Events & Entertainement

Surprisingly Sustainable: Oktoberfest’s Green Side

Some celebrations are almost synonymous with waste. Picture the plastic-bead-strewn …

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Green Your Tailgating, No Matter Your School’s Colors

What happens when you get 92,000 people together in one …

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It’s National Secondhand Wardrobe Day: How You Can Participate

Chances are, you have a clothing item (or 10) in your closet that you don’t wear, haven’t worn since the previous solar eclipse and have no plans to wear here or in a parallel universe. But, before you purge your closet and launch your lightly worn…

Recycling Solar Glasses After the Eclipse

Plenty of people are rocking eyewear today with funky rectangular paper frames. In peak demand for the Aug. 21 solar eclipse in North America, these specs are all about protecting the peepers. As you probably know, it’s not safe to look at…

Eco-Friendly July 4th Ideas Worth Celebrating, Too

The Fourth of July usually doesn’t conjure up images of being eco-friendly, but there’s nothing that says you can’t strive to be the freest of free — sustainable — on this day celebrating American independence. From celebration to cuisine, we…

6 Simple Swaps for a Green 4th of July 

Party like it’s 1776 — well, with a few upgrades — and go green for your Fourth of July celebration this year. We’ve made it simple for you. Here are six sustainable swaps to follow this Independence Day. 1. Think Recyclable, Not…

Zero-Waste Party: Your Guide to Pulling It Off

Parties are one of the biggest culprits when it comes to creating unnecessary waste. It might be easier, and possibly cheaper, to grab disposable everything for your next big bash, but is it really worth it? Why not go all in and pledge to throw an…

4 Tips for Planning a Toxin-Free Summer Barbecue

With Memorial Day Weekend approaching, grilling season is officially upon us. Distant splashes and adolescent laughter can be heard from nearby pools, while tantalizing aromas from firing grills fill the air. It’s that time of year to channel your…..

5 Great Grad Gifts That Are Meaningful and Green

Note: This post contains affiliate links, which helps fund our Recycling Directory, the most comprehensive in North America. With graduation season rapidly approaching, many parents are racking their brains to find a gift for the happy grads in…

3 Great Ways to Help Your Prom Dress Go Green

How many times do you usually wear a prom dress? It’s a ridiculous question, right? Ridiculous because prom dresses, much like wedding dresses, are typically purchased with the understanding that they’ll be worn just once. Once! One…