A quick internet search will reveal that there are no shortage of “green gift” guides out there. Some of which have some pretty great ideas, and some of which leave a little to be desired. Wading through all of the trendy suggestions can make your head spin. May we suggest keeping it simple this year? And we’re not talking Martha Stewart-esque simple-but-not-actually-simple DIY mega projects either. Just simple, and kind to the planet. Though it sounds cliche these days, time is still one of the most appreciated gifts that you can give someone.  Take a friend out for coffee.  Build an epic blanket fort for your niece or nephew. Invite a bunch of friends over for a holiday movie night. It doesn’t have to be over the top to bring joy to those you love. Similarly, buying an experience for someone instead of an unnecessary gadget, can go a long way towards lessening...

Spring has sprung and if you haven’t already, now’s the time to get going on your spring cleaning. There’s something refreshing about cleaning out our stale, cluttered living spaces, after a long winter stuck indoors. Whether you’re the type that jumps for joy at the thought of spring cleaning, or lazily approaches the task like a bear waking up from hibernation, we’ve got a few tips to help you clean with ease and keep your efforts green. One room at a time: This one's pretty self-explanatory. It’s easy to come in guns a blazing, feeling that you can take on the whole of your cluttered house in one fell swoop. Resist the urge. This initial burst of motivation can quickly give way to despair once the true size of the task is realized. Instead, just do it one room at a time. That way, you can make real progress without...