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Unfortunately, if you own a home, have driven down a road, or have simply walked down a street -- then you've most likely seen some type of garbage that was tossed onto the ground. Litter is costly, damaging, and expensive, and it's a much bigger problem than most people believe. Each year, up to $11 billion is spent to clean...
Cars pollute the environment. Smoke from cars covers the house a
  EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced in early April that the agency has completed a midterm evaluation of greenhouse gas emissions standards for cars and light duty trucks for the new upcoming model years 2022 through 2025. These changes are being discussed because the data is not sufficient to support the standards as currently written from the time when Obama...
6 Eco-Friendly Wedding Registry Ideas
Let’s talk weddings. I LOVED my wedding. I loved planning it and seeing it all come together. In fact, when we had to leave…I cried. All my work, effort and the emotions from the big day that were celebrated by my friends and loved ones…it was over…in the blink of an eye. I often wonder what it would be...
In the 1800's, immigrants from Ireland and Scotland brought the beloved holiday of Halloween to the United States. But they also brought another widely-celebrated tradition: St. Patrick's Day. Each year, millions of people around the United States get dressed up, go out, and celebrate their Irish heritage (or pretend they're Irish). There are tons of St. Patrick's Day traditions....
The average household in the United States contains approximately 300,000 things. If you're a parent, you might know far too well -- perhaps from stepping on a rogue plastic brick and subsequently writhing in pain -- that your child's Lego collection encompasses a significant portion of those 300,000 things. Lego is celebrating its 60th anniversary this month, proving that...
A 2017 Unilever study found that 33% of consumers, or one in three, prefer to choose brands that support social or environmental causes. This fundamental value transcends through purchases as well as coordination of events, even ones as big as weddings. Eco-friendly weddings are a great way to express your personal values while making memories that will last a...
The majority of consumers try not to think about where their food comes from. But an Israel-based startup wants to put a heavy focus on understanding where food, particularly chicken meat, comes from. The startup, SuperMeat, wants to develop chicken meat within a laboratory and ensure that it's considered "clean" as well. The company has already raised $3 million in...
As the new year begins, many people will be making New Year's resolutions. Common goals may include weight loss, dieting, and saving money. However, the beginning of this year is the perfect time to begin living a more environmentally-friendly life as well. With so much harm being done to the Earth every day, it's important that everyone tries their best...
U.S. e-commerce revenue is about $423.3 billion and is steadily climbing. That's largely due to the fact that current statistics show that more than half of Americans -- 51% -- are now choosing to shop at online retailers as opposed to their brick-and-mortar counterparts. What's more is that shoppers are becoming more conscious of eco-friendly business practices, with one-third...
Between 2011 and 2012, the average school size was 146 students across all private schools. Yet no matter the school size, many schools are now looking for ways to create more eco- and health-friendly school environments. And one charter school recently proved just how easy it can be to make a difference to protect the earth and students. The River Valley Charter...
Substance abuse is no joke and affects millions of lives every year. Though it's extremely easy for any regular citizen to fall victim to disease, addiction, and substance abuse, world-famous celebrities are just as susceptible. "I didn't really have any growing up time into getting famous," said musician Ed Sheeran. "All the pitfalls that people read about, I just found myself...
During the frigid winter months, many homeowners struggle to strike that seemingly impossible balance between staying warm without seeing a spike in utility costs. However, there are a number of effective ways to feel cozy in your home this winter while investing in its future value as well. Here are just a few ways to save money on utility...
Current Debit Card for Teens and Parents Review
I have a teen son and a pre-teen girl and they both love to spend money, especially my money. There’s always a need of some sort. They “need” new shoes, money to meet a friend at the movies or for the sports game concession stand. It is always something and before I know it, I go to buy a...
I worked 12 hours the other day. I was exhausted and starving when I got home. It would have been very easy to resort to fast food and woof a greasy burger. I wanted too but every time I make that choice because I am ravished, I regret my decision. My stomach was grumbling, I started to get a...
Could A Modular Home Be The Eco-Friendly Solution Your Family Needs?
Aluminum sales have skyrocketed in recent years, mainly due to the fact that it's durable, resistant to corrosion, and applicable for all kinds of industries. The material accounts for more than 80% of all die cast parts and is able to be used in end products that can reduce environmental impact, like energy efficient cars, appliances, and more. However,...
Every year, approximately 5% to 20% of the entire U.S. population comes down with the flu. But from 2016 to 2017, over 100 children in the U.S. died due to influenza, and thousands more were hospitalized due to flu-related complications. Experts say we could be in for a rough flu season in 2017, so doctors all across the country...
Maintaining an organized life at home, on top of work and taking care of kids, can be time consuming and difficult. Sometimes, it can be impossible to even know where to start. One aspect of your home that you can easily get under control is your paperwork. How many piles of paper do you have lying around the house?...
When it comes to updating your home decor, many homeowners feel as though it's impossible to achieve the look they desire for their home. In fact, according to a HomeGoods survey, only one out of five Americans feel happy with their home decor. And if you're a Green and Clean homeowner, it can be even harder to find the...
After keeping them physically safe, raising healthy kids is your primary responsibility as a parent. Though it can be difficult to teach your kids about the importance of making healthy choices, as long as you do your best, talk to them about the benefits of healthy living, and model healthy choices, you and your family should be on the...
The global food supply is in danger from the sixth mass extinction of global wildlife. And according to scientists, people aren't taking these threats seriously. A whopping three-fourths of all of the world's food supplies come from only 12 crops and five species of wildlife. But since the animals and crops aren't getting the attention they need, the sixth mass...