You dig in your nails and pull back the fibrous green husk. Sweetness awaits as you bite into tender, juicy kernels – yea, it’s fresh summer corn. And it’s at a market near you right now. Really, who gets tired of eating corn on the cob? Not us! But sometimes it̵
Especially if you work in an office, it can be tempting to brush off sustainable initiatives as something that building management should handle. After all, it’s not like you can personally install low VOC carpet, right? But there are small steps you can take that will add up to a hea
If you haven’t seen at least one ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Video, I’d like to come by and see the cave you’ve been living in for the past two weeks. It seems that everyone, from your next door neighbor to major movie stars, has decided to suck it up and get a bucket o
About This Sister Eden Short Want to save money on your water bill? Today’s dual flush toilets are not only affordable, but are also effective in getting it all down the drain. Oh yeah. They conserve water, too! The Biggest Waster of Water In Your Home According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), your toilet is the biggest waster of water in your home. The average family of 4 can flush as much as 4,000 gallons of toilet a year. The Western Style Flushable Toilet May Soon Be Obso
About This Sister Eden Short Here are 7 easy tips for saving water that won’t cost you a thing AND will help you save money on your water bill! Tips for Saving Water Here are the tips I referenced in the video as well as some bonus information! Tip #1 – When brushing your teeth, fill up a glass of water for rinsing If you let water run while brushing your teeth, you can waste 5 gallons of water. This is based on the average faucet flowing at 2.5 gallons per minute and that den
About This Sister Eden Short Save money and time when doing laundry AND reduce our dependency on oil. Tips Wear Clothes Again and Again If your clothes aren’t visibly dirty or smelly, wear them again! And again! People really do this! In fact, the CEO of Levi Strauss and Co. suggests you not wash your jeans and clothing designer Tommy Hilfiger goes months without washing his! I probably wear my jeans about 10 to 30 times before washing them. Which explains why the amount of laundry
Where we live, people are really involved politically. I mean REALLY involved. Leading up to our last primary one week ago, every third house seemed to have multiple campaign signs in the front yard. So what do people do with these campaign signs after the election is over? I f
When you bring home new pillow cases and other bedding from the store, turn the plastic cases that once held the bedding and and linens into a makeup bag! Follow me on Twitter @Sister_Eden to see all of my #GreenTips each week!