December 9th, 2011

Groovy Green Friday Follow Up

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Pinwheels in green grass

At any moment my kids are going to come running through the door ready for the weekend to begin (I’m ready too!). I thought I would share a few of this week’s green happenings before bedlam sets in.

Tristin & Tyler new siteTristin & Tyler launch a new site

Two of my favorite eco boys, Tristin and Tyler (along with their mommy), have launched a new site called: Tristin & Tyler’s Tales from the City! City Kids. Saving the Earth.  In the past I have highlighted a few of their episodes, but now you can watch all of them in one spot.  Each video /episode touches upon a different green and eco-friendly topics usually covering reducing, reusing and recycling. The general theme of each episode is family togetherness-different things you can do as a family to make a difference. The production of the show is a family affair: Tiffany (their behind the scenes mom) produces the series on her own (with the occasional help from her hubby).  The boys are always up to something groovy and green (that’s why we love them so).

Why reusables are so important

Did you know that an estimated 500 billion to 1 trillion plastic bags are used, and discarded, annually worldwide? This week I shared a guest post over at Almost All the Truth about 7 Reasons to Use Reusables discussing how plastic bags pose a tremendous threat to our environment. You have to at least check out the photo of the dogs.

Giveaway

The clock is ticking and time is almost up. Don’t forget to enter the giveaway for full size Earth Mama Angel Baby products from Lullaby Organics. The giveaway will close on December 11, 2011 at midnight EST.

Have a groovy green weekend! What are your plans?

[Photo used under Creative Commons from D. Sharon Pruitt/Flickr]

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6 Responses to “Groovy Green Friday Follow Up”

  1. Have a fantastic weekend too, Lori! I love Tristen and Tyler and I hate plastic bags!

  2. Happy weekend! I keep forgetting that I want to show my kids Tristin and Tyler’s website. I think they would love the videos. Taking two girls shopping is part of my weekend fun.

  3. I think your kids will love watching Tristin & Tyler. Their videos are very entertaining with a great eco message. Hope the shopping goes well!

  4. Thanks Stephanie-hope you have a wonderful weekend too! Tristin & Tyler are adorable and they hate plastic bags too :)

  5. Hope you had a lovely weekend. I attended yet another holiday party… and survived! Thanks for posting such a bright and colourful pic with this post. Made me smile the moment I saw it. :)

  6. So many holiday parties Andrea! Hope you had fun. You made me smile reading your comment :)

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I’m Lori Popkewitz Alper, a recovering attorney, mom of three and the Founder of Groovy Green Livin. I hope you'll join me as I embark on a journey to live a healthy life. Along the way I might make a few pit stops to fight for issues that affect the health and safety of our families. Come along with me as I work hard to make the world a little safer for each of us. Together we'll discover that simple, small changes can lead to a healthier lifestyle and a greener planet.

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