Category: Holiday

  • Go For a Real Tree This Christmas

    by levent

    A fake Christmas tree has some obvious advantages over the real thing. There’s no sticky sap. No needles shedding everywhere. It never needs watering, and at the end of the season, it can be folded up, or disassembled (depending on the model) and stowed away in a closet, basement or attic until next year’s Yuletide […]

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  • An Eco-Friendly Christmas with All the Fun!

    by levent

    While it may be quite rightly the most wonderful time of the year, with greeting cards, plastic decorations and unwanted food and gifts all generating a huge amount of waste, the cost of a Merry Christmas can be devastating for the environment. In fact the added strain on landfills and extra CO2 emissions that occur […]

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  • Living a Healthy Eco-Friendly Life in 5 Steps

    by levent

    Going green and losing weight are both keys to saving the environment and living a happier life. But it is not going to be easy at first. The good news is that once you know what changes to make and acclimate to them, you will be able to lead a sustainable life without feeling much […]

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  • Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle This Holiday Season

    by levent

    Recycling centers have plenty to keep them busy, but never more so than during the season of giving. “As we’ve moved toward online shopping, one thing that has gone way up is the volume of cardboard from shipping boxes,” said Justin Stockdale, regional director for the Pennsylvania Resources Council. “It’s completely overwhelmed some recycling facilities.” […]

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  • Eco-Friendly Butter Hack!

    by levent

    This two-minute hack may not save the world, but it’s an easy step with great results. For any butter-loving omnivores out there looking for a quick way to reduce some dairy in their diet – let me introduce you to an effective butter trick. It has four advantages: 1. It’s healthier for you 2. It’s […]

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  • Have an Eco-Friendly Christmas with These 5 Tips

    by levent

    The holidays are a time for generosity and tasty food, but its environmental impact can be a bit more sobering. Want to make your holidays more eco-friendly? You’re not alone. According to data by Stanford, it’s the peak time for rubbish heading to landfills, with Americans producing a full 25 percent more trash between Thanksgiving […]

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  • DIY Holiday Decorations Spice Up the Holidays

    by levent

    Christmas is right around the corner and there is ALWAYS more to get done! Here are 3 more decoration ideas that are super easy, low maintenance, and great to use year after year! Turn Beach Treasures Into a Garland Mix summer memories in with your holiday decorations this year by stringing sand dollars, starfish and […]

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  • It’s an Eco-Friendly Holiday Season

    by levent

    Making Christmas easier on the environment shouldn’t mean missing out. Follow our simple guide to your greenest Christmas yet. In the rush to stock up on last-minute Christmas essentials, spare a thought for the eco-friendliness of the contents of your trolley. With a few simple swaps, a little forward planning and some essential recycling know-how […]

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  • What Not To Recycle This Christmas in Tampa Bay

    by levent

    ‘Tis the season for holiday parties, mountains of wrapping paper and lots and lots of trash. Luckily, there are many items used around the holidays that can be recycled. There are also, however, just as many items that can’t be recycled at your local processing plant because they damage machines. Items like Christmas lights, ribbons […]

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  • DIY Paper Ornaments to Make with Kids

    by levent

    Turn patterned card stock into three-dimensional ornaments in just 7 steps. Match the papers’ colors and patterns to your home’s decor or choose holiday-specific patterns and use the paper ornaments, instead of a traditional bow, to top wrapped gifts. Materials Needed: assorted patterned card stock large, scallop-edge circle punch repositionable adhesive dots or double-sided tape […]

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