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Are Uber and Lyft Really that Green?

I like to think of all sharing economy options, like rideshare, carpool, and shared home services like Airbnb as more sustainable than their old school counterparts like taxis and hotels, and can help us build the sustainable city of the future. But this is the image these hip brands wish to cultivate, without the initiatives to back […]

March 14th

10 Easy Raised Bed Garden Ideas to Dream About for Spring

Whether you’re an avid green thumb or a newbie gardener, raised beds are a lovely garden solution for growing fruits, vegetables and even ornamental plants. We’ve gathered 10 great raised bed garden ideas for Spring that will inspire you to bust out the seed catalogs and start measuring your yard in preparation. The following options are […]

March 4th

Bikeshare App features Information from 110 Cities

Bikeshare program information for 110 different major cities around the world is now available in just a single smartphone app — the trip planning app Moovit. The new update for the app (version 4.8) even allows users to check on the number of bikes available for use, and the number of empty slots at various […]

February 2nd

Lightning in a Bottle offers a Sustainable Festival in California

The Lightning in a Bottle Festival is now in its 11th year, and will happen May 25 – 30, 2016, at the San Antonio Recreation Area in Bradley, CA. Lightning in a Bottle is California’s premiere camping, arts, music and yoga festival, and includes a world-class musical gathering that exudes the playfully aware ethos cultivated by festival founders Do LaB. […]

January 21st

LED Greenhouse Lighting Treatments Test Well For Tomato Quality

If you want a greenhouse tomato, ask whether it has been grown with LED lights. Recently, a number of commercial tomato growers have considered money saving LEDs to grow their crop. But money savings aside, how do the tomatoes taste? Recent research from the American Society for Horticultural Science shows positive results for these energy saving […]

December 28th

What is EMF and How to Test EMF using a Gauss Meter

EMFs, or electromagnetic fields, are forms of energy that are often referred to as electromagnetic radiation. EMFs are present within nature (as lightening and in the Earth’s magnetic field), but the increase in electronic activity around the world has created some concerns about the overexposure to EMFs in our daily life. EMFs are typically characterized […]

December 20th