Article Archive for Green Living

Transform scraps into soil-enriching fertilizer for your garden
One of the easiest ways to go green is to start a compost pile. All you have to do is throw your coffee grounds, leftover food,...
Save money and the environment by reducing your laundry cost
No one enjoys laundry day. No one. But we'd all probably hate it just a little less if we knew that we could save money on our...
3 tips to reduce household messes
Our lives can be busy and chaotic and, often times, our house or apartment is the casualty of this fast-paced lifestyle. Things...
4 steps to rid yourself of dangerous fungi
Everyone wants a clean and inviting home of which they can be proud. However, mold doesn’t care about our wishes and wants, and...
5 steps to make a compost and work with your community to grow fruits, vegetables and flowers
Wouldn’t it be great if there was a way to get to know your neighbors, start being a little more resourceful and “green” in your...
Paint your walls with personality by knowing the effects of blue, green, red and yellow
Decorating with color can be a little scary, since colors say a lot about your personality. Are you a bright yellow kind of...
Know what to look for when buying meat, eggs and poultry
The term free range generally signifies that farm animals have been allowed to wander freely without being fenced in or contained...
What you need to know to drink healthy water and avoid pollutants
Although the United States boasts some of the safest drinking water in the world, there are many opportunities for pollutants to...
4 steps to healthier H2O
Water, for the most part, has a neutral pH of about 7.0, which means it is neither basic (alkaline) nor acidic. Anything above 7...
4 steps to environmentally friendly energy use
Green power, as defined by the EPA, is electricity produced from solar, wind, geothermal, biogas, biomass or low-impact small...