Tag: eco-friendly

[EDITED] Series Update: Eco-Friendly Fridays Going Monthly

After much deliberation, I’ve decided that EFF should be reduced to once a month. I believe that this is for the best, since it would allow for a more in-depth post about eco-friendly topics. Every other week, despite giving me more time, still felt…

Eco-Friendly Fridays: Exploring Zero Waste

One of the more interesting eco-friendly concepts is that of Zero Waste. While not technically zero waste, as in no waste whatsoever, it’s more of a minimal waste lifestyle. As in, one small jar of waste per year sent to the landfill. Wild. The idea is…

Eco-Friendly Fridays: Transportation

This Friday, let’s discuss transportation! What options could we, as individuals, have in our own areas? One efficient option is to carpool. This one is possible in just about any location, especially if they don’t have access to greener options. Remember: Any contribution to the…

Eco-Friendly Fridays: Ditch the Disposables

Ladies, gentlemen, people of the planet: This. Is. HUGE. One step we can all make toward a healthier, more eco-friendly life, is to go back in time. Back to a time BEFORE paper plates, plastic plates, paper and plastic cups, K-Cups, styrofoam, disposable utensils,…

Eco-Friendly Fridays: The USA & Oil Pipelines

While I don’t intend to post far too many things regarding the political climate of the United States, the members of FYF are American and some of the changes that have come about with the latest presidential election are causing some major concern for those…

Eco-Friendly Fridays: School Supplies

NOTE: You’re not crazy. It’s Saturday, not Friday. Savannah done goofed. The new semester recently started and her schedule is insane. But that’s no excuse, and I didn’t want to deny anyone some eco-friendly goodness! This will be the first and (hopefully) last time…

Eco-Friendly Fridays: Plastic bags

For the first eco-friendly post since the launch, we need to talk about plastic bags. Sure, they’re mighty convenient. And that’s the main reason they’re still around and being used. The problem is that they are absolutely terrible for the environment. Not only do…