10:31-04:00April 11th, 2017|Categories: Eco-friendly, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green, Recycling, Reuse, Upcycling|Tags: , , , , , |

The most common practice when disposing of old furniture and appliances from around the home is to send them straight to a landfill site or ‘tip’. Even if the items aren’t broken or faulty, we will often throw away what could easily be recycled or sold on to a new owner. These larger items are not [...]

Reduce, Reuse and Recycle: How to Get Your Whole Family to Respect the Three R’s of Rubbish Reduction

By |2017-01-09T21:18:17-05:00January 9th, 2017|Categories: Green & natural home, Green living, Living Green, Living Green, Recycling, Reuse, Upcycling|Tags: , , , , , , |

You might be well aware of the three R’s; Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. But putting those words into practice is often easier said than done. Getting started is the tricky bit but once it becomes a routine you can quickly become a rubbish reduction champion.   "If you adopt the three R’s of rubbish reduction, it [...]

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Environmentally Friendly Tasks You Can Start Tackling Right Now

By |2017-01-09T06:17:26-05:00January 9th, 2017|Categories: DIY, Eco-friendly, Green & natural home, Green living, Living Green, Living Green, Recycling, Reuse, Upcycling|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 If [...]

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6 Fun Ways to Decorate Your Home with Vintage Finds

By |2016-12-21T14:18:44-05:00December 21st, 2016|Categories: DIY, Green & natural home, Green living, Home Decor, Living Green, Living Green, Recycling, Upcycling|Tags: , , , , , , |

Do you want to adorn your home with vintage-inspired decors? All it takes is just a quick trip to your basement or attic to find classic gems that can be used for decorating. You can also visit flea markets where you can find a variety of vintage items at very affordable prices.   You can score [...]

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Join the Happy Healthy Holiday Party: Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party Blog Hop 2016

By |2016-12-19T22:38:07-05:00December 19th, 2016|Categories: Blog Hop, Desserts, Detox, DIY, Essential oils, Exercise, Family, Fitness, Friendship, Frugal, Gardening, Gluten-free, Green & natural home, Green living, Green smoothies, Hair, Healthy Living, Healthy recipes, Holidays, Holistic Health, Home Decor, Juicing, Kitchen, Life Hacks, Natural Beauty Recipes, Natural Cleaning Products, Natural Remedies, Nutrition, Organic, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Positive inspiration, Raw Food Diet, Recipes, Reuse, Shopping, Smart living, Soup, Special Holidays, Upcycling, Vegan, women's health|

Wishing You a Happy Healthy Holiday Season! I am so glad to celebrate this wonderful time of the year with you! Welcome to the Special Holiday Edition of the “Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party” Blog Hop! This “blog hop party” is a positive place where you can find and share lots of healthy, green, natural and [...]

Celebrate the Holidays at the Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party Blog Hop 2016

By |2016-12-12T20:41:27-05:00December 12th, 2016|Categories: Blog Hop, Breakfast, Christmas, Desserts, Detox, Disease, DIY, Eco-friendly, Energy-efficient, Environment, Essential oils, Exercise, Fitness, Friendship, Gardening, Gluten-free, Green & natural home, Green living, Green smoothies, Healthy Living, Holidays, Holistic Health, Juicing, Kitchen, Life Hacks, Natural Beauty Recipes, Natural Cleaning Products, Natural Remedies, Nutrition, Organic, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Positive inspiration, Raw Food Diet, Recipes, Recycling, Reuse, Upcycling, Vegan, Weight Loss, women's health, Yoga|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Wishing You a Happy Holiday Season! I am so glad to celebrate this wonderful time of the year with you! Welcome to the Special Holiday Edition of the “Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party” Blog Hop! This “blog hop party” is a positive place where you can find and share lots of healthy, green, natural and delicious [...]

10 Eco-Friendly DIY Holiday Gifts They’ll Love

By |2016-12-12T16:57:05-05:00December 12th, 2016|Categories: DIY, Green & natural home, Green living, Holidays, Living Green, Living Green, Organic Gardening, Recycling, Reuse, Upcycling|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 plugged [...]

Celebrate the Season! Special Holiday Edition “Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party” Blog Hop 2016

By |2016-12-07T13:55:50-05:00December 7th, 2016|Categories: Blog Hop, Christmas, DIY, Environment, Green & natural home, Healthy Living, Healthy recipes, Holidays, Holistic Health, Natural Beauty Recipes, Natural Cleaning Products, Natural Remedies, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Positive inspiration, Recipes, Recycling, Upcycling, Vegan, Weight Loss, women's health, Yoga|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Happy Holidays! I am so glad to celebrate this wonderful time of the year with you! Welcome to the Special Holiday Edition of the “Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party” Blog Hop! This “blog hop party” is a positive place where you can find and share lots of healthy, green, natural and delicious holiday goodies, gifts [...]

Reclaim Your Bathroom Style With Reclaimed Wood

By |2016-12-06T16:44:41-05:00December 6th, 2016|Categories: Bathroom, Environment, Green living, Living Green, Living Green, Recycling, Upcycling|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Ever thought about dressing your bathroom with reclaimed wood? Contrary to what you might think, it’s not only reserved for the kitchen and living room; it can be mixed into your bathroom design quite easily. If you’re already thinking about redoing your bathroom, consider tearing out your current bathroom cabinets or bathroom vanity to add a [...]

Going Green for “Average” People

By |2016-10-21T22:46:27-04:00October 21st, 2016|Categories: Eco-friendly, Environment, Green & natural home, Green living, Living Green, Living Green, Recycling, Upcycling|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 us [...]

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How to Stay Efficient with Recycling Now and in the Future

By |2016-09-27T17:28:09-04:00September 27th, 2016|Categories: Environment, Green & natural home, Green living, Living Green, Living Green, Recycling, Upcycling|Tags: , , , , , , |

According to recent statistics, America is responsible for more than 30% of the world's waste - despite the fact that the entire population of America only constitutes 5% of Earth's total population. Getting rid of the waste is problematic: burning it in landfills results in harmful 'greenhouse' gasses such as carbon dioxide being released into the [...]

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Top 10 Tips for Achieving Eco-Friendly Home Décor

By |2016-05-17T08:37:57-04:00May 17th, 2016|Categories: Green & natural home, Green living, Home Decor, Living Green, Living Green, Recycling, Upcycling|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Home décor is not only about the physical appearance of the house and its elements. It is also about the people who live there and their health and well-being. That is why you should be careful when choosing the right materials and decorations, because some can be harmful both to the homeowners and the environment. Learn [...]

40 Green and Creative Ways to Upcycle Glass, Paper, Plastic and Metals – Infographic

By |2015-11-04T00:07:29-05:00November 4th, 2015|Categories: DIY, Green living, Living Green, Living Green, Recycling, Upcycling|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Humans are literally drowning in trash! The rapidly-growing amount of waste is a critical environmental issue. The average person creates 4.3 pounds of waste per day—added up, that’s a lot of trash coming out of one household! Not to mention that this number has only increased over the decades. There are recycling programs in place to help, and many [...]

Fab Ways to Repurpose Crates, Pallets, Buckets and Pots for a Richer and Greener Home

By |2015-10-06T19:43:45-04:00October 6th, 2015|Categories: Ecofriendly furnishings, Green & natural home, Green living, Living Green, Living Green, Upcycling|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Do you know how many items you have in your home that you thought you had no use for and were planning to throw away at some point? You should hit the stop button on that plan as many of them can actually be repurposed into something useful and something that will stop you from wasting away a [...]

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10 Emerging Sustainable Fashion Designers Cutting Waste Out of Fashion

By |2015-09-24T00:03:21-04:00September 24th, 2015|Categories: Eco-fashion, EcoStyle, Green living, Recycling, Upcycling|Tags: , , , , , , , |

"10 fashion game-changers innovate with waste-reducing design techniques for the runway."   Did you know that the fashion industry is now the world's second most polluting industry in the world, after oil? That's why The EcoChic Design Award was created. Their mission is to educate, inspire and encourage designers around the world to reduce waste through sustainable design innovation and to ultimately [...]

7 Ways to Upcycle in Time for Spring Cleaning

By |2015-05-08T16:45:28-04:00May 8th, 2015|Categories: Green & natural home, Green living, Living Green, Living Green, Recycling, Upcycled Art, Upcycling|Tags: , , , , |

If you want to spruce up your wardrobe or home this spring but don’t want to spend a lot of money, consider upcycling. This environmentally friendly practice is when you take household items, clothing or anything else that you think is on its last leg and could be tossed out and turn it into something new, [...]

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