For the Kiddies

The Green Lunchbox: Packing An Eco-Friendly Meal

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Packing lunches is part of many parents’ weekly routine. And one of the challenges avoiding amount of waste that is left behind. You can teach your child some eco-friendly habits just by taking the time to pack a green lunchbox. […]

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Back to Basics: Turning Our Schools Green

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School and Sustainable Living? When we think of the term “carbon footprint,” most of us don’t think of the little “feet” in our lives. No one worries about Little Jimmy’s Big Wheel emissions, or the occasional tyke who can’t reach […]

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Green Dorm Living: 8 Ways to Be Sustainable and Healthy on Campus

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Whether this is your first year or senior year, living on campus is an emotional roller-coaster filled with lots of growing pain, making friends, and finding quiet time to actually do work. Even years ago, I made sure to recycle […]

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What’s All This Talk About Competitive Foods?

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Competitive foods has been the buzz phrase in the food policy social world for a few weeks. You have probably figured out by now that is has something to do with kids, schools, passionate parents, junk food, and cunning lobbyists […]

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Toxic Free Nursery: Choosing a Healthier Crib Mattress

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Considering infants often spend up to sixteen hours a day sleeping, would you not want to provide your little bundle of joy a safe place to sleep as their bodies develop and grow? The sad truth is that most conventional […]

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::Yoli Loves the Kids:: Healthier Halloween Treats

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This is an update to my Halloween post from last year. Sugar is Sugar. The body processes most sugars in the same way. But what is paired with said sugar makes the difference. Let’s make a commitment to provide some […]

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Yoli’s Back To School Green Guide

This entire week is dedicated to the Green Guide for Back to School because Yoli loves the kiddies! So for all you parents, if you have any questions or tips on how to green your children back to school, just […]

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