Category Archives: Sustainability

  • Turn a t-shirt into a bagSustainability

    Have an old t-shirt you don’t want to throw away? No problem, today I will show you how to turn your t-shirt into a bag. These instructions are simple and I mean super simple. I have no sewing experience and no sewing machine, yet I have made several bags that can be used as a […]

  • Herbal preparations: Water basedSustainability

    Herbal preparations are easy to make, but take time, patience, and supplies to complete. The 2010 winter season was a rough one in New York and winter did not gradually move into spring then summer, it almost seemed to jump right into summer. Around April, I had an itchy throat and a friend of my suggested […]

  • Natural cold remediesSustainability

    The weather is changing, that means cold season is on its way. A few ways to prevent/ease your coughs/runny noses/colds:   1. Syrup– Create an elderberry cough syrup from scratch. (great recipe) 2. Steam– Boil water in a pot, drop peppermint or eucalyptus essential oil into the water, put towel of head, and steam for […]

  • How to make an avocado smoothieSustainability

    I never thought I would drink an avocado smoothie and enjoy it.  A couple of months ago, a family friend gave me the recipe and ever since, when I get the chance I make this smoothie. It is very simple and requires few ingredients. Ingredients: 1-2 Haas Avocados 2 cups Almond Milk (or milk of choice) 2 […]

  • 10 bike laws you might be breakingSustainability

    If you have ever ridden a bicycle, you probably broke the law without even being aware of it. My Experience In an attempt to be more eco-conscious, I have been using my bike as my main mode of transportation. Previously, I used my bike as a form of recreation; using it as a means of fitness […]

  • 9 ways to sustain our planetSustainability

    Earth Day is falls on Friday April 22nd this year and you can help sustain our planet in nine easy ways: 1. Buy locally produced goods to reduce fuel used for transport 2. Buy organically grown produce to reduce toxic chemical use 3. Plant a tree 4. Use your car less and walk or ride […]