The Nogg Chicken Coop: A Hip Design for the Urban Chicken

modern chicken coop design

The Nogg is a modern chicken coop that has been designed in the shape of an egg. Urban chicken keeping has become a growing trend, and The Nogg is designed to house 2-4 chickens in an aesthetically pleasing coop to compliment any garden.

Are You Ready for a Green Roof?

green roof with plants

It may seem like a thoroughly modern design idea, something born during the “green” movement by eco-loving hippies. But, actually, throughout history and many cultures, green roofs have often been the norm. Remember, most people lived in simple earthen homes that were sometimes dug out of hillsides or creek banks. It was only natural that […]

What Are Corn Starch Biocompostables aka PLA Plastics?

pla plastics, made from corn

Traditional plastic is made from petroleum products. The production of petroleum-based plastics involves all kinds of chemicals, some of which have raised health concerns among consumers. The other problem is that these type of plastics do not biodegrade and they are made with a non-renewable resource: petroleum. There are just lots of environmental and health […]

Green Beer Comes in Many Shades

green-beer

What’s better than a green beer on St Patrick’s Day? How about green beer the other 364 days of the year! Beer has been going green since Anheuser-Busch started recycling their leftover grain and using it for cattle feed back in 1899. It’s a process that continues at many breweries today. But, some brewmasters are […]

6 DIY Projects to Make Your Home an Efficient, Eco-Macine

small do-it-yourself projects for a green home

Saving money is great, and helping the environment by conserving our precious resources is even better. There are many simple repairs that you can make around your house to help save money on your energy bill. Sometimes, all it takes is a few little repairs that you can do yourself to get your home going in […]

Healthy Home Starter Kit Has Everything You Need to Clean Green

healthy-home green cleaning starter kit

Last week we talked about going green with natural cleaners, etc. And we know that chemical-free cleaning is something we should all be doing to save our environment and out health. The problem for some, is that they don’t know where to start. If you want to clean up your house-cleaning regimen, the Healthy Home […]

Raising an Eco-cat: Green tips and Earth-friendly products for kitties

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We spend a lot of time focusing on how to make our families, our homes and our lifestyle more “green.” But, what about our pets? Even small animals can leave a heavy environmental footprint if, as pet owners, we don’t take the initiative to make green choices. While some eco-friendly options for pet ownership will […]

Lunchsense Lunch Boxes for Meals on the Go

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A place for everything and everything in its place. If this sounds a bit like you, then you’ll probably appreciate the bento-like Lunchsense Lunchbox.  The Lunchsense Lunchbox is a pack-and-carry set for food to go. The contents vary, but the medium lunch box we checked out comes with one 19-oz container and two 6-oz containers. […]

Henley’s Patchouli Soaps Are Naturally Groovy

Henley Natural soaps

Henley Natural revives a popular hippie scent with new, groovy patchouli soap, lime patchouli soap and orange patchouli soap. Patchouli has a strong, earthy, smoky, and musky scent that was enjoyed by the counter-cultural hippies of the 1960s and 1970s. The rise in popularity of the patchouli scent today has people still frequently asking for […]

Greenopia’s Guide to Green Living — A Must Have

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GreenWorld365 editors recently attended the Go Green Expo in Los Angeles California. The expo offered us a wonderful experience to meet many venders that believe in Green Living and to experience their products. One of the products that we were truly impressed with was The Urban Dweller’s Guide to Green Living by Greenopia. This guide […]