1 Simple Shift: Adopt Your Next Pet

I have been wanting a dog for years. But for several of those years, our living situation didn’t make that possible. When we finally moved into our own apartment, my desire to have a dog was renewed, although my husband wasn’t too keen on the idea in such a small space. However, last week, he… Continue reading 1 Simple Shift: Adopt Your Next Pet

1 Simple Shift: Forgo Black Friday, or At Least Buy Green

I used to be one of “those” people. You know. The ones who would sneak out while cooking Thanksgiving dinner and go to three or four different stores trying to find the newspaper with all the latest Black Friday deals. I would bundle up and head out 4 a.m. or earlier, going toe to toe… Continue reading 1 Simple Shift: Forgo Black Friday, or At Least Buy Green

1 Simple Shift: Collect Rainwater

EDITOR’S NOTE: On a regular basis (not exactly daily, but pretty close), I try to be conscious about making a change, however small, to make my life greener. Most of them are incredibly simple and literally just require shifting your point of view, and sometimes your spending, to more sustainable alternatives. The “1 Simple Shift”… Continue reading 1 Simple Shift: Collect Rainwater

1 Simple Shift: Use 100% Recycled Toilet Paper

EDITOR’S NOTE: On a regular basis (not exactly daily, but pretty close), I try to be conscious about making a change, however small, to make my life greener. Most of them are incredibly simple and literally just require shifting your point of view, and sometimes your spending, to more sustainable alternatives. The “1 Simple Shift”… Continue reading 1 Simple Shift: Use 100% Recycled Toilet Paper

1 Simple Shift: Switch to Reusable Batteries

On a regular basis (not exactly daily, but pretty close), I try to be conscious about making a change, however small, to make my life greener. Most of them are incredibly simple and literally just require shifting your point of view, and sometimes your spending, to more sustainable alternatives. Today, I’ll begin a series called… Continue reading 1 Simple Shift: Switch to Reusable Batteries