All posts from Scott Cooney

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5 Money-saving Sustainable Food Strategies

What do you store your leftovers in? I’m sure, like most people you place them into a plastic tupperware container, however you may be surprised to learn that some food storage options add their own special “flavor” to your leftovers. That flavor may be bisphenol-A (BPA), phthalates, antimony, or any number of other chemicals that, […]

September 25th

7 Energy Efficiency Tips For Your Fridge And Freezer

  Refrigerators and freezers represent one of the best opportunities in your home to achieve both energy and money savings. After all, your fridge and freezer account for roughly 16% of your monthly electric bill. So to help you start saving energy and money around your home we’ve come up with the following energy efficiency […]

September 25th

6 Easy Ways to Green Your Laundry

One of the best ways you can save money, water and energy is to green your laundry, and it’s actually easier than you might think. By simply tweaking a few settings on your washer and dryer and switching to more energy friendly alternatives you can save thousands over the course of your lifetime. So to […]

September 23rd

Green Deal Hunting: Shopping Around Before Signing the Dotted Line

You will probably have already heard about the Green Deal initiative. Despite the obvious attractions and incentives to sign up and make some energy saving improvements to your property, you should consider all finer points of the scheme. Understanding its purpose and the principals behind it will help you make an informed decision. Here are […]

June 2nd

5 Simple, Natural and Effective Ways to Get Rid of Weeds

Spring is in the air. Flowers are blooming, birds are chirping, and your yard is starting to look….overgrown. You want to do something about all those weeds, but you don’t want to pour chemical herbicides all over your yard, exposing your children, yourself, and your pets to chemicals that are known to cause cancer. You’ve […]

May 30th

Are e-Cigarettes better for you and for the environment?

When it comes to quitting smoking, even the most ardent smokers will admit it’s a good idea. The nicotine patch helps some. Breaking routines helps others. Increasingly, these days, many are starting to look to e-cigarettes, or “vaping”, to break their addiction to cigarettes. Proponents argue that this allows smokers to enjoy their nicotinic urges […]

May 29th

The Perfect Green Car: Designed By You

Tesla’s Engineering Tools Director, Paul Lomangino, sees the creative process as the most critical to ensuring car buyers are happy and become lifelong brand advocates. Lomangino describes the creative process at Tesla as a team effort, saying, “At Tesla Motors, we depend on everybody to be as creative and productive as possible.” Tesla’s design and performance […]

May 23rd

Electricity Safety Guide 101 — Flooding Events

Flooding in your home can be a devastating experience, causing extensive damage to both property and possessions as well as psychological effects. But it is important to act quickly in any situation and, when it comes to electricity and flooding, there are several key precautions and steps to take before, during and after a flooding […]

May 17th

America’s Energy Mix: How Much Renewable Energy Do We Have?

Great stories are everywhere about the solar, wind, geothermal, and biomass revolution. Our sister site, CleanTechnica, regularly covers the booming business of renewable energy and clean technology, with its vast potential to offset dangerous emissions and help defray the effects of climate change. With all the good news (and what media company would want to […]

May 15th

Retail Bond Success Stories for Green Investments

Retail bonds are a fairly new product within the context of the UK’s financial market, and are fast becoming one of the success stories of the 21st Century. Amid the doom and gloom of the economic downturn, there’s a new kid on the block that can spell success for the small, private investor. The London […]

April 25th