Writer and higher ed sustainability coordinator. Expertise in water quality, green lifestyle and eco-parenting.
You can be a trendsetter and start a composting program at your work or child’s school to make the practice easier and more efficient for you and your peers.
If you have sensitive teeth like me, you may know the pain of biting into cold fruit, or sipping a hot coffee. But do you know what is causing that discomfort?
There are many ways to make use of these fruit and vegetable scraps to help reduce waste and benefit both your family and the environment.
Summer means plenty of time outside, playing in the grass from dawn till dusk and making the most of your outdoor living space.
Murphy knows what it means to live green—she not only works for a company that cares about protecting the environment, but she also works to reduce waste at home and encourage sustainable family living.
Springtime is around the corner, and your garden is certainly ready. Do you have a plan for the plethora of produce you’ll be picking? Be ready with the perfect snack: spring vegetable dip!
While most children are more focused on trying to convince you that their broccoli isn’t hidden in their napkins, they also know that getting around the table as a family cements respectful, working relationships. What isn’t obvious to them is that food grown or produced closer to home is better for them and their surrounding environment.
You probably know all about conserving water at your home, but you may not be aware of how to reduce water pollution as a family—especially the water you drink.
Become an expert on the greenest methods for battery recycling, electronic disposal, and health and beauty-product reuse.
Busy schedules and cold weather can often keep you inside, and sometimes it’s just impossible to get the recommended amount of daily cardio.
How can clothing be green, you ask? And what is eco-friendly clothing, exactly? There are many facets and sustainable threads to consider, so you can find what works best for you and your family.
Keep the planet in mind during your spring yard cleanup to make your relaxation even easier. With these ideas, you can get your kids involved to make it more fun!
Involving your children in gardening is more than a lesson in yardwork; it teaches them the beginning aspects of sustainability. Collecting rainwater to hydrate your family garden is especially worth it, not only because gets your kids thinking about how plants grow but also because it starts a conservation about why these plants are important.
ustainable transportation improves your daily life, the air quality in your neighborhood, and the affordability of your commute. Thankfully, when considering greening your daily commute to work or school, you have lots of options—many of which are fun and collaborative.
It’s captivating to look beyond our own small, blue planet and survey the rest of the solar system to gain a further appreciation for our natural resources.