Monthly Archives: July 2011

  1. Eco-Friendly Baby Shower Basics

    Eco-Friendly Baby Shower Basics

    Conventional baby showers generate a lot of waste and tend to use toxic products. Just think off all that rubbish that ends up in a landfill after a commonplace baby shower. A clean planet is the most enduring gift one can leave to a child, so start your bundle of joy off right with a eco-friendly baby shower that focuses on the health and well-being of mommy and baby.

    Invitations & Birth Announcements
    Look for alternatives to regular throw-away paper that contributes to the devastating loss of our forests. Shower invitations, birth announcements and even thank you cards that are sustainably made from recycled paper are a great place to start. It’s easy to go one step further with fabulous “tree-free”, plantable paper products such as the Little Giraffe Birth Announcement. This cute announcement card can also be used as an invitation to a baby shower

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  2. You Don't Have to Be a Green-Guru to Green Your Wedding!

    You Don't Have to Be a Green-Guru to Green Your Wedding!

    You're getting married and you've decided that you want to be environmentally conscientious about how you plan your wedding day. Maybe you want to have an entirely green wedding, with such high standards that Treehugger writes an article about it, or perhaps you're more like the rest of us, and would like to incorporate as many green and sustainable options into your wedding as possible, without hand-growing your own organic silk worms and weaving their abundant natural gifts into your wedding gown on an FSC-certified, sustainable-wood loom by solar-powered light, while drinking organic, fair-trade green tea.

    Since I don't even know where to start with organic silk worms or looming, I'll stick to helping you green your wedding, one small step at a time.

    One of the first things to consider when greening your wedding is your overall footprint. The less people you have, the less impact you have. You may or may not be able to control this

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