Tag: Ecominders

10 Easy Ways to Green Your Halloween!

10 Easy Ways to Green Your Halloween!
Oh how I love Halloween – the holiday that brings back such good memories of being a kid and getting all excited about my costume (well maybe that didn’t exactly end when I was a kid), dumping my bag at the end of a good trick or treating run and comparing my stock to my... Read more »

Chicago Green Scene - Help Chicago Get Clean and Green at Living La Vida Verde!

Chicago Green Scene - Help Chicago Get Clean and Green at Living La Vida Verde!
SEE THE SLIDESHOW BELOW FOR A RECAP  OF THE DAY’S PARTICIPANTS AND EVENTS!  Thank you Greenheart for organizing a wonderful event  and helping Chicago(ans) get green & clean!  It was an extremely positive, uplifting and educational day!!! Greenheart is hosting Living La Vida Verde, this Saturday, June 19th from 10am until 9pm. They have scheduled a... Read more »

Chicago Green Girl on Green is Universal with Ginger Zee this Saturday!

I am very proud to be a Chicagoan and love my city for a million reasons (winter aside) and since I started my green business & blog I am constantly finding even more reasons to be proud of the place I live and the people that reside in it. Yes, we have a lot of... Read more »
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Living Green in Lincoln Park Forum this Sunday!

I am thrilled to be a part of a great event this Sunday (5/16), The Living Green in Lincoln Park Residents Forum. It is from 1:30pm until 3:30pm at The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum (2430 N. Cannon Dr.). This event is free for all Lincoln Park residents, there will also be complimentary snacks and beverages... Read more »

Our First Green Giveaway...Win An Energizer Recharge Smart Charger!

I am very excited about our first giveaway on Chicago Green Girl – two Energizer Recharge Smart Chargers! I have been using rechargeable batteries for quite some time, and have not only saved myself a good amount of money, but a decent amount of batteries from ending up in a landfill. Most rechargeable batteries are... Read more »

Please Support These Local Green People & Businesses!

Whew…It’s been a crazy month for me! Between my blog, my business and my 3-year-old this month flew by. The main reason I was so busy was of course that April was Earth Month and the 22nd was the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. I tried to attend or participate in as many events, forums... Read more »
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10 Easy Ways to Make Earth Day Every Day!

I love Earth Day…obviously. I think it is a wonderful day that encourages more people to think about more about what they can do to help the planet. The problem is a lot of people stop and pause on that topic ON Earth Day, when really you should be thinking what you can do for... Read more »

Chicago Green Scene...Earth Day Events, Giveaways & More!

Chicago Green Girl has your Earth Day planned! There are tons of great activities and giveaways going on around Chicago this week in honor of the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day on Thursday.  Here are some highlights… Living Green Community Forum  Sponsored by Ranch Triangle Community Conservation Association Wednesday from 6:30pm – 8:30pm at Chicago Art... Read more »

Meet the Chicago Magazine Green Award Honorees

I was fortunate enough to attend Chicago Magazine’s Green Awards Ceremony last evening at The Shedd Aquarium and I had to share the experience! I think it is so great that Chicago Magazine takes the time to seek out and acknowledge these people who are making great strides to help Chicago be a greener, cleaner... Read more »
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It's National Cell Phone Recycling Week!

I have no idea what I did before cell phones. Or what any of us did for that matter. How did I make it through college without knowing exactly where my friends were or what they were doing at any given moment? How was I not able to add pictures instantly to Facebook during nights... Read more »