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Eco-Friendly Fashion

Eco-Friendly Fashion
“Eco-friendly fashion.” Before you get itchy just thinking about the look, feel and fit of a burlap bag, consider this: Organic/sustainable/eco-friendly clothing is beautiful, elegant and comfortable. In fact, we’d venture to say that in the fashion world, “green” is the new black. You may be wondering how you can take up the sustainable fashion trend and reduce your impact.… read more →

Earth Day 2013: The face of climate change

Earth Day 2013: The face of climate change
This post originally appeared on the JustGreen Community website. A lone polar bear stands stranded on a shrinking island of ice. A family struggles to put their lives back together after the devastation of Hurricane Sandy. A farmer halfway around the world prays for his crops to grow in a drought-afflicted region. These are only a few of the images… read more →

Safe and happy camping

Safe and happy camping
This post originally appeared on the JustGreen Community website. Camping can be one of the most eco-friendly hobbies or vacation activities, bringing man and wilderness together and exposing campers to the sheer beauty and power of nature. Camping is also a great way to teach your children about the environment, the significance of carbon neutrality, and the importance of protecting… read more →

Small spaces guide to green

This post originally appeared on the JustGreen Community website. Have you recently moved into your first apartment? Countless hours spent slaving over “some assembly required” furniture, and about three dozen trips to the hardware store later… you’ve finally got a pad you’re proud to call home! Perhaps you’re a recent college graduate, or simply live in a city where condo… read more →

Educate them early: green learning opportunities for kids

Educate them early: green learning opportunities for kids
This post originally appeared on the JustGreen Community website. “Where on earth did my child learn that?”  If you’re a parent, it sounds like something you said…um…yesterday?? It’s not until later, when you catch yourself saying/doing the exact same thing, that the influence behind your child’s new habit becomes apparent. They learned it from you! Make sure that your kids are emulating the… read more →

Putting the green in St. Patrick’s Day

Putting the green in St. Patrick’s Day
This post originally appeared on the JustGreen Community website. We all know the St. Patty’s Day traditions – temporary shamrock tattoos, beads, block parties, Irish pubs, and, of course, green beer. This year, let’s take the “green” theme up a notch with the added flair of sustainability! That’s right – it’s possible to embrace your inner Irish and lower your… read more →

Eco-friendly parties for your little ones

This post originally appeared on the JustGreen Community website. Your child has been relentlessly reminding you these past six months:  his or her birthday is coming up! If you’re in the party planning stages, here’s a thought: why not teach your little ones how to have fun in an environmentally conscious way? Below, find our top tips for reducing your… read more →

Snowed In – going green in winter weather

Snowed In – going green in winter weather
This post originally appeared on the JustGreen Community website. This winter season, schoolchildren everywhere are performing snow dances and going to bed with their PJ’s on inside out, in eager anticipation of a coveted snow day. Parents, however, often have icier feelings towards winter weather. The idea of a snowstorm – and worse yet, ice – is enough to make… read more →
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