green smoothie | green cooking

3 Ways to Use Kitchen Scraps for Green Cooking

Cooking is among the most trash-producing activities in the home. Vegetable trimmings, extra grease, package wrappings, and crumbs produce a fair amount of debris from each and every meal preparation. Some chefs are neater than others but there are always some organic kitchen scraps that you find yourself wishing you could reuse. Well in many […]

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aluminum can planters | reuse aluminum cans

3 Ways to Reuse Aluminum Cans

Whether you’re sipping on a can of your favorite soda or opening up a can of beans, you may find that aluminum cans are everywhere. Rather than just throwing these cans away, you can repurpose them and reduce waste. Today, Western National is exploring three fun and creative ways to reuse aluminum cans. 1. Planters […]

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hiking on rocks | eco-friendly hiking tips

3 Tips for Your Eco-Friendly Hiking Trip

A day trip to a local hiking trail is a great green activity. No fossil fuels, minimal energy consumption, and an appreciation of nature all contribute to an eco-friendly lifestyle. If you’d like to enjoy an eco-friendly hiking trip, here are some tips on how to make your day even greener. 1. Eco-Friendly Gear and […]

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