The Truth About Organic Products

Essentially, everything you eat is “organic,” because it is related to or derived from living matter. It is commonly accepted that “organic farming,” as we define it today, is a cleaner, more wholesome and sustainable process that was started by J.J. Rodale in the 1940s. As people continue to become [...]

2020-02-25T16:26:19-05:00April 1st, 2020|

Benefits of Energy Star vs. Regular Appliances

Most of us are looking for ways to save money and reduce our carbon footprint. Using energy-efficient appliances vs. regular appliances can help you achieve that goal. By using Energy Star Certified appliances, you can ensure that you are getting an energy-efficient fridge, energy-efficient dryer, energy-efficient water heater, and many [...]

2020-02-25T16:14:07-05:00March 25th, 2020|

Go Green(er) with Eco-Friendly Gardening

You are trying to eat healthier by growing your own food, but if you are using pesticides, herbicides, and insecticides, not only are you negating your efforts, you can be contaminating your region as a whole. Eco-friendly gardening is actually quite simple, and many times it is less expensive than [...]

2020-02-25T15:22:59-05:00March 18th, 2020|

Eco-Friendly Car Wash

Spring Clean Your Car the Eco-Friendly Way According to the newsroom at AAA, altogether Americans spend about 70 billion hours behind the wheel in a year. It’s no wonder we as a public tend to treat our cars better than ourselves. Of course, we love to have our vehicles looking [...]

2020-02-25T15:02:21-05:00March 11th, 2020|

Effects of Fossil Fuels on Human Health

Fossil fuels supply about 80% of the world’s energy. They provide us with electricity, gas, and transportation. Even though these are vital components of our lives, fossil fuels emit carbon dioxide and greenhouse gases that contribute to global warming and climate change. Not to mention, these toxic chemicals are released [...]

2020-01-27T17:31:54-05:00March 4th, 2020|

How to Increase Your Own Home Air Quality

When we think about air pollution, we don’t usually think about the air running through our home. As we spend a good amount of time indoors, taking steps to improve and maintain home air quality is fundamental to our well-being. In a 2007 report, 9 out of 10 American homes [...]

2020-01-27T17:06:17-05:00February 26th, 2020|

10 Geothermal Energy Facts and Examples

Did you know that geothermal energy is considered one of the most sustainable types of energy? As fossil fuels make up at least 80% of our energy consumption, geothermal energy alleviates the number of toxins that circulate in our atmosphere and enter into our bodies. Check out these interesting geothermal [...]

2020-01-27T16:50:56-05:00February 19th, 2020|

Top Ways You Can Help Reduce Air Pollution

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 make each day to build towards [...]

2020-01-27T16:23:46-05:00February 12th, 2020|

Know Your Solar Panels: 3 Types of Solar Panels

In order to achieve a better tomorrow, we all need to start making sustainable choices today. One consideration is a conversion to solar power, but this decision can be mind-boggling. “What types of solar panels will be best for me? Should I use monocrystalline solar panels or polycrystalline panels? Will [...]

2020-01-21T17:09:15-05:00February 5th, 2020|

Eco-Friendly Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

The origin of Valentine’s Day is murky, and even the identity of St. Valentine is unclear, but one thing that is certain is that Valentine’s Day has become a spectacle of consumerism and a burden on the natural resources of our planet. Celebrate a green Valentine’s Day and share your [...]

2020-01-07T16:48:33-05:00January 29th, 2020|