Hey, Earth Day snuck up on me—it’s this Sunday! Be sure to check out the multitude of DIY projects on the DIY archive pages and last year’s post on Earth Day.
Happy Earth Day! Check out these previous posts for ideas on things you can do to make your pets more earth-friendly. A big round-up of DIY projects—beds from suitcases, doggy rain coats from people rain coats, doggy sweaters from socks. Sweet! Ways to limit your pets’ environmental impact. The 30 Day Green Cat Challenge from… Continue Reading
Update April 19, 2011: I’ve recently gotten a few questions about this post, so I thought I’d repost it for those of you who may have missed it. This is such a great idea for an Earth Day project! Let me know if you make one yourself. Last week I wrote about an environmentally friendly… Continue Reading
We can do more than just Reduce, Reuse, Recycle—we can help the environment and ourselves by “upcycling” things we can no longer reuse. Plastic grocery bags with too many holes become crinkly stuffing for cat toys. A sad, old pillow is transformed into a pet bed. A funky, old candy dish on a pedestal becomes… Continue Reading
PlanetGreen has a great post on how to limit your pets’ environmental impact. (Full disclosure: PetProject was included in Planet Green’s list of Top Ten DIY Sites.) I recommend reading the whole post to see their good suggestions and the reasons behind them, but here are some of my favorite points. adopt from a shelter… Continue Reading