One fish, two fish, sad fish, blue fish…. Recent studies show that the proliferation of antidepressants are harming aquatic life. When antidepressants end up in our waste water, there is no way to remove them before they end up rivers, lakes and oceans.
Mornings are hard, luckily there's coffee! You can make these fun DIY upcycled coffee mugs or tea cups for your favorite morning person. All you need is an old coffee mug or tea cup and a little creativity. Wow your neighbors, impress your friends and save the planet by upcycling coffee mugs rather than buying new ones.
The Awesome Foundation is an international league of philanthropists who pool their resources to make your cities better places to live. The concept couldn’t be simpler really; a group of ten members each contribute $100 a month which they use to provide one lucky recipient with a $1000 grant (no strings attached) to help their project take flight.
Graffiti started life as a protest, as a beautiful riot against the concrete jungle and the fences that isolated the poor from the rich. The midnight prophets of the subways and back alleys have so profoundly influenced our lives and touched the souls of our cities, that we have come to revere their visual poetry. And graffiti, for better or for worse, has become a beloved art form transforming the dull grey denizens of our city into exquisite canvases.
Does it seem that one person can't make a difference? Then you haven't met Jadav "Molai" Payeng. About 30 years ago, when he was still a teen, Payeng began planting seeds on a little sand bar near his home. Payeng wanted to plant the sandbar with trees and create a forest reserve for the wildlife that lived there. 30 Years later he has single-handedly planted a 1360 acre forest.
Bow chica meow meow! Check out this amazing computer pet bed the Greenmoxie team created for Theo Cat. It really couldn't be easier to make. If you have one of these old iMac G3s lying around, all you have to do is carefully remove everything from the case to make a great bed for your pet.
As spring arrives (hurray!) after a long, cold winter, what could be nicer than airing the home and giving it an all-over “refresher”? And with the longer days who can resist ‘springing’ into action to ready themselves and their residence for the balmier weather? Here are some ideas to get you going:
Reuse, reduce, recycle and upcycle! Upcycling is a new green living trend which repurposes old junk to make amazing new items for your home or office. Upcycled items aren't just good for the environment, they also carry with them a vintage steampunk charm that endears them to those who make them and those very special folks who receive them as gifts. Almost everything in my home is upcycled and I LOVE it! Here are some of our favorite items: