Monthly Archives: March 2011

Forget the Lawn – Grow food Instead.

Forget the Lawn – Grow food Instead. By Jan M. Weiss – www.theartplanet.com A bright green healthy lawn was historically presented as a message from the ultra-rich people exclaiming to their minions that they had so much money that they … Continue reading

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Everyday is Earth Day for Sweet Spud

Every day is Earth Day for Sweet Spud! The inspiring collection of organic cotton children’s apparel will be exhibiting at Green Festivals, a celebration of sustainable products and programs held April 9-10 in San Francisco. The nation’s premier sustainability event … Continue reading

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Marcal Small Steps Announces New Product Improvements

Nation’s leading 100 percent recycled paper goods brand again proves performance and price needn’t be sacrificed to go green

Marcal has announced enhancements to products in its leading line of paper goods made from 100 percent recycled paper. Marcal® Small Steps® two-ply bath tissue is now even softer, and Marcal Small Steps paper towels are stronger when wet. The new products started shipping to retailers in early February. Continue reading

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Great Basin Landscape Conservation Cooperative: Overview of Issues

The Great Basin Landscape Conservation Cooperative is an organization being developed that will merge science and management practices into a group designed for information sharing and addressing issues of importance dealing with landscape conservation thoughout the Great Basin region. LCC’s … Continue reading

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New Sustainable Living Book for Families with a “how to” twist Reaches #1 on Amazon.com

Tracy Lydiatt, The Green Families Guru is excited to announce the recent success of her official book launch for her book, Your Green Family Blueprint on Amazon.com. Ms. Lydiatt says, “On the morning of the first day of the book … Continue reading

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ECO-FRIENDLY SOY CANDLES SURGING IN POPULARITY

oy Candle Trend Gains Momentum As Consumers Learn Benefits

Soy candles are seemingly everywhere these days. These candles have long been a favorite of environmentally and health conscious consumers but these eco-friendly products are now making their way into new homes at an accelerated pace. The soy trend is gaining momentum as shoppers learn the benefits of soy wax candles over traditional paraffin wax candles. Many consumers indicate soy candles are simply a better value. The unique properties of soy wax allow the candle to burn three times longer and produce a much Continue reading

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Organic and Fair Trade Flowers not just for Valentine’s Day Anymore

Wendy Martin Turley @WendyMTurley www.parentingblindbydesign.blogspot.com – I’m an Interior Decorating Senior at Humber College and I always believed that cut flowers were bad for the environment because you’re cutting and spraying them. Often the workers aren’t paid fairly. My parents led me to believe this was bad too; because, my father always gave my mother uncut flowers on special occasions. The Celtic culture believes giving cut flowers is wishing the receiver death also. Continue reading

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Troy Pavelka of Normandy Builders Receives LEED Green Associate Certification from the US Green Building Council

Hinsdale, IL ─ February 25 ─ Troy Pavelka of Normandy Builders has recently been awarded the LEED Green Associate credential by the Green Building Certification Institute, a branch of the U.S. Green Building Council. LEED certification means that Pavelka has … Continue reading

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How to go green with your wedding registry

It is well known that, going green with a wedding registry can mean a lot of things – going local, going healthy, going chemical-free and going safe for the planet.  The part that is little known is that, going green … Continue reading

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