A Breath of Fresh Air

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In the late ’80s, NASA and the Associated Landscape Contractors of America studied houseplants as a way to purify the air in space facilities. They found several plants that filter out common volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Lucky for us, the plants can also help clean indoor air on Earth, which is typically far more polluted… Continue reading »

Tips To Enjoy A Greener Fireplace

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Our inclination to position ourselves near fire is a year-round lure nationwide. Yet, the traditional ingredient in both indoor fireplaces in the north and outdoor fire pits in the south should give shivers to the eco-minded. In addition to causing considerable air pollution, wood smoke contains carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides and fine particulates that can… Continue reading »

The Clean 15- Foods You Don’t Have To Buy Organic

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Have you heard about the “Dirty Dozen”?  They are the  produce that the Environmental Working Group (EWG) report suggests are  the most likely to be contaminated by pesticides or other chemicals. Below you will find a list of the LEAST contaminated fruits and vegetables, referred to as the “Clean 15”. Clean 15 (Lowest in pesticides)… Continue reading »

DIY Natural Dog Treats

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Making your own homemade dog treats can be a fun reward for your dog. There are many benefits to making your own dog treats at home. • Control what goes into the recipe. You can ensure that your pet is getting a nutritious and wholesome snack. You can also tailor your dog treat recipes to your… Continue reading »

Gluten-Free Coconut-Lime Chicken Noodle Soup

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 Gluten-free fans we found this delicious recipe that we think you will enjoy. Ingredients 6 ounces dried flat rice noodles 3 1/2 cups low-sodium chicken broth 2-inch piece peeled fresh ginger, cut into 1/4-inch-thick rounds 1 (13.5 ounce) can unsweetened coconut milk 3/4 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, thinly slice 6 tablespoons lime juice (from… Continue reading »

Blackberry Sorbet

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A decidedly tart finish to supper,  this wholesome, in-season, antioxidant-rich dessert can be prepared without additional sweetener, appreciating, instead, the full flavor of local blackberries frozen at their height of ripeness. For those of you who may prefer a little sweetness to balance out the potent, tart flavor of the blackberries, consider adding up to… Continue reading »

Mayonnaise Isn’t Just For Your Ham Sandwich

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According to wikipedia.com, the first ready-made mayonnaise was sold in the US in 1905 at a little deli in New York owned and operated by Richard Hellmann. It is reported that Mr. Hellmann sold his wife’s mayonnaise in open wooden boats. This of course would be used as a spread for a sandwich. But we… Continue reading »

Is Artificial Grass A Solution To Saving Water?

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With recent droughts and cities enacting water-saving measures, many are seeking ways to lower their water use. Is Synthetic grass the solution for lowering your water use and lowering your water bill? Since the average home uses more than 70% of their water for outdoor use, can installing artificial grass be the answer to lowering… Continue reading »

Creamy Baked Fettuccine with Asiago and Thyme

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Celebrate Meatless Monday with this yummy and easy recipe! You’ll love it! Ingredients 1 pound fettuccine pasta 2 cups grated Asiago cheese, plus 1/4 cup 2 (8-ounce) containers creme fraiche 1 cup grated Parmesan 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh chopped thyme leaves 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Directions Preheat the oven to… Continue reading »

From Garbage to Good-ness!

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As I cleaned up from cooking a big Sunday breakfast—tossing eggshells down the disposal and putting a second filter-full of coffee grounds in the trash—I wondered how many of these food waste items go to the landfill, if not down the drain. And were there practical uses for what we typically consider trash? A search… Continue reading »

Resolutions? We Have 10 Things You Can Do For Our Planet

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What we do today creates the future of the planet for our children and grandchildren. If everyone did his or her part, we’d have a cleaner and less polluted earth to inhabit. Some people don’t realize that it isn’t hard or expensive to “go green.” Here are 10 easy ways to get started: 1. Just… Continue reading »

10 Easy Ways to Keep Indoor Air Clean! It’s Simple & Smart

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It’s cold outside and it’s the time of year to keep your house sealed tightly to keep the cold out. However, the problem with a tightly sealed home is it also seals in the bad stuff. Did you know that toxins from cleaning supplies, mold and other nasty pollutants that can make you sick? Is… Continue reading »

Sip The World. Make a Difference!

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GlassDharma- The original glass straw, handmade in the U.S.A. ! The Purpose Since March of 2007, GlassDharma has been producing glass drinking straws in Fort Bragg, California. The GlassDharma mission is to create world-wide awareness about the damage plastic straws and single-use plastics are to our environment. Glass Straws provide an alternative and eliminate the… Continue reading »

Eat Seasonally! Here’s Your Winter List

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Eating seasonally. What does this mean for you? To enjoy the full nourishment of food, you must make your menu a seasonal one. In different parts of the world, and even in different regions of one country, seasonal menus can vary. Ensure optimal nourishment in every season. Each season Who’s Green provides you with a… Continue reading »

Save The Bees!

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Most people don’t realize that the beekeeping industry is responsible for one-third of the food we eat. In the past six years however, the annual die-off of those little pollinating insects responsible for fertilizing plants – a process essential for maintaining our food supply – has become increasingly dramatic. It is a phenomenon known as… Continue reading »

Say Bye-Bye To Air Fresheners

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Who would think that using air fresheners in your home could be harmful to your health? A report that was released by the Natural Resources Defense Council found that 12 of 14 brands of common household air fresheners contained phthalates. Phthalates are chemicals that are used to prolong the length of time that scented products… Continue reading »

Natural Remedies For Cold & Flu Season

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Few people make it through the winter without a scratchy throat and an annoying runny nose. You can’t very well hold your breath all winter, but you can put your immune system in top-notch form to fight colds and flu by employing a variety of natural methods for hastening recovery and easing symptoms, such as… Continue reading »

3 Natural Soothers for Sore, Scratchy Throats

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Winter’s dry air and cold-weather illnesses can leave your throat raw. But relief is no farther than your kitchen cabinets. Dry air, colds, flu, screaming about the lousy weather—all of it can all give you a scratchy throat this time of year. But there’s no need to grab that bottle of neon-colored, tastes-like-Drano throat spray. “Natural… Continue reading »

Strategies For Conserving Water In The Winter

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Lots of people think that water conservation is only important in the summertime. No so! There are many ways in which people can easily help save in the winter too. Here are a list of easy to do items that can be done around the house throughout the wintertime which will slow up the level… Continue reading »

All Natural Hot Chocolate Mix

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Cozy up this holiday with a natural way to enjoy hot chocolate. It’s easy! Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups non-fat powdered milk 2 cups icing sugar 1 cup cocoa 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1/2 teaspoon salt Directions: 1. Using food processor, combine all ingredients thoroughly until no lumps or visible bits of brown or white can be… Continue reading »

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