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Monday, November 30, 2009

Is it green? Find out just how eco-friendly your favorite brands are


Ever wonder how eco-friendly your sneakers are? Or if GE is really as green as their ads will have you believe? Around the holidays we are faced with the tough dilemma of wanting to give great gifts and not wanting to cause harm to the planet with the products we buy. ClimateCounts.org is a great database where you can search common brands and companies and learn about their environmental impact. We have a lot of power as consumers to demand sustainably made products!

Saturday, November 21, 2009

NYC School Recycling Workshop

The United Federation of Teachers will be holding a school recycling workshop this Monday, November 23rd at 5pm at the UFT headquarters, 52 Broadway, New York. Register here, it's free!

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Going Green Short Animations for Kids


Planet Green has a series of short animations with great messages about going green called My Place. They are silly, effective and fun to watch!

Monday, November 9, 2009

Have an Eco-birthday

Green Kid Parties in Atlanta, Georgia host eco-friendly birthday parties where kids do green crafts and munch on organic pizza and drinks. What a great way to have a fun birthday party without all the needless waste and unhealthy food!

Click here for more tips on throwing an eco-party.

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Going Green with Kids: Top Ten Green Activities and Projects


Here are some of my top 10 favorite green activities and projects I have written about over the years. Have fun!

Club Green: Starting an Environmental Club
Recipes from the Garden: Delicious recipes from veggies grown right in your backyard
Bug Off, Bugs!: Concocting your very own non-toxic bug spray for plants
Container Gardening: Planting a mini garden
Grow Your Garden: Designing your very own garden
Dirt Glorious Dirt: Composting 101
The Nature Journal: Creating a nature journal from recycle materials
Green Cleaners: The real dirt on cleaning products and how to make your own non toxic versions
Backyard Habitat: Creating a welcoming home for the creatures in your area

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

The First Garden



First Lady, Michelle Obama, shares with the public the inspiration and goals behind the new White House garden. Even the first family are locavores!