Green Your Back-to-School Shopping

Green Your Back-to-School Shopping

School is starting again soon, and that means if you have school-aged children you probably need to do some back-to-school shopping. If you’ve been meaning to start taking action and introducing some new green and healthy practices to your family, this is the perfect...
Why is it important to use a range hood?

Why is it important to use a range hood?

When we cook on a stove, particularly a gas stove, moisture is emitted into the air. Gas stoves also emit carbon monoxide (CO), nitrogen dioxide (NO2), particulate matter, and formaldehyde. Without proper ventilation, these pollutants are trapped inside our homes and...

Green Gift Wrapping

The holidays are a great time to connect with family and friends! The only downside of the holidays (at least for me) is all of the wasteful packaging in new gifts, toys and wrapping, along with tissue papers and plastic bags before the holidays and during boxing...

Not Your Typical Stuff for Kids – Kids Toys 2018! 

  Often the plastic toys that come from giant chain stores are not only less healthy for kids, but also have the most packaging. As we had shared in an earlier post, there are lots of great experience gifts for kids. But if you really want to give something to...
Top Experience Gifts

Top Experience Gifts

Being generous with your time is often more meaningful and memorable than giving more ‘stuff’. In this week’s blog post, we have a list of “experience” gift ideas for your family and friends. In our fourth post from our Guide to a Green Holiday in Metro...

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