All posts by emberliving

15May/08

Calculate the Cost (Dollars) of your Commute I just love this calculator: http://www.commutesolutions.org/calc.htm It easily calculates the costs of driving your car. When I used to commute to work I took theRead More…

01Apr/08

For a list of in-store classes and events, please visit our website and search for “CLASSES” http://store.green-and-greener.com/ Green Speakers’ Bureau Green and Greener can help you organize a class on whatever greenRead More…

15Mar/08

Save the Planet…Drive 55 Want an easy, pain-free, wallet-happy way to cut your carbon footprint by 20-50%? Drive 55 miles per hour. Imagine the impact it would have if we ALL IMMEDIATELYRead More…

06Feb/08

Going Vegan: round deux As I’ve blogged before, Sean and I have been eating about 75% vegan meals for years now, however, we recently decided to recommit ourselves to eating [almost] vegan.Read More…

05Feb/08

Recycle your old CROCS for people in need! CROCS is partnering with SolesUnited so that consumers can recycle worn out CROCS into shoes for people in need. I know a ton ofRead More…

30Oct/07

Rethinking the 3Rs of Sustainable Living Most people can quote the 3Rs: REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE, however, since becoming a mantra twenty or so years ago, a bit has been lost in theRead More…

23Oct/07

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle your way to a greener life (if you live in the Los Angeles area, see my LA-specific post on recent recycling initiatives.) There is probably no clearer sign ofRead More…

25Sep/07

Great plastic mnemonic It can be difficult to remember which plastics are bad and which are “less bad” in terms of food storage, etc., because of the hormone mimicking and off-gassing propertiesRead More…