Category Archives: Viva Verde

Pacific Northwest Summer: Better Late than Never

My list of summer pleasures here in the Northwest includes a laundry line.  A break from the hum and heat of the drier; I love to hang my clothes out to dry.  It’s easier on the environment and the clothes, … Continue reading

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Biodegradable Coffee Stir Sticks–Viva Verde!

This past week, while enjoying a latte at Hot Shots Java in Poulsbo, my friend Gayle pointed out something so clever, I have to share it: Pasta (linguine it appears to be) used as coffee stir sticks!  What a great … Continue reading

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Reuse & Recycle Holiday Crafts–Make It

Don’t you love the gorgeous ecosystem stamps the Post Office has been putting out for several years now? The most recent release was the Hawaiian Rainforest, which was naturally, lush and colorful.  The problem is there are only 10 stamps … Continue reading

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The Dish on Green Cleaners: Viva Verde

CHLORINE AND PHOSPHATE FREE I started using environmentally friendly dishwasher detergents in the ‘90s and I must say: the products have improved leaps and bounds since then.  Not only is the selection of brands better now, but the products are … Continue reading

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