TreeHugger.com is the leading online media company dedicated to everything modern yet environmentally responsible. Their leadership has been recognized by the Bloggies, the Webbies, the Vloggies as well as Vanity Fair, The New York Times, Time, Domino, The Oprah Winfrey Show and many others. Offering environmental news, information, and tools to help people green their lives, TreeHugger brings sustainability into the mainstream.
We think their blog is great but what really stands out are their How to Go Green Guides. They’ll tell you how to green your pet, car, work, coffee and tea, wedding, public transportation, and even your dishwasher with varying levels of difficulty and dedication.
For greening your kids’ toys, they write,
It’s a little cliché but true nonetheless, your children and yourchildren’s children will inherit the world that we create today. So,the stuff we give them shouldn’t make life any harder on them in thefuture. If that alone isn’t enough, how about the fact that your childwill, more likely than not, chew everything edible and non-edible inhis/her sight. Now there’s motivation to make sure your child’splaythings are green and healthy! Here we’ll give you the scoop on howto find more sustainable and less toxic toys for your little TreeHuggerso you can do good for your child and the environment.
Right on! Even if you’re not ready to go hardcore with fair-trade, ecological and locally made toys, you can do simple things like avoiding battery-operated toys (or if your kid insists, use rechargable batteries), only buy PVC-free toys, hang onto the boxes toys come in for future art projects, and more. They even suggest toys that are better for the environment and your child.
And if you have a baby or expecting one soon, you really should read their How to Green Your Baby Guide.
If you’re into a green lifestyle and want to write about it, check out their job postings.
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