Take a second look at some traditional holidays and choose to make them green holidays while you celebrate with these easy, helpful tips.
Green kids grow up into green adults, but it starts with you. Here’s how to help your children create Earth-friendly habits every time they head to class.
Posted by Maureen Wise, guest blogger Recycling is an important part of a clean routine, allowing you to keep waste out of the landfill. And because more companies manage to keep a stern eye on what happens to their material in pursuit of Zero Waste, we can do some slashing ourselves. A recent study by Keep […]
Posted by Maureen Wise, guest blogger With respect to the three Es of sustainability—environment, economy, and equality—the latter is too often neglected. Tom’s of Maine is therefore helping nonprofits pick up some of the slack, and that includes empowering young girls alongside Hardy Girls Healthy Women. Through this iteration of the Goodness Grant, nonprofits like […]
Posted by Maureen Wise, guest blogger You may think more about conserving water in the summer while watering your veggie garden, filling kiddie pools, and making gallons of lemonade. Although we don’t use nearly as much water outside during winter months, however, this is just as important of a season to assess your usage and consider […]
Posted by Maureen Wise, guest blogger The transition from summer to crisp air, fiery colored trees, and roving orange school buses brings a bounty of fall produce. And although you pick them every year, it’s always seemed to me that these fall fruits and veggies are meant to be savored just a little more than those […]
Posted by Maureen Wise, guest blogger Tom’s of Maine’s Goodness Grants, 50 States for Good, and Dental Health for All programs were created to help foster grassroots goodness in communities around the country. Company Founder Tom Chappell once said Tom’s of Maine would do little advertising, instead giving funds to support nonprofits that have the same […]
Posted by Maureen Wise, guest blogger The old saying, “waste not, want not” is great for those looking to limit their trash every day. Tom’s of Maine thinks a lot about it—producing as little as it can, recycling as much as possible, and sending the least amount to the landfill. This is called “Zero Waste,” and […]
Posted by Maureen Wise, guest blogger Did you know August was National Water Quality Month? It’s a broad topic, one that we may not always consider in a country where clean drinking water is abundant. But the United Nations has dubbed 2005–2015 the decade of Water for Life, and cities like Cleveland considers 2015 the Year […]
Posted by Maureen Wise, guest blogger Ready to make your summer? Allow me to introduce you to some healthy, vegan, homemade ice cream that doesn’t require an ice cream maker to craft (it’s real, I promise). Ice cream may be the perfect sweet treat to cool down on a hot day, but it’s hard to […]