Grow 7 Healing Herbs At Home

Grow 7 Healing Herbs At Home

You can grow a living medicine chest in your garden with little effort. The old song says, parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme. Let’s add echinacea, garlic and basil. Most are culinary herbs with poetic histories. All are green medicines that you can harvest at will. The herbs don’t take up much space, if not much[.....]

7 Ways to Green Your Wedding Day

7 Ways to Green Your Wedding Day

Greening your wedding is simple, chic and easy to do if you follow just a few of these suggestions. Eco-romantics about to tie the knot pay attention: Green Prophet has the scoop on making your day of love as green as possible without compromising on romance and style. From mass weddings in the Middle East[.....]

The Passing Of A Green Muslim – Ayman Ahwal

The Passing Of A Green Muslim – Ayman Ahwal

We celebrate the Muslim environmental campaigner and green activist Ayman Ahwal (right) who passed away last week I think it’s fair to say that Ayman Ahwal was not your average Muslim. A British Muslim convert, he worked tirelessly to support tree-planting projects in Indonesia, campaign for clean streets in his hometown of Birmingham in the[.....]

Eco-Massage Oil Is ‘Trust in a Bottle’

Eco-Massage Oil Is ‘Trust in a Bottle’

A grape seed, avocado and apricot kernel massage oil is great for eco-intimacy. Recently, the developer of an environmentally friendly, vegan and kosher natural oil for massage and intimacy contacted your Green Love editor with a delightful request. Review their product – TRUST – for the eco-conscious audience in the Middle East.  Being ardent advocates[.....]

How Green Is A Quick Wee In Public?

How Green Is A Quick Wee In Public?

How far are you willing to go to maintain anti-public peeing social conventions? This is a question that plagues me at night, when I’m camping, and the bathroom is on the other end of the campground. On the one hand, watering a bush seems better than flushing a toilet, but sends untreated pollutants, which will[.....]

Gaza’s Green Roofs of Herbs and Vegetables

Gaza’s Green Roofs of Herbs and Vegetables

In over-crowded Gaza, the locals have taken to growing crops on their flat roofs As the most densely populated area in the entire world, the Gaza Strip is understandably short of space. People live in overcrowded concrete homes separated by narrow alleyways and agricultural land is in short supply considering there is a need for[.....]

Print With less Ink – Ecofont

Print With less Ink – Ecofont

How many times have you printed out a final draft and found out that it wasn’t as final as you had thought? I always feel bad for the paper, the ink, well, lot’s of guilt. Now there’s a solution! “How much of a letter can be removed while maintaining readability? After extensive testing with all[.....]

Green Your Dorm!

Green Your Dorm!

With the traditional bi-annual Israeli university strike nipped in the bud a lot of students are on their way to their new dorm room. Here are a few tips to keep it  green. Reduce – Moving to a new place is a great time to rethink how you do things. Just because it was done[.....]

Save Your Etrog!

Save Your Etrog!

With the holiday of Sukkot midway through now is the time to start thinking about what to do with your four species when the holiday is out. I would suggest composting the leaves. I know this is controversial, since they were used for a mitzva, but considering that usually they are thrown onto the ark[.....]

The Ripple Effect

The Ripple Effect

Harness the power of the ripple. When you drop a small pebble in a big pond it sends out waves in every direction affecting the entire pond. There are many ways that you can harness this power. One way is by donating US$1 to your favorite eco-cause (check out some options at www.onebuckfortheplanet.org). If you[.....]

Back to School – Recycled Paper

Back to School – Recycled Paper

Every ton of paper, roughly 200,000 sheets, that is recycled saves approximately 17 trees. The average school tosses 38 tons of paper each year, the equivalent of 644 trees. When you buy notebooks and paper think green and spend a couple extra to get recycled (it’s not always more expensive). Raise the awareness in school,[.....]

Back To School – Reuse Books

Back To School – Reuse Books

With everyone going back to school over the next few days, now is a good time to connect with parents from your children’s school. Find out who has children in grades above your child and see if you can get their old books. There are also many book stores which will buy and resell used[.....]

Plantware's Eco-Architecture To "Grow Your Own" Homes

Plantware's Eco-Architecture To "Grow Your Own" Homes

A bus stop that grows its own foliage as shade? A children’s playground, made entirely from trees? A shelter made from living tree roots that could provide natural protection against earthquakes in California? “Eco-architecture” may sound like a Buck Rogers vision of an ecologically-sustainable future, but that future is now thanks to the guidance of[.....]

Take Care of Your Clothing

Take Care of Your Clothing

Once you buy clothing if you have chosen well you are going to want to keep them for a while. Nothing wrong with wearing a shirt more than once… Even if your job depends of fashion. Take care of your clothing and it will mean less waste, and more money in your pockets. Green living[.....]

Smart Shopping

Smart Shopping

For some there is nothing more rewarding than a new item of clothing. Nothing wrong with that. Right?! You’re thinking: “those greenies won’t let me have any fun!” It’s true, being green can seem oppresive. But it’s really about attitude. Nothing wrong with a nice shiny new article of clothing, but if it sits forever[.....]

Going Green? Why Bother?

Going Green? Why Bother?

The noise about the importance of fixing our climate has been growing louder and louder over the past few years. We can only hope the the damage we have caused to our planet is not irreparable. But it’s easy to get overwhelmed by it all. To say: “What can I do?” and just give up.[.....]

Hydrogen Peroxide

Hydrogen Peroxide

There are a lot of nasties on your fresh food. Do you know what goes into the fertilizer that your carrot sticks grew in? In the best case scenario … well … maybe I won’t get graphic. To help kill bacteria such as E. Coli on fruits and vegetables, add a 1/4 cup of 3% hydrogen peroxide to a[.....]

Bug Season… Ants

Bug Season… Ants

Here are some eco-friendly tips for getting rid of ants… Try sprinkling one (or more) of these ingredients where ants enter your home and it will help keep your house ant-free this spring and summer: Lemon juice, cinnamon, baking soda, coffee grounds, vinegar. AND… if you mix all of the above and bake in the oven at[.....]

Driving?

Driving?

If you’re out and about and you know that you will be sitting idle in your car for more than a minute, turn your motor off. It’s a great way to safe energy, gas and money. Those drops add up over time.