3 Reasons to Attend the Bethesda Green Gala!

3 Reasons to Attend the Bethesda Green Gala!

The Green Awards, presented by Bethesda Magazine and Bethesda Green, recognize businesses, non-profits, communities and individuals that are leading the local fight to protect the environment at the annual Bethesda Green Gala. If you’re like me you consider...
3 Easy Alternatives to Paper Towels

3 Easy Alternatives to Paper Towels

Did you know that 13 billion pounds of paper towels are used each year?  That’s over 45 pounds of paper towels per person, per year.  I know it may be hard to actually visualize that so how about if you just picture your kids pulling off 2, 3, 4 or even more paper...
Got Lots of Used School Supplies?

Got Lots of Used School Supplies?

It’s that time of year when kids bring home all of those used school supplies they’ve had stuffed in their desks all year..and dump it all over your house!  Here are a few ways you can get rid of all of those used school supplies in environmentally...
Paint It Green!

Paint It Green!

So when I agreed – after much negotiation – to help my daughters makeover each of their bedrooms, one of the hardest decisions was deciding on a color scheme.  This led to an even harder decision – what color to paint the walls!! After lots of soul...
Can We Go Solar?

Can We Go Solar?

So the next step in the process to go solar is a site survey with a Solar City technician.  The site survey is done to gather information about your home so that during the next phase – System Design – another team can design the best (and safest) system...
3 Easy Green Gifts for Mother’s Day

3 Easy Green Gifts for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is in just a few days and I have yet to grab a great gift for my mom! Not only do I want to get her something that she will really enjoy but also something that is eco-friendly too!  You are probably thinking that’s going to make my job a lot...
Should We Go Solar?

Should We Go Solar?

A few weeks ago my not-really-into-being-green husband announced that he’d met a guy who worked for Solar City and that he’d asked him to get in touch with me to see if we were ready to go solar.  Huh?  Well, I took the opportunity and ran with it!  🙂...
One Easy Earth Day Pledge

One Easy Earth Day Pledge

Earth Day is around the corner and, I have to admit, I just talked myself down from panic mode.  Why you ask?  Well, I write a blog about how important and easy it is to live green so Earth Day is the BIGGEST day of the year for me!  I should be sharing tons and tons...
Two Great Interns = One Great Green Week!

Two Great Interns = One Great Green Week!

Bethesda Green Shortly after launching Greenily last year I thought it might be a good idea to reach out to a local “green” organization called Bethesda Green.  I thought they might be interested to hear about the blog and talk about ways we could work...
3 Easy Eco-Friendly Easter Basket Swaps

3 Easy Eco-Friendly Easter Basket Swaps

If the Easter bunny comes to your house you know it’s time to start helping him get those baskets together and dyeing those eggs! Here are 3 easy, eco-friendly Easter basket swaps!   #1 The Basket The centerpiece of the Easter bunny’s visit is the...
The Importance of Trees!

The Importance of Trees!

I recently attended a great talk about a tree planting program offered by the county where I live.  However, before I share the details with you (in hopes that you have a similar program where you live!) I’d like to share a bit about the importance of trees.  They are...

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