Queen of Green archives

  • Photo: Calling all green brides

    Calling all green brides

    February 1, 2010

    Check out these low-carbon, money-saving, green wedding ideas that will fit any budget. They'll help you make a huge splash on your big day, while treading lightly on the earth. More »

  • Photo: Kick that tree to the curb

    Kick that tree to the curb

    January 4, 2010

    Natural Christmas trees are 100% compostable and biodegradable. Make sure your tree makes it into the chipper. More »

  • Photo: What to buy for the green-hearted?

    What to buy for the green-hearted?

    December 16, 2009

    Holiday gifts come in all shapes and sizes, but the best gifts are easy on the environment and keep on giving far beyond the holiday season. More »

  • Photo: Green your holiday dinner

    Green your holiday dinner

    December 8, 2009

    Preparing a healthy and tasty feast for your holiday visitors also means reducing your exposure to BPA and PFOA. More »

  • Photo: Which Christmas tree is the greenest?

    Which Christmas tree is the greenest?

    December 2, 2009

    One is made out of plastic. The other is grown on a tree farm and is cut down each year with a million of its friends. Which choice is the greener one? More »

  • Photo: What's your dog's eco-paw print?

    What's your dog's eco-paw print?

    November 26, 2009

    Modern Dog Magazine recently featured my story about "greening up" a dog lover's life. Ever thought of making your own dog shampoo? What to do with the do? More »

  • Photo: To bleach or not to bleach

    To bleach or not to bleach

    November 16, 2009

    Greta Mckenzie asks: I was wondering if you would be able to tell me how damaging using bleach is to our water source and anything else. I haven't used bleach... More »

  • Photo: Green up your home: a toolkit

    Green up your home: a toolkit

    November 5, 2009

    Corinne asks: I am a young student working on a big project for school. My goal is to let people know what we can do to our homes to make... More »

  • Photo: Eco-friendly car wax

    Eco-friendly car wax

    October 28, 2009

    Tracy Wallace asks: I'm looking for an enviro-friendly car wax. You recommended liquid castile soap for cleaning my car a while ago, and that worked great. Thanks very much! Now... More »

  • Photo: Of rats and compost

    Of rats and compost

    October 21, 2009

    To trouble shoot for rats, make sure no cooked, greasy or meaty foods get into the compost. These are really fragrant and tempting for critters like rats. More »