Articles on Green Living

26 Green Websites that Save You Money

There are countless green websites on the internet today, ranging from tips about green parenting to business ideas for eco entrepreneurship. But, what if you're looking for ways t

Household Cleaning Hacks That Save You Money

Here are a few household cleaning hacks that will save you money on power costs, cleaning solutions, and will even save your precious time.

5 Ways to Save Time and Money on Your Lawn

U.S. lawn care services is a $12 billion annual industry. Why not reduce the size of your lawn and save money, time and the environment too?

How to Conserve Water by Harvesting Rain or Snow

Recently rainwater harvesting is becoming more popular in America and states such as Arizona and New Mexico are adopting laws that mandate the practice for new buildings. Here are

How to Remove Yourself from Mailing Lists and Eliminate Junk Mail

My blood boils when I have a full mailbox, but not one item is personal in nature. Here is how to remove yourself from most mailing lists, eliminating unnecessary junk mail.

Walk, walk, walk, walk, walk

There’s one fact that is undeniable in America; we just don’t walk enough. A dependence on automobiles, elevators and escalators, coupled with a growing lack of interest in exercis

30 Household Products Vinegar Can Replace

Vinegar has at least 30 uses that make it a viable alternative to many household and personal products. Save money — the natural way, with vinegar.

EcoUsable Ech2o Stainless Steel Filtered Water Bottle GIVEAWAY!

I feel the same way about plastic water bottles as Andrea (read here Bottled Water, Bottled Hype series), and many others who feel that it's disturbing that over 60 million plastic

Save Some Cash With These 6 Clever Cleaning Hacks

I’m a sucker for brand-name cleaning supplies, and while it’s no crime to be brand-loyal and use what works best for you and your family, often times there are shortcuts that can c

Car Sharing: Why Own When You Can Just Share?

Car sharing is taking off in urban centers around the world. Here's what you need to know.

Times Are Tough; Would You Consider A DIY Funeral?

It's never pleasant to think about death and funerals, but if there is one certainty in life, it's that we're all going to bite the dust at some point. And just like most things in

4 Ways to Win the War Against This Summer’s Electric Bill

Energy increases are common this time of year, and with many families already struggling to pay the utility bills, it can seem more burdensome than ever. There’s no one-size-fits-

How to Save Money and Still Dress Green

Ignore the new "eco-apparel" hype. The most eco-friendly thing you can do when it comes to your clothes closet is to be a cheapskate and simply consume less

17 Creative Things to Do with Phone Books

More than half a BILLION phone books are printed and distributed every year in the U.S., which is nearly two books for every American. That consumes about 19 million trees. Here

A Restaurant Where You Pay What You Can Afford For The Meal?

It sounds like something out a movie, but it’s actually right out of Denver, my home city. And this wonderful idea is not only incredibly innovative and generous, it’s also working

15 Wonderful Uses for Witch Hazel

What can you do with witch hazel, the mightily useful little medicinal marvel? Here's a rundown.

The Lazy Environmentalist Teaches Us to Be Green (with little to no effort)

I’m all for living a cleaner, more sustainable lifestyle, but at what cost? If it takes an unusually large amount of money or a time commitment that I just can’t make, you can mos

Save Money by Rekindling the Art of Reusing your Stuff

We could all stand to learn to rekindle the art of reusing by breathing new life into old stuff.

How to Recycle your Clothes, Shoes, Electronics, and More

We have so much STUFF. Cell phones that don’t work any more. Batteries that won’t charge any more. Shoes that have holes in them. The list goes on. We don’t want to throw this old

How To Turn a 2-liter Bottle Of Water Into a 50-Watt Lightbulb

It's not often I'm taken aback by the simplicity and power of an invention, but this one does it for me. It's cheap, anyone can make one and it literally changes lives. Welcome to