Priorities and Profits

I know this is supposed to be a post about Eco-Inspirations, but I’ve been feeling that it’s important to share a bit of wisdom that’s been passed on to me. Hopefully, it will be inspirational, and only lacking in the “eco” part. This is the busiest time of year for many of us – even [...]

Green Trick-or-Treating

Yummy Earth Organic Lollipops

Trick-or-treating is a fun tradition, but let’s face it: It’s toxic to your kids and to Mother Earth. Millions of individual wrappers going into the landfills, and god knows what ingredients (dyes, sugars, chemicals) going into your babies’ tummies. Yuck! How can you be an eco-friendly and/or health-conscious participant? 1. Stock up on “responsible” candy. [...]

{Eco-Inspirations} Drive Less, Bike More

So many of us want to live greener lifestyles and cut back on our carbon footprint, but there is one part of the carbon footprint that people seem to struggle with: commuting. There’s no point in denying that we live in a car-centric country, but what if you – yes, you – could start changing [...]

{Eco-Inspirations} Cascade Couriers

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When you live in a very small county (just over 160,000 people) in a very rural area surrounded by mountains on one side and a desert on the other, you don’t expect much in terms of “going green.” However, I’m thrilled that every year, Deschutes County, Oregon gets greener and greener. One of the businesses [...]