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Climate change . . . where do you stand?

The subject of Global Warming, Global Climate Change, or whatever you want to call it is not settled easily and causes great debate among alot of people.  Frankly, I have always felt that no matter where the science ends up on this issue that it is better to do something, then nothing. Besides, energy and water conservation [...]

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21 Ways to Recycle you may not have thought of . . .

Some of these you may already be aware of, others might be new. Regardless, we can all use some reminders. Additionally, there are links associated with each one if you want additional information. 1.  Appliances: Goodwill accepts working appliances, www.goodwill.org, or you can contact the Steel Recycling Institute to recycle them. 800/YES-1-CAN, www.recycle-steel.org. 2.  Batteries: Rechargeables and [...]

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LED Christmas and Holiday Lighting Frequently asked Questions

Here are some answers to questions you may have about the LED decorative lights we sell. Q: What can you tell us about who makes the LED Christmas lights you sell? A: Our lights are made by Holiday Creations, a subsidiary of Diogen. Diogen is the first company to EnergyStar approval on their LED lights. [...]

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Shipping products with the environment in mind.

As we continue to grow, we still continue with our mission of supporting sustainable commerce and an eco-friendly lifestyle through our website by providing energy and resource saving goods that save you money and help to protect the environment. It's not always possible to do everything in a sustainable way, but as technologies and materials become available [...]

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Get rid of Dandelions without pesticides. (But check to see if you like butter first)

It's that time of year when the dandelions start popping up and taking control of your yard.  What do you do?  As a kid, we use to pull them out of the ground, hold one under our chin, and if our chin looked yellow (naturally it would from the reflection of the flower) that meant [...]

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The GU 24 lighting base is something you should start getting familiar with.

Ok, you have been good about changing out your energy wasting incandescents for compact fluorescents the past few years. Got use to a slightly different color and the fact that the dimmable CFL versions don't dim 100%. And you have probably heard about LED's by now, but they are expensive, and even though that is [...]

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Who knew hangers could cause such an environmental headache?

The impact of hangers, be they wooden ones hanging up your pants, the wire ones holding your dry-cleaned shirt or the plastic ones holding the blouse from the department store, can often present huge environmental issues. Environmental Hang-ups of Unrecyclable Hangers. By Gary Barker In our modern, fast paced era, we expect obsolescence. Designers even plan for [...]

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