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What Causes Deforestation & How Can We Stop It

Forests cover nearly 30% of the planet, but deforestation is clearing these critical habitats out on a massive scale, resulting in damage to the quality of the land. The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) estimates that the Earth loses 18.7 million acres of forests per year. That’s equal to 27 soccer [...]

2019-02-05T09:42:35+00:00February 20th, 2019|

How To Have A More Eco-Friendly Valentines Day

For many of us, Valentine’s Day means going to a restaurant for an extravagant meal, purchasing gifts, consuming a whole lot of resources, and spending money. According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), Americans will spend over $20 billion this Valentine’s Day. Looking in greater detail, those planning on celebrating [...]

2019-02-05T09:25:18+00:00February 13th, 2019|

How To Fix Fix Air Leaks & Poor Insulation In Your House

Even though the winter is in full force and it is more than likely that you’ve weatherized your home for the season, there is one thing you may still want to consider: how confident are you that your humble abode is sufficiently insulated and that you have no air leaks? [...]

2019-01-29T09:39:55+00:00February 6th, 2019|

Food Waste Facts: How To Reduce Food Waste

One-third of the food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted globally, which amounts to about 1.3 billion tons per year. The FDA estimates that 30-40 percent of the American food supply is wasted. This amount of waste has a significant impact on food security, resource conservation, and climate [...]

2019-01-30T08:57:58+00:00January 30th, 2019|

How To Save Energy & Money This Winter

As you may know, there are lots of reasons why your power bill may increase as the weather gets colder. One major reason is that you’re likely spending more time at home consuming electricity and using your heater. Heating and cooling alone account for roughly 48% of the energy use [...]

2019-01-11T10:57:28+00:00January 23rd, 2019|

10 Ways To Reduce Single-Use Plastic In Your Life

In 2018, Collins Dictionary bestowed “single-use” the Word of the Year. In fact, research found that “single-use” is now four times as common as it was in 2013, due to the increased public awareness brought on by the constant news stories and impactful images of the environmental damage caused by [...]

2019-01-11T10:52:45+00:00January 16th, 2019|

Benefits to Making More Sustainable Energy Choices in 2019

If one of your New Year’s resolutions was to be more eco-conscious this year, the easiest place you can start is by re-assessing your energy choices and the impact that they have on the environment. Renewable energy is energy that’s created using earth’s inexhaustible and naturally replenishing resources. The major [...]

2019-01-08T13:28:47+00:00January 9th, 2019|

The Best Ways To Have An Eco-Friendly New Years

The holiday season is all about celebrating, but not necessarily not about celebrating our planet. In fact, between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, the amount of trash produced in the United States increases by an estimated 25%. That equates to nearly one million extra tons of garbage each week. Disposable [...]

2018-12-18T09:23:34+00:00December 26th, 2018|

How To Beat The Winter Blues (Seasonal Depression)

Fast forward a few weeks from today, after all of the holidays and new year’s festivities. You may find yourself experiencing a serious case of the winter blues. With the shorter days, the limited amount of sunlight, and colder weather, it can be easy to choose to hibernate in your [...]

2018-12-18T09:11:21+00:00December 19th, 2018|

What Are Renewable Energy Certificates?

The global power sector is undergoing a major transformation with renewable sources of energy such as wind and solar ramping up across the world at record pace. Supporting the generation of renewable energy is one of the easiest things you can do to reduce your carbon footprint. Before energy deregulation, [...]

2018-12-06T08:20:56+00:00December 12th, 2018|