Mar 5 2019
Today is Fat Tuesday, which marks the beginning of the Easter season.
Complete with its wild parties, outrageous parade floats, and boisterous band processions, Fat Tuesday is the biggest marks the biggest day of the Mardi Gras festivities for both locals and tourists alike in the city of New Orleans, Louisiana. Unfortunately, it... read more
Mar 1 2019
A sprawling and hyperambitious initiative, the Green New Deal aims to stem both global warming and economic inequity. Championed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, to date, the serious proposals for reversing climate change have been both market-based and incremental. This includes credits and offsets for carbon emissions, capturing and... read more
Feb 27 2019
The Oscars were this weekend. Whether you are a film fan or not, everyone can agree that fashion is a much a focus as the awards themselves. Ten years ago, environmentalist and former actress Suzy Amis Cameron founded Red Carpet Green Dress. RCGD is an initiative that challenges designers to create sustainable red carpet designs.... read more
Feb 25 2019
Why Go Green in the Kitchen?
The kitchen is one of the most important rooms in any home. It’s often the beating heart of a household, where people eat, socialize, relax, and congregate. With such a vital role, it should come as no surprise that your choices, knowingly or not, can have an environmental impact.
More and more... read more
Feb 21 2019
The remarkable properties of a recently discovered protein could revolutionize materials in a way that is unattainable with conventional plastics, finds a review published in Frontiers of Chemistry. Where is this protein found? Squid, of all places!
Originating in the ringed teeth of a squid's predatory arms, this protein can be... read more
Feb 19 2019
Tourism organization Blue Safari Seychelles (say-SHELLS or say-SHELL) has set up an eco-camp on a remote island in the nation located in the Indian Ocean.
Located 1,030 kilometers (640 miles) from the archipelago's main island of Mahe, visitors can experience a true getaway adventure on the paradise island of Cosmoledo. Conservation,... read more
Feb 7 2019
Five months ago, in early September, a strong earthquake hit Hokkaido, Japan. In disaster-affected areas, an increasing number of people are finding uses for the fallen trees felled by landslides.
The central and Hokkaido governments, local forestry cooperatives, and paper manufacturing companies are developing plans to use these... read more
Feb 5 2019
Here at Custom Earth Promos, we like to stay as relevant as possible. One of the ways we do this is by writing articles about upcoming holidays.
In just over a week, it will be Valentine's Day. These days, a lot of people opt for skipping the traditional gifts. Repetition can kill romance, leaving calorie-filled chocolate and... read more
Jan 31 2019
Super Bowl LIII (53) is right around the corner—Sunday, February third. Whether you're tuning in for the New England Patriots, the Los Angeles Rams, Maroon 5, or the hilarious commercials—your party is sure to make eco-mistakes. Whether it's carbon emissions or lots of trash, here are a few ways that you can cut down on those... read more
Jan 29 2019
A new report claims that pesticide exposure, antibiotic resistance, air and water pollution, among other factors, caused by industrial food production could kill five million people a year by 2050!
This is four times the number of deaths caused by global traffic accidents!
Preventing this requires local food production,... read more
Jan 24 2019
Phileas Fogg was the first person to try and journey around the world in only 80 days. He is the main character in Jules Verne's novel Around the World in Eighty Days. Nearly 150 years later, a new race is being attempted—this time, without combustion engines.
Fogg's circumnavigation was written when fossil fuels were first... read more
Jan 22 2019
"In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet a dry, bare, sandy hole with nothing in it to sit down on or to eat: it was a hobbit-hole and that meant comfort." J. R. R. Tolkien, author of Lord of the Rings
Given the direction of... read more
Jan 17 2019
Abu Dhabi sustainability week might be shining a light on big renewable energy projects, but more practical uses are already underway in the United Arab Emirates. These serve as a sample of the ground breaking initiatives the Persian, or Arabian, Gulf is expected to witness as it moves towards a sustainable future.
Move towards your... read more
Jan 10 2019
Here at Custom Earth Promos, we like to find the most interesting environmental news we can. We believe that if it interests us, it will interest our readers, and we do our best to keep our audience entertained. A few days ago, when we came across an article about how cocaine isn't eco-friendly, we just had to share what we called... read more
Jan 8 2019
Here at Custom Earth Promos we've talked about everything from New Year's Resolutions, to how to have a greener Halloween, reusable grocery bags, trash stuffed oceans, our rapidly dying planet, but this is by far the strangest way to help save the environment we have ever come across: Not doing cocaine!
The plant based world can be... read more