Eco-Friendly

Eco Friendly BBQ Ideas: Green Your Summer Cookout With American Made Products

Burgers, grilled veggies, potato salad…oh my!!! It's cookout time of year and I'm getting hungry just thinking about it!  Food aside, there are other items on your checklist that need to be acquired. Take some of these BBQ ideas into consideration and make your shin dig more eco-friendly while supporting companies that manufacture in the USA. Eco Friendly BBQ Ideas: Host an Eco Friendly Cookout With American Made Products Reduce your carbon footprint by purchasing a grill that is made right here in the USA. The longer the distance a product travels from manufacturer to distributer, the higher the carbon...

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Agritourism: Make memories while supporting our nation’s farms

What's HOT in vacationing this summer is agritourism.  Agritourism is defined as the act of visiting agricultural based businesses for enjoyment and education.  Being an agritourist is a great way to support U.S farms, ranches and vineyards as many of the owners use agritourism to supplement their income and stay in business. It's an easy way to support U.S agriculture AND have fun too.  Visit your local farms to keep our food (and wine!) made in the USA. There are many activities that fall under agritourism.  Here are five of my family's favorite. Agritourism: Make memories while supporting our...

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How To Stay Cool This Summer: A Guide to Made in the USA Fans

A heat wave has hit New England and it doesn't seem to be going anywhere! Here in Connecticut, we are officially melting. Unlike homes in other parts of the country, where high temperatures for days (weeks over here!) are common, most houses in New England do not have central air. And, believe it or not, there are more than a few New Englanders who don't use air conditioning at all. Our house has one air conditioner (not made in the USA, as we can't find any that are), and it does its job. However, it's our made in the...

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Made in the USA for Over 100 Years: The Original Green Cleaners

It is so tempting to try the many new green products out there, and I have, but I always find myself going back to the basics. Here are the original green cleaners: classics, basics, all time tested and trusted, made in the USA for over 100 years. When walking down the cleaning product aisle (or more likely AISLES) of your local department or grocery store, take a look at the products. From bathroom cleaners, to kitchen disinfectants, to laundry detergents, it seems like every manufacturer of household products has come out with an eco-friendly line of green cleaners. But...

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5 Ways to Save Water At Home With American Made Products

According to the EPA (US Environmental Protection Agency), the average American family of four uses 400 gallons of water per day.  The biggest indoor water guzzlers are the shower and toilets, while the biggest water waster outside is lawn and garden irrigation. Whether you are making changes to conserve water, or if you are just looking for ways to save money on your water bill, USA Love List offers these five tips on how to save water at home using American Made products. Five Ways to Save Water at Home Using American Made Products 1. Use a drip irrigation system to...

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