Posts in Green Living
The Best Eco-Friendly Sofas

Within the last several months, I have been focusing on detoxing my life and ensuring that anything new I bring into our home is as eco-friendly and non-toxic as possible. I have wanted new sofas for years, one of them, in particular, had started ripping at some of its seams, but I'm glad I waited…

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6 Tips for Eco-Friendly Baking

A large part of baking waste comes from boxed cakes, boxed cookies, etc. where all you usually have to do is add water, oil, and eggs. The box can be recycled, but the dry ingredients come in a plastic bag that is more difficult or impossible in many areas to recycle. A more eco-friendly option is to…

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Is Your Mattress Non-Toxic?

Is your mattress non-toxic? What about eco-friendly and made from organic materials? The average mattress on the market is infused with flame retardants. Flame retardants include a multitude of nasty chemicals including but not limited to…

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8 Eco-Friendly Tips for the Holiday Season

1. Instead of a fake tree made from plastic or cutting down a real tree that will inevitably die, think about a potted tree that you can plant outdoors afterward. There is also a really cool pine tree, the Norfolk Island Pine that does well indoors even in low light so…

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How to Start a Backyard Veggie Garden - Part 4

We are now in the month of September and it has been a wild season for growing food! It all started with sowing seeds in the spring. Having purchased certified organic and mainly open-pollinated or heirlooms varieties from…

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How to Start a Backyard Veggie Garden - Part 1

For a variety of reasons growing your own organic, tasty, and nutritionally dense food is at the heart of living a healthier life, sustaining the environment, and encouraging communities and neighborhoods to interact positively on the most basic of levels. If you're...

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