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|

Spring Energy Saving Tips

Saving energy and saving water can both help you save money on your utility bills. Due to the significant weather and temperature variations, your home requires different care throughout the different seasons. Even though we still have a few weeks left of winter and cool weather, it’s time to consider [...]

2019-04-29T20:07:41-04:00March 6th, 2019|

How You Can Help Endangered Species In Simple Ways

Last week, we talked about deforestation. Specifically, we discussed its primary causes and corresponding effects, as well as some of the personal actions we can take to help alleviate the problem. Amongst the implications of deforestation, the extinction crisis is arguably one of the most alarming. In this post, we’ll [...]

2019-05-02T10:09:33-04:00February 27th, 2019|

What Causes Deforestation & How Can We Stop It

Forests cover nearly 30% of the planet, but deforestation is clearing these critical habitats out on a massive scale, resulting in damage to the quality of the land. The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) estimates that the Earth loses 18.7 million acres of forests per year. That’s equal to 27 soccer [...]

2019-04-29T20:18:08-04:00February 20th, 2019|

How To Have A More Eco-Friendly Valentines Day

For many of us, Valentine’s Day means going to a restaurant for an extravagant meal, purchasing gifts, consuming a whole lot of resources, and spending money. According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), Americans will spend over $20 billion this Valentine’s Day. Looking in greater detail, those planning on celebrating [...]

2019-04-29T20:20:27-04:00February 13th, 2019|

How To Fix Fix Air Leaks & Poor Insulation In Your House

Even though the winter is in full force and it is more than likely that you’ve weatherized your home for the season, there is one thing you may still want to consider: how confident are you that your humble abode is sufficiently insulated and that you have no air leaks? [...]

2019-04-30T23:45:34-04:00February 6th, 2019|