No time of the year is more emotional than the holiday season, whether you’re bursting with the joy of baking and caroling or overwhelmed with the stress of shopping and wrapping. But even with all those other factors weighing on your mind, it’s possible to put a green spin on your holidays. Here are 5 simple tips from Planet Green to help you out this holiday season. Continue reading “5 Ways To Travel Green for the Holidays” »
Flowers are blooming, the weather is warming and Spring is in the air. But instead of just cleaning up at home, why not clean out your own house (aka: your body) with a Spring cleanse?
What is a cleanse and why would you do one? Continue reading “Clean Internally this Spring!” »
If we Americans skipped meat and cheese just one day a week for a year, we’d cut carbon emissions as much as taking 7.6 million cars off the road would! Cutting back on meat not only helps the environment, it also lowers your risk of serious health problems such as obesity, heart disease, stroke and some types of cancers.
For many, meat is a regular part of the American diet. Eating meat in moderation can be a good source Continue reading “Take the Pledge to Eat Less Meat” »
Everything in life comes down to choices. Up or down? Left or right? Do I buy this or that? For every product you see on the shelves of stores, there is probably an alternative choice right next to it that will not only help save the environment, it could also possibly extend your health and wellness, and usually for not much more than you were going to spend in the first place. Finding alternatives are simple if you shift your focus. Here are 10 things you should never buy again: Continue reading “10 Things You Should Never Buy Again” »
Dogs are like kids…they need physical and mental activities to keep them healthy and out of trouble. Lack of these things for a dog, can manifest themselves in ways such as destruction of your home (chewing on furniture, shoes, peeing in the house, etc.) and aggression towards people and other dogs. Continue reading “Why Your Dog Needs a Workout” »
I’m not saying that you won’t do those things, but it seems like those are some of the common and even cliche New Year’s resolutions. And though so many of us make them, few of us seem to keep them . . . hence the cycle starts over again each year.
How about starting some new resolutions? Ones that help the environment, your doggy, and your wallet? Continue reading “Be Resolute! Will This Be the Year…?” »
The great thing about living in this day and age is the amount of products that now come in a “green” format. Cars, clothes, and cleaning products are all excellent examples of things you should buy green. But what are some of the other popular choices? The following is a list of five things that you should always buy green. Continue reading “5 Things You Should Always Buy Green” »
The holidays are here! They probably snuck up on you in a hurry and it’s a good bet that you still don’t have a gift for every person on your list. If you just can’t seem to find that perfect holiday gift for your child, maybe you should try thinking outside of the box with some clever and useful green holiday gifts for kids. A lot of the “standard” toys contain toxins and chemicals that may in be harmful to your child without you knowing it. Continue reading “What Toys Are Safe, Non-Toxic for Kids?” »
It’s a wonderful sight indeed to see loved ones ripping up packages on the holidays trying to get to that special present inside. As the paper flies off in a furious fashion, most of us don’t stop to think about where that paper will end up. You could say that tunnel vision has taken over. But if you can, stop a minute to consider alternative uses for that paper that will help out not only yourself in the future, but our environment as well. Here are 5 tips that will help you avoid contribution to paper waste: Continue reading “Be Creative and Green with Giftwrap Alternatives” »
I promise I’ve been good…well, maybe I chased a few squirrels and barked at the neighbors, but that’s allowed every so often. Right? In spite of the barking and squirrel chasing, I’ve been a good doggy by trying to eliminate my environmental pawprint. There are a few things on my list though that every good eco doggy needs… Continue reading “What Every Green Dog Wants for Xmas” »