How to Create a Healthy Kitchen

Green Living Ideas

Many kitchens have a vast cabinet full of plastic containers, Tupperware, water jugs and more. These jars will keep for a long time, are water tight, and won’t leech any chemicals into your foods. Water Bottles. Just as your plastic food storage containers can leech chemicals into your food , water bottles also need some careful consideration. Always avoid bottled water (here are 10 reasons to avoid bottled water !)

Brighter Planet Launches #earthtweet Tweet-a-Thon

Green (Living) Review

If the opportunity to give and receive user-generated examples of individual carbon reducing efforts isn’t motivating enough, truly inspirational tweets, as decided by the Brighter Planet team, will be rewarded with smart, eco-friendly prizes. Seventh Generation’s gift basket of healthy home products will help the winner further shrink her carbon footprint.

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Communities Magazine: Education for Sustainability

The Green Changemakers

OLYMPIC-SIZED COMMUNITY Satyama Dawn Lasby The sustainability coordinator for the biggest event in the world realizes that catering with washable dishware and eliminating bottled water from the green rooms, while laudable, are ultimately just drops in the bucket. Web Features · LIVE AND LEARN : O.U.R.

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Green Your Resolutions

The Green Changemakers

Go Back to the Tap According to the Container Recycling Institute, 86 percent of the plastic water bottles used in the United States end up as garbage or litter. And that’s just the beginning of bottled water’s negative environmental impact. The Earth Policy Institute found that the manufacturing of plastic bottles uses over 17 million barrels of crude oil annually and the transportation of bottled water requires massive amounts of fossil fuel.

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