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A Teacher Gift that Teachers Will Actually Love

At the end of the school year, are you often wondering what kind of gift to give to your child's teacher? I ask teachers all the time what they rea...

Dunbarton High School - The Greenest School

Every year People magazine's 'Sexiest Man Alive' issue sparks conversation and controversy. Not surprisingly, not everyone agrees on who should be ...

Earth Hour Efforts Earn School Non-Toxic, Refillable Markers

Last week we took a look into the true impact of Earth Hour and the year-round events that are inspired by the global movement, headed up by WWF. T...

Spring Cleaning the Non-Toxic, All-Natural Way

This year, avoid harmful chemicals and save some money with homemade and effective household cleaners. There is more research than ever about the c...

Earth Day 2015: Ideas for Your School or Work

Believe it or not, Earth Day is around the corner, with still enough time to plan for a truly amazing and meaningful celebration! This year Earth D...

Fragrance-Free Schools and Offices: EcoSmart's Markers Help Clear the Air

A friend of mine wears a personal air filtration system around her neck. She suffers from multiple chemical sensitivities and is triggered by any n...

Green Schools and Sustainable Companies: Can we agree that green practices are best practices?

As 2014 dons its pjs and gets ready to lay itself to rest, we look back on the year and reflect: are we further along the sustainability continuum ...

Back to School Shopping: Go Green with Refillable Markers!

Do you or your children’s teachers use a whiteboard in the classroom? This year, go green with your dry-erase markers and say goodbye to toxic, was...

Brainstorming and Brainswarming in the Workplace

With about 70% of U.S. employees working in open office spaces, the humble office cubicle, with its felt gray walls on metal feet, feels like a sig...

Green Gift Ideas for Father's Day

Looking for a way to treat the fathers in your life with an eco-friendly and personal touch for Father's Day? Rather than use the occasion to gener...

20 Ways to Get Creative With Your (Non-Toxic) Dry-Erase Markers

So you've purchased EcoSmart's dry-erase markers for a 'serious' purpose.   Maybe you use them to teach your classes, brainstorm on the office whit...

Asthma Awareness Month: Pulling the Trigger on Asthma in Schools

What if we were asked to nail down a list of what we are truly grateful for in our lives? Once we strip away the layers of things that we are reall...