Recycle Your Electronics @ Best Buy

Technology is the fastest growing waste stream on the planet. As one of the world’s largest retailer of consumer electronics, Best Buy is now working to be part of the solution. Their recycling program is now free and be found at all Best Buy stores inside the U.S. and Puerto Rico.  No matter where you bought or how old it is, Best Buy will recycle it.  Best Buy recycles 387 pounds … [Read more...]

Ology Brand Review, Healthy Home Products @ Walgreens

Ology, the first nationally accessible and affordable brand formulated to be free of harmful chemicals for a healthier home. Featuring a line of baby and personal care products, as well as household cleaners that are free of harmful chemicals. In addition, Ology offers light bulbs and 100% tree-free paper products. Exclusive to Walgreens family of companies, Ology is the solution to the growing … [Read more...]

JAWS Non-Toxic Cleaning Products Review/ Giveaway

I recently received a box of JAWS Non-toxic cleaning products to use and review. The system sounds like a great idea. The Jaws - Just Add Water System uses one reusable, refillable trigger sprayer bottle that comes with a cartridge of powerful concentrate that, when mixed with water, makes an effective yet biodegradable cleaning solution. But do they work? Yep - they sure do. I haven't … [Read more...]

The #eBayThanksYou Campaign

I have done a lot of blogging over the years expressing my love for all things eBay. Over the past decade, the use of eBay has helped my family not only supplement income when needed, but to also build up and stretch our everyday budget. Giving us more freedom to create fun memories as a family. Below is my fun top ten list of what eBay means to me. 10. Winning! I can still remember bidding … [Read more...]

Who says shopping can’t save the world?

Totsy is the first company in private sales to take on sustainable and socially responsible initiatives in all areas of business. One baby, one tree: With every purchase you make through Totsy, they will plant one tree in the name of your child to help reduce the effects of deforestation. Who says shopping can't save the world? Totsy offers moms on-the-go and moms-to-be access to … [Read more...]

eBay’s Green Team Personality Quiz & A Chance To Win

eBay has launched a fun Earth Day quiz to help you approach your individual shopping experiences with an Eco-friendly lens. It only takes a minute or two to complete, and once finished, eBay will share Eco-friendly products and inspirations tailored just for you! My answer was "Uniquely Green Techie". My results offered me some great ideas for shopping green, while still shopping for new tech … [Read more...]

My 10 Year eBay Anniversary

I found this in my email yesterday! I thought it would be fun to share a top ten list of what eBay means to me. 10. Winning! I can still remember bidding on my first item. Watching the final minutes count down and how excited I was to see " You are the winner of this item". Big or small - this never gets old. 09. Selling. It didn't take me long after I was introduced to eBay to jump … [Read more...]

Shop eBay’s New Green Site & Enter to Win $1,000 eBay G.C.

I often preach resale instead of retail. With the help of eBay and eBay Classifieds resale has been a great way for my family to save and also make money. The greenest product is one that already exists. A pre-owned find has history. By bringing it home, you extend its useful life, keep it out of the landfill, and prevent the environmental impact of producing something new. – EBAY Green … [Read more...]

Thinking Outside the Box With eBay Green Team

These days my family puts real effort into living more "green". It was only a few years ago that I thought living green meant simply recycling our aluminum cans. Now that we've taken the time to educate our-selves, we're making more green choices every day. From how we pack our groceries, to double thinking before hitting the print button. We've learned that it all adds up, and it all … [Read more...]

The “Near Net Zero” Vision of Frito-Lay #fritolaygreen

Frito-Lay is doing their part! Frito-Lay’s manufacturing facility in Casa Grande, Arizona is 75% Near Net Zero! That means that the facility now operates mostly on renewable energy and recycled water while producing nearly zero waste. At the Frito-Lay Casa Grande plant, they’ve implemented technologies to recycle water, generate electricity and steam from renewable energy sources, achieved LEED … [Read more...]

EcostoreUSA Review

The nice people at Ecostore USA contacted me a while back and asked if I'd like to try some of their eco-friendly products to review on my blog. All of their products are made from plant-and mineral-based ingredients, free of toxic chemicals. Of course I jumped at the opportunity and I am really glad that I did. I have been using Ecostore USA Laundry liquid: Ecostore USA uses 100% … [Read more...]

Bricor Shower Head, Review & $10 Savings

For some time now I have been working hard to make more earth friendly choices. To help my family live more "green" and to feel good about it. Once I started really making these choices I realized they are everywhere. There are a lot more choices then just paper over plastic. One choice my family has made recently is to try out a Bricor Shower head that actually reduces our water usage with out … [Read more...]

Easy Lunch Boxes, Review & Giveaway

This giveaway is now closed. Thank you to all who entered. The Easy Lunch Box System for about six weeks now and I feel great about not only creating less waste but knowing Easy Lunchboxes are FDA approved and contain no BPA, phthalates, lead, vinyl, or PVC is a real comfort. Lunches are now fast and easy to make, healthier and these products are dishwasher and microwave safe. I've … [Read more...]