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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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