Archive | April, 2009

Think Green: Repair Instead of Replace

Before you look for new furniture, why not reupholster your old sofa or a used find at the local thrift shop? Resoling your shoes can also save them from the landfill and you the extra money in purchasing a new pair.

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Plan Toys Toaster

Does your child have everything for their play kitchen? Do they have a toaster? This beautiful and modern looking wooden toaster has a pop up action and timer function. A very realistic toaster toy that children can enjoy pretending to toast bread and serve breakfast with. Parents can encourage children to learn how to use […]

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Del Sur: Green Lifestyle

Amidst the gently rolling slopes of La Jolla Valley in San Diego, California, the Green community of Del Sur offers old-world charm only artisans and craftsmen could provide. Hand-painted tiles, handcrafted ironwork and one-of-a-kind metal detailing ensures the rich architecture will be individual and distinct from your neighbors. The Del Sur community currently features 11 […]

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Bubble Rompers – New at The Land of Nod

New at The Land of Nod, these Bubble Rompers are super soft and eco-friendly. Made by Babysoy with 50% soybean fiber and 50% cotton. Available in dark pink, lavender, or pink.  GARD Pro Not Registered  

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Think Green: Protect Our Water

Our water is the most precious resource and we can't afford to waste it. Some of the easiest ways to keep the water supply safe include not pouring out thinners, solvents or paint down the drain. You can have them picked up or delivered to a hazardous waste disposal site. Maybe you have a local […]

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Del Sur: The Green Community of Tomorrow, Today

In addition to meeting green-building practices and environmental requirements, the master planned community of Del Sur is much more interested in exceeding them. Del Sur mandates their builders to meet recycling and conservation requirements. This has allowed over 92 percent of construction waste to be diverted from the landfill and reused in other community building […]

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Help Your Kids Celebrate Earth Day With Fun Games and Puzzles

Celebrate Earth Day at Funschool.com! Get free online Earth Day games, coloring pages, puzzles and more. Plus, take the Earth Day Quiz and learn how you can help save the planet. You'll find: Games: Save the environment by dragging the litter on the beach to its proper recycling bin (Free the Beach). Click on things […]

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Recycled Hair Clippings Are Being Made Into Products that Soak Up Spilled Oil by Matter of Trust

From April 20 to 24, almost all of the Paul Mitchell Schools in the US are offering $10 to $15 haircuts then donating the hair to Matter of Trust in San Francisco.  GARD Pro Not Registered   About a pound of recycled hair has the potential in making a hair mat that will have the […]

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Auto Makers Standardize the Plug for their Electric Vehicles

A standardized EV plug has been created, merely hours after leading automotive and energy companies reached an agreement. "The three-point, 400-volt plug, which will allow electric cars to be recharged anywhere in a matter of minutes, will be unveiled Monday at the world's biggest industrial technology fair in Hanover, northern Germany." (PhysOrg.com) A major step […]

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Mod Rompers – New at The Land of Nod

New at The Land of Nod, these Mod Rompers are super soft and eco-friendly. Made by Babysoy with 50% soybean fiber and 50% cotton. Available in brown or light blue.  GARD Pro Not Registered  

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