This week OnEarth is hosting Carnival of the Green -- the weekly compendium of links submitted to and blogged by by environmental and green writers on the web.
If your New Year's resolutions include lessening your personal environmental impact, as well as saving money, green advice bloggers want to help:
There's also a "live more with less" theme to some of this week's CotG submissions:
If your 2010 includes a wedding, Factory Direct Craft Blog has tips for an Eco-Friendly Wedding - Going Green on Your Special Day.
Continuing the eco-crafty theme, Cindy of My Recycled Bags has created a a set of free patterns for recycling T-shirts into yarn -- or "tarn" -- and then crocheting them into pretty keen potholders, trivets, and insulating knob covers for pot lids.
If you're the thoughtful sort who starts planning in January for December gift-giving, True Adventures in Money Hacking wants you to Give Homemade, Wrap Homemade: How to create your own festive and frugal wrapping paper, gift bags, and gift boxes.
The rest of us can bookmark it for future reference.
Carnival of the Green #208 wraps up with some serious fare:
One Degree Matters: Rich Maltzman, who's donned the moniker "Earth Project Manager," challenges readers to watch a video about the melting of Greenland challenges "with an impartial eye and note the opportunities for project managers, whatever one's view on climate change," to take advantage of the "green wave."
Sally Kneidel summarizes a study about the effects of environmental contamination by BPA (bispenol-A), an endocrine disruptor which can affect fetal and infant development. Kneidel describes potential sources of BPA contamination in common products and objects (such as cash register receipts!) and alternative products to help consumers avoid it.
Kudos to Lighter Footstep for hosting Carnival of the Green #207.
Carnival of the Green is coordinated by Kara DiCamillo and Treehugger. Want to participate in the next Carnival of the Green? You'll find everything you need to know at Treehugger's Carnival of the Green homepage.