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Today, caring about the environment is a no-brainer.  When we think about the environment, we tend to think about how we impact the planet.  We tend to focus on global issues like deforestation, pollution, the shrinking ozone layer and waste…...

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At heart, I consider myself a naturalist.  For instance, when I choose foods to eat, I tend to opt for those that are minimally processed and have no additives, artificial preservatives, artificial ingredients and chemicals.  And when possible, I will…...

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Looking for some quick ways to be more green at home? Give some of these a try… Program your thermals stat! Take a big bite out of your energy bill and pollutants by installing a programmable thermostat. You can set…...

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Remodeling or renovating a home is an exciting proposition. Soon, much of the home you live in will be brand new and sparkling clean. The prospect of renovation is even more enticing when you know your home will be more…...

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by Stephanie Horowitz – www.zeroenergy.com Your yard has always been an important part of your home, whether cooking on the grill in the summer or enjoying a fall fire. Making these spaces an extension of your home has become popular…...

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by Brett Blumenthal When we moved into our condo three years ago, my husband and I knew that the crappy beige carpet that came with the condo had to go.  It was obviously one of the cheapest carpets that the…...

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With all of the hoopla about water bottles and plastic these days, taking a simple drink of water can be a bit intimidating.  If you use a water bottle for the gym or as a way to ‘measure’ how much water…...

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Ironically, Tavern on the Green isn’t that green.  Ever wonder if your favorite restaurant is attempting to be green…whether they are using organic ingredients…whether they recycle?  Look no further.  The Green Restaurant Association is answering your call.  The organization is a…...

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