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    If You Must Dryclean….

    My little pile of separated drycleaning materials I do have some clothes that need drycleaning and as I’m getting ready for Autumn, I’ve been making sure my sweaters and wool pants from last Winter are ready to go. You never know when you’re going to wake up in the morning…

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    Creative Reuse Centers— An Artist's Dream

    As an artist, finding new places to obtain cheap and interesting materials is always a challenge. Fortunately creative reuse centers are a great way to find inspiration while giving old materials new life. The East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse on the Oakland/Berkeley border is a nonprofit corporation “devoted to…

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    New Year's GreenSolutions

    Right after Christmas I always start thinking about how I need a serious cleanse from all the holiday eating and drinking, not to mention all the junk clogging up my brain from seeing people I haven’t seen in so long, travelling all over the East Coast and generally ignoring healthy…

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    Eco-Wrapping

    Although the Holiday season hasn’t officially hit (I know its not even Thanksgiving), its never too early too start thinking about environmental ways to approach the season. It is estimated that almost 25 million tons more waste is created during the holidays than over a typical ten-week period. The extra…

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    Why Haven't I Heard of Etsy Before?

    All I have to say is, check out Etsy. Basically, it is a website for all kinds of crafters, from high-end fashionista types to home-ec learned sewers to sell their wares. Not everything listed on the site is eco-friendly but much of it is (the pictures I chose are of recycled…

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    Get Out of the House!

    Don’t start hibernating yet, there are a ton of great green events coming up! Swap-0-Rama-Rama When: October 8th, from 1pm to 8PM Where: 3rd Ward, 195 Morgan Ave. Brooklyn What’s Swap-o-rama-rama? Swap-O-Rama-Rama is a clothing swap and series of do-it-yourself workshops in which a community explores creative reuse through the…

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    The Good Life, Greenified

    Danny Seo is usually referred to as the ‘green’ Martha Stewart, but that’s not really true. For one thing, Ms. Stewart is no slouch in the ecologically-conscious department. She always promotes farmer’s markets on her shows and in her magazines, she frequently advocated for organics, is pro-open space, and uses…