Archive | December, 2012

Being Green in 2013: Tips for Going Green

31 Dec

green living

Looking for a New Year’s resolution? Why not pledge to incorporate a few daily or weekly habits that will help reduce your carbon footprint? Just like New Year’s resolutions such as quitting smoking, eating healthier, or losing weight take time, living a sustainable lifestyle does too. Going greren requires becoming aware of your existent habits […]

Have a Meatless Holiday: Vegetarian and Vegan Dishes

20 Dec

If you are expecting a vegetarian at your holiday dinner, wanting to help the environment by going meatless, or just want to incorporate more veggies in your diet, give these easy and delicious vegetarian and vegan dishes a try. The holiday season has a huge impact on our planet and by going meatless for you […]

Have a Green Christmas

17 Dec

Green christmas

If you’re looking to do some good this holiday season why not have a green Christmas by making a few simple substitutions? There are lots of arenas where you can make greener choices such as with your Christmas tree, lights, decorations, food, and gifts. But you don’t have to spend a fortune to be a […]

Saving Your Mattress From the Landfill

14 Dec

saving mattresses from landfills

Over 20 million mattresses get sent to landfills every year. That’s a lot of mattresses being thrown out, rotting away once they’ve been deemed too dirty or old to use. Certainly, mattresses have their lifetime, but many people don’t take proper care of mattresses, meaning they don’t last as long as they ought to. Nor […]

WWF Fights Against Animal Poaching with Help of Google

14 Dec

Guards on anti-poaching patrol in Gabon.

  Some of the world’s most beautiful species including rhinos, elephants, and tigers are currently threatened by animal poaching. Animal parts such as ivory, tusks, skins, and bones are trafficked and sold illegally, valuing an estimated $7 to $10 billion a year. In 2011, ivory amounting to approximately 2,500 was seized. Between 2007 and 2011, […]

Paws for Hurricane Sandy Pets

10 Dec

Lost dog

Humans were not the only ones affected by Hurricane Sandy, family pets were too. It has been estimated by the American Humane Association that 15 million dogs were caught in the eye of Hurricane Sandy. Many dogs were separated from their families. To many pet owners, losing a pet is like losing a member of […]

Trending: Guerilla Gardening

6 Dec

Guerilla Gardening logo

The term “guerilla gardening” has been spreading around like rapid fire, but what is it exactly? It’s a kind of activist gardening where urban gardeners are beautifying their city by planting gardens in abandoned, desolate lots. Guerilla gardening involves planting anything from flowers to crops. This is quite a radical movement and somewhat controversial since […]

Andres Santo Domingo and Conservation International

6 Dec

Andres Santo Domingo hails from New York City, where he is perhaps better known as the owner of Kemado Records and as the husband of fashion queen Lauren Santo Domingo.  However, Mr. Santo Domingo is an active supporter and advocate for several environmentally-driven charities including Conservation International. Conservation International is a nonprofit environmental organization that […]

6 Reasons to Start Meatless Mondays

3 Dec

Vegetarian Food

You don’t have to be a hard-core vegetarian or animal rights activist to find meatless Monday appealing, in fact, many people are incorporating meatless Mondays into their weekly routines for an endless number of reasons such as helping the environment or as part of a new diet. Going meatless on Mondays can have great benefits […]