By Karen MacKay on June 19, 2012
As the summer music festival season rolls in, festival organizers across the globe will make significant efforts to create more sustainable events by reducing environmental impacts and educating fans. From solar powered stages to on-site composting, Bonnaroo is leading the way for green music festivals. Tucked away on a farm in Manchester, TN, Bonnaroo celebrated it’s 11th year this month and I was stoked to be a part of the celebration.
By Becky Striepe on November 18, 2011
For many of us, travel is a fact of life during the holidays, and with a bit of planning, you can make sure your holiday travel plans are a little bit better for the planet.
By Allison Leahy on February 3, 2011
Google applies Street View technology world class museums, allowing arm-chair travelers to see the cracks in 300 year old paint.
By Beth Buczynski on November 4, 2009
For most of us, winter is just around the corner, or as is the case in my Colorado town, you may have already experienced some of the ice and snow that make this season exciting and difficult all at the same time. Many people try to use alternative transportation in the Spring and Summer when [...]
By Doug Gunzelmann on July 6, 2009
I, greenUPGRADER’s own Doug Gunzelmann, will be embarking on a cycling trip that will take me across Brazil through the heart of the Amazon Jungle. Originally the Transamazonica was built to open up the interior of the Amazon for settlment. The project was left infinished a few years after construction began in 1973. By returning [...]