Reasons Why You Should Volunteer In Your Community

In 2011 roughly 64.3 million Americans, or 26.8% of the adult population, gave almost 7.9 billion hours of volunteer service in 2011. This is an increase of 1.5 million volunteers over 2010 and is the highest level of volunteerism in five years. Volunteering is important for many reasons – it [...]

2019-05-02T13:49:48-04:00May 15th, 2019|

How To Save Energy In Your Kitchen With These Tips

Cooking your own meals at home isn’t only better for your health, but it’s also much better for the environment than dining at restaurants or ordering take-out. That’s because cooking at home requires far fewer resources – less packaging, less transportation (and therefore fewer emissions), and because you are able [...]

2019-05-08T09:17:22-04:00May 8th, 2019|

What is Global Warming & What Are The Causes

Earth has warmed and cooled again, and the climate has changed countless times throughout its long history. These natural occurrences were attributed to the planet receiving more or less sunlight with subtle shifts in its orbit, atmospheric or surface changes, or fluctuations of the sun’s energy. But in the last [...]

2019-05-03T16:39:52-04:00May 1st, 2019|

Eco-Friendly Mother’s Day Celebration Ideas

With Mother’s Day a few weeks away, you’re probably starting to think about what you should get her, or what you should do to celebrate. Unfortunately, as with most holidays and celebrations, this day has become overrun by consumerism. We’re asking the simple question - what for? It doesn’t have [...]

2019-05-03T16:41:23-04:00April 24th, 2019|

Earth Day Tips: How To Celebrate And Help The Planet

Earth Day is inarguably the world’s largest environmental movement. Celebrated worldwide on April 22, more than one billion people gather and participate in Earth Day Activities each year. But where did the idea for Earth Day come from? The concept for a national day dedicated to protecting the environment was [...]

2019-04-30T18:25:17-04:00April 17th, 2019|

What Is A Circular Economy & What Are Its Benefits?

You’ve probably seen the term “circular economy” being dropped all over the news lately and you might find yourself wondering what exactly this means.  Have you heard of the 3R’s of sustainability: reduce-reuse-recycle? Well, a “circular economy” is essentially an economy that’s based on these surrounding practices. There are additional, [...]

2019-05-03T16:42:53-04:00April 10th, 2019|

Fun & Enjoyable Spring Themed Activities

You’ve probably been cooped up inside most of the winter so now that the weather is warming up, it’s time to finally shed that winter coat and get outside to explore mother nature. Spring is all about getting a fresh start. Trees get new leaves. Flowers begin to bloom. The [...]

2019-04-29T19:37:35-04:00April 3rd, 2019|

Jobs & Careers To Help Fight Global Warming

The concern over global warming and the need for more sustainable energy solutions have been hot topics of debate for many years, and it seems that in the present day, something is being done about it. With an increasing number of U.S. cities pledging to go 100% renewables by a [...]

2019-04-29T19:41:08-04:00March 27th, 2019|

Fun Activities To Help Get Your Kids Outside

Not so long ago, most kids would jump at the opportunity to build a sand castle at the beach or a snowman during the winter. However, things are a bit different now. Today’s youth are presented with a lot of distractions keeping them from their innate love for the environment, [...]

2019-04-30T18:32:48-04:00March 20th, 2019|

What Are The Pros & Cons Of Geothermal Energy

Renewable energy is energy that’s derived from natural sources that we are unlikely to run out of. These replenishable power sources include wind, moving water, heat from the earth, sunlight, ocean waves, and even organic waste. While renewable energy is often misconstrued as a new technology, humans have been harnessing [...]

2019-04-30T23:36:21-04:00March 13th, 2019|