Your garden is the perfect place to express your creativity! Backyard gardening is also healthy for the mind, body and soul. It gets you outdoors and gives you the satisfaction of growing your own food. What’s better is that you can control what goes into your plants and you know exactly what you’re consuming. I encourage you to add an eco-friendly touch to your garden when you can and consider these five ideas for recycling containers for planting pots. [Read more…]
Not so long ago, it was common practice to use plastic plates, cutlery, and straws when hosting a party, and throw them all away afterward to reduce clean-up. Bottled water was in vogue, and everyone had a huge stash of grocery bags stuffed in the cupboard below the sink. Tupperware, saran wrap and Ziploc bags were the go-to kitchen conveniences, and washing and reusing a red Solo cup was simply unthinkable.
As humans, we have only one earth to enjoy and care for. Unfortunately, millions of people across the globe go about their daily lives without giving a second thought to the ramifications of their actions. While your bad habit of leaving the lights on or drinking out of plastic waterbottles may not seem like a big deal immediately, that simple act could have lasting effects that are felt for years to come. One person cannot save the environment with one big act. But when billions of people change just a few small things, we can restore and preserve this beautiful planet one healthy habit at a time.