The 2015 Santa Barbara Oil Spill: 5 Ways to Get Involved

California Oil Spill

The beautiful coastline of Santa Barbara, California, is no stranger to oil spills. Still considered the largest oil spill to occur along California waters, the 1969 Santa Barbara spill devastated the marine habitat. Although smaller, the spring spill still prompted …

All Things Ethically Sourced

I got engaged a little while ago, and people are constantly commenting on my very unique ring. My Fiancé picked out a gorgeous, unique ring from Brilliant Earth, and I love having the opportunity to gush to my friends that …

Crayon Health Bars

crayon health bar

There are many fantastic and interesting inventions out there, with new ones happening every day. (Even paper chips!). One that really caught my eye is a remarkable idea for a health bar – a crayon. Luxirare (a combination of Rare …

Container Gardening

I’ve always admired gardeners for a hobby that produces food that’s not only delicious, but also eco-friendly and sustainable.  I mean, what’s more local than your own backyard? The University of Washington and the City of Seattle did a study …

Regional Sustainability and Local Community Groups

I’ve got to admit, I’m a fan of grassroots environmentalism. Don’t get me wrong, there is most definitely a need and a place for the large scale environmental organizations. But to me, there’s just something really exciting about small, locally …

Eco-Me Clean with Green – DIY Natural Home Cleaning Kits

With all the eco-friendly green cleaning supplies out there (Method and now Clorox coming out with greener alternative called Green Works) why not just make your own? Eco-Me shows you how to create your own cleaning products out of baking …