Energy Efficiency

Smart Shopping

Americans, who read the news and pay attention to current trends, understand that, with some education and effort, they can make smart, healthy and directed consumer choices. Applying what we learn about conservation, to spending in our own marketplace, can lead to a more sustainable lifestyle and make a difference in our interconnected world. Everyone […] Find out more

Paper or Plastic

Paper or plastic?  The pedestrian question we are all too familiar with.  What is the best answer?  Neither!  Paper bags require large amounts chemicals and energy and valuable trees, which play a vital role in balancing our climate.  Plastic bags support our addiction to petroleum, are wasteful and toxic to nature. Join us to hear […] Find out more

Zeri-Sustainable Future

Don’t give up hope!  Despite the barrage of unwelcome environmental news, there is a way to perceive our world and our place in the biosphere with fresh eyes.  Deep reverence for nature, economic opportunity and a sustainable future are possible!   ZERI, standing for Zero Emissions Research & Initiatives, is a design methodology based on nature’s […] Find out more

Grow Domes

  Its no secret that food costs are soaring… on petroleum prices… and with corporate ag food being trucked an average of 1500 miles, quality is often sacrificed.   As shipping prices rise, concern about cost, nutritional value and freshness has inspired many to grow their own food. It turns out, one antidote to an […] Find out more

Biodiesel

U.S. dependence on fossil fuels has become an environmental, economic, and political liability. Most of us believe the problem is out of our hands. Some people are taking up the challenge to save the biosphere in personal sized increments with the growing bio-diesel movement. Find out how and why citizens are powering their diesel cars, […] Find out more