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Tissues And Our Forests

August 31st, 2013.
Do the tissues you use contribute to the destruction of old growth forests? What we blow our noses into can impact negatively on the environment. Read more [...]

Unsung environmental heroes – random acts of green

August 21st, 2013.
The green movement also has its share of home-grown heroes who inspire many people. What inspires me more is witnessing what would appear to be random acts of green carried out by ordinary folks - the unsung environmental heroes. Read more [...]

Greening baby wipes

April 10th, 2013.
Every where we turn it's plastic this and synthetic that - including baby wipes; and it's not just the packaging. Learn more about the impact of diaper wipes on the environment and alternatives. Read more [...]

Child-Free Women – Social Heretics?

March 29th, 2013.
One of the greenest things anyone can do is not have children. The price paid for taking that stance can sometimes be high, particularly for women. Read more [...]

Our death and the environment

February 17th, 2013.
Before the final curtain is drawn on our lives, we can make environmentally friendly choices as to how our funeral and burial is to be conducted. Read more [...]

How to Teach Children to Go Green: 5 Ways to Get a Child “Green Excited”

January 21st, 2013.
5 ways to help children get 'green excited' and to become more eco-conscious - contributed by Amber Merton. Read more [...]

Greening Dying – The Advance Directive

December 13th, 2012.
I've published a couple of articles concerning death on Green Living Tips, but this piece is about the period prior to death when we're on the downhill run - and won't bounce back. Yes, we can even prepare to make our final curtain call a little more environmentally friendly too. Read more [...]

Xmas Gifts – About The “Thought That Counts”

December 7th, 2012.
Discarded and unwanted Christmas gifts this year will collectively have a value of billions of dollars. Not only does this represent a huge financial impact, but also a considerable environmental cost too. Read more [...]

Too Late On Climate Change

December 3rd, 2012.
We may be too late to avoid some very serious impacts of climate change; but we can perhaps still dodge the very worst it could be. It's also time to be considering how to deal with an unpleasant future that is closer than many of us may realize. Read more [...]

Trees and our toilet paper

November 7th, 2012.
The type of toilet paper you choose has an impact on the environment; and some toilet paper products have misleading labeling. Millions of trees are destroyed each day to make toilet tissue. Find out how to be a little more earth friendly when wiping your butt :) Read more [...]