Pollution

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Going The Extra Green Mile For Eco-Friendly Driving

Have a gas guzzler? You could save thousands of dollars and large amounts of carbon emissions by having a more eco-friendly car. But you knew that, of course. But, did you know that how you drive is almost as important as what you drive? It’s true. So to help you save money the next time you […]

October 9th

What the FRACK? A great video introduction to Fracking!

This awesome little video comes to us from the good people at Earthjustice. Fracking: Things Find a Way, looks at the ways that fracking damages ground water, diminishes air quality, and affects communities in the surrounding areas. Companies are fracking in more areas everyday, and companies are not forthright about which chemicals exactly they are […]

February 13th

Podcast with Ecologist and Author Sandra Steingraber

The good folks at Earth Justice have just produced this great podcast with ecologist and author Sandra Steingraber, considered by many to be this generation’s Rachel Carson. Tune into the podcast below or follow the link here to learn more about the incredible amount of toxins that we face everyday- and how we can fight […]

February 9th

7 Ways to Become a Water Conservation Hero

Our Green Dude Segment was with Green Dude Antonio, who is a water purification expert with Pur2o. I’m always surprised by how much I actually don’t know and probably don’t want to know! Anyway, that segment inspired this post about water – how we can conserve it, clean it and use it wisely.

December 3rd

Detox Your Home: Reconsidering Household Cleaners

Had a great time on Ebru Today talking about how to detox our homes as we prepare to seal ourselves in for the colder months. I focused primarily on cleaning products because I think so many folks don’t realize just how toxic they can be and how important it is, especially when our homes are closed up during the colder season, to try to reduce our exposure to toxic chemicals.

October 1st

8 Ways to Reduce Light Pollution – Keep the Stars Twinkling

Until I interviewed the Dark Ranger (aka Kevin Poe), I hadn’t thought much about the seemingly disappearance of the stars in the sky. I knew my suburban existence had something to do with not seeing as many stars as I remember as a kid, but I also figured I had romanticized that magical sparkly starry sky of my summer-camp days in the Berkshire mountains of Western Massachusetts.

May 7th

Healthy & Happy: On the Road with Green Diva Lisa

We had a remarkably good time this week, especially since our feature interview was with our favorite Green Reaper, Elizabeth Fournier, green funeral director and author of All Men Are Cremated Equal: My 77 Blind Dates. Seriously. You gotta love a woman who has a book with this title! She introduced us to a new eco-friendly way of […]

April 2nd