Air pollution is a global issue, and those that live near highways and roads have a higher risk. Learn more about this important topic and find some solutions.
UNICEF and WHO have some scary numbers when it comes to air pollution around the world, and unfortunately it’s our youngest citizens that are affected the most.
San Francisco yet again proves itself to be one of the most progressive cities in the US when it comes to waste by banning all styrofoam and polystyrene.
These 10 climate change videos feature sustainability leaders from around the world in short and long clips to help spread the word about climate action.
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 […]
Electric cars have many benefits: excellent efficiency, a super smooth ride, amazing acceleration, no tailpipe emissions, no reliance on foreign oil, the great convenience of never having to visit a gas station again (ability to charge up at home overnight instead), and unquestionably quiet transportation. Nissan recently highlighted that last point by running a race between […]
My trash awareness came to me a few years ago. I noticed that I was buying too many disposable items which were tossed after a period of use. But I began to question to where these items were being thrown away? Where was ‘tossed away’? I had read articles about New York City shipping trash […]
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 […]
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 […]
It is easy to get caught up in the idea of a shiny new car, but I wanted to remember some simple ways we can make whatever car we are currently driving a little greener and save some money while we’re at it!
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
First of all, we had a special Green Diva in Training, 11-year-old, Zoe Marcus in the studio and she should give us all some hope that the next generation is ON IT when it comes to being aware of the environment and what we need to do to be more sustainable. Check out her Facebook page […]
We had an extra Green Diva Meg in the house today! Our special guest Green Diva Meghan Van Dyk, the editor of the Daily Record’s Grassroots section was in the studio to help kick off our new weekly segment called, Gettin Local with the Green Divas: Wherever You Are! This segment is sponsored by the Daily Record’s Grassroots section […]