Is it possible to enjoy financial security, growth, and prosperity, and save the planet while you're at it?
So what's a green shopper to do? Is it better to buy online and have a product shipped, or to patronize a local merchant or the closest big box store? Does the answer change depending on the product? If you can walk to make your local purchase, does that change the equation? What about buying in bulk?
Flying on a jet is a great way to dump a whole lot of global warming gases into the atmosphere. A one-way flight from NY to LA makes each passenger responsible for one ton of CO2 emissions.
If you must fly, how can you reduce your impact?
A few retrofits will get your home, and the planet, breathing easier and save you some serious cash! Appliances: The EPA and the European Union make this a no-brainer.
....that is the question. Is bamboo the answer for your flooring needs? Does bamboo damage the environment? Tell us about how you're using bamboo in and around your home . And stay tuned for "Bamboo Two" next week! Let’s talk about bamboo.
St. Patrick's day is often an opportunity to celebrate the Irish influence around the world. And the celebration often involves a drink or two - can you be green and also "green"? Tell us about your favorite organic wines and beers and read some information from our Green Team - Erin go Bragh!St. Patrick's day is often an opportunity to celebrate the Irish influence around the world.
In Copenhagen, 33% of commuters travel by bike. Perhaps it's no coincidence that a recent survey ranked Denmark as the happiest of 178 countries.
If you're going to eat meat - are some options better than others? Where can you look for local, organic food? Is local always the right answer? Is is greener to be vegan than vegetarian? What other answers are you looking for from our green team about what's on your plate?
Considering doing some spring upgrades at home? Trying to make the most ecologically sound choice for your new apartment? Tell us your ideas and strategies for climate-friendly home improvement ideas - and check out our green team's answer to the question: