Buying juice in frozen concentrate form–a mere 12 oz. in size– saves on packaging compared to ready-to-serve juice packaged in, for example, ”half gallon” cartons or jugs. Each will yeild a similar about of juice, but the former packaging option uses a fraction of material compared to the latter. However, reducing packaging waste isn’t our only consideration when we … Continue reading
I’m all for saving money (I wrote the book on it!) and a big proponent of reducing packaging waste, so I’m pleased with the popularity of home soda machines that allow you to make your own seltzer water and soda at home. According to the manufacturer of one popular soda machine, making your … Continue reading
I started Green Matters in 1998 to help people discover and pursue a greener way of life. Now, fourteen years since I launched www.greenmatters.com and several years since my first book came out, I see an Internet and book market rife with information on what needs fixing and how we can each do our part. … Continue reading
I made a great discovery while browsing through West Elm this past weekend. Stackable planters that are beautiful enough to use indoors! Why does this discovery make me so happy? Because the idea of bringing air purifying plants into my home has long appealed to me, but the idea of having a potted plant on … Continue reading
The movie “Do the Math” tells the story of the growing climate movement. Watch the trailer, then find a screening near you.