What’s that Smell? It’s Rising Temperatures From Melting Ice

We all know that carbon emissions are a dangerous climate issue but many of us are just starting to learn about the effects that methane gas can have on the environment. And the people in Russia’s frozen Siberian region are some of the first to notice the warning signs. Methane, among Greenies is a subject [...]

Hold the Cardboard, Please

As most Greenies know, there are some items on the less than desirable list. Things like extraneous packaging or superfluous content within items. The added waste will get thrown away, and yes, many times recycled, but it still causes the entire system to be weighed down by its mere presence. First the extra has to [...]

Letting Nature Work for You Part III: That Which Ails You Colds and Allergies

Well friends, summer has seemingly officially come to a close here in Boston. One day it was in the mid 90′s and humid, the next it was in the upper 60′s and dry. Welcome to New England season change! It seems like the perfect time to run a series on ailments! Please read and understand [...]

Letting Nature Work for You — Part II: Beauty Isn’t A Beast!

Good morning friends and fans of all things planet! I’m back with the second part of the three part series on how natural elements can be used as fabulous and effective home remedies! Today’s focus is on beauty and body care. Before we go any further however I’d like to lay out the same disclaimer [...]

News & Views — Is Our Local Newspaper In Danger of Extinction?

When I was a little kid I can distinctly remember Sunday mornings over at my dad & grandparent’s house.  My dad and great aunt lived on the first floor, grandparents upstairs, in a typical Boston style two family home and my sister and I spent most Sundays over there, hanging with my dad, after my [...]