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Using Essential Oils in Everyday Life

Using Essential Oils in Everyday Life

By Andrea Butje, www.aromahead.com, Posted December 17th, 2012

Aromatherapy is an easy and relaxing way to sooth the senses and treat ailments from the comfort of your home…

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Understanding ‘Green’ Product Marketing Claims

Understanding ‘Green’ Product Marketing Claims

By Eartheasy.com, Posted November 27th, 2012

The FTC has developed new definitions for ’green’ product marketing claims to help consumers make informed decisions when buying new products…

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The 5 Best Ways to Save Water During a Drought

The 5 Best Ways to Save Water During a Drought

By Eartheasy.com, Posted August 6th, 2012

With drought conditions scorching much of the US and predicted to become the ‘new normal’ in some regions, we each need to become experts at conserving water.

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Are Co-operatives the Future of Business?

Are Co-operatives the Future of Business?

By Geoff de Ruiter, Posted July 12th, 2012

Co-ops have an advantage over conventional businesses – they run essentially not-for-profit…

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Plastics by the Numbers

Plastics by the Numbers

By Eartheasy.com, Posted May 2nd, 2012

Understanding the differences between types of plastic will help you make better decisions in choosing and recycling plastics…

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The 8 Simple Rules of Sharing

The 8 Simple Rules of Sharing

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted April 27th, 2012

Anything that can be borrowed saves money and reduces the duplication of goods in the community…

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“Non-toxic” Nail Polishes Found to Contain Toxins

“Non-toxic” Nail Polishes Found to Contain Toxins

By Lindsay Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted April 16th, 2012

California study finds 10 of 12 nail products tested to be mislabelled…

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8 Common Household Chemicals Harming your Pets, & their Non-Toxic Alternatives

8 Common Household Chemicals Harming your Pets, & their Non-Toxic Alternatives

By Eartheasy.com, Posted March 16th, 2012

Are these hidden poisons harming your pets?

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How to Ensure Replacement Windows Live up to Efficiency Claims

How to Ensure Replacement Windows Live up to Efficiency Claims

By Eartheasy.com, Posted March 6th, 2012

Home energy savings from replacement windows may be overstated by marketers…

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Would you Expose your Family to Neurotoxins for a Greener Lawn?

Would you Expose your Family to Neurotoxins for a Greener Lawn?

By Eartheasy.com, Posted February 29th, 2012

The EPA is being sued for failing to respond to a 2008 petition to ban 2,4-D from lawn care products…

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Modern Pioneers: What it’s like living in an Ecovillage

Modern Pioneers: What it’s like living in an Ecovillage

By Brian Ziggy, Posted February 13th, 2012

Living in community with one another is the foundation for a new pioneering, sustainable culture…

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You Lead, I Lead

You Lead, I Lead

By Greg Seaman, Posted January 5th, 2012

“The future should belong, and could belong, to the small and many, not the big and few” – Bill McKibben

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5 Great DIY Eco Friendly Recycled Gifts

5 Great DIY Eco Friendly Recycled Gifts

By Sarah Jane Steele, Posted December 20th, 2011

Timeless, practical and thoughtful DIY gifts from the heart can matter the most during the holidays and save you from being heckled by your credit card company in the New Year.

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Why Eating Family Meals Together is Still Important Today

Why Eating Family Meals Together is Still Important Today

By Lindsay Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted December 8th, 2011

Mealtimes are when children learn family values and families develop their culture

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Holiday Candle Sense – How to enjoy the flame without the pollution

Holiday Candle Sense – How to enjoy the flame without the pollution

By Eartheasy.com, Posted November 30th, 2011

The joy of candles does not have to come at the expense of respiratory health.

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Why TV for Children Under Two is a Bad Idea

Why TV for Children Under Two is a Bad Idea

By Eartheasy.com, Posted October 25th, 2011

Unstructured playtime is more valuable for the developing brain than any electronic media exposure…

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The End of Growth and the Way Forward

The End of Growth and the Way Forward

By Eartheasy.com, Posted September 6th, 2011

We can live without growth, but only when we embrace the values of sustainable living.

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LED bulbs are ready to light your home – 7 tips you should know

LED bulbs are ready to light your home – 7 tips you should know

By Eartheasy.com, Posted August 25th, 2011

The future in home lighting is LED, and the future is now.

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My One Trashcan Challenge: 19 Months of Low Waste Living

My One Trashcan Challenge: 19 Months of Low Waste Living

By Geoff DeRuiter, Posted August 4th, 2011

From the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, to our overflowing landfills, it’s clear we should be using less plastic whenever possible. One example of an individual doing his part to reduce plastic consumption is Geoff DeRuiter, a young man living in Victoria, BC, Canada. In 19 months, Geoff produced only one small trashcan of garbage, an amount most of us produce in less than a week.

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How to Save Water During a Heat Wave: 5 Easy Ways

How to Save Water During a Heat Wave: 5 Easy Ways

By Eartheasy.com, Posted July 13th, 2011

Because we need more water in hot, dry weather, our wise use of limited water resources is especially important…

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