Earth Day Essentials (Part II)

by Lynn Gamwell Reduce, Reuse, Recycle The mantra of the environmental movement is to “Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle.” One can think of these categories as naturally flowing from one to the next, from the macro to the micro level. The big picture and most important need is for humans to reduce consumption. After that we … Continue reading Earth Day Essentials (Part II)

Earth Day Essentials(Part I) Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

By Lynn Gamwell What is a Carbon Footprint? Carbon is a gas that is emitted into the atmosphere from most human activities involving energy consumption. The total daily amount of emissions released from all activities of a person, a home, a business, or anything else is it’s “carbon footprint.” It is important to reduce our … Continue reading Earth Day Essentials(Part I) Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Eco-Friendly Wrapping Paper Alternative

The shopping is (almost!) done and it’s nearly time to get wrapping! Sure, you could upcycle some old newspaper or paper grocery sacks into creative alternative gift wrap, but some gifts deserve beautiful, special wrapping. But don’t run out and buy a few rolls of wrapping paper that will simply wind up in the trash; … Continue reading Eco-Friendly Wrapping Paper Alternative

20 Disposable Products You Can Stop Buying

I learned something appalling and sobering while accompanying my son on a homeschool field trip to the local landfill last year: we are quite literally running out of room for garbage. In Rhode Island, our home state and home of Nourishing World headquarters, there is only one landfill. It is estimated that this landfill will … Continue reading 20 Disposable Products You Can Stop Buying

Eco-Friendly Gifts from Nourishing World

By Ali Wetherbee and Kerrie Bross The holiday shopping season is here! Check out these gift giving ideas that are Good for You and Good for the Planet! Want to save money and the planet? Buy three or more Envirosax Reusable Shopping Bags between now and December 31st and save 10% with coupon code GreenWrap! These handy … Continue reading Eco-Friendly Gifts from Nourishing World