“Your Green Promise” Monthly Eco-Newsletter
Happy New Year from Green Promise. It's a new year and now that your resolutions have statistically fallen to the wayside, how about making a promise to the planet? When you do, we will plant a tree, which can offset as much as 50lb of CO2 each year for an average of 40 years. Just by making a Green Promise, small or large, you are helping offset a ton of CO2...It's like a two for one deal for the planet. Make your Green Promise today.
And because Cupid will soon be calling, we have updated our resource lists for all things Valentine's Day. Give some organic flowers, dive into some Fair Trade vegan truffles, eat dinner by organic soy wax candle light, drink some biodynamic wine...feel the love.
Last, but not least, we've seen that gas prices are starting to creep up again. Honeymoon's over. Time to fight back with some hypermiling!
|Be My Organic Valentine
Valentine's Day is a day to celebrate your love for another. This time, also show your love for the planet by choosing organic and natural flowers, chocolates, lingerie, candles and more. read more...
|Organic Flowers and Organic Flower Suppliers
Buying organic flowers reduces the toxic load on the environment, the flower farmers, their families, and florists. Look for a certified organic label or the Veriflora certification seal and enjoy the sweet scent of this guilt-free pleasure. See our full list of organic flower suppliers.
|Organic Wine and Organic Wine Suppliers
Organic or biodynamic wine is best bought locally, but if the idea of green-wine hasn’t caught on in your area, check out our list of online organic wine vintners. Read more or buy some organic wine.
|Organic Chocolate and Organic Chocolate Suppliers
There is no mistaking it, chocolate is a treat that nearly everyone loves to enjoy. And recent articles touting its health benefits are only sweetening chocolate's allure. But what about Fair Trade chocolate and organic chocolate? Read more or buy some organic chocolate.
|Organic Candles and Organic Candles Suppliers
According to the American Lung Association, paraffin candles contain 11 documented toxins, two of which are known carcinogens. Protect the environment and your body at the same time by only using organic beeswax, soy or hemp candles. See our full list of organic candle suppliers.
|The Art and Science of Hypermiling for the Average Eco-Conscious Driver
With gas prices on the rise yet again, we look to hypermiling: a set of skills employed to reduce fuel consumption. Techniques range from simple to extreme, dangerous to downright illegal. Green Promise sheds some light on these practices, with safety and the environment in mind. read more...
Don’t be shy...spread the word. And when you do, be sure to ask: “What’s your green promise?”