Tag: green gifts

Green Holiday Tips from Our Facebook Fans

Written by | November 1st, 2011

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Green Holiday Tips from Our Facebook Fans By Amy Ganderson In the spirit of Green Gift Monday, we asked The Nature Conservancy’s Facebook fans to complete the following statement, “I’d like to make the holidays green for my family by _________.” Here are a few of our favorites from our Facebook page. Special thanks to […]

DIY: Up-cycled Tie Wreath

Written by | November 1st, 2011

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DIY: Up-cycled Tie Wreath By Susan Iovenitti On one of my recent inspiration expeditions to the local library, I came across an interesting book all about “up-cycled gifts” called Upcycling by Danny Seo. In the book I found a wealth of ideas for turning ordinary objects around my house into beautiful gifts and décor. I’ve […]

Holiday DIY Projects from Pinterest

Written by | October 31st, 2011

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Holiday DIY Projects from Pinterest By Madeline Breen My marketing colleagues and I have a new obsession: Pinterest. Have you heard of this lovely little web site yet? Pinterest is an online community that allows you to create virtual inspiration boards by “pinning” photos you’ve stumbled across online. Looking for a place to store all […]

Holiday Recipes Perfect for the Kiddos

Written by | October 31st, 2011

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Holiday Recipes Perfect for the Kiddos By Susan Iovenitti As the holiday season approaches, so does the beginning of cooking and baking season in my household. This year, I have an extra pair of eager hands in the kitchen courtesy of my 3-year-old daughter. She’s as excited as I am to roll up her sleeves […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, November 15

Written by | November 15th, 2010

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Your cure for the Monday blues: the cool greens!

  1. Get ready for Green Gift Monday with these fun “upcycled” gift ideas. (The Daily Green)
  2. Good(?) news from the Gulf: studies say fumes from the oil burned by spill-response teams didn’t contain enough cancer-causing chemicals to pose a risk to human health. (Green)
  3. Today is either America Recycles Day or Zero Waste Day. (Treehugger)
  4. Wait a minute– there might be lead in some reusable grocery bags? (Green House)
  5. Is “Cool It” the next “An Inconvenient Truth”? (Red, Green and Blue)

Turning Cyber Monday Into Green Gift Monday

Written by | November 15th, 2010

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Every year we spend more and more on Cyber Monday. Imagine the difference we could make if just a fraction of that money was spent on responsible, meaningful holiday gifts.

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