Green Building Element’s Weekend Wrapup: Green Hodgepodge

This week, we are covering all aspects of Green living from living off the grid to happy carnivores and proud of it. I am really looking forward to sitting down, putting my feet up and readingĀ  the the Pure Green Living Magazine this weekend. {Photo above} Happy Friday and enjoy your weekend Eco Style. And big congrats to our Important Media Editor, Zachary Shahan.

Check out the Pure Green Living Magazine which just launched. It’s an online magazine which brings you Eco Living with Style.

Interview with Zachary Shahan, our Editor for Planet Save, on CalSave. He’s the green man about town writing for five leading online Green Publications.

If you live in the city {meaning New York City} go recycle your eWaste this weekend. Go Green and Recycle Your Old Stuff at The Hester Street Fair THIS WEEKEND! Head on over to the Hester Street Fair, where awesome green community organization The Lower East Side Ecology Center will be collecting and recycling anything and everything you want to get rid of: compostables, clothing, old electronics, toys and books, etc. {via Inhabitat}

I have been looking to revamp my office space. Well West Elm introduced the Pratt Home Office collection of eco-friendly and affordable furniture which was collaborated with the prestigious art & design school, Pratt Institute. {via Jetson Green}

5 Easy and Affordable Ways to Start Using Solar Power {via Sustainablog}

A book review by David of The Good Human Book Review: Off The Grid By Nick Rosen. I always found the concept of living off the grid a fascinating one. I am not sure if I am cut out for it but I have tremendous respect for others who do. {via The Good Human}

This article by the Elephant Journal started a somewhat of a controversy on facebook that even I had to respond. Why: Practically all I Eat is Meat. ~ John Spina {via Elephant Journal}

About the Author

Susie Kim-Carberry is a professional writer who's been featured in numerous publications, both in print and online. She started as a features writer for The Bayonet Newspaper in 1997 and studied print journalism at the University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism and Mass Media. Kim-Carberry is currently focusing on online media as a freelance writer, content producer and also serves as a site editor for Important Media. A self-confessed travel addict, her other equally important job is being a semi-crunchy mom to her two daughters. She tries to maintain a balanced life through her yoga practice and secretly dreams of being a Parisian one day.