Renewable Energy Blog

Why Are Natural Gas Prices Rising?

Prices in the United States have doubled in 2021 and will continue to increase during 2022; also, Europe and Asia are seeing record highs at 500% spikes. The good news is that the United States won’t see the same high price increases other countries are experiencing, but there will still [...]

2022-04-05T17:40:39-04:00April 11th, 2022|

What Causes Light Pollution and How to Reduce Its Negative Effects

Is light pollution bad? Well, that depends if you are concerned about ever seeing the stars or about interrupting the natural circadian rhythms of humans and animals alike. If you do care about these things, then yes—light pollution is bad.  What are the causes of light pollution? What can we [...]

2022-03-15T19:05:22-04:00March 15th, 2022|

7 Eco-Friendly New Year’s Resolutions for 2022

There's no doubt that 2020 and 2021 have been rough years. One of the biggest lessons we've learned is that Eco-friendly options are often sustainable, reliable, and cheaper in the long run.  New Year's is right around the corner, which means it's time for resolutions. We've come up with [...]

2022-01-25T12:00:54-05:00January 25th, 2022|

Why Borrowing Is One of the Most Environmentally Friendly Things To Do

Any amount of shopping you do can increase your household waste without you even knowing it. Because of that, many are looking for alternatives to outright ownership that help reduce their waste contribution. Some common tactics include upcycling and reusing old items, but there’s another strategy on the move: [...]

2022-01-25T11:44:16-05:00January 25th, 2022|

The Ultimate Guide to Eco-Friendly Christmas Gifts

As joyous as the holiday season is, it wreaks havoc on the environment. Some estimates predict Americans throw away 25 million more tons of garbage during the holidays than the rest of the year. These stats have pushed many into looking for more eco-friendly Christmas gifts to offset this trend.  [...]

2021-12-20T16:57:35-05:00December 20th, 2021|

10 Easy Ways to Repurpose and Reuse Common Household Items

From refurbishing old furniture to ditching plastic straws, there are plenty of environmental hacks people have been adopting. But so far, it’s not enough—the average person still creates almost five pounds of garbage each day. So in a year, that amounts to over 1,600 pounds of waste per person. This [...]

2021-11-15T13:16:26-05:00November 15th, 2021|

How to Have a Green Thanksgiving: Plastic-Free Holiday Tips

Thanksgiving is all about showing gratitude for life, family, and friendships—and why shouldn’t that thanks extend to Mother Earth? An environmentally friendly Thanksgiving is the ultimate way to give thanks. But unfortunately, avoiding household waste takes more than swapping out cellophane-wrapped veggies for reusable canvas totes. If you’re stumped at [...]

2022-07-13T14:19:39-04:00November 15th, 2021|

How to Recycle Water for More Sustainable Living

Water is a priceless, limited natural resource that many people unconsciously (or sometimes consciously) waste every day. Thankfully, there are plenty of ways you can save water and cut down on wastage.    But if you’re interested in taking your conservation efforts to the next level, you’ll benefit from knowing how [...]

2022-07-13T14:20:10-04:00October 6th, 2021|

What You Should Know About Solar Energy

Increased preference for clean, renewable energy sources is more than a trend; it is vital for the long-term health and sustainability of the ecosystem. Solar energy is a feasible alternative. But many people still wonder, “What is solar energy?” Here is a quick tutorial to help you understand. What Is [...]

2021-09-21T18:54:50-04:00September 21st, 2021|
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