By Becky Striepe on June 15, 2011
When we think about packing lunch, we probably imagine brown baggin’ it to school, but kids aren’t the only ones that pack their lunches! Here are some packed lunch ideas to help you save money and eat better at work.
By Beth Buczynski on June 14, 2011
We talk about advances in smart meters and energy monitoring technology all the time, but how much do you really know about how these devices really work?
By Becky Striepe on June 1, 2011
Flooring might not be high up on your list of eco-friendly home decor, but that flooring choice matters. Just like any other wood or paper product, irresponsibly harvested wood contributes to deforestation, and in the case of Brazilian hardwood flooring it’s linked to slave labor.
By Becky Striepe on May 25, 2011
It’s been a little while since we’ve talked about fracking in this space, and it’s become a big part of the discourse surrounding our energy future and our water supply. A recent music video breaks down the issue very succinctly, and I thought I’d share it here.
By Becky Striepe on May 13, 2011
Rising gas prices are all over the news lately, and we’re not even at the point in summer when prices typically peak each year. Of course, high gas prices are just one reason to want to maximize fuel efficiency or find alternatives to using that car. Cars are huge polluters. In fact, cars and trucks are the number one cause of air pollution here in the U.S.