About Green Living Ideas

Green Living Ideas provides ideas, tips, and information to help you ‘green’ every aspect of your life: home energy, green building and remodeling, electric cars, food, waste recycling—and everything in between.

Green Living Ideas is the most comprehensive green living website ever assembled, with information on how to live greener in over 200 different areas of life!  We’ve worked with the world’s top green living authors and experts to bring you the latest information and great insights for green and sustainable living. Discover the critical issues facing the global environment today, as well as the technologies, products and practices you can employ to go green in every area of your life.

Our team

Scott Cooney

Scott Cooney is a 5 time eco-entrepreneur. Currently the Founder and CEO of Pono Home, an energy efficiency company, Scott’s former career included founding Sustainable Enterprises Media (now the world’s largest clean tech news company), as well as stints as an adjunct professor of Sustainability in the MBA program at the University of Hawaii, green business startup coach, author of our very own Green Living Ideas book, along with Build a Green Small Business: Profitable Ways to Become an Ecopreneur (McGraw-Hill), and developer of the sustainability board game GBO Hawai’i. As a serial eco-entrepreneur who has started, grown and sold multiple green businesses, Scott believes that capitalism, true capitalism, can be a powerful force for change, but that our current version of capitalism is severely hampered by perverse subsidies and negative externalities that make unsustainable products less expensive than healthier alternatives. Scott is a 25+ year vegetarian, avid cyclist, and an organic gardener. (twitter: scottcooney)

Sarah DePhillips

Sarah is a sustainable living enthusiast, sustainability educator, and permaculturalist. She has helped develop multiple green small businesses and started a nonprofit community garden in Kaneohe, HI after receiving her MA in Global Leadership and Sustainable Development from Hawaii Pacific University. Sarah is currently developing a 1-acre suburban microfarm in Hampton Roads, VA. She believes that small, simple lifestyle changes empower ordinary people to take part in the extraordinary shift our world needs in order to survive and thrive. In her free time, Sarah enjoys outdoor adventuring – hiking, canoeing, rock climbing, camping – with her husband and dog.







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