There are endless ways to make your home more efficient, but some are easier than others to implement. Energy efficiency retrofits are a great way to update your home (and save money on your monthly bills), but once you’ve done the efficiency upgrades, you can take on these 10 tips for home efficiency to further […]
Michael Fox of Objet D’Fox makes upcycled products made from plastic waste. Learn about how and why he started his business, and what he sees as the future for this company.
Stephen Brooks is a permaculture expert and festival organizer for the wild and wonderful Envision Festival, along with upcoming permaculture design courses in Costa Rica at the lovely Punta Mona educational center.
You have probably made changes to make your diet a bit cleaner, or you have invested in energy efficiency to ensure your home is greener, but have you taken any steps to ensure that your home is safe and healthy for your family? Creating a healthier home means reducing the amount of toxic products in […]
By Steve Hanley Sheep’s wool has been keeping people warm for thousands of years. It is by definition all natural, renewable, and recyclable. When used for clothing, its inherent ability to breathe and absorb moisture – keeping it away from the skin – makes it comfortable across a wide range of temperatures. Could it do […]
Before simply tossing your trash, TerraCycle asks you to think about these 5 questions to find an alternative to the landfill.
One-third of America’s land is in public hands, so let’s help our public lands continue to thrive for all to enjoy. Join National Public Lands Day to help clean, restore, and love the land where you live.
We are endangering the long-term well-being of the planet because of a desire for short-term wealth and material objects, many of which rely on cheap plastic inputs. As a consumer, the power to purchase is directly in your hands. Here are five plastic products everyone should be avoiding…
With supermarkets and grocery stores packed with cheap food brands and prepackaged goods, it’s no wonder we overconsume and overdispose. But buying too much too often and paying less attention to the ways we can save means that as much as 40 percent of the food we produce in the United States continues to get […]
Copper has many amazing properties, but one of the most important is that it doesn’t degrade after multiple rounds of recycling. Recycling scrap copper can reduce the energy input and amount of emissions as compared to when metal is extracted from its ore. This way, recycling helps in conservation of our natural resources. Copper is […]
Annamaet Petfoods was founded to give the best nutrition and food to your pets: learn why a veterinarian wanted to start a sustainable pet food company, and how your fur baby can benefit from switching to more sustainable pet foods.
Students, parents of students, and anyone who was ever either or both of these can relate: Back-to-school season is a time for new beginnings, and this too often means new “stuff.” Now is a prime time to reevaluate your habits, schedule, and routine as they relate to your mission to live your best life with minimal impact on the environment.
Ensuring that your oven is sealed properly makes better baked goods and improves efficiency. Here’s how you can easily and quickly fix an oven seal.
Envision Festival 2018 is calling my name… will you be joining me there?