By Beth Buczynski on June 30, 2011
How can you reduce global energy consumption by 74 percent? One smart, efficient baby step at a time.
By Allison Leahy on April 7, 2011
Appliances like refrigerators, microwaves, desktops and televisions draw power from the grid even when they’re switched off, but just how many kWh are lost to these energy vampires? These inexpensive smart tools will find your answers and save you greenbacks.
By Doug Gunzelmann on February 13, 2009
The “thrift paradox” describes the problem of spending money to stimulate the economy without continuing down the path of consumerism that led us into our current economic state. The phrase was coined by John Maynard Keynes, yet there is a way to both spend and save at the same time…and you can be green about [...]
By LiveOAK Staff on February 6, 2009
We were sorry to hear last month that Plenty Mag was closing it’s doors. Now the rumor mills buzzing that they are stiffing the writers that worked on the last issue, and dodging their calls and emails. I’m going to reserve judgment on that, but I did want to share the perspective I got from [...]
By LiveOAK Staff on June 13, 2008
Ah yes, the kind of mail that makes me cringe more than junk mail… bills. While we still have to pay em there is a way to keep them out of your mail box and save a tree or two, which is nice. Go electric… receive and pay your bills online. The Pay It Green [...]