Air Quality

Phantom Power

  Chances are, most of us don’t know just how much power our appliances, electronics and other devices are consuming when they’re turned off. This hidden hum of wasted energy is known as ‘phantom load.’ The Department of Energy estimates that the proliferation of devices with stand-by power gobbles up some 40% of the energy […] Find out more

Ecovestment

In most cases, corporate by-laws include a mandate requiring businesses of all types to maximize profit but boardrooms also have the choice between socially and environmentally responsible investments and the status quo. As an alternative to most current but unsustainable practices, professionals say that green investing does offer consumers a means to vote for change. […] Find out more

Plant Trees!

Trees! are the largest and longest living organisms on Earth. Trees replenish a critical renewable resource and may be the most natural and cost effective way to mitigate global warming, while making oxygen and purifying ground water. Listen in to find out more about the many benefits of trees and how you can get involved […] Find out more

Grow Beds

Widespread dependency on industrial, petroleum-based agriculture creates major impact on ecosystems and the climate. Einstein said ‘The plant world can provide most everything we need.’  If you believe food is our best medicine and are concerned with skyrocketing costs and the impacts of industrial food, you may find yourself in good company with others looking […] Find out more

Eco Ed

Across the board, kids are spending a record amount of time indoors, at school, texting from the mall, reading, or watching TV with little or no connection to the natural world. These kids may be consumer-society casualties newly diagnosed with nature-deficit disorder, a term coined by Richard Louv, in his book Last Child in the […] Find out more