Uses for Coffee Grounds - Finding Our Green Life

15 Amazing Uses for Coffee Grounds Beyond the Coffee Pot

  Americans LOVE their coffee!  Roughly 62% drink coffee each day, coffee they either made at home or purchased from one of over 21,400 coffee shops in the U.S.  That’s ALOT of coffee grounds.  Many coffee shops offer the leftover coffee grounds to anyone who wants them.  Perhaps if you’re a professional gardener, you might […]

Plastic Free Oceans

Plastic Pollution – One Easy Change You Can Make

Some people go to the beach to play, others go to decompress and recharge.  There can be something so calming about sitting on a quiet beach and just watching the waves roll in. Oceans are beautiful and the water can be so clear but sometimes you get out too far and you can’t see the […]

Green Clean with microfiber

7 Outstanding Reasons To Clean With Microfiber

I don’t know about you but house cleaning is generally not at the top of my list of fun activities.  Floor mopping, dusting, window washing, stove cleaning – these all are generally at the top of the “to do” list but somehow, the last things to get done.  Not only are they time consuming but […]

TerraCycle Pays Money for Trash

Trade Your Trash for Cash with This Amazing Company

Trash for Cash? Convenience comes at a cost.  Sure you can purchase jars and jars of applesauce but how easy is it to take those to school or the pool or on road trips?  With the invention of crushed fruit pouches, we have found an easy, convenient and somewhat mess free way to take our […]

Uses for old textiles

5 Amazing Ways to Re-Use Old Shoes and Clothes

My back and feet were always hurting when I exercised.  Must be time for a new pair of gym shoes but how can I re-use old shoes?  In 2013, it was estimated that 20 billion pairs of shoes are produced each year and of that, 300 million pairs are thrown away.  300 million each year!?!  Americans throw […]