Review: My Experiences With the Plug-in Prius

My kids sitting in the back of the Toyota Plug-in Prius On September 16, 2011, Toyota officially unveiled the Plug-in Prius, pricing, options and its availability.  This is particularly exciting to me, because we have been using one of the early prototypes from Toyota’s test fleet at work.  I have had the opportunity to drive […]

GLC Product Review Policy

We like to review & recommend products.  In general, we think that being green means you don’t need a lot of new things.  However, everyone needs foods, and not all food products are as green and healthy as others.  There are also some things that make being green easier.  For example, taking your lunch in […]

Not All Sunscreens Are Created Equal – EWG Sunscreen Guide 2011

During the past year we have been trying to be more careful about what we put ON our bodies, as well as what we put IN our bodies. The Environmental Working Group website is a great resource for learning about chemicals in topical products and what to watch out for. This week they have released […]

No Spill Reusable Coffee Mugs

We drink coffee every day, but we don’t regularly buy it at coffee shops.  To be honest, we avoid the coffee shops more because we can’t stand to spend $3 on a cup of coffee than because the environmental impact of all those single use coffee cups.  I especially hate those styrofoam cups that our […]

Living Healthier Through Sunscreen

We have been working recently on being more careful about what we put ON our bodies, as well as what we put IN our bodies. This summer we are being a lot more careful about putting on sunscreen, both on ourselves and the children. Jon and our older son have always had sensitive skin that […]

EFI.org – Energy Federation Incorporated

We love EFI. They are a nonprofit Energy Star Partner that provides lots of useful information and cares about the extra sustainability stuff like packaging and shipping to minimize impact (follow link and click on Sustainability Info on upper the left). Depending on where you live, you can get Energy Star discounts and rebates at […]