The Night I Discovered Thrift Stores

Accidentally Green - For the original post, visit Accidentally Green - Making Healthy Decisions That Honor God and Happen to Help the Environment. After a lifetime of bargain shopping without thrift stores, my shopping changed once I tried thrift stores. I appreciate how it’s affordable to repurpose quality clothing! Growing up, I was taught to be a good bargain shopper – to this day, I still gravitate toward sales racks and clearance sections. (Why spend extra money if you don’t have … [Read more...]

BrightFarms: Changing the Way our Food System Works

Green Living Ideas - It’s time for a revolution in the food supply chain. BrightFarms, Inc has just announced a big step forward for their business. In this article from Clean Technica, we learn that BrightFarms has been working hard to make our supermarket produce more sustainable, more nutritious, and more delicious. By growing food on the roof of supermarkets, BrightFarms is able to increase the efficiency of the supermarket supply chain, decreasing dependance on fossil fuels for … [Read more...]

Tips to Recycle Your Garden

Dude, Sustainable! - Going green is something that has really become front and center in everyone’s mind. With landfills at their maximum capacity and people really starting to see the effects of excessive waste, now, more than ever, it is important for people to cut back on their waste and start looking for ways to reduce their carbon footprint. Recycling can touch every part of your life, including the garden. In fact, if you think about it, it is really kind of fitting to feature recycled … [Read more...]

How To Make DIY Recycled Paper

Greenmoxie™ - Check out this awesome guest post from Brigette at Free People Blog Homemade paper tugs at my heart like no other. It’s delicate, beautiful, and thoughtful. I love the time and effort that gets put into making such a simple object; an object that we often take for granted. It actually is not at all difficult to make paper. It just takes a bit of time, but each moment spent on any project is another opportunity to pour some love into the creation process! Materials: Fine-gauge … [Read more...]

Guest Post: Fighting Animal Overpopulation

Dude, Sustainable! - One of the most overlooked issues in the environmental world today is animal overpopulation. We spend so much time thinking about endangered species like the stellar sea lion and the bald eagle, but we don’t talk much about the species that have overrun an area and are causing damages to the plants and habitats of other animals. I live near an area that is way over populated with elk. I like watching elk just as much as the next guy - they are big, beautiful animals. They … [Read more...]

Build an Aquaponics Farm with your Fish Tank!

Greenmoxie™ - Do you like fresh, organic, free veggies? Do you not like going to the store to buy Mexican lettuce that’s spent days in the back of a truck? Do you also like to look at pretty fishies? Let us offer you the perfect solution: Aquaponics! “Aquaponics is the cultivation of fish and plants together in a re-circulating, closed loop ecosystem. Aquaponics is a hydroponic growing method that requires no soil. The plant roots are bathed in nutrient rich, highly oxygenated water that sees … [Read more...]

Guest Post: Protect the Environment-Stay Healthy and Save Money

Dude, Sustainable! - Most people do not know how to save the environment. With a little knowledge, you can save the earth. If you can make sure an environmentally friendly lifestyle, you can save the world. To save the environment, all of you need to avoid all the bad activities you are doing now.You must follow a healthy lifestyle. You must make lifestyle choices. When you are finding something that can help you stay a long and healthy life, you need to make sure that you are following a … [Read more...]