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Watch past EcoConsumer segments with King County's Tom Watson on KOMO’s “First News @ 4.” (Thanks to KOMO for approval to show these clips.) These regular segments began in 2007. Each clip since fall 2012 can be viewed below, in YouTube format.

Also learn more about green products and resources featured on these segments.

EcoConsumer on KOMO4 News videos by year:
2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012

2018 videos

Original air date: Sept. 19, 2018
KOMO4 News: "Green" art Youtube | Featured resources
KOMO4's Mary Nam and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson show fun, creative enviro-art from area artists Mimi Cernyar Fox, Philippe Hyojung Kim, Tesfaldet Adhanom, Judith Echegaray and Marco Antonio Sixto.

Original air date: Aug. 22, 2018
KOMO4 News: Recycled products Youtube | Featured resources
KOMO4's Mary Nam and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson check out fun and innovative items made from recycled materials, including cards from Seattle company Orange Twist and a ring made from cigarette butts!

Original air date: July 25, 2018
KOMO4 News: Sustainable breakfast Youtube | Featured resources
Eat healthy and sustainably for breakfast! KOMO4's Mary Nam and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson check out a gluten-free quiche from Nuflours Bakery, organic peanut butter from CB's Nuts, berries from Pike Place Market and more.

Original air date: June 20, 2018
KOMO4 News: Life’s a green beach Youtube | Featured resources
How to be more sustainable at the beach, with KOMO4’s Mary Nam and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson.

Original air date: May 23, 2018
KOMO4 News: Sustainable music Youtube | Featured resources
Featuring Rain City Rock Camp for Girls exec director Natalie Walker and 11-year old rock camper Ava demonstrating "green" instruments, and salvaged musical art by Seattle artist Katie Kurkjy – with KOMO4's Mary Nam and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson.

Original air date: April 20, 2018
KOMO4 News: Earth Day – Youth innovators and leaders Youtube | Featured resources
To celebrate Earth Day, KOMO4's Mary Nam and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson are joined by University of Washington students Maika Bui and Kaitlin Tighe, whose BioPots team won a recent eco-innovation competition, and Daniella Cortez and Carmen Martinez from the Duwamish Valley Youth Corps.

Original air date: March 28, 2018
KOMO4 News: Green spring fashion Youtube | Featured resources
Rian Robison with Tuesday Shop, Lei Ann Shiramizu with Momo and models Gei, Alyssa and Holly show sustainable spring clothing from Seattle's International District, joining KOMO4's Molly Shen and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson.

Original air date: Feb. 21, 2018
KOMO4 News: Sustainable communities Youtube | Featured resources
Joined by Emma Catague with the Filipino Community Center, Rhoda Green and Lara Randolph with Sustainable Renton, and Blackberry the rabbit, KOMO4's Mary Nam and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson learn how sustainable organizations help their communities, and the planet.

Original air date: Jan. 17, 2018
KOMO4 News: Indoor air quality Youtube | Featured resources
From an air purifier to a snake plant to a cool bench from Seattle’s Chadhaus, KOMO4’s Mary Nam and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson check out ways to improve the air you breathe in your home.

2017 videos

Original air date: Dec. 20, 2017
KOMO4 News: Holiday recycling and reuse Youtube | Featured resources
KOMO4's Mary Nam and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson get festive with holiday waste.

Original air date: Dec. 6, 2017
KOMO4 News: Green holidays Youtube | Featured resources
From a surprising holiday snack bar to a menorah made from old bottles to a gift idea parents might love, KOMO4's Molly Shen and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson go green and local for the holidays.

Original air date: Nov. 15, 2017
KOMO4 News: Green electronics Youtube | Featured resources
KOMO4’s Mary Nam and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson review fun ideas for holiday shopping, or for your own needs for electronics, or alternatives to electronics!

Original air date: Oct. 20, 2017
KOMO4 News: Eek-o-friendly Halloween costumes Youtube | Featured resources
KOMO4's Mary Nam and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson check out fun ideas for Halloween costumes made from reused and recycled materials, modeled by baby Carter, Owen and Margaux.

Original air date: Sept. 20, 2017
KOMO4 News: Green garden harvest Youtube | Featured resources
Donate the extra veggies and fruit from your yard and garden now, before it goes to waste! King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson and KOMO4’s Mary Nam show how you can do that, and great local non-profits like City Fruit and Seattle’s Giving Garden Network can help!

Original air date: Aug. 23, 2017
KOMO4 News: Fixing the planet - repair events Youtube | Featured resources
KOMO4’s Mary Nam and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson visit with repair event “fixers” Kathy Eytcheson and Lauren Vitellaro and talk about the events coming up in Kent and Maple Valley.

Original air date: July 26, 2017
KOMO4 News: Green and local summer drinks Youtube | Featured resources
From rosé wine to a “total solar eclipse cocktail” to good old tap water in a reusable bottle, KOMO4’s Mary Nam and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson go local and green with cold summer drinks.

Original air date: June 21, 2017
KOMO4 News: Eco-summer Youtube | Featured resources
KOMO4’s Mary Nam and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson check out ice cream made from milk from Vashon Island cows, ice cream made from “food waste,” a mosquito spray made in Redmond, and more!

Original air date: May 24, 2017
KOMO4 News: Solar Seattle Youtube | Featured resources
Solar power in our region can shine brightly on your roof, at your campsite, or even for a community utility project that you support! King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson shows KOMO4’s Mary Nam creative solutions from Itek Energy, Goal Zero and Puget Sound Energy.

Original air date: April 21, 2017
KOMO4 News: Earth Day Youtube | Featured resources
To celebrate eco-innovations for Earth Day, KOMO4’s Mary Nam and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson check out demonstrations from award-winning student innovators UW Team Airy (Charanya, Rahil, Jerry and Khang) and UW Team Hyperloop (Malachi and David), and a plastic-bag sculpture from artist Calder Kamin.

Original air date: March 29, 2017
KOMO4 News: Recycling innovations Youtube | Featured resources
KOMO4's Mary Nam and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson check out a new plastics recycling process from Agilyx, shoes from tires by Indosole, solar panel recycling with a panel from Puget Sound Solar, and school recycling bins from Busch Systems.

Original air date: Feb. 22, 2017
KOMO4 News: Student green leaders Youtube | Featured resources
KOMO4's Mary Nam and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson talk with University of Washington junior and environmental researcher Shruti Parikh; Maia Bernstein, educator with the non-profit Green Plate Special program in Seattle for middle-school students; and Téa, a student in the program.

Original air date: Feb. 1, 2017
KOMO4 News: Eating healthy, green and local Youtube | Featured resources
KOMO4's Mary Nam and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson sample and show tasty locally-produced foods from 21 Acres, Bellflower Chocolate, Ziva Mediterranean Foods and Farmbox Greens.

Original air date: Jan. 11, 2017
KOMO4 News: Green and safe outdoors Youtube | Featured resources
KOMO4's Mary Nam and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson check out fun and creative ways to stay safe and warm and dry in the winter.

2016 videos

Original air date: Dec. 21, 2016
KOMO4 News: Last-minute green Youtube | Featured resources
From healthier, more sustainable candy canes from PCC Natural Markets, to examples of DIY Hanukkah decorations and gifts made by students at Seattle Hebrew Academy, KOMO4's Mary Nam and King County's Tom Watson check out a blizzard of fun ideas!

Original air date: Nov. 30, 2016
KOMO4 News: Green and local holidays Youtube | Featured resources
Go local and green at home by saving energy on holiday lighting, and then by buying locally-produced foods and other products for your gift-giving and entertaining! KOMO4?s Mary Nam and King County?s Tom Watson check out fun items from Hood Famous Bakeshop, Palengke, Soda Jerk, Bonnie B?s Peppers, Herbivore Botanicals and more!

Original air date: Nov. 16, 2016
KOMO4 News: DIY green holidays Youtube | Featured resources
KOMO4's Mary Nam and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson show fun ideas for holiday gifts and decorations you can make from egg cartons, paper bags, pop bottles, fabric scraps and other recycled and salvaged items!

Original air date: Oct. 21, 2016
KOMO4 News: Green Halloween costume ideas Youtube | Featured resources
KOMO4's Molly Shen is joined by King County's Tom Watson, Jeanette Brizendine from the City of Federal Way, her son Elliott, and Diana, Freya and Hannah, modeling fun Halloween costumes made from reused and recycled materials. Our costume theme this year was tools and technology!

Original air date: Oct. 5, 2016
KOMO4 News: The green beyond Youtube | Featured resources
KOMO4's Molly Shen and King County's Tom Watson learn about eco-conscious - and often less-expensive - alternatives to typical burial and cremation in this EcoConsumer segment, featuring Woodlawn Cemetery in Snohomish and Katrina Spade with the Seattle-based non-profit Urban Death Project.

Original air date: Sept. 14, 2016
KOMO4 News: Green your bathroom Youtube | Featured resources
KOMO4's Molly Shen and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson check out ways to go green too when you're in the loo!

Original air date: Aug. 25, 2016
KOMO4 News: Eco pet care Youtube | Featured resources
KOMO4's Molly Shen, King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson and Cappy, Caitlin and Judi from Project Canine talk about green pet products, therapy dogs and rescued dogs.

Original air date: Aug. 3, 2016
KOMO4 News: Rain gardens Youtube | Featured resources
How and why to put a rain garden on your property, with stormwater management and sustainability experts John Phillips from King County's Wastewater Treatment Division and Frances Kuo from ECOSS, joining King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson and KOMO's Molly Shen.

Original air date: July 13, 2016
KOMO4 News: Eco hair care Youtube | Featured resources
Local green mom and environmental professional Angela Wallis and her daughters Elsa and baby Gwen help King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson and KOMO4's Mary Nam show eco-friendly hair care ideas.

Original air date: June 22, 2016
KOMO4 News: Recycling solutions Youtube | Featured resources
How much are aluminum cans worth? What do you do with food takeout containers, plastic caps, small propane canisters or pet food bags? King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson and KOMO4's Mary Nam have the answers.

Original air date: June 1, 2016
KOMO4 News: Safe in the sun Youtube | Featured resources
UW's Dr. Sheela Sathyanarayana, King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson and KOMO4's Mary Nam share tips – think sun-protective clothing, and lotion or stick sunscreen – for staying safe in the hot Seattle summer sun.

Original air date: May 11, 2016
KOMO4 News: Preventing food waste Youtube | Featured resources
King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson and KOMO4's Mary Nam show what 290 pounds of food – the amount each American wastes in a year! – looks like, and Tom shares tips for reducing all that food waste.

Original air date: April 22, 2016
KOMO4 News: Earth Day Youtube | Featured resources
KOMO4's Molly Shen and King County's Tom Watson check out cool green innovations, including an electric bike from Electric Lady Bicycles, a Zero electric motorcycle, and the award-winning enviro innovation project AgriC from UW student team members Daniel Park, Xinyao (Jade) Ding, Andy Tan and Moni Pal.

Original air date: April 6, 2016
KOMO4 News: Repair time Youtube | Featured resources
Fixing household items – keeping them out of the landfill! – is easier than you think. KOMO4's Mary Nam and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson check out creative repair solutions, from moldable glue to free community repair events to Seattle?s Rainy Pass Repair shop, specializing in outdoor equipment.

Original air date: March 16, 2016
KOMO4 News: Spring clutter busting Youtube | Featured resources
From paper shredding tips to space-saving t-shirt storage ideas to an entryway storage unit made from salvaged materials, KOMO4's Mary Nam and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson check out fun ways to get a handle on your home – and office – clutter!

Original air date: Feb. 24, 2016
KOMO4 News: Green fashion – accessories Youtube | Featured resources
KOMO4's Mary Nam and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson check out cool green accessories with Beth and Megan Nielsen from Vintage Creations and Sarah Culler and Emily Lynn from Fair Trade Winds.

Original air date: Feb. 3, 2016
KOMO4 News: Eco kids Youtube | Featured resources
From Lego rentals to an innovative youth program called FEEST, KOMO4's Mary Nam, King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson and Elizabeth and Karishma from FEEST show how the youngest, and their parents, can be the greenest!

Original air date: Jan. 13, 2016
KOMO4 News: Green fitness Youtube | Featured resources
Your New Year’s resolution may be to “get lean,” but why not “go green” at the same time? KOMO4’s Molly Shen and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson check out an exercise bike that generates electricity, stylish yoga leggings made from plastic bottles, and more!

2015 videos

Original air date: Dec. 23, 2015
KOMO4 News: Holiday recycling Youtube | Featured resources
Marilyn Lauderdale from Styro Recycle in Kent joins KOMO4’s Mary Nam and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson to show how some common, hard-to-recycle holiday waste items get recycled.

Original air date: Dec. 2, 2015
KOMO4 News: Green holidays Youtube | Featured resources
Bridget Charters from the Tom Douglas restaurants’ Hot Stove Society cooking school joins KOMO4’s Mary Nam and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson as they check out an “experience gift” (cooking school classes), as well as a great green water conservation gift and fun Christmas and Hanukkah decorations.

Original air date: Nov. 18, 2015
KOMO4 News: Green Thanksgiving Youtube | Featured resources
From the turkey and side dishes to the pre-meal snack tray to the table decorations, KOMO4’s Mary Nam and Steve Pool and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson show how to make your Thanksgiving feast economical, local and eco-friendly!

Original air date: Oct. 23, 2015
KOMO4 News: Eco-cool Halloween – costumes from reused and recycled materials Youtube | Featured resources
Need a "green" costume idea? Fifth and sixth graders from the Southwest King County Boys & Girls Club afterschool program have fun with KOMO’s Mary Nam and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson, modeling Halloween costumes with a nature theme.

Original air date: Oct. 7, 2015
KOMO4 News: Green kitchen makeover Youtube | Featured resources
KOMO’s Mary Nam and King County’s Tom Watson have fun with innovative kitchen items including a custom island made from salvaged materials from Ballard Reuse, cutting boards from Seattle’s Ruby Pear Woodworks, the Ecotonix Green Cycler shredder/food scraps bin, air-tight lids from Charles Viancin, made-in-the-US cast-iron pans from Finex and Lodge, and a vintage ice-cream scoop from Tom’s mom.

Original air date: Sept. 16, 2015
KOMO4 News: Clean green home Youtube | Featured resources
Go green and save money with your home cleaning! KOMO’s Mary Nam and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson check out new products, new ideas and a new common hazard for kids.

Original air date: Aug. 26, 2015
KOMO4 News: Green back-to-school Youtube | Featured resources
From thrift store finds to a solar backpack, KOMO's Mary Nam and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson check out fun ways to go green and save money with back-to-school shopping.

Original air date: Aug. 5, 2015
KOMO4 News: Eco-friendly critter control Youtube | Featured resources
Make your own fruit fly trap with wine, hire a professional to vacuum up wasps, or sprinkle coyote urine around your vegetable plants! King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson and KOMO?s Mary Nam have fun with creative, pesticide-free solutions for your summertime insect and critter problems.

Original air date: July 15, 2015
KOMO4 News: Green grilling Youtube | Featured resources
KOMO’s Mary Nam and Steve Pool have fun with King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson checking out greener ways to grill, from energy-conserving and less-polluting grills from Aqua Quip, to sustainable salmon and veggies from Central Co-op, farmers markets and gardens.

Original air date: June 24, 2015
KOMO4 News: Keep cool ? Save energy Youtube | Featured resources
From innovative fans to sliding, adjustable screens to window and portable AC units, King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson and KOMO's Mary Nam show how to keep cool in this hot weather but not fry the planet.

Original air date: June 3, 2015
KOMO4 News: Growing food greener Youtube | Featured resources
You can grow plenty of veggies and herbs at home, even on your window sill or in a small space. And if you have more than you can use, donate them to a local food bank! King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson and KOMO's Mary Nam show how.

Original air date: May 13, 2015
KOMO4 News: Thrift store fashion Youtube | Featured resources
KOMO’s Mary Nam and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson check out fashions that are examples of the stylish clothes now available at many local thrift stores. The women’s clothes shown here are from the Seattle Children’s Hospital Bargain Boutique thrift store in Kent and are modeled by store volunteerss Twyla and Jordan and Jordan’s daughter Abigail.

Original air date: April 22, 2015
KOMO4 News: Happy Earth Day 2015 Youtube | Featured resources
For Earth Day, KOMO's Molly Shen and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson check out green innovations, including scrap-metal wildlife sculptures from artist Travis Pond, flexible solar lighting with the UWs Caitlin Cramer, and an easy-to-use, affordable home air quality monitor.

Original air date: April 1, 2015
KOMO4 News: Green humor for April Fool's Day Youtube | Featured resources
King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson and KOMO's Mary Nam enjoy the humorous side of going green, from a watermelon bike helmet to recycled paper made from elephant dung to a super-healthy breakfast cereal with a funny name.

Original air date: March 11, 2015
KOMO4 News: Don't trash that food Youtube | Featured resources
King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson and KOMO's Molly Shen show how to deal with food waste, from using cool containers and compostable bags, to taking stickers off fruit, to buying ugly veggies.

Original air date: Feb. 18, 2015
KOMO4 News: Green lighting Youtube | Featured resources
King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson and KOMO’s Mary Nam light up your life with the latest in energy-efficient LED (light-emitting diode) light bulbs, and show how compact fluorescent lamps (CFL bulbs) and fluorescent tubes get recycled.

Original air date: Jan. 28, 2015
KOMO4 News: How recycling works Youtube | Featured resources
How does all that stuff you recycle get turned into new products and packaging? King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson and KOMO's Mary Nam explore the fascinating industrial side of recycling.

Original air date: Jan. 7, 2015
KOMO4 News: Green cleaning Youtube | Featured resources
Does your home need a good cleaning after the holidays? King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson and KOMO's Mary Nam demonstrate eco-friendly, almost fun ways to tackle that chore.

2014 videos

Original air date: Dec. 17, 2014
KOMO4 News: Green holiday entertaining Youtube | Featured resources
In this action-packed segment, KOMO's Mary Nam and Steve Pool and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson have too much fun with ideas for greening your holiday parties and dinners.

Original air date: Dec. 3, 2014
KOMO4 News: Green and local food gifts Youtube | Featured resources
KOMO's Molly Shen and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson check out great holiday gift ideas, including food books by local authors, locally-produced foods, and homemade muffins made from insects (cricket flour). All were delicious!

Original air date: Nov. 19, 2014
KOMO4 News: DIY green holiday gifts Youtube | Featured resources
KOMO's Mary Nam and Steve Pool and King County EcoConsumer Tom Watson have fun checking out some cool examples!

Original air date: Oct. 28, 2014
KOMO4 News: Recycled costume ideas Youtube | Featured resources | Recursos destacados
Tom and anchor Mary Nam have fun with this annual segment featuring Halloween costumes from reused and recycled materials! This year's theme is plants and animals, with costumes modeled by Paulina, Alex, Victoria, Leslie and Iván from the El Centro de la Raza after school program, accompanied by their teacher Maria Rico.

Original air date: Oct. 1, 2014
KOMO4 News: Safe cycling and walking Youtube | Featured resources
How to keep lit-up and dry! Tom, anchor Mary Nam, Cascade Bicycle Club's Khatsini Simani, Freya and Sage check our examples of cool products from Floppy Ears Design, Po Campo, Nau, MonkeyLectric, Hub and Bespoke and Torch.

Original air date: Sept. 17, 2014
KOMO4 News: Green fall gardening Youtube | Featured resources
Now's the time to prepare the garden for fall and creatively use up the last of your veggies. Anchor Mary Nam and weather anchor Steve Pool have fun checking out green ideas with Tom.

Original air date: Aug. 27, 2014
KOMO4 News: Green tailgating party Youtube | Featured resources
As football season kicks off, Tom, Mary Nam and Steve Pool check out eco-friendly ideas for tailgating, including tasty party treats made partly from ingredients from farmers markets and Tom's own garden.

Original air date: Aug. 6, 2014
KOMO4 News: Green sharing services Youtube | Featured resources
The "sharing economy" reduces waste and conserves resources! Tom shows anchor Mary Nam fun examples of fruit sharing, bike sharing, car sharing, fabric swapping and wedding décor rental.

Original air date: July 15, 2014
KOMO4 News: Recycled art Youtube | Featured resources
Tom and anchor Mary Nam check out fantastic art made from reused and recycled materials by artists Russ Morgan, Darcy Thompson, Dean Robertson, Diem Chau, Julia Haack and Kate Hunt.

Original air date: June 25, 2014
KOMO4 News: Green road trip Youtube | Featured resources
From a homemade camping lantern to electric vehicle charging stations, Tom and anchor Mary Nam show how to make your summer road trip more eco-friendly.

Original air date: June 11, 2014
KOMO4 News: Recycled and local Youtube | Featured resources
Reused and recycled products are even greener when they're made locally. Tom and anchor Mary Nam check out beautiful examples of furniture, jewelry, handbags and pottery.

Original air date: May 14, 2014
KOMO4 News: Green jobs Youtube | Featured resources
Green jobs help reduce climate change and more! To illustrate the wealth of green job opportunities available, Tom and anchor Mary Nam are joined by special guests Joshua Bennett with Nova Solar Windows, Julie Quach with Four Sisters Gourmet Sauces and Jenna Walenga with the City of Bellevue's Tracks program.

Original air date: Apr. 22, 2014
KOMO4 News: Earth Day Youtube | Featured resources
Tom and anchor Mary Nam have fun celebrating Earth Day with special guests Michaelene Fowler (modeling green Eileen Fisher fashions), Susan Gregory from Sustainable NE Seattle and Alex Currier from True Blue Aquaponics.

Original air date: Apr. 2, 2014
KOMO4 News: Green kitchen Youtube | Featured resources
Tom and anchor Mary Nam have fun with eco-friendly ideas for the kitchen.

Original air date: Mar. 12, 2014
KOMO4 News: Eco-babies Youtube | Featured resources
It's never been easier to go green and save money on baby products and supplies! Tom shows anchor Molly Shen fun and innovative ideas, joined by proud parents Jeanette and Trent Jurgensen with baby Elliott.

Original air date: Feb. 19, 2014
KOMO4 News: Recycling plastics Youtube | Featured resources
Many of us are confused about which plastics to put in the recycling bin, so Tom and anchor Molly Shen sort through common plastic items. And you might be surprised to learn what recycled plastic bottles can be turned into! (Clue: Go Hawks!)

Original air date: Jan. 29, 2014
KOMO4 News: Sustainable local food Youtube | Featured resources
Welcoming news anchor Mary Nam back from maternity leave, Tom and Mary and weather anchor Steve Pool taste some organic local baby food. Then they dive in to the tasty, sustainable, local Super Bowl party snacks, including Beast Mode ice cream!

Original air date: Jan. 8, 2014
KOMO4 News: Stay warm, go green Youtube | Featured resources
Tom shows anchor Molly Shen fun and practical ways to stay warm while still being eco-conscious.

2013 videos

Original air date: Dec. 11, 2013
KOMO4 News: Green and local holiday gifts Youtube | Featured resources
From Sasquatch's stocking to a homemade gift from a toilet-paper roll, Tom and anchor Molly Shen check out fun, green and locally-made gift ideas.

Original air date: Nov. 27, 2013
KOMO4 News: Green holiday decorating Youtube | Featured resources
Use those old coffee-cup sleeves, popsicle sticks, branches from the yard and even broken CDs to make holiday decorations! Tom shows anchor Molly Shen a few fun ideas.

Original air date: Nov. 13, 2013
KOMO4 News: Green your ride Youtube | Featured resources
Car upholstery made from recycled water bottles. Used motor oil recycling. An electric vehicle for car-pooling. Even baby car seat recycling! Tom and anchor Molly Shen check out these and other fun ways to reduce the environmental impact from cars and driving.

Original air date: Oct. 28, 2013
KOMO4 News: Recycled Halloween costumes Youtube | Featured resources
Tom and anchor Molly Shen check out a snorkeler, gnome, peacock and shy cat, modeled by the Filbrun kids (Eesaia, Rio, Joie and Mila). Thanks to Value Village and Goodwill for outfitting the costumes! Tom even got into the act with his own weird ? but green ? costume.

Original air date: Oct. 24, 2013
KOMO4 News: Food Day – Meet the producer Youtube | Featured resources
Tom, news anchor Molly Shen and weather anchor Steve Pool celebrate national Food Day with Cricket and several other producers of healthy, sustainable Northwest foods.

Original air date: Oct. 2, 2013
KOMO4 News: Eco-friendly bathrooms Youtube | Featured resources
Checking out a water-efficient toilet, a composting toilet, a cool baby bathtub and more, Tom and anchor Mary Nam get green in the bathroom.

Original air date: Sept. 18, 2013
KOMO4 News: "Green" and healthy fast food Youtube | Featured resources
Fast food doesn’t have to be junk food! Tom, anchor Mary Nam and weatherman Steve Pool have fun checking out and sampling local and sustainable fast food.

Original air date: Aug. 28, 2013
KOMO4 News: Eco-cool back-to-school Youtube | Featured resources
Tom and anchor Mary Nam check out fun ways to get your green on as kids of all ages head back to school.

Original air date: Aug. 7, 2013
KOMO4 News: Renewable home energy Youtube | Featured resources
From wind power to solar to “micro hydro” to geothermal, Tom and anchor Molly Shen show how to get charged up with renewable energy at home.

Original air date: July 17, 2013
KOMO4 News: Green pet care Youtube | Featured resources
No, green pets aren't just lizards! Tom and Mary check out some fun examples of green pets and green pet care with special guests Mollyrose, Crystal and Jaiden and their four-legged friends Izzy and Sparkles.

Original air date: June 26, 2013
KOMO4 News: Birds and the bees Youtube | Featured resources
With special guest Jessica Dally from the Puget Sound Beekeepers Association and hundreds of her friends, Tom and Mary check out ways to attract birds and bees to your backyard, and raise bees yourself.

Original air date: June 5, 2013
KOMO4 News: Green crafts Youtube | Featured resources
Craftspeople throughout the Northwest are turning to eco-friendly materials to make their products, and you can also do that yourself at home. Tom and anchor Molly Shen look at some fun examples.

Original air date: May 15, 2013
KOMO4 News: Green your lawn Youtube | Featured resources
From nematodes to a corkscrew weeder to cutting-edge lawn mowers, Tom and anchor Mary Nam check out the latest in "green" lawn care

Original air date: April 22, 2013
KOMO4 News: Happy Earth Day! Youtube | Featured resources
Tom, anchor Mary Nam and weatherman Steve Pool check out fun stuff for Earth Day and visit with Frosene Sacco, who with her husband John sells baklava in a "green" way from their Bikelava "food bike" at the Des Moines Farmers Market.

Original air date: April 3, 2013
KOMO4 News: Toxic-free toddlers Youtube | Featured resources
Tom and anchor Mary Nam check out a few safer, less-toxic toys and other kids’ products, as 3-year-old Freya (or, as she says, “three-and-a-half!”) demonstrates eco-friendly art supplies.

Original air date: March 13, 2013
KOMO4 News: Green fashion for spring Youtube | Featured resources
Dive into fun green fashion with Tom and anchor Mary Nam, joined by designers Cameron Levin and Amanda Vernell Mueller, stylist Dana Guyton and models Rebecca Blume and Amber Williams.

Original air date: Feb. 20, 2013
KOMO4 News: Green at the garden show Youtube | Featured resources
Tom and anchor Mary Nam check out fun stuff ? including garden cocktails, and a planter made by Tom from salvaged materials ? featured at the Northwest Flower & Garden Show, going on Feb. 20-24 in Seattle.

Original air date: Jan. 31, 2013
KOMO4 News: Eco-friendly dust busting Youtube | Featured resources
Dusting can be fun! Tom shares some green tips with anchor Mary Nam for keeping the dust in your home under control.

Original air date: Jan. 7, 2013
KOMO4 News: Sustainable seafood Youtube | Featured resources
You are what you eat, and if you love seafood, make it sustainable! Tom, anchor Mary Nam and weatherman Steve Pool sample local sustainable seafood and learn more about it.

2012 videos

Original air date: Dec. 19, 2012
KOMO4 News: Green holidays in a hurry Youtube | Featured resources
Christmas is right around the corner, but it’s never too late to go green! Tom shows anchor Mary Nam some cool examples.

Original air date: Dec. 5, 2012
KOMO4 News: Green toys Youtube | Featured resources
From a cardboard pirate ship to a refurbished bicycle, Tom and anchor Mary Nam check out fun examples of safe and eco-friendly toys.

Original air date: Nov. 14, 2012
KOMO4 News: Green Thanksgiving Youtube | Featured resources
Tom, anchor Mary Nam and weatherman Steve Pool sample green and local Thanksgiving foods. They also check out a fun eco-centerpiece, a great local farmers market basket and ways to store your left-overs. No turkeys were harmed in the making of this segment!

Original air date: Oct. 24, 2012
KOMO4 News: Halloween food day costumes Youtube | Featured resources
In our annual fun October segment, kids model “green” Halloween costumes for Mary, to provide viewers with ideas for using recycled and reused materials. Because Oct. 24 is national Food Day, this year we have a healthy food theme, and Tom even gets into the act. Big thanks to our models, Daphne and Eros Rojas, and Sian Wu and her son Wren!

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