Eco-Friendly Christmas Trees

Living Christmas Tree

  ‘Tis the season to decorate for the holidays and for those who celebrate Christmas, a Christmas tree is an all-important holiday tradition.  But which tree options are the most eco-friendly?  Let’s take a look…   Artificial tree There’s really no beating around the Christmas bush.  Artificial trees are an eco-disaster.  Most contain lead and […]

Easter Projects – Natural Egg Dyes, Living Grass Baskets & More

Dyed Easter Eggs

Easter weekend is approaching which means it’s time to boil the eggs and get the baskets ready! Here are some fun eco-friendly twists on traditional Easter projects. Naturally Dyed Eggs Using fruits, vegetables and herbs from your kitchen is a great alternative to artificial dyes for decorating eggs.   You can boil the dye ingredients with […]

Terranea Resort – EcoBuzz LA’s Eco Resort of the Year

Aerial view of Terranea Resort

Just 20 miles from LAX and 30 miles from the hustle and bustle of downtown Los Angeles, on the serene coastline of the Palos Verdes Peninsula, you will find Terranea Resort, the epitome of eco-luxury.  An oceanfront resort, surrounded on three sides by the Pacific Ocean with a 270 degree unobstructed ocean view, old-world Mediterranean […]

Natural Easter Egg Dye: Celebrate Easter Naturally Series

Natural Egg Dyes

Dyeing Easter eggs is a fun traditional that kids love.  If you’d prefer to use natural dyes for your eggs here are some suggestions we found: Homemade Easter Egg Dyes Natural Easter Egg Dyes How to Dye Easter Eggs Naturally How to Make Natural Easter Egg Dyes Natural Easter Egg Dye Recipes Tips for Dyeing […]

Plant a Living Easter Basket: Celebrate Easter Naturally Series

Live Grass Pots

Easter is still a month away which gives you plenty of time to grow your own Easter grass!  This is a super easy project and a wonderful surprise for the little ones on Easter morning.  Imagine their delight when they find their Easter goodies nestled in real grass.  Or… invite the kids to join in […]

Eco-Friendly Candles

Beeswax Candles

Last week, in the days leading up to Earth Hour, I realized that we didn’t have any environmentally friendly candles. We had one small votive candle to use under the gravy and fondue bowls. And I had decorative candles that I had no intention of burning. But we didn’t have a single beeswax, vegetable oil […]

Artificial Christmas Trees – An Eco Disaster?

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There may be more reasons to avoid artificial Christmas trees than you think. The Real vs. Artificial Debate Many people prefer a real tree over a fake one because they love the fresh pine scent.  For others it’s a tradition to kick off the holiday season by looking for the perfect tree at the Christmas […]

Rent a Living Christmas Tree

Living Christmas Company

Do you love the idea of a beautiful Christmas tree and the fragrant pine aroma but feel guilty on January 1st when you are dragging a crispy mess out to the curb? Have you thought about getting a live tree but realize that you have no place to plant it after Christmas? The Living Christmas […]

Green is the New Black – Black Friday Shopping Guide

Black Friday Shopping

Waking up at the crack of dawn (or worse… lining up the night before) to brave the crowds on Black Friday has never appealed to me. Then again… shopping usually makes me break out in a cold sweat even on the best days. With the holiday season upon us, shopping (whether you like to shop […]

12 Ways to Have a Green Thanksgiving

Green Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a week away and it is the perfect time to share our 12 tips for a sustainable Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is earth-friendly in many ways – carpooling, one kitchen cooking for multiple people uses less energy than if everyone cooked their own meal at home and enjoying traditional Thanksgiving recipes that require only simple […]