Going green is a much talked about topic. All kinds of rumors and false ideas are circulating about the environment and the actions we can take to help it. Here are 5 green myths debunked. 1. Going Green is More Expensive Many are under the impression that everything green is expensive. It is quite the
“There are two kinds of light – the glow that illumines, and the glare that obscures” – James Thurber With all due respect to the proverb, there is only one kind of light bulb – that which gives more light, consumes less energy, emits less heat without any radiation, and can be “laid to rest”
This is last week’s news, a bit, but it’s something I’ve been meaning to cover more and haven’t gotten to. So, here’s a quickie on it: The GOP, in the name of “freedom” tried to kill lightbulb standards established and signed into law under George W. Bush (somewhat sucessfully). The GOP framed it as
Our friends at Well Home, a good green company that conducts energy audits, sent over this cool infographic on the energy impact of light bulbs. It’s a fun one. Check it out:
Some good green living stories from around from the past week….
Earth Hour will be this Saturday, March 26th at 8:30 (local time). At this time everyone will switch off their lights around the globe for Earth Hour and people will commit to actions that go beyond the hour. So grab some candles and help in the biggest grass roots movement on the planet.
I was recently approached by someone from WellHome about featuring some environmentally-related infographics on Planetsave. I love infographics, as most people do, so I said I was happy to do so. Here’s the first one, on the tremendous energy savings (which translate into financial savings) possible if more people pick the “low-hanging” fruit and do
In Earth Policy Institute‘s latest release, Lester R. Brown discusses changing our light bulbs. (Headings and bold text added.) Lester R. Brown [social_buttons] The lighting sector is on the edge of a spectacular revolution, a shift from the century-old, inefficient incandescent light bulb to far more efficient technologies. Perhaps the quickest, most profitable way to