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June-the Month for Dads and Grads

Wow, can you believe it’s June already?  This year has gone by fast and slow at the same time.  But here we are, it’s June.  Summer is in full swing and it’s time to enjoy it.   June is a festive month.  With graduations and Father’s Day, there’s plenty to celebrate. June is the month for Dads and Grads.  With that in mind, we’ve put together a list of Eco-friendly gifts for Father’s Day and for new Graduates. Eco Friendly Gifts for Dad Dad is always there when you need him the most.  Show him how much you care about him with these Eco Friendly Gifts. Adjustable safety razor adjustable safety razor sophiessustainables.com Make his morning routine a little easier with...

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Easy Tips to Live Green

Small steps can make a big difference when it comes to living a more Eco-friendly and sustainable lifestyle.  If you are a newbie to sustainable living, it can be intimidating.  You might even think it's expensive and you have to run out and buy sustainable items.  Here are some easy (and free!) tips to help you live green.   1.  Save electricity by plugging appliances into a power strip and turning them off completely when not in use, including your computer. According to energysage.com, “Phantom loads,” or the electricity used by electronics when they are turned off or in standby mode, are a major source of energy waste. In fact, it is estimated that 75% of the energy used to power...

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The Campaign for a Greener Earth

Today we have a special guest blogger.  Ms. Danielle Dyer.  She has written a inspirational poem that she would like to share.  We think you will really enjoy this poem.  Leave us a comment and let us know what you think! The Campaign for a  Greener Earth Danielle Dyer Embrace sustainability with grace, nature’s kiss upon our face. Let it rejuvenate as well as celebrate Mother Earth’s greatness. Earth weaves its soul into the fabric of this environment through her soil, plants and trees. Aligning to the spirit that’s deep inside of me. Blossom your mind into evergreens of knowledge into an organically healthier lifestyle. Spring forth from the wells of wisdom… in using bamboo bowls and Eco-friendly goods that will balance our ecosystems....

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Welcome May!

Has summer finally arrived in your neck of the woods?  As I type this, here in New England, it's currently 52 degrees Fahrenheit.  So, it's still quite chilly!  I am so ready for summer to arrive. Here are some fun activities you can do this May. They are great to do with the kiddos.  Enjoy this Eco-Friendly Bingo!  See if you can get all the activities on the board.   Ditch single use plastic for the month of May- Single use plastic is one of the biggest contributors to pollution in the oceans.  It poses a threat to wildlife.  They can eat it or get ensnared in it.  Furthermore, single use plastic is not biodegradable, it persists in the environment...

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Happy Earth Day!

Today April 22, 2021 is Earth Day.  To honor Earth Day we have a special poem written by 10 year old Maty. D.       Untitled The sun shines bright on the trees while my kite flies on the strong warm breeze I listen to the sounds of the night time forest while I listen to crickets chirp perfectly chorused I look at the flowers that nature grew as I smell the delicious smell of honeydew I look up at the bright blue sky and I look at some birds who are flying fast by I look around and see a lot of life and I suddenly see a beautiful natural paradise Earth oh Earth beautiful as can be We...

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