Do Hybrid Cars Really Make Us Greener?
Hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) have been a common sight on American roads since 2001 when Toyota introduced the first-generation of its Prius to the United States market. Since then, HEVs,…
8 Quick and Easy Green Home Upgrades
Looking for some easy green upgrades you can do quickly at home to save some cold, hard cash? Green upgrades are a great way to reduce your carbon footprint and…
Baby clothes
Dryers can use more energy than any other appliance in the home, and are responsible for 2 percent of our nation’s energy consumption, according to Home Energy Magazine. The simple act…
Biodegradable diapers
Diapers are one of the largest contributors to landfills. The Real Diaper Association estimates the average baby will go through about 6,000 diapers during the first two years of life. And, in…
Wall outlet
Phone chargers continue to drain electricity if left plugged in, according to EnergyStar.gov. That’s why you’ll notice they’re still warm to the touch if you don’t disconnect them. They also advise that…
Planter
Looking for an interesting place to make those flowers grow? Consider reusing an old chest of drawers as a unique planter.
Rain Barrel
If you’re looking for ways to live a more eco-friendly lifestyle at home, one thing to consider is catching and using rainwater. Some people utilize rain barrels to capture water, which can be…
Grill
Nothing says summer like firing up the grill to cook an outdoor feast. Keep Mother Nature in mind with these eco-friendly grilling tips:  
Setting a "green" table
Having a backyard party? Don’t automatically rush out and buy paper napkins, plastic tableware or a disposable tablecloth. Use the ideas below for a more eco-friendly – and wallet-friendly –…
DIY torches
Light up your backyard with style by creating your very own torches. Just use empty wine bottles and a few other items to create these unique lights: