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A fish in the water.

Do Fish Feel?

Most of us make the choice to have farm animals slaughtered so that we can eat them, I choose to believe that the majority of us think farm animals are sentient beings, intelligent feeling beings, more like us than not. We want to believe their sentience is considered during their brief confined lives and that …

 
eco-friendly baby supplies

Eco-Baby Registry

Here is a minimalist list of what I personally used when preparing for the arrival of my first baby. I’ll also share some of my personal experiences with having a newborn in making a case for why you might not need a specific item Target has on its shelves. I am fortunate that I’m both …

 

Eco-Resources

A go-to guide for greening your life in the most-used rooms of the household and while out and about…   BATHROOM Teeth: – Floss: Dental Lace Dental Floss – Dental Lace Single Pack, Vegan (Container, 2 Floss Spools) – Vegan Refill Floss Spools (66 yards) – Toothbrush: Hippie Haven Bamboo Toothbrushes – Kids Four Pack …

 

Holiday Dinner Foul Play

It is the time of year that I am unfortunately reminded of two articles. The first is titled There’s a grim reality behind your Thanksgiving turkey (Los Angeles Times Editorial Board) and the second article is titled Torture and Terror: Why Thanksgiving Is Tough For Turkeys (Katie Rucke). Judging from the excessive volume of turkey …

 

How Composting Really Makes a Difference

Many of us think of composting as a smelly, dirty thing. We picture vegetable peels, animal manure, and all other organic material that sits together and gathers unthinkable odors after some time. While there is truth to this—getting involved in nature can be a messy endeavor—the benefits significantly outweigh any preconceived notions we may have …