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What to do With Unwanted Gifts

12/26/2017 14:06:32 PM

The holiday season always brings with it an abundance of generosity and gift giving. While we often receive presents that we love, we also occasionally receive presents that aren’t our style or taste. What to we do with these unwanted gi ...

Ethical Gift Ideas for Kids

12/10/2017 20:02:44 PM

An Ethical, Eco-friendly, and Sustainable Gift Guide for Babies, Kids, and Tweens ? We at Green Orchyd know that living an eco-conscious life extendes beyond buying sustainable fashion. Many of us grow our own produce, use our own ...

Giving Tuesday

11/27/2017 21:49:00 PM

Did you hear about the man who paid over $10,000 towards other people’s layaway items at a Toys R Us in New Jersey last week? There’s something about the holiday season that makes us want to give back. #GivingTuesday is a day devoted to ...

Four Reasons Why Buying Sustainably Made Gifts Will Make You Feel Virtuous This Holiday Season

11/21/2017 20:03:00 PM

Ah, the holiday season. There is so much to love: decorating the tree, baking cookies, singing Christmas songs, and buying presents…lots and lots of presents. For many people, buying presents can be a bittersweet experience. We all love to ...

It's World Vegan Day

11/01/2017 11:53:00 AM

It’s World Vegan Day! Today vegans and non-vegans alike celebrate and promote a lifestyle without animal cruelty. What started as a one-day celebration 23 years ago has turned into a month long festivity of no-meat dinner parties, tasting ...

Cork - The sustainable zero-waste alternative to leather

06/13/2017 09:57:00 AM

  Often called a natural leather, cork is plant tissue sustainably harvested from the cork oak tree. The eco-friendly material is a renewable resource, as cork trees can be harvested every 9 to 12 years for an average of 150 years. The material ...

Spring & Summer Fashion Trends

05/17/2017 09:26:00 AM

This spring, fashion takes a personal turn, as one-of-a-kind styling sets the season’s tone. Whether you gravitate toward lightweight silk or heftier cotton, dressing like yourself is on-trend for spring and summer. Keep your look fresh and ...

5 things you can do today for Earth Day (and everyday!)

04/21/2017 11:11:00 AM

Earth Day is an annual call-to-action holiday that encourages people and organizations nation wide to pause and think how to effect positive environmental change.  On and individual scale, there are easy ways to save energy and reduce landfill ...

Greenery: The color and spirit of the year

03/12/2017 13:12:00 PM

The experts at the Pantone Color Institute have deciphered this year’s global mood to be one of rebirth, re-evaluation and re-emergence, like spring itself. Leatrice Eiseman, Pantone’s Executive Director, has declared Greenery, specifically ...

About the Founder

02/28/2017 10:07:00 AM

I can’t pinpoint the moment when I truly appreciated our dear planet, but I can say it started with admiration for Mother Nature’s strength. From the time I was in high school, I was exposed to another world – the emerging world of “health ...

Halloween Nails for kids

10/25/2016 11:50:00 AM

At this time of year, my kids are getting into the Halloween Spirit, and of course being girls they like to get their nails done.  We came across some fun (and easy!) Halloween themed nail ideas on PinterestMore

Cool New Arrivals From Amour Vert

08/01/2016 09:23:00 AM

Having just received a summer order from Amour Vert, I thought it would be a perfect topic for my first blog post for Green Orchyd.  Amour Vert means “Green Love” in French....More