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Greenest Cities in the US in 2015

WalletHub analysts recently released their list of the greenest cities in the US, based on their study of 100 cities across the nation. Cities were measured on thirteen key metrics across four dimensions: 1) Environmental Quality, 2) “Greenness” of Transportation, 3) “Greenness” of Energy Sources and 4) Green Lifestyle & Local Policies. Here are the metrics […]

December 11th

Corian Countertops — Eco-Friendly Countertops

  I think I’ve still got a few years to go before I’m on the lookout for green (eco-friendly, that is) countertops. However, from what I hear, Corian countertops may be the way to go if you’re in the market for these. Why? Corian countertops (aka, solid surface countertops) have several features that make them relatively […]

July 30th

Obama Says "Climate Change" Again [VIDEO]

After notoriously leaving “climate change” and “global weirding” and the fact that 2010 was the hottest year on record out of his 2011 State of the Union address, Obama recently made sure to mention it in a speech at Penn State University. Different crowd, I guess, one that believes in science and understands the scientific […]

February 5th

Important Media Weekly Round-Up

Something you should be aware of if you’re not yet is that Planetsave is a part of the Important Media network. Other than Planetsave, there are currently 10 other sites in the network. Though I don’t often cover other stories on the network (or even mention them) here on Planetsave, since they generally deal with […]

July 24th

One Year Living Off-the-Grid at Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage

  Hi. I’m Brian, a new writer here at Planetsave. For the past eighteen months, I have been living off-the-grid at Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage, a rural intentional community located in northeastern Missouri. Dancing Rabbit is a community composed of 45 individuals dedicated to sustainable living and creating cultural change. Renewable energy from solar panels and […]

September 11th

The most important news you’ll read this minute: Shea Gunther is leaving Green Options and Planetsave and is converting to Scientology. Praise Xenu.

Big news Planetsavekateers, I’m outta here. I’m leaving Green Options and Planetsave, though not to join Tom and John in their fight against the thetans. I would like to say it’s to spend more time with my family, but that just makes me sound like a scandal ridden Bush official. While I probably will get […]

August 29th

When Feng Shui kills: Stupid Chinese engineers used rock instead of steel on bridge to be in “harmony with the environment”, bridge promptly collapses

Wow, talk about a colossally dumb idea: build a giant bridge with rocks and concrete instead of steel to blend into the environment. 41 people were killed in Hunan province were killed when the bridge fell in on itself while under construction. The toll is expected to rise as there are dozens of construction workers […]

August 16th