Autumn Leaves: Healthy Alternatives to Burning Fallen Leaves

When it comes to autumn leaves, there are many healthy alternatives to burning fallen leaves.  When individuals who specialize in the overall quality of air studied the effects of burning leaves on the environment, it was found that there is a negative impact on the environment.  As autumn grows closer this year, it is important that individuals work to consider healthy alternatives to burning all of those leaves that have fallen in your lawn.  Here, you will learn about these healthy alternatives.

What Effect Does Burning Leaves Have on the Environment?

Easy Ways to Green Your Heating This Winter

Winter is coming and with it the high heating bills not to mention the amount of gases that are sent into the air we breathe.  The winter season does not have to be spent wrapped in a blanket or thermal wear and turning the heat full blast.  There are many simple ways you can stay warm and keep the air you breathe cleaner.

One of the simplest ways most people do not even think of when they are considering the cold winds blowing is their windows.  The windows are one source of cold air that adds to the work your heating system is doing when it is struggling to keep the temperature at the setting you have chosen.

Eco-Friendly Holiday Greetings

The holidays will be here before you know it, and you definitely want to celebrate the season in an eco-friendly manner.  The season is a time to give and each year there are many cards and gifts that are given to celebrate this wonderful time.  You don’t want to be excessive during the season and end up damaging the environment.  The good news is that there are some great practices you can use this holiday season for eco-friendly holiday greetings and gift giving.

Use Wrappers that are Recycled

Eco-Friendly Food & Gift – Holiday Ideas

Giving out corporate gifts during the holiday season can be a challenge to the people responsible for thinking up of new ways to present said gifts.  After all, strict specifications must be satisfied in terms of tasteful presentation fitting corporate image, easy delivery to recipients, reasonable prices fitting into the available budget, appropriateness for all recipients, and most importantly, eco-friendliness! Yes, indeed, it is a tall order.  Or is it?  Actually, you can tap into many eco-friendly foods gift ideas that will satisfy all the above mentioned criteria.

Start with the Wrapper

Hosting a Green Birthday Party for Your Kids

Hosting a green birthday party for your kids is a great way to have a positive impact on the environment, and teach your children that being “green” is a fun and entertaining way to go!  As a parent, I know how much waste can be accumulated at a child’s birthday party.  Balloons, paper plates, decorative napkins, plastic eat ware, wrapping paper, packages from gifts, and several items are almost always left behind.  Naturally, all of these items add up when they finally get to the landfill.  Birthday parties generate a lot of waste!  However, there are now many ways to have an “ECO” friendly birthday party.  Here, you will learn about some of the steps that you can take as a parent hosting a green birthday party for your kids.