Power Surge: What It Is & How to Prevent One

Many homes experience power surges, but this doesn't mean your home should be a victim.  Understanding how power surges work is key in providing your home and family with the adequate protection they need. These protective measures also safeguard our environment—by minimizing the amount of power and electricity you use, [...]

2021-05-26T12:30:51-04:00June 2nd, 2021|

How to Make Your Own Mulch

Gardening season is in full effect, and if you are someone who gardens, you are constantly looking for techniques for improving your garden. Mulching is one of the simplest and most traditional ways to do this. In fact, mulching is exceedingly beneficial for your garden. What Exactly is Mulching?  Mulch [...]

2021-04-08T14:51:32-04:00April 28th, 2021|

Eco-Friendly Outdoor Gear

Spring is arguably the ideal season for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers. The mild temperatures we experience this time of the year accompanied by the vibrant plants and flowers tend to make us want to spend as much time as possible outside. This is particularly true for those of us [...]

2021-03-30T12:28:29-04:00April 21st, 2021|

Tips for Your Spring Cleaning Checklist

Spring is in the air! Thanks to the milder temperatures, sunshine, and the vibrancy of the blooming plants and flowers, the season is often associated with a sense of rejuvenation and freshness. As a result, spring cleaning has long been a popular practice for many people. With sunny spring days [...]

2021-03-23T16:58:28-04:00April 14th, 2021|

Careers That Help the Environment

Do you have a passion for sustainability and the environment? Imagine being able to turn that into a career! If you’re already established in a field but looking to make a transition into a career that can benefit the planet, or if you are currently attending university and deciding on [...]

2021-03-16T14:55:11-04:00April 7th, 2021|

Top U.S. Cities Fighting Global Warming

Air quality can impact climate change and vice versa. This is because emissions of pollutants and fossil fuels into the air can lead to changes to the climate, and these climate changes can affect local air quality. In conjunction with poor air quality, the environmental impacts of climate change include [...]

2021-03-09T17:03:51-05:00March 31st, 2021|

8 Efficient Tips to Reduce Paper Waste

With many things going digital in recent years, it’s natural to assume that paper consumption rates are going down. The reality is Americans are the heaviest paper users throughout the entire world. The average American uses seven trees per year in paper, wood, and other products made out of trees. [...]

2021-03-05T13:06:34-05:00March 24th, 2021|

What Are the Main Types of Renewable Energy?

Last Updated March 17, 2021 Have you ever wondered, “what is renewable energy?” or “what are all the types of renewable energy?” Wonder no more. Renewable energy very simply refers to the energy found in natural resources like sunlight, air, and water. These renewable energy resources are constantly created and [...]

2021-03-15T10:36:52-04:00March 24th, 2021|

Tips for a More Sustainable Yard

As most of us have come to recognize, protecting the environment has never been more important than right now. According to a 2020 report published by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the world is already 1.1 degrees Celsius warmer than it was during its pre-industrial years. Even more alarming are [...]

2021-02-10T14:07:40-05:00March 10th, 2021|

5 Ways to Make Your Home Office More Eco-Friendly

At this point in the pandemic, we all know that maintaining social distance guidelines and avoiding crowds are necessary precautions to remain safe. Many of us have been continuing to work and/or study from home even as government-mandated restrictions have begun to loosen, so it’s natural that we are using [...]

2021-03-03T08:30:49-05:00March 3rd, 2021|