National Sweater Day is February 7th and WWF Wants You!

National Sweater Day is February 7th and WWF wants you to lower your heat and wear a sweater, to conserve energy and take action against climate change.   To make sure you don’t forget, sign up for your very own reminder call, text or email from a real live Granny. … [Read more...]

Submit An Essay About Your School’s Green Initiatives to Win a $25,000 Computer Labs! (Living Green)

Staples know you care about the environment and so do they. Submit an essay about your school's green initiatives and you could win 1 of 10 computer labs values at $25,000. … [Read more...]

What Can I Do With All That Gift Wrap Paper?? {LivingGreen}

Christmas will soon be here ..4 more sleeps!!  Are you wondering what you will do with all that wrapping paper? … [Read more...]

Real vs Artificial {Living Green}

Real vs Artificial ~ For many years I felt guilty buying a real tree. I felt I was, in essence, killing a living thing and depleting a much needed natural resource.  Deep down I knew most, if not all, tree growers practiced a one out, one in system to ensure a constant supply of trees, but, I was still racked with guilt. Every Dec 26th as I drove by the abandoned tree lots, as I gazed upon the unwanted and unloved carcasses left lying in the snow...I had to cover my ears in an attempt to … [Read more...]

Looking for an Eco-Friendly gift? Give a gift that means the world! {Living Green}

GIVE A GIFT THAT MEANS THE WORLD When you symbolically adopt a species at risk, you’re giving an extraordinary gift while supporting WWF’s conservation efforts. Help make a difference around the world. Give the gift that keeps on giving. In addition to feeling good about your gift, you will also receive an applicable tax receipt. … [Read more...]

Your poor water heater is cold, put a jacket on it! {Living Green}

Tip # 57  Put a jacket on your water heater … [Read more...]

Green plants help to recycle and freshen the air you breath all winter long {Living Green}

Tip # 56 Invest in green plants to keep in the living room, the kitchen, bathroom and bedroom - Photo credit - tomhenrich flickr (CC) … [Read more...]

10 Tips for a Greener Fall (and Winter) {Living Green}

Photo credit - Muffinman 71xx (CC) I've been searching the web for some green tips for the fall and have come up with 10 great tips to share: … [Read more...]

Don’t shoot the messenger {Living Green}

Don't shoot the messenger!   I know, none of us want to think of Old Man Winter's impending icy grip and howling winds, but like it or not, for many of us, he's quickly heading our way! You know that drafty window or the back door where you can actually feel the wind blowing on your toes?  Well, those types of areas in your home can actually waste between 5% - 30% of your energy.  Not only is that a huge energy drain, it's also a very big financial drain. … [Read more...]

The official 2013 Earth Hour video is unveiled {Living Green}

Earth Hour 2013, 8:30 PM Saturday 23 March Earth Hour has grown from a one-city initiative in 2007 to the world's largest campaign for the planet, uniting hundreds of millions of people across 7001 cities and towns in 152 countries and territories. The official 2013 video features the track "Without You" by David Guetta and Usher, providing an upbeat soundtrack to match the celebration of this year's event across the world. Earth Hour's mission is to unite people to protect the … [Read more...]

Meet Norman, Eco-warrior!! {Living Green}

Meet Norman. He's not your everyday housecat. Little by little he's helping to save our oceans. Learn more about Norman and his mission at **{I was sent this video via the WWF, I'm not plugging Loblaws, just the cause!} … [Read more...]