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Retro, Elegant, Outdoorsy, Classic – Recycled Furniture is the New “Cool” Wave of the ‘Green’ Home!

Retro, Elegant, Outdoorsy, Classic – Recycled Furniture is the New “Cool” Wave of the ‘Green’ Home!

Let’s face it, the world is already hooked on American Pickers (including me).  It is astounding to watch this van pull up in front of barns that look like they’re…

Idyll Thoughts: Reduce Idling To Save Money And Emissions

Idyll Thoughts: Reduce Idling To Save Money And Emissions

You’re late for work again. Somehow it always happens. You go through the drive through to pick up some breakfast on the way- it’s faster right? Often the drive through…

Bottled Water is a Ridiculous Waste

Bottled Water is a Ridiculous Waste

Dear EarthTalk: Isn’t it a waste that we buy water in plastic bottles when it is basically free out of our taps? Even health food stores, which should know better,…

Choose Low-VOC Paint To Preserve Health, The Environment

Choose Low-VOC Paint To Preserve Health, The Environment

Everyone knows you have to air out a room once you have painted it. Because there are chemicals, right? You can smell them. Few people know what those chemicals are.…

Maintain Your Tires, Save Money; Recycle Them, Save The Environment

Maintain Your Tires, Save Money; Recycle Them, Save The Environment

You’ve driven thousands, maybe hundreds of thousands of miles in your car. You use it for everything from errands to vacations. But did you ever stop to think what keeps…

Bike or Walk Short Trips, Save Money, Improve Health

Bike or Walk Short Trips, Save Money, Improve Health

Biking to work, are you absurd? That’s twenty miles. Plus I have to take my children to school. What about the store down the street? Only a mile away, that…

Fish Fertilizer Improves Lawns, Crops, The Environment

Fish Fertilizer Improves Lawns, Crops, The Environment

I am reminded from time to time of Kermit’s lamentation that “it isn’t easy being green.” We all want to do the right thing. It’s just that doing it is…

Don’t Throw Out Or Destroy Old Furniture, Pass It On

Don’t Throw Out Or Destroy Old Furniture, Pass It On

Do you remember the last time you went to Goodwill and found that awesome sweater for 5 dollars? That sweater was probably disliked by the person who donated it, but…