Conserving Amphibian Environments to Save Our Froggy Friends

I grew up in the South, surrounded by the music of frogs chirping. They were an important sign that spring was coming, like crocuses poking up in the garden. Nowadays it is rare to see a frog, or even to hear a stray RIBBIT by the pond. This is not something you think about until […]

Ecofriendly Disposal of Coffee Grounds in the Garden

Topics: Composting, Recycling and Nitrogen What do used coffee grounds and environmental conservation have to do with each other? A lot, considering the ubiquity of coffee. This beverage has become a part of many Americans’ daily routine, and not just as a caffeinated breakfast. Dwelling Process states, “For some, it is not only a tasty […]

Say No to Salt: 5 Eco-Friendly Ice-Melting Alternatives

$13 on Etsy; $9 will be donated the Rainforest Action Network’s Protect-an-Acre program. Photo by David Robert Crews. How ’bout that polar vortex, huh? Much of the United States is currently covered in ice and snow, which means that clearing driveways, sidewalks, and roads has been a big activity for many families and cities during […]

The Eco-Friendly Christmas Tree

Christmas is just around the corner. Many people are thinking about what they’re going to purchase for this holiday season. So much has been written about conservation in gift giving: homemade presents, recycled gift wrap, etc. With that same spirit in mind, consider a few simple steps that you can take to protect the environment […]