Eco-Friendly Fibers to Use

In our blog post titled “Why It’s Time to Say Goodbye to Fast Fashion” we talked about fast fashion and some of the environmental implications associated with this type of clothing production, including wastewater pollution, water consumption, increased amounts of waste, and significant greenhouse gas emissions. We also outlined some [...]

2020-10-19T13:30:15-04:00November 4th, 2020|

Different Ways to Use Nuclear Energy

When you hear the words “nuclear energy”, some of the first visuals that may come to mind are of a nuclear bomb or of an energy crisis such as Fukushima or Chernobyl. If these in fact are your first impressions of nuclear energy, then you’ll be surprised to learn that, [...]

2020-10-12T11:08:52-04:00October 28th, 2020|

How to Teach Kids About Being Eco-Conscious

In a society built around mass consumerism, it’s more important than ever to raise children who are environmentally conscious. We should strive to teach our kids to be mindful of global citizens who learn everything from how to avoid plastics to how to compost food waste.  Whether you’re an expert [...]

2020-12-15T16:39:00-05:00October 21st, 2020|

Heading Camping? Here’s How to Make Your Trip Eco-Friendly

With the hot days of summer behind us, camping takes on a whole new life. Cool mornings, brisk hiking weather, and the breathtaking colors of the season make fall one of the best times of the year to go camping. In addition to the milder fall temperatures being more comfortable [...]

2020-12-15T16:40:25-05:00October 14th, 2020|

Seasonal Produce to Eat in the Fall

While the end of summer does mean no more days spent kayaking, canoeing, or swimming in the lake (if you live in an area where it gets cold), it certainly does not mean the days of fresh and delicious produce are behind you. In fact, it is quite the opposite. [...]

2020-10-07T10:06:21-04:00October 7th, 2020|

How to Conserve Energy While You Homeschool

To say our daily lives have changed since the COVID-19 pandemic began at the end of last year is an understatement. And while most shelter in place orders have been lifted in the United States, the majority of us continue to work and/or study at home in order to help [...]

2020-12-15T16:41:11-05:00September 30th, 2020|

Solar Energy [Here Is the Way It Works]

The sun does more than just providing Earth with light during the daytime. Every photon (or particle of sunlight) that reaches us contains energy to fuel our planet. The sun’s energy is the source responsible for all energy sources on Earth, and for all our weather systems. Today, solar energy [...]

2020-09-04T11:01:43-04:00September 23rd, 2020|

Here Are the Benefits of Clean Energy in Iceland

Iceland is famous for its breathtaking scenery, geysers, and Blue Lagoon, but did you know that, thanks largely to untapped reserves of geothermal and hydroelectric energy, it is known to be one of the greenest countries on the planet? In fact, Iceland is the world's largest clean energy producer per [...]

2020-08-28T11:05:47-04:00September 16th, 2020|

Eco-Friendly Bamboo [What You Need to Know]

When it comes to sustainable alternatives to many products humans consume regularly, and even daily, bamboo is one of the most viable options. Bamboo is a resource that’s not just strong and durable, but is also biodegradable and natural. Consider the Eco-Friendliness of Bamboo Some of the other aspects of [...]

2020-08-22T11:21:29-04:00September 9th, 2020|

Here Is the World’s Largest Hydroelectric Dam

More than 2,000 years ago people in Greece were using flowing water to turn the wheels of their mills, grinding wheat into flour. More recently, for the past several decades people have been using flowing water to generate electricity. Using the Power of Water to Produce Renewable Power Hydroelectric energy [...]

2020-12-16T10:53:59-05:00September 2nd, 2020|