Feb 4 2018
In international news, the French government has announced a plan to double installed wind generation capacity by the year 2023. This ten-point plan will simplify administrative procedures and accelerate the development of wind power projects.
According to French leaders, this will cut the average time it takes for projects to be... read more
Jan 31 2018
Today is Tu B'Shevat (ט"ו בשבט), also known as Rosh HaShanah La'llanot (לאילנות ראש השנה) or New Year for the Trees. Occuring on the 15th of the Hebrew month Shevat (January/February) (שׁבט), it is celebrated as an ecological awareness day in modern day Israel and new trees are planted. In... read more
Jan 30 2018
According to the latest Renewable Energy Index from Green Energy Markets and lobby group GetUp!, new figures reveal that Australia's record solar energy uptake stands to save them $2 billion on power bills over the next 10 years.
The report aims to show Australians not only how important green energy is to the country, but also to... read more
Jan 29 2018
A line of activewear has recently launched that uses fabric not used in any other American clothing. And it's made just for children!
This moisture wicking apparel from Lark Adventurwear is the first activewear line that keeps children sweat-free while protecting the environment via natural, eco-friendly fabric. According to founder... read more
Jan 27 2018
Patagonia: a sparsely populated location at the bottom of South America makes up the southern section of the Andes Mountains. It also has deserts, pampas, grasslands, and coasts on both the Pacific and Atlantic oceans.
Not only is it a geographically diverse area, but it is now also a green vacation location!
Founded in 2001 by two... read more
Jan 20 2018
The iconic red and yellow restaurant is going green. McDonald's has pledged to become more environmentally friendly by including recycling bins and sustainable packaging in it's restaurants worldwide.
Multiple McDonald's employees, such as New Zealand's managing director Dave Howse and the United State's chief supply chain and... read more
Jan 14 2018
Who doesn't love superheroes? From Batman and Superman to The Avengers and Guardians of the Galaxy; Marvel, DC, and Dark Horse; in theaters and on paper; in America and in Japan, they are all over the world! They give us hope, offer escape, cheer us up when things seem bleakest, inspire us. Superheroes are a light in the dark.
But what... read more
Jan 9 2018
It's January, 2018, and most people have already made their New Year's Resolutions. These include things such as losing weight, changing careers, going back to school, spending more time with their families, (the ever popular) join a gym, among many others.
Now it's almost 2 weeks into the new year and it's time to put these... read more
Dec 23 2017
Do you still use plastic grocery bags instead of reusable ones? What about plastic water bottles? Ziplock bags? Plastic garbage bags? Do you put your fruit and vegetables in plastic produce bags at the grocery store? Do you buy toilet paper that's wrapped in plastic instead of paper?
If you answered yes to any of these questions... read more
Dec 15 2017
Whether you celebrate Hanukkah or are just interested in learning more about how to be eco-conscious, we've got five eco-friendly tips that will help change the way you think about certain holiday traditions. Here's to a happy and green Hanukkah!
1. Burn Clean Candles
Instead of using candles made from petroleum-based paraffin wax,... read more
Dec 12 2017
The holidays are a glorious time of year but the traditions we've come to know and love over the years have recently been found to have a devastating impact on the environment. Research by the London Cleaning System unveiled some troubling seasonal stats:
300,000 tonnes of card packaging is used around the holidays; enough to... read more
Dec 9 2017
It's that time of year again. The Christmas music has begun playing, the sales are on, and holiday shoppers are in full force. As the holidays approach, now would be a good time (if you haven't already begun) to start thinking about what gifts you want to get for your family and friends. We've got three eco-friendly tips to help make... read more
Dec 8 2017
If one of your new year's resolutions is to make your home more eco-friendly, then you've come to the right place. From recycling to making your own cleaning products and reducing your waste, we've outlined sustainable cleaning tips that support an eco-friendly home but what about other ways you can reduce your carbon footprint like... read more
Dec 4 2017
You might compost regularly, recycle, and take reusable bags with you to the grocery store but even the most eco-conscious might find it difficult to properly dispose of food wrappers – unless you're "zero-waste" girl of course.
For the most part, food wrappers that encompass things such as granola bars and potato chips (made up of a... read more
Dec 1 2017
If you care about the environment at all then there's a very good chance you monitor your carbon footprint which can be anything from driving a fuel-efficient or electric vehicle to making an effort to turn off lights and electronics you aren't using around the house. But would you ever consider selling your car and giving up the... read more