50 Shade of Green: Not for Sale

Tis the season of green: pine trees, Christmas decorations, pine scented candles and spending green (lots and lots of green).  Unfortunately, in all the hyper-consumerism the only green that doesn’t wilt, melt,...

50 Shandes of Green: Frecking Fracking

Fracking also known as hydraulic fracturing is the process of flushing millions of gallons of water, somewhere in the neighborhood of 20 million gallons, mixed with some stuff, and some chemicals (a few known t...

50 Shades of Green: How Green Can You Go?

After the wreckage, the thousands of families left destitute, the billions of dollars of damage, the power outages, gas shortages and countless other nameless issues left behind in Hurricane Sandy’s wake; Sandy...

50 Shades of Green: Autumn Aroma

Simple easy tips to help save money, reduce harmful toxins, and welcome in the autumn season.  While perusing the isles of my local mart, I was attracted to all the fall candle scents- apple cinnamon, dulce ...

50 Shades of Green: Old School Green Tips

When I think green, expensive cleaning products, recycling, and leprechauns come to mind… it seems like if you’re trying to buy anything organic, natural, or eco-friendly it will automatically cost at least $5....

50 Shades of Green: Cheers to Green

With football season in full tackle, and the recent conclusion of Colorado’s Great American Beer Festival, I think it’s only appropriate we give a little recognition to the ales that go above and beyond and are...

50 Shades of Green: Shampoo for Breakfast?

Wearing makeup is like eating it… sorta, bear with me. If you consider that your skin is the largest organ in or on your body and whatever you put on it will subsequently end up in your body, you can essentiall...

50 Shades of Green: Hello Aloe

If you’re anything like me, you may be fairly familiar with mishaps in the kitchen.  As I was nursing my already blistered collarbone from my earlier oil splat while cooking, attempting to hold an icepack b...

50 Shades of Green: Recycled Condoms?!

As a green writer, saying you shouldn’t recycle something sounds like eco-anarchy.  But it can get confusing with all the recycling do's and don'ts, and some things are actually less beneficial for the recyclin...
Photo provided courtesy of Green Space's Full Moon Harvest Festival

50 Shades of Green: Full Moon Harvest Fest

Photo provided courtesy of Green Space's Full Moon Harvest Fest Toted as Denver’s largest eco-music festival, this year’s upcoming Green Space’s Full Moon Harvest Fest will host Denver’s biggest gathering o...

50 Shades of Green: BYOB

Bring Your Own Bag, that is. For those of us who consistently leave our reusable bags in the car and can’t seem to remember until the checkout line that we even brought them to begin with, (I plead the fifth) i...