Summer is officially here, and gardens across the country are in full bloom. While most would consider gardening an eco-friendly activity, there can be a considerable amount of waste involved, even with the best of intentions.
When it comes to green dining, people envision a range of activities. For many, it means patronizing a restaurant that sources its food locally.
On April 22nd everyone starts thinking about going green, but what does that really mean? It can be so overwhelming to think about ways to be more environmentally friendly that we just put off thinking about it until another day - which never comes. One simple thing that we can do at home or at our business is reduce polluting behavior.
Earth Day takes place on April 22, 2014 and it's the perfect opportunity to teach kids about the three Rs - reuse, reduce and recycle! However, if you're a busy mom or dad who struggles with coming up with creative projects for your kids, the thought of planning something fun can fill you with dread and angst. Projects don't have to be complicated in order to be fun and educational for kids.
Reusing pallets helps reduce the demand of virgin wood materials and keeps them out of landfills. Here are a few simple ways to benefit birds and bees right in your backyard using wood pallets.