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What are the Benefits of Coconut Water?
Many studies have shown that the antiviral, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activity of Coconut Water may help with a number of minor to severe health conditions. This nutrient rich drink has been used to regulate blood pressure, blood sugar, and cholesterol levels, and it has been found to boost energy levels and increase metabolism in the human body. Other conditions that it has...
Greening your everyday beauty routines: Green Tea... →
greenbeauty: Lately, green tea has been the star ingredient in many beauty products. And for a good reason. It is naturally rich in antioxidants, which helps protect the body from free radical (those horrible fellows, responsible for accelerated aging and increasing risks of major diseases). So this…
How long are your showers
A four-minute shower uses approximately 20 to 40 gallons of water! :X
Each year, approximately 18,000 beaches are closed or posted as unhealthy due to bacterial contamination and/or sewage spills
MAKE A DONATION ON WORLD WATER DAY! →
Make a donation of $30 or more on World Water Day, we’ll thank you with this limited edition World Water Day t-shirt! Printed using water-based inks on brushed 100% organic cotton, this t-shirt is as water-friendly as it is comfortable. Donate this World Water Day to support water quality and worry-free beach days!
Happy World Water Day everyone! :)
Happy First Day of Spring everyone! :D
everyday green ♻: 5 Things You Shouldn't Do When... →
everydaygreen: These days we are hearing from a lot of major and independent news sources about climate change. People that feel they should change their purchasing habits by becoming environmentally friendly should take a few things into consideration before further contributing to environmental damage….
everyday green ♻: Are You An Environmentally... →
everydaygreen: Pet owners are generally better adjusted, gentler, and happier people. A passion for animal welfare usually grows from a deep bond with animals and from simply caring for pets. Being a pet owner is itself a green act, and adds eco-cred points to anyone’s green scorecard. However, it doesn’t…
Banana and Honey Mask
1/2 mashed banana 1/4 cup oatmeal, cooked with milk 1 egg 1/2 tablespoon honey Mix ingredients together. Massage onto face in a slow, circular motion and leave for 15 minutes. Rinse with tepid water. Oatmeal is high in nourishing vitamins and minerals; it gently cleanses and heals skin. Bananas contain vitamin A; eggs contain lecithin, a natural skin emollient; and honey helps to maintain the...
Health Benefits of Honey :)
Honey is nature’s energy booster Honey is a great immunity system builder Honey is a natural remedy for many ailments Nature’s Energy Booster The benefits of honey go beyond its great taste. A great natural source of carbohydrates which provide strength and energy to our bodies, honey is known for its effectiveness in instantly boosting the performance, endurance and reduce...
Donate to Raise $10,000 to Fund our Clean Water... →
The EPA plans to cut the funding that is used to test whether or not it is safe to swim in the ocean he Obama Administration is about to put you and your kids at risk next time you swim in the ocean. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has decided to eliminate its $9.9 million Beach Grant Program. This program is critical to maintain federally required beach water quality monitoring...
EcoFriendly Fact #3
1% of Australia’s untapped geothermal power potential could provide enough energy to last 26,000 years.
Water Saving Tips In the Garden
Adjust your lawn mower to a higher setting. Longer grass retains water better. Water in the early morning, when temperatures are cooler, to minimize evaporation. Check your sprinkler system regularly and adjust sprinklers so only your lawn is watered and not the house, sidewalk, or street. Collect and use rainwater for watering your garden. Direct downspouts or gutters toward shrubs or...
DIY Exfoliate to Soothe Skin: Lavender Soy Body...
Ingredients 1/4 cup granulated sugar 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 tablespoons soy milk 2 teaspoons dried lavender flowers or 1 to 2 drops lavender essential oil Stir all ingredients together until smooth and pour into a clean container. To use: standing in the tub or shower, gently massage the mixture all over your body to increase circulation and remove any dry or flaky skin. Rinse well,...
Thrifty and Green Tips for Shopaholics
Shop Without Spending a Dime Continue to shop in your own closet. Every few months do an inventory of your clothes. It’s easy for things to get lost in the mess that is your wardrobe. Shopping in your own closet will often unearth forgotten gems. Have a clothing swap with your friends. I don’t need to repeat that old adage about garbage and treasure, and you and other people, do I?...
7 Dangerous Lies About Plastic!
Lie #1: Plastics are safe. Much of the plastic we see on a daily basis we know by its designated recycling numbers 1 through 7. These plastics are not pure; rather, they’re a proprietary formulation of additives, some of which have been shown to be endocrine disrupters, carcinogenic and pose countless other health concerns, but very, very little data exists on additives, toxicologically...
World Water Day: March 22nd!
Founded in 1993 by the United Nations, this global observance highlights the need for the care and management of the world’s water resources. This year’s theme, “Water and Food Security” seeks to highlight the relationship between water and global food supplies. An estimated 1 in 6 people on the planet go to bed hungry each night, including nearly 7 million households here in the United States. ...
everyday green ♻: 49 Good Reasons to Become... →
everydaygreen: Conservation of fossil fuel. It takes 78 calories of fossil fuel to produce 1 calorie of beef protein; 35 calories for 1 calorie of pork; 22 calories for 1 of poultry; but just 1 calorie of fossil fuel for 1 calorie of soybeans. By eating plant foods instead of animal foods, I help…
everyday green ♻: 10 Easy Tips to Make Your Home... →
everydaygreen: Going green doesn’t have to start as a big, overwhelming undertaking. In fact, with a few easy tweaks, you can make your house greener in no time at all. Here are some easy things you can implement to go green and go green easily: Make your own compost bin Rather than throwing out egg…
EcoFriendly Tip #1
By turning down your central heating thermostat one degree, fuel consumption is cut by as much as 10%.
EcoFriendly Fact #2
Every ton of recycled office paper saves 380 gallons of oil.
EcoFriendly Fact #1
If just 25% of U.S. families used 10 fewer plastic bags a month, we would save over 2.5 BILLION bags a year.
Ocean Friendly Gardens :)
What does a garden and hard surfaces like driveways have to do with the ocean? Urban runoff from them is often the primary source of ocean pollution, and it can contribute to flooding. But where do the pollutants come from? pesticides, herbicides, synthetic fertilizers and sediment (soil) oil, engine exhaust and brake pad dust dog poo…etc. It can run off the property during rain...