Posts by: katie

Green gift guide: gifts for women

I still feel bad when I think about the year that my brother and I gave our mom a microwave for Christmas. Sure, it was the mid 80's, and sure, microwaves were the hot new time-saving appliance... but, well, it was an appliance. Not exactly a gift that makes a girl giddy when she unwraps it. Fortunately, the TerraPass store… read more →

Being green while saving green

In the current economic situation, it's easy to think of being green as a luxury. You might need to postpone that solar panel installation that won't pay off for years to come. And the non-organic, imported tomatoes at Safeway start looking better and better compared to the more expensive ones at Whole Foods. Fortunately, saving the environment and saving money… read more →