Greenprint

The Detroit Zoological Society has developed a unique, green roadmap called the Greenprint. This plan guides our operations and is the plan by which we improve our facilities and daily practices, develop new programs and improve green literacy in our community.
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Birdseed Holiday Favor Hearts: Eco, Easy and Inexpensive DIY

Birdseed Wedding Favor Hearts: Easy and Inexpensive DIY

50 Ways Your Home Could Save The Earth: Apart from the suggestion to use the microwave for more cooking, these are excellent tips!

50 Cost-Efficient Ways To Make Your Home More Eco-Friendly

50 Energy Efficient Mindfulness Tips for Your Home Personal Life: I partake in many of these different ways to be sustainable on a daily basis.

Photo: Repurpose pallet wood to make a bench. I normally don't like pallet stuff but this is awesome

A cool pallet wood chair anyone can make in a couple of hours!

I want to make this from pallets and scrap wood from the house we are building as a memory chair. The pallet wood chair ANYONE can make in a couple hours via Funky Junk Interiors

Reusable Paper Towel Tutorial... six or more fabric "paper towels" that are attached end to end with snaps and pulled off when one is needed

Reusable Paper Towel Tutorial: one quick and easy way to reduce your carbon footprint and go green is to ditch conventional paper towels and use cloth towels. They can be simple kitchen towels, or cute and eye-catching like this fun DIY project!

We love these DIY succulent favors

We love these DIY succulent favors so much more in this gorgeous rustic wedding Scott Scott Scott Scott Smith loves these. We will be sharing them.

Salvaged Junk Wreaths - cool and unusual wreaths made from salvaged junk! Features and a link party via http://www.funkyjunkinteriors.net/

Salvaged Junk Wreaths

Salvaged Junk Wreaths - cool and unusual wreaths made from salvaged junk. I love the bed spring wreath

Here at the zoo we're working hard to improve every part of our operations."The average company savings per full-time teleworking employee is $ 10,000 annually" (it's even more when switching from employees to virtual assistants/professionals) Going green at the office infographic

How to go green at the office [Infographic]

Going green doesn't have to be complicated and it saves your hard-earned money. (From the fab @aliciavoorhies)

Infographic: Why green is the most cost-effective way to live

Going doesn't have to be complicated and it saves your hard-earned money. Go green in your apartment with these eco-friendly tips

There is no excuse not to recycle. >> Nifty infographic shows the ins and outs of recycling | MNN - Mother Nature Network

Nifty infographic shows the ins and outs of recycling

#1 suggestion is to stop using bottled water - the zoo is phasing out bottled water by the end of 2015. Even BPA-free is not totally safe. Protect your health and end your relationship with plastic! 10 simple ways how.

Dear plastic, it's over: 10 ways to end your relationship with plastic

Dear plastic, it’s over: 10 ways to end your relationship with plastic - body unburdened

Did you know the Zoo has a goal to be zero waste by 2020? Please join us on our green journey: 10 ways to live with less from Zero Waste Home: Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rot

Expert Advice: 10 Ways to Live with Less from Zero Waste Home

Zero Waste Home: The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Your Life by Reducing Your Waste Bea Johnson (Author) In Zero Waste Home, Bea Johnson shares the story o

Vertical Veggie Garden with Reclaimed Wine Bottles! Home grown organics all winter. System by BioCity of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Sustainable Design for the Eco Home - This is so pretty

Saves water and uses recycled materials! Vertical Veggie Garden with Reclaimed Wine Bottles! Home grown organics all winter. System by BioCity of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Sustainable Design for the Eco Home - This is so pretty

Martha Stewart pumpkin bird feeder. Children can help after the cutting is done. Bird watching. Science.

Pumpkin Bird Feeder

Pumpkin Bird Feeder The party doesn't have to end once guests have finished carving their pumpkins. Browse our best pumpkin-seed crafts and recipes, including a pumpkin bird feeder, a pumpkin seed necklace and many more.

A super fun collection of recycled crafts for kids...you probably already have the supplies in your recycling bin!

25+ Recycled Crafts for Kids

A super fun collection of recycled crafts for kids.you probably already have the supplies in your recycling bin! Don't throw out those craft supplies, make something awesome with them instead. Fun craft ideas for kids and the possibilities are endless.

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