Posts Tagged ‘go green’

Recycling Program Launched by Ziploc Plastic Baggies


Is it just me, or do others also find it kind of ironic that one of the largest manufacturers of plastic baggies, Ziploc, has launched a recycling program to cut down on waste? Parents everywhere are probably familiar with the resealable plastic bags that can be used for sandwiches, freezing meat, or simply storing leftovers [...]

New Ways to Recycle Old Newspapers


The photo on the left is of a model sampan made by an inmate in an Indonesian jail.  It is completely constructed from carefully rolled up pieces of newspaper.  While there may be less and less newsprint to recycle as the worlds of  journalism and literature go more and more electronic, paper still accounts for [...]

Its Not Mean to be Green: The Musical


Wondering how to teach your kids the importance of living green?  You could lecture them, read a book, or head to a musical! Its Not Mean to be Green, The Musical, is a children’s theater production that is currently touring throughout Northeastern states of the U.S.  Based on the book, “Its Not Mean to be [...]

Go Green! Eco Friendly Recycled Leather Lined Diary / Journal, Red, 5×7″

This award winning diary features a recycled leather cover combined with a journal insert from a certified well managed regrowth forest, Just because you are “green doesn’t mean you cant have style! Available in Black, Orange, Tan and Red (more…)

Go Green – Save Green at the Same Time (Kindle Edition)

Maybe you already think you know enough to live a green life and save money. Well, good for you. There is much to admire about someone who tries Going Green. But no matter how much you may already know, there’s a ton of stuff you don’t know. Without knowing it you are probably unwittingly wasting [...]

Go Green With Help from the Bend Green Team

Are you building or remodeling a house?  Do you feel overwhelmed by all the information and options to “go green?”  If you live in the Central Oregon area, help is but a phone call or click away!  The Bend Green Team is comprised of a group of four Bend, Oregon-based subcontractors with the expertise and ability to help [...]

Tweens Go Green

Is your tween green? If you are a parent of a tween, you may soon be getting a lecture about energy conservation. My soon to be 9-year-old already keeps a watchful eye over our recycling activities and will be ready to take up the new cause of energy efficiency in our home. Can tweens go [...]