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  1. Green Living
    I am planning on using soap as least as possible and possibly relying on powders and salts to melt/exfoliate the grime off myself. Biodegradable soaps are pointless because it takes soil to biodegrade them. I have a theory that Bath Salts (epsom salt, sea salt, essential oils) may be better for...
  2. Health and beauty
    Okay, I had to go to the store last week, and one of the things on my list was razors (or, lady shavers, to the more delicate among us). I always buy disposable, but I was thinking maybe it was more frugal to buy one with repaceable heads. Upon pricing the razors, however, I found that it is...
  3. Green Living
    An old friend asked for advice via Face book about killing weeds. I suggested he use vinegar and mentioned something about Monsanto. Now he is posting articles and jokes about "eco-freaks". If he doesn't agree with I have to say he could just ignore my advice. It's hurtful to see him ridicule...
  4. Blog
    SoapNaturally.org Soap Naturally home of the ultimate resource site on soapmaking information for all those who want to make their own skin care products that are good for the skin and for the environment.
  5. Green Living
    Give cell phones, ipod back to their manufacturers, electronic stores, donate them to charity, or sell them as parts
  6. Blog
    It’s no coincidence that most frugal people are environmentally conscious, and vice versa. Frugal lifestyle choices tend to be environmentally friendly choices. It’s almost impossible to be concerned about the environment without taking actions that lessen your own environmental impact...
  7. Green Living
    Bamboo has a low impact on the earth's resources as it is a highly sustainable plant
  8. Debates, Politics and Personal Opinions
    From his "governor's website": Protecting Alaska’s Wildlife: For many years, Senator Biden has co-sponsored legislation to permanently protect from oil and gas drilling one of the world’s last great wilderness areas – the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. The uncertain oil recovery...
  9. News you can use
    Remodel while helping the environment Getting your home remodeled offers opportunities to increase its resale value -- and decrease its impact on the environment.
  10. Green Living
    http://www.panda.org/how_you_can_help/at_home/index.cfm
  11. Green Living
    http://www.motherearthnews.com/Homesteading_and_Self_Reliance/1970_May_June/Care__Who_Will__If_We_Don_t__from__Priority_
  12. Leisure & Media Arts
    http://www.dailymail.com/news/Life/2006091254/
  13. Frugal Living
    I've been thinking alot about being environmentally conscious. There are many things that i would love to do in order to do my part, however, I can't bring myself to do them, either because they are too expensive (eating organic, vegetarian etc), too time-consuming, or just plain too...
  14. Green Living
    ~took my recycling in yesterday ~haven't been using any styrofoam at all ~trying not to use any plastic ~not running dryer or a/c
  15. Lifestyle challenges
    What have we done lately? 4/2 ~no aerosals used ~no driving anywhere today ~planting some flowers ~got another houseplant to help with indoor air quality ~recycling today!
  16. Lifestyle challenges
    To kind of go along with the Frugal Challenge, I was wondering what have you done this week to help with the environment. I'll probably post this weekly, if it's okay?. ~Laundry with HM laundry soap ~using only organic soaps and shave cream ~eating locally grown fruit and veggies ~haven't been...
  17. Green Living
    http://www.panda.org/index.cfm :)
  18. Green Living
    http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2003/09/0902_030902_plasticbags.html
  19. Utilities
    I'm not sure if this has been posted before or even if it's appropriate or not but I thought it was quite brilliant (please delete if it isn't appropriate. Save-a-flush Almost a third of the water we use at home is flushed down our toilets. Fitting a Hippo device in the average cistern will...
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