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Greener Ideal strives to help you live your life in more sustainable ways with green living tips, healthy recipes and commentary on the latest environment news.

We want to protect the planet and reduce our collective carbon footprint.


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The Joys of Adopting a Senior Pet

November is “Adopt a Senior Pet” Month, and as anyone who has adopted an older animal can tell you, age is just a number. Furry seniors still have a lot of life—and love—left. Just ask anybody who has met Pepsi or Itchy. Like so many homeless animals, Pepsi lost his home through no fault of his own. His guardian was a victim [...]


A green solution for picking up dog poo

It’s frustrating to walk down the street and see plastic bags filled with dog poo and left on the grass. People who pick up after their dog, but fail to dispose of their poop properly are just making a bad thing worse. That’s why alternative products, such as those offered by Mutt Mitt, are such a good green investment for [...]

Ian Andrew

Easy tips to help pets, wildlife survive the heat

As humans retreat to our air-conditioned malls, movie theaters and homes, many pets and wildlife are stuck outside dealing with the most intense heat wave in the country since the 1930s Dust Bowl era when crops wilted and water was a cool commodity. “During the past 30 days, a stunning 6,439 warm temperature records were set or tied in [...]

Tina Page

Man’s best friend: canine or equipment?

Although Cpl. Dustin Lee died from his injuries in Iraq, while he lie wounded in the dust after the insurgent rocket attack that later took his life, his shrapnel-filled equipment managed to drag itself over to his body and cover the soldier in an attempt to protect him. Lee’s equipment was a German shepherd named Lex. Officially, the [...]

Tina Page

6 Tips for Going Green For Dogs

Dogs aren’t exactly emitting exhaust fumes every day, leaving lights on at night or spraying harmful chemicals all over the world. As far as pollution goes, our pooches have us beat paws down. Still, there are some things you can do to make sure your dog isn’t becoming an environmental nuisance. 1.Spay or Neuter Every day some tens of [...]

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