I love food. I love eating food, thinking about food, eating more food, thinking again about food. Sadly, this appreciation has caused a real problem since moving into my second quarter century here on earth.
To combat the effects I have started going to the gym regularly.
One of the hardest habits to break are the ones we make with our self-care regimens. Every body is different and reacts differently to the plethora of products that are out there for purchase today. It can be hard to find something that works. So, when you do, you tend to stick with it. This past year one of my goals was to find eco-friendly alternatives to the beauty products I use every day.
Travel is stressful. Packing, long longs at security, flight delays, and unsavory seat neighbors. Anything that can make the trip slightly more manageable is always welcomed, but sometimes that can unintentionally add a lot of waste. If you’re anything like me - the extra waste brings extra eco-guilt.
By now you know that a great way to reduce waste is to buy used items instead of new ones, but maybe you’re wondering where to look! Here’s a guide to buying or borrowing commonly needed items pre-owned in the NoHo Arts District and surrounding San Fernando Valley!
It seems as if the hardest times of year to be eco-friendly are around the holidays. With a little planning ahead, however, it can be easy to stay green this Halloween! Here are a few tips for keeping it eco.
Sometimes there is confusion about what exactly can and should go in those blue recycling containers that are collected for recycling here in Los Angeles county. Some recyclable items end up in the wrong bin, and more importantly, some strictly waste items can contaminate those that are recyclable or can be otherwise hazardous to the recycling process, and should be strictly avoided in the blue bins.
If you’ve been walking around the NoHo Arts district recently, you’ve probably noticed the information poles popping up on the sidewalks.
Our furry friends are our most beloved companions, and we always want the best for them. You can consider their well being and the Earth’s together with these amazing products. All of the other neighborhood pets will be green with envy of your eco-conscious pal!
If you’re a resident of Los Angeles, you probably know the LADWP (Los Angeles Department of Water and Power) from the utility bill that comes in your mail. But you might not know about a couple of neat tools that the LADWP provides - absolutely free!
The kitchen is a place where we create meals to sustain us and help us grow, but it’s also one of the areas of our lives that creates a lot of waste. Plastic wrap, plastic bags, and plastic bottles are all over our kitchen, and while it would be nearly impossible to eliminate it all, there’s a lot we can do to reduce. With a few of these handy tools, you can cut out some of the waste you produce on a daily basis in the kitchen without another thought.
With the holidays just around the corner, there are so many things to check off our lists that it’s easy to go for convenience over greenness. With this handy Green Gift Guide, you can put the Earth at the top of the list, while finding something wonderful for everyone!
It’s time to get geared up for fall fun now that the weather is starting to cool down and the heat waves are becoming less frequent. Sometimes it’s not easy being green and saving your green, and no one wants to sacrifice fun for eco-friendliness or to save a dollar. But there are plenty of ways to pass the autumn days that cause little to no impact on your planet or your wallet! Here are a few ideas for low-impact, low-cost fall fun to get you started!