Monthly Archives:July 2008

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GTR: Tech ReUse Panel Discussion with Rob Zopf and Ross Brouse

GreenTalk Radio Host Sean Daily holds a panel discussion about reducing eWaste through equipment donations and the challenges this poses to businesses with Rob Zopf, Vice President of the National Cristina Foundation, and Ross Brouse, CEO of Solar VPS. Click Play Below,or Transcript Sean Daily: Hi and welcome to “GreenTalk” a podcast series from […]

July 28th

GTR: The Zero Carbon Car with Author William Kemp

GreenTalk Radio Host Sean Daily discusses the zero carbon car, high fuel efficiency vehicles, and alternative fuel technologies with William Kemp, Author of the The Zero Carbon Car and other books about alternative fuels and renewable energy. Click Play Below,or Transcript Sean Daily: Hi and welcome to Green Talk, a podcast series from Green […]

July 23rd

Recycled Clothing

By now we’ve all heard the golden rule for keeping our closets and drawers clutter-free: If you haven’t worn it in a year, throw it out. While this popular advice may do wonders for keeping a wardrobe whittled down to a manageable size, it does nothing to remind consumers that “throwing out” perfectly good clothing […]

July 22nd

Freshen Up Your Indoor Air

On hot, smoggy, high-pollution advisory days, we are often encouraged to play our part to alleviate the problem by carpooling, taking public transit, or considering alternative transportation like walking and cycling. While so many focus on outdoor air pollution, few realize that indoor air pollution is a major problem. In fact, the US EPA ranks […]

July 22nd

Restore Your Life Force with Ayurveda

Ayurveda is an ancient holistic health science from India.  Sanskrit for "the Science of Life," it is a set of self-care guidelines that will help you stay healthy by connecting the power of your mind with the physical health of your body.  The term ‘medicine’ is considered limiting in the context of this life science, […]

July 21st

Easy Eco Entertaining

If you have ever thrown any kind of party, you know how much waste is left at the end. Employing a few simple strategies to prevent a waste management disaster will put your mind at ease so you can kick back and relax with your guests. Simply knowing your party planning options makes it easy […]

July 21st

Homemade Drain Cleaner

It happens to all of us. At some point, the kitchen or bathroom drain clogs and water backs up. At times horribly unpleasant odors are unleashed. While standard practice calls for lye-based drain cleaners, these toxic products can damage the pipes as well as your lungs. If preventative measures have failed to keep your drains clear, there is a natural solution. Instead of reaching for that bottle of caustic drain cleaner under the sink, try earth-friendly, homemade drain cleaner.

July 17th

End Exhaustion with Mushroom Medicinals

Chinese medicinal practitioners have used mushrooms for over 4,000 years to treat everything from depression to high blood pressure to cancer. Aside from being a delicious and vitamin-rich addition to your diet, mushrooms can help you fight a cold, and serve as a natural way to boost your immune system. Mushroom Medicine 101 Mushrooms work […]

July 12th

Eco Air Conditioning Ideas

Before there was air conditioning, human beings lived differently.  In hot climates, in hot seasons, and at hot times of day, we changed our habits.  We slowed down.  We sat under trees or verandahs with fans and cool drinks.  We took siestas and we slept out on our screen porches.  We soaked our bandanas and […]

July 9th

Cost-Saving Home Energy Tips

Energy usage is a major player in the game of going green. When it comes to energy use in your home, there are many things you can do to cut costs and boost energy efficiency. From calculating your energy expenditure to becoming educated about green home improvements, your energy consumption can change dramatically with just […]

July 8th

GTR: Automated Home Energy Control Systems with Amazing Controls

GreenTalk Radio Host Sean Daily discusses using technological components to remotely control every aspect of your home’s energy and security systems with Raj Marya, President and CEO of Amazing Controls. Click Play Below,or Transcript Sean Daily: Hi, and welcome to GreenTalk, a podcast series from GreenTalk helps listeners in their efforts to lead more […]

July 8th

Greener Pool Cleaners

Swimming is a great way to stay in shape: it’s a very low-impact, total-body workout.  Unfortunately, the chlorine-based cleaning systems we’ve been using in our pools for years have some very bad side effects, including acute respiratory problems.  Also, these systems are not effective against all of the nastiest things you can pick up from […]

July 7th