Home Depot 2014 Christmas Light Trade-In Event

Do you still have old, broken lights from last year? Recycle them and upgrade your Christmas display during the Home Depot Christmas Light Trade-In Event. During the event you can trade in your old incandescent Christmas lights for recycling to save on the purchase of energy-efficient LED lights. For 2014, the event runs from November 6 through November 14, and […]

Tweet To Donate A Tree

Want to do something simple right now to benefit the planet? Something easy, something free? How about donating a tree with a single Tweet? Through July 31, for every Tweet using the hashtag #shopcartons Choose Cartons will donate a tree through a partnership with Trees for the Future — up to 10,000 trees. That’s a lot of trees and a […]

Free UPS Shipping Label for Goodwill Donation of Clothing & Household Goods

If you have some stuff sitting around your house waiting to be donated, here’s a quick and free way to make donating them even easier. Head over to the Give Back Box site and you can print a FREE UPS shipping label to mail in your clothing and household good donations to Goodwill. The purpose […]

Free Disneynature Bears Reusable Tote Bag at the Disney Store

To celebrate Earth Day tomorrow, head to your local Disney Store where you can score a FREE Disneynature Bears reusable tote bag. To get your freebie you’ll need to bring in 5 plastic bags to recycle. There is a limit of 1 bag per person while supplies last. Learn more here.

4 Easy Things You Can Do To Celebrate Earth Day

Those who have been following this blog for a while know that I am very passionate about protecting our planet. And I have been since I was about 10 years old. Even as a child I could see that the way we threw things away was both wasteful and harmful. My parents would roll their […]

Home Depot Christmas Light Trade-In

Home Depot is once again offering their Christmas Light Trade-In event for 2013. For every strand of incandescent bulb lights you trade-in, you’ll receive $3 – $5 off a new stand of LED lights. There is a limit of 5 per customer and the offer is valid through November 17, 2013. Save $3 on Home […]

Chemical-Free Cleaning (That Smells Great!) With Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day

I used to call my college roommate Betty Crocker. She has always been the perfect homemaker (yes, even in college), while I have generally lacked in that department. I have gotten better over the years, but I still pale in comparison to her skills in all things homemaking.  I had the opportunity to visit my […]

Green Your Baby Care Routine With The Honest Company

If you are still stuck on the notion that all “green” products are plain Jane or even ugly, get that out of your head. Gone are the days when buying products that are good for the environment means sacrificing style or comfort. Thanks to trendsetter and business mom Jessica Alba even your baby’s tush can be downright […]

Suporting A Plan For Sustainability

Because it is a cause that is near and dear to my heart, I strive every day to teach my daughter about practicing eco-friendly, sustainability. At the top of my list is teaching her about reducing waste and recycling. This summer we walked past a bench made 100% recycled milk bottles. We were in a […]

Trade-In Your Old Christmas Lights for LED Lights at Home Depot

Here’s a great way to save on some new energy-efficient LED holiday lights. Home Depot is once again offering a special trade-in event for your old (even broken) incandescent holiday lights. Simply bring your old lights to your local Home Depot before November 14, 2012 and you’ll receive up to $5 off a new LED […]

3 Steps To Cut Down On Party Trash

Trash day in my neighborhood makes me sad. Driving down the street, I see house after house with giant piles of senseless trash. Those homes that have obvious recyclables sitting by the curb make me especially unhappy. Not to mention those with toys and home goods that are still 100% usable (don’t worry, when I see those I rescue […]

10 Things You Need To Know About Energy Efficient CFL Bulbs

Last month, we embarked on a mission to swap every light bulb in the house for more energy-efficient CFL bulbs. We were thrilled to reduce our energy usage, both to make our home more green and lower our energy bill. It’s something we slowly started a few years ago, but a whole house switch — it was quite […]

Ekobrew Refillable K-cup for Keurig Brewer $9 Shipped

If you own a Keurig K-Cup brewer and are looking to use your own favorite coffee and be more “green” at the same time, you’ll want to check out this deal today from Groupon. For $9, you can get one Ekobrew Refillable K-cup for Keurig brewers with FREE shipping, two for $16, or three for $22. EkoBrew […]

Bye-Bye Incandescents, Hello CFLs

One of the easiest things a family can do to lessen their carbon footprint is to swap regular (incandescent) bulbs for compact florescent (CFL) bulbs. It is as simple as, well, changing a light bulb. And while a few blonde jokes come to mind, it is something anyone can do. Because of the significant energy savings from each CFL bulb, […]

Join the TerraCycle Flip-Flop Brigade – Earn Old Navy Coupons for Recycling Flip-Flops

Old Navy has once again teamed up to recycle old flip-flops with TerraCycle. This year you can sign-up to be part of the Flip-Flop Brigade and earn Old Navy coupons for yourself and those who help you collect. The program is free to join, and shipping charges will be covered by the program too. Every […]