Cure Your Pest Problem Using Natural Methods

If you’re a gardener, you may be looking for ways to rid your summer garden of pests. For many people, the obvious choice is to purchase a chemical pesticide from a retailer. However, spraying pesticides in your garden can be harmful to your family, especially to kids and pets. Also, while pesticides may kill the … [Read more…]

Clean Your House, Cleanse Your System

The months leading up to bikini season leave us scrambling to lose those winter pounds. Simultaneously, Spring Cleaning has everyone running around like it’s the end of the world, cleaning up every nook and cranny in their home. This year, resolve to clean your body and home.   Clean House Get Rid of Clutter: Have you … [Read more…]

30 Day Vegan Diet: Week 2

It’s been just over 2 weeks now of my vegan, plant-based diet experiment. A coworker asked me yesterday how the diet was going and I told him that it was a little bit boring. Did I forget to mention that my “actually out in the world instead of sitting behind a computer” job is waiting … [Read more…]

Ally’s 30 Day Vegan Diet: Week 1

I’ve been an a octo-lacto vegetarian for years, but while working for GreenJoyment, I’ve done a lot of reading about the potential merits of observing a vegan diet. From some of the information I’ve come across online, as well as conversations I’ve had with vegan friends and coworkers, it seems that a vegan diet could … [Read more…]

Bouncing Back: Ways to Recycle Rubber

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), about 290 million scrap tires are generated on a yearly basis. Out of this amount, 233 million are sent to market, 130 million are used for fuel, 56 million are used in civil engineering projects and 28 million are used for ground rubber products. Rubber Products Tires, of … [Read more…]

The Green Wrap-up 23.April, 2013

Space-age electric tuk-tuk ready for taxi passengers in Philippines Tuk-tuks are the three-wheeled passenger vehicles commonly used in Asia, and they’re often noisy and most-certainly-not-emissions-free. To counter the current state, Japanese start-up company Terra Motors has launched an electric tuk-tuk and thinks its electric tricycle will be a cost competitive taxi in Asia. Occidental College … [Read more…]

Restaurants Restrict Serving Water During Drought

Have you ever arrived at a restaurant before the rest of your party? You sit at a table, alone except for empty chairs with menus splayed out in front of them. The server comes up and asks if you’d like something to drink while you wait. You squint at the empty chairs, count on your … [Read more…]