Renewable Energy Facts They Don’t Tell You

As the world has begun to recognize the very real effects of global warming and climate change, the human population has started to take action. To end the dangerous overheating of the planet, we must stop putting more greenhouse gases into the air than we take out. Currently, over one-hundred [...]

2021-03-23T16:57:56-04:00April 14th, 2021|

New York’s Waste Disposal Strategies

While over 6 million tons of waste is disposed of each year in New York City, there are no local landfills, so the city has been resorting to sending waste to out-of-state landfills. This is not only detrimental to the environment, but it is also quite expensive. In 2015, the [...]

2021-03-16T14:49:16-04:00April 7th, 2021|

5 Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality at Home

With most of us spending an increased amount of time inside our homes due to the COVID-19 pandemic, optimal air quality should be at the top of our priorities. Luckily, making your home healthier and greener doesn’t have to be expensive or complicated. While we’re all pretty familiar with the [...]

2021-03-09T17:08:26-05:00March 31st, 2021|

Pros and Cons of Nuclear Energy

Last Updated: March 24, 2021 Most of us have heard of nuclear energy, but how much do you know about this form of electricity? When you’re presented with the words “nuclear energy”, some of the first images that may pop in your head might be of a nuclear bomb or [...]

2021-03-24T09:58:20-04:00March 24th, 2021|

How to Be a Better Recycler

Repurposing/upcycling items (or reusing what they are packaged in, for example -  glass jars, egg cartons, coffee tins, paper bags/boxes, and so on) for a different purpose, and/or avoiding purchasing items that need to be recycled themselves or that come in recyclable packaging, are two great ways for you to [...]

2021-02-24T14:11:57-05:00March 17th, 2021|

4 Shampoo Bar Companies to Buy From

The primary thing to consider when you’re looking to minimize your environmental impact is how much waste you’re generating (including material/resource waste as well as electricity waste) in your daily life. And with most of us working remotely these days due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the majority of our days [...]

2021-02-10T14:03:13-05:00March 10th, 2021|

Best Places in New York for Hiking

When people think of New York, the first thing that most likely comes to mind is New York City, along with images of the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, and an illuminated Times Square plaza. While New York City is quite majestic, there is so much more to [...]

2021-02-04T13:14:47-05:00March 3rd, 2021|

How to Refurbish Your Old Furniture

The movement to curb climate change and use better environmental practices has gained momentum over the last couple of years, as the world has finally begun to recognize the very real effects of global warming. There are many steps we can take to protect our precious resources and keep our [...]

2021-02-01T13:10:30-05:00February 24th, 2021|

Meet the World’s Largest Wind Turbine

Wind energy is a growing industry, with very good reason! It’s a renewable energy source, helps conserve water, creates jobs, and promotes the domestic economy in the United States. The wind is an important source of renewable energy and accounts for 6.3% of the nation’s electricity supply. We frequently discuss [...]

2021-01-27T11:20:28-05:00February 17th, 2021|

Top Ways You Can Help Reduce Air Pollution

Last Updated on February 10, 2021 Air gives us energy and life. On average, we breathe about 14,000 liters of air every day. Thus, good-quality air is critical to our physical and mental health. Though we can’t solve air pollution all at once, we can alter the choices that we [...]

2021-02-10T13:52:46-05:00February 10th, 2021|