Burning pollutes the air and is dangerous (it’s also banned in some areas). Leaf blowers use fossil fuels and produce emissions. And leaf blowers are extremely loud and are considered by some to contribute to noise pollution as well. Leaves are biodegradable and surrounding them with non-biodegradable plastic makes little sense. So here are some alternatives.
When it comes to our mental clarity, many of us want to preserve it for the future and enhance it for the present. There are some herbs and spices – most inexpensive and readily available – that can help keep your mind sharp. Here are some of them.
To conserve water, some gardeners are turning to low water-use or drought-tolerant plants. There are many environmental benefits to this approach to gardening that combines water conservation with beautiful landscaping. Let’s take a look at what is meant by low water-use plants, what kinds of plants there are in this category, and the specific benefits….
There is a growing trend toward raising children in a minimalist way – that is, without accumulating massive amounts of “stuff” – but it is still an uphill climb. When you choose to raise your children in a frugal, non-consumerism sort of way, you are going against a powerful advertising media. Images of the latest…
Easter is a time of celebration and renewal. It’s also a great time to embrace earth friendly practices. If you’re throwing an Easter party, you can make it a green one by having a zero waste party. Here’s how.
The philosopher Spinoza once described man as a “social animal”. Indeed, in our modern world, connected almost every waking moment to the internet and social networks, we could say that his observation, made in the 17th century, is truer than ever before. The trouble is that now that we are so connected 24/7, when do we ever have time to connect with ourselves?
If you’ve been feeling as if you are drifting aimlessly in your life and spending a lot of time expending a great deal of energy with nothing to show for it, you might be struggling because you haven’t set any priorities in your life. Wealth Mention an abundant life to most people and they will…
A positive mindset is a key indicator for success in life. Cultivating a more positive outlook will take some time and effort, but you are worth it. If you have been feeling stuck in your life, it’s time to look within to deal with the issues that are causing you to have a negative perspective.
Nature provides some amazing decorating options. And if you’re environmentally conscious or simply inspired by the out of doors there’s nothing better than bringing a bit of it indoors. Decorate with nature! Flowers The simplest way to decorate with flowers is to cut them from your garden and bring them indoors. You can get creative…
Easter is a time of renewal. While it’s a religious holiday it also ushers in Spring. It’s the perfect opportunity to embrace environmentally friendly habits. One way you can be green and celebrate Easter is to make environmentally friendly Easter baskets.