Five Eco-Friendly Uses For Fallen Leaves

I’ve been in quite the transition over the past month or so as I moved from Worcester, Mass., to Denver. As you can imagine, there’s a lot to take in (I really just moved across the country to Colorado? Those are mountains I see on the horizon?!) and adjust to (I can walk to the…

Back to the Beginning

So I started this blog almost three years ago — three! And I can’t believe it. I don’t even have 40 posts to show for those near 2,000 days. As with other parts of my life, I’ve struggled to find the focus here. But I think it’s been found. And it’s so simple. As simple…

Water Bottles Go (Totally!) Green

I am excited. So excited. Oakland Community College campuses will be the first in Michigan to offer entirely biodegradable water bottles in their vending machines. Thanks to a partnership with Chicago-based Green Planet Beverage Co., the school will be selling the “vapor distilled municipal water” for $1.50 a bottle. Here’s the good stuff: Founder and…

Preserving Plastic with Personal Care Products

Part of what I’m always trying to find are products that can’t usually be recycled, but are in fact being made by some companies in a way in which they can. Two of those products are razors and toothbrushes. I haven’t found that disposable razors can be recycled, so they instead get tossed into the…

Pretty Planners

I found myself wandering through Target last week on the hunt for a planner. Don’t ask why I was looking for one that starts in July, even though I’m not in school anymore. (Boring story, mainly caused by pickiness about page refills and poor planning on my part to get them in January like a…