Eco Blog

Norway is one of the top eco-friendly travel destinations in Europe.

These Are the Top 10 European Cities for Eco-Friendly Travel

Sep 2 2017 For the eco-conscious, traveling can sometimes feel like a catch-22 because many would argue that the greenest type of travel would involve not traveling at all. This is easier said than done of course, especially for those who regularly suffer from bad cases of wanderlust. In our mini guide to eco-friendly travel, we talked about the... read more
Seattle is to ban plastic straws and utensils by next year

Seattle to Ban Plastic Straws and Utensils at Restaurants in 2018

Aug 26 2017 Though small, plastic straws have a tremendous negative impact on the environment. With more than 500 million, non-recyclable plastic straws being used each day in the U.S. – about 38,000 straws in a single person's lifetime – it's no wonder why many places are looking to ban them. Quite frankly, plastic straws, suck. One of the... read more
Dating can be both sustainable and cheap for eco-friendly couples.

3 Date Ideas for Eco-Friendly Couples

Aug 25 2017 Whether you're single or in a relationship, coming up with fun and original date ideas isn't always easy. But for the eco-friendly couples out there who are passionate about things like environmental causes and healthy eating, there are plenty of eco-conscious options to consider for your next date. We've listed some of our... read more
Orlando just became the 40th city to commit to 100% renewable energy by 2050

Orlando Just Became the 40th City to Commit to 100% Renewable Energy

Aug 13 2017 Orlando just became the 40th city in the U.S. to commit to 100 percent renewable energy by 2050 –Florida's largest city to do so. The city's mayor, Buddy Dyer, joined Sierra Club's list of mayors who support a vision of 100 percent clean and renewable energy in their cities, towns, and communities across the nation. Members of the... read more
Trump Forest aims to be home to more than 110 billion trees

You Can Now Donate a Tree to ‘Trump Forest’ to Offset President’s Climate Policies

Aug 12 2017 Back in March, President Trump signed an executive order titled, Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth. Though it might sound promising for American workers, there are some troubling details like the introduction of over half a billion tons of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere over the next decade. The executive order... read more
Don't forget to add eco-friendly products to your back to school shopping list.

4 Eco-Friendly Products For Back To School

Aug 7 2017 Can you believe it's already that time of year again, to make back-to-school preparations? If you haven't already stocked up on school supplies, take a look at the list of eco-friendly products below for some shopping inspiration that will not only support a brighter future for your kids but a brighter future for the planet,... read more
Parts of Florida and California could be under water by 2011

Parts of California and Florida Are Predicted to be Under Water by 2100

Aug 4 2017 The California Ocean Protection Council in collaboration with California Natural Resources Agency, the Governor's Office of Planning and Research, the state's Energy Commission and Ocean Science Trust are updating California's Statewide Guidance report to reflect recent advances in climate change including ice loss science and... read more
The top Twitter accounts to follow for eco-friendly news

4 Twitter Accounts to Follow for Eco-Friendly News

Jul 30 2017 There's an infinite amount of scientific information, data, and eco-friendly news sources out there pertaining to the occurrences of our planet, so much so, it can often feel impossible to stay on top of it all. An easy solution and one of our favorite ways to keep our fingers on the pulse of eco-friendly news is through social... read more
4 Climate Change Documentaries To Recommend To Non-Believers

4 Documentaries To Recommend To Friends Who Don’t Believe in Climate Change

Jul 27 2017 Climate scientists' urgent cries for people to take notice of the effects of climate change are being heard across the globe. Even so, the doubters still exist. If you're among those who are finding it difficult to convince the skeptics that climate change is real, these documentaries should help. Cowspiracy: The Sustainability... read more
Buying eco-friendly products is just one way you can live greener on campus

3 Ways to be an Eco-Friendly College Student

Jul 22 2017 When you think about college - studying, classes, and socializing usually come to mind. With so much going on, it's safe to assume that green living and being eco-friendly on campus isn't something students necessarily focus on. But there are a few simple ways - outside of things you should already be doing like recycling – that any... read more
54 percent of Americans have not confronted an environmental polluter

More Than Half of Americans Are Too Afraid to Stand Up to An Environmental Bully, Study Says

Jul 21 2017 Have you ever witnessed someone throw trash into a lake or leave remnants of their plastic picnic behind at the beach? How about seeing someone throw away items that you know could have been recycled? If these environmental antics bother you, you're not alone. According to a SaveOnEnergy's latest study of 2,000 Americans, there's a... read more