Helping out the environment by buying things you need? That’s also known as “green investing”—investing in companies that have environmentally friendly policies and practices. What Is Green Investing? Green investing is simply the practice of picking and choosing your investments to go towards a company that is “green.” Investments can mean two things—buying stock in the company or simply supporting… Read More »Make a statement with your money: Green Investing 101
In a year of COVID-19 disappointments and altered expectations, could there be a green side to the pandemic restrictions? Global emissions fell sharply in 2020, but ending climate change will take more than canceled flights. We drove to work, flew overseas on vacation, took long road trips to see relatives for Thanksgiving. Or at least we did in 2019. Between… Read More »Will COVID-19 Be a Climate Change Game-Changer?
From the United Nations to Fortune 500 boardrooms, everyone is starting to see the importance of a sustainable future. Want to be a part of that future? These are the green jobs that are growing fastest. Many of the world’s biggest companies are at the forefront of renewable energy and sustainability. International governments are catching up, with nations all over… Read More »Working to Save the World: Green Jobs Outlook 2020
Holiday waste can be a real grinch. Between ribbons and wrappings, tinsel and trappings, feasts—even the tree—it can feel like you need a sleigh to haul the trash away. Stay merry with these 5 tips for a green and waste-free holiday. It happens every year: You’ve spent 11 months recycling, bringing your own bags, and turning down all manner of… Read More »5 Easy Tips for A Happy and Waste-Free Holiday Season
Brake light, accelerator, brake light, emotions – they’re rising and falling. Every day this is the life of millions of Americans. You never really know your tolerance for frustration until you’re in the grind, the commute. And you’re burning gas at each pump of the pedal. Besides wasting your money, all of this gas does harm to the atmosphere as… Read More »7 Tips for energy efficient driving
We, the inhabitants of this planet, are burning more fossil fuels than ever before. Individually, we sometimes wonder what we can do to help, as individuals, to reduce our carbon footprint. Well, it’s easy. Solar power is pretty much everywhere now, and even the smallest panels fueling part of your life can drastically change the effects of climate change when… Read More »Solar Power for Your Home: What You Need to Know
Rope has been made by people for thousands of years from just about anything flexible, from roots to vines to daisies. Some ropes are better than others, but one really strong material to make it from is actually found in most people’s waste cans. It’s grocery bags from Walmart or other big-box stores. In this article you will learn how… Read More »Don’t Throw Out Your Plastic Bags, Turn Them Into Rope
You may have heard stories in the news that bees are in danger. Their numbers are declining, less natural habitat, pesticides, etc. While it’s nice to try and “save the bees,” it isn’t honey bees that are in danger. It’s their wild cousins we need to worry about. Bees Aren’t All The Same Most species of bees are nearly unrecognizable… Read More »Build a Bee Home to Help Out Your Local Pollinators