Eco Blog

diesel

Diesel Drivers Now Heavily Charged for Purchasing Eco-Friendly Vehicles

Dec 14 2018 A driver's group, the Alliance of British Drivers, has warned that confusing branding, such as names like "Bluemotion," could cause issues for motorists. They may end up with a surprise as cities crack down on older vehicles that pollute more. Some drivers may be left stumped when they drive cars only three or four-years-old into... read more
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Ten Ways to Get Rid of Your Christmas Tree Without Any Trouble

Dec 6 2018 Every year, Americans purchase 25 to 30 million real christmas trees, according to the National Christmas Tree Association! But that isn't the bad news. Most experts agree that a real tree is the more eco-friendly option. As trees grow, they provide habitats for wildlife and clean the air. Christmas trees are also 100 percent... read more
travel

Travel Smarter, Not Harder: Tips for the Eco-Conscious Traveler

Dec 4 2018 Here at Custom Earth Promos we have talked about all kinds of eco-friendly travel topics. From modes of transportation, to apps that help lower your carbon footprint, to airlines, to boats, to vacations you can take, there are a million ways to explore eco-friendly travel. These topics are all about the act of traveling and things to... read more
restaurant

Hotel and Restaurant Locations Making Real Eco Commitments

Dec 2 2018 Zero Waste Bistro When creating the space-within-a-space Zero Waste Bistro, Designer Linda Bergroth relied completely on eco-friendly materials. This pop-up installation was presented by the Finish Cultural Institute at this spring's NYCxDesign event. She did have a moment where she realized how different this café would be from the... read more
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Living in a Greenhouse Doesn’t Always Involve Plants: USC’s Eco-Op

Nov 29 2018 University of Southern California students CeCe Uhrich and Tim Buchanan live in a two story house. They live with eight other USC students. Their shelves are filled with items bought in bulk and their basement contains a compost pile. A small container containing dollar bills sits near the front door. This serves as the "ecotax... read more
transportation

Transportation That Won’t Raise Your Carbon Footprint

Nov 23 2018 Do you have to visit relatives this holiday season? Are they local? If the answer to both of those questions was yes, don't just hop into your car. Anytime a vehicle that isn't a green-mode of transportation is used, pollutants and harmful emissions are let into the air. This has become a large concern across the globe. If you are... read more
holiday

The Holiday Season May Be a Key to Helping Save the Planet

Nov 21 2018 Americans have taken a big environmental hit this year. California is ablaze from Malibu to Chico. Homeowners in Florida and Georgia continue to recover from Hurricane Michael. The evidence for human-caused climate change continues to pour in--reports of the melting polar ice shelf and extreme weather shifts. This makes preparing for the... read more
foods

What Foods Will You Be Posting to Instagram Instead of Eating Next Year?

Nov 18 2018 Food trends: giant, over-the-top milkshakes; unicorn food; rainbow food; crazy ice cream treats. Whatever it is, you just have to find a restaurant that sells it. But not just to eat it; you also have to let all of your Facebook friends and Instagram followers know what the latest weird looking or deconstructed meal is. As 2018... read more
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Sustainable Service Aims to Make Life Greener with Eco Subscription Box

Nov 15 2018 Have you always wanted to go green but are not sure what to do? Is it just too expensive to buy all organic products? If you live in New Zealand, enter: The Eco Collective! This new green subscription box aimed at busy individuals and families. The goal is to help ease making their homes and lives more sustainable. Delivering a... read more
Conservancy

Take an Eco-Cruise with the Conservancy of Southwest Florida

Nov 9 2018 Summer has started to last longer and longer in Florida. This year, even though the humidity is mostly gone, it is going to be hot until Thanksgiving. What do you do with all of this extra summertime? If you are looking for a memorable, unique experience in Southwest Florida, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida's eco-cruise through... read more
seafood

Ned Bell: Canada’s Celebrity Chef and Sustainable Seafood Advocate

Nov 6 2018 Earlier this year, when more than 50 chefs from British Colombia put their names to a letter calling on the B.C. government not to renew 20 salmon farm leases, one name was obviously missing--Ned Bell's If any chef in B.C. can be called a sustainable seafood advocate, it's Ned Bell. The celebrity chef is the official ambassador for the... read more