7 Ways To Conserve Water And Energy When You Have A Large Family
Have you finally joined the movement to get out of your car, and made the choice to bike to the office each morning? Before you start to pedal to work, you ought to know a few essential things that will help you to travel safely, efficiently, and in an environmentally friendly manner.
Businesses, which consume a whopping 56% of the UK’s energy, are leading the way by going green using onshore and offshore wind, solar, hydro and bio energy to meet their electricity needs.
With the growing threat of climate change and increasing awareness of social responsibility, ‘going green’ has become a new way of life, but what does this mean for the trading and investment industries?
Making small changes around the house can add up to a BIG difference in your energy use. This helpful infographic explains in detail how you can make little shifts at the house to improve your energy efficiency.
There are lots of waste concerns when shipping or receiving packages: learn how to reduce your footprint here.
Bankers, insurers, and others whose job it is to assess and manage risk are starting to acknowledge the existential threat that climate change may have on important assets. Indeed, without … [Read full article]
Learn how and why rainwater catchment is so important for homeowners!
Many of us know we need to ‘eat better,’ but this term can be confusing since it means so many things to different people. Couple that with the fact that … [Read full article]
Will adding solar to your property save you money monthly, and will it increase the resale value of your house? It’s important to dig into the details about how much … [Read full article]
Food waste is a huge global issue, with up to one-third of all global food supply being thrown away. These 5 food waste apps will help you reduce your waste at home or for your business.
Trash generated from events can have a big impact: here are some tips to keep the rubbish under control.
Green architecture is moderation and efficiency in energy and resource use, building space and materials, and impacts on natural ecosystems.
When energy is accessible to everyone, it will solve many of the world’s problems, and storage through renewable energy batteries has the potential change the future for the better.
Stand.earth (formerly ForestEthics) is working on a campaign to get Starbucks to use recyclable cups, and picked up a check for $40,393 from CREDO’s June (2016) donations program.
Arcadia Power offers a free web-based solution for reducing your energy impact and ensuring your electricity comes only from renewable sources.
Glacier Water offers a simple solution to excess single-use plastic water bottles for home and office.
Nestled quaintly between the Sierra Madre Mountains, its lush jungle and a long expanse of picturesque Pacific coast is the Mexican village of San Francisco, or San Pancho as it … [Read full article]
Molekule has created a lovely indoor air pollution solution that starts with just one molecule… but just might be bigger than us all.
Learn about ways that building are becoming more sustainable with outside-the-box thinking about materials sourcing, design, and alternative structures.
Throughout history, materials and advances in material technology have influenced humankind. Now we just might be on the verge of the next shift in this type of technology, enabling products and functions we never believed possible.
Tetra Pak is a leader in sustainable, recyclable food packaging. It does business in 170 countries around the world. It’s motto is “Protecting What’s Good.”
When you open this book, relax and enjoy yourself. A warm LED nightlight will light up every page immediately. Then, when you gently fold the book, the light will quietly … [Read full article]
If you were lucky enough to get some cash for Christmas, or even if you didn’t but you’re feeling lucky, there’s a simple way to put that cash toward a … [Read full article]
The Illinois Solar Energy Association (ISEA) is raffling off a Tesla Model S to one lucky winner of their 2015 auction, who will get to drive all electric afterward in … [Read full article]
Matthias Mueller is the creator of Sustainability Compass*, an app that offers users an actionable guide to sustainability in everyday decisions. Through strategic planning and consideration, the compass introduces the … [Read full article]
Caribou Camping Co.*, founded by a 16-year-old last year (making him 17 now), has a pretty straightforward aim: help stop pollution. Of course, being a camping company, it aims to … [Read full article]
Calling for the “swift implementation” of ACE* climate education in high schools across the country, a bipartisan group of mayors attending the US Conference of Mayors’ annual June meeting took … [Read full article]
We purchased a condo last year, and since it was a new condo, that meant designing everything from the ground up and putting in all new appliances, floors, cupboards, etc. Unfortunately, … [Read full article]
Entertainment shouldn’t have to require dirty fossil fuels for power, but unfortunately, most concerts and films are powered by the grid, not clean energy. One alternative power option could be … [Read full article]
As a website dedicated, in part, to sharing news and views on climate change and other environmental issues, when it comes to recommending ways to make positive changes in our … [Read full article]
Businesses across the United Kingdom are setting a fantastic example for the rest of the word by embracing an energy saving challenge set out by Love Energy Savings*. The energy price … [Read full article]
I love writing about the coolest cleantech solutions on the planet — solar panels, wind turbines, learning thermostats, LEDs, and electric cars. However, there are a lot of improvements you … [Read full article]
It’s the holiday season, and the promotions and deals for products of all sorts are on the rise. Many of them are for extraneous products that, frankly, create more harm … [Read full article]
We Americans could use “a population shift in knowledge and positive engagement in the issue of climate change,” as environmental scientist and media guru Anthony Leiserowitz and colleagues have characterized it. … [Read full article]
Those interested in purchasing an atmospheric water generator may want to check out this recent offering from Molecule New Water Technologies* — the EcoloBlue Atmospheric Water Generator. The generators offer … [Read full article]
This article is part of the ‘Think Further Thursday’ series, sponsored by Fred Alger Management, Inc. For more ‘Think Further’ content and videos, visit thinkfurtheralger.com. In 2064, solar power and … [Read full article]
Going through the trouble of planning a trip to a place in the city I hadn’t been was fu a long time back, but these days, the time to do … [Read full article]
A young boy from Africa once said, “You people from America have so much clean water that you flush drinking water down the toilet”. The young boy later explained that he … [Read full article]
There are a lot of do-it-yourself projects out there. But I think this one may be the most useful and awesome one I’ve seen. Electric bikes are great, but they’re quite … [Read full article]
Water is a controversial topic within the environmental community. Plastic used for bottled water is incomprehensible and unsustainable. However, public drinking water in the US and other developed countries does contain a ton … [Read full article]
In the wake of dire warnings about the future and current threats of global warming and climate change from the US government, the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), and … [Read full article]
How many things have you printed in the past year? Yikes, not fun to think about that, eh? Printing surely isn’t the greenest activity around, and if you’re like me, … [Read full article]
With the EU setting member states tight energy efficiency and green targets by the year 2020, the Government and the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) have been promoting … [Read full article]
As the cost of production of LED lights continue to decrease, so does the sale price and the reasons for individuals and companies to avoid using them. It is becoming more … [Read full article]
A facilities engineer for Shell is featured in the video below in order to inform us of how swell it is to work for Shell. You know, if you can … [Read full article]
Need some plants for a large office? Or for an indoor recreational facility or retail store? Or perhaps for a mansion you own but can’t be bothered to populate with … [Read full article]
How many tires have you gone through in your life? Now, multiply that by however many million or even billion people are also driving and replacing tires? Clearly, with so … [Read full article]