The Circle of Moms site will be discontinued on March 1st, 2020. Head to POPSUGAR Family's Facebook page for more community discussions.

Let's Go >>

The Greening Of Westford

Go green with REAL tips you can use. Practical advice that takes budget, time and effort into consideration. Always letting you know exactly how and where to get the information you need.

Kristina is a winner of Top 25 Eco-Friendly Moms - 2013

What's a fun way to repurpose household items into toys or crafts?

I love glass jars! Spaghetti sauce, jelly, salsa, you name it! They are great for all kinds of storage - pantry, fridge, freezer, craft items...... And they look so cute. You can even dress them up by painting the lids (with leftover house paint) or add cute labels.

Do you know any great children's books that teach kids about being eco-friendly?

There are a few out there, but I really think modeling the behavior and teaching them young is the best. They grow up composting, using a reusable water bottle, recycling and not thinking twice about it. My daughters (at 9 and 11) automatically go get their reusable shopping bags when we go hit the mall!

What organic or healthy snacks do your kids love? Please share a link to a recipe if you have one.

We love granola and granola bars. Here are 2 of our favorites:

What's a creative gift wrap idea? Please share a link to a blog post if you have one!

Kristina Greene

There are so many cute ways to wrap a gift without all the waste - decorated paper bags, old wall paper, fabric, old maps, cereal boxes.....
View All Answers