Tag: eco-friendly

Green-Back-to-School-Supplies

Eco-Friendly Back-to-School Supplies

Doing some last minute back-to-school shopping? To help your kids go green in the classroom, we’ve gathered a list of going green tips and some of the coolest eco-friendly school supplies available! Check out our favorites: Recycled Newspaper Pencils Drink Pouch Pencil Case Banana Paper Non-Toxic Glue Stick Soybean Blend Biodegradable Crayons Reusable Sandwich Bags [&hellip

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Five Tips for an Eco-Friendly Labor Day Celebration

Labor Day is the perfect time to get together with family and friends for fun outdoor celebrations, but did you know these festivities could be harmful to the environment? To make your Labor Day get-togethers eco-friendly (but still a blast!), check out these five ways to go green: Grilling out? Ditch the charcoal, and opt [&hellip

EcoLunch

Green Lunch Tips

On Monday, we gave some eco-friendly back-to-school tips to help prep your kids for the classroom… now let’s look at how to green up their lunches! Five tips for an eco-friendly lunch: Put away the paper bags and invest in a reusable lunchbox. Instead of using plastic sandwich bags, spring for food storage containers. Pack [&hellip

Back to School Tips

Green Back-to-School Tips

Preparing your kids for the school year? Sending your child back to school can be costly—for you and the environment. Before your kids head back to the classroom, check out these five eco-friendly tips to save yourself and the environment some green: Reuse/repurpose last year’s supplies Look for school supplies made from recycled materials Purchase [&hellip

Ecofriendly Travel

Eco-Friendly Travel Destinations

Planning a last minute family vacation before the kids head back to school? If you’re passionate about going green, check out some of these eco-friendly family travel destinations: Portland – Ranked as the greenest city in America, Portland should top the list of any eco-lover searching for vacation ideas! San Francisco – With a commitment [&hellip

Direct Energy Helps Pittsburgh Nonprofit’s Green Workplace Initiative

Direct Energy Helps Pittsburgh Nonprofit’s Green Workplace Initiative

I admire nonprofits that help the less fortunate and allow them to have a “voice,” regardless of their financial situation. Neighborhood Legal Services Association (NLSA) does just that. Located in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh, PA’s Cultural District, the NLSA is a non-profit,  public interest law firm that provides civil legal assistance to underprivileged and vulnerable residents [&hellip