Top 5 Wind Energy Leaders in the World

Wind power has become an important source of energy generation around the world. In 2019, the global wind power market grew 19%, with just about 60 GW of new capacity added to the world’s electric grids, including over 54 GW onshore and over 6 GW offshore. This was the second [...]

2020-09-04T10:55:57-04:00September 23rd, 2020|

The New Jersey Offshore Wind Project

When you think of New Jersey, the first things that likely come to mind are its shorelines and its casinos. But did you know the state aims to be the hub for America’s blossoming offshore wind energy industry? In fact, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, announced last month that the [...]

2020-09-16T09:12:26-04:00September 16th, 2020|

How to Conserve Water in the Home

Between showers, laundry, and watering our lawns, we all use a significant amount of water. The standard American family uses more than 300 gallons of water per day, which equates to 80 to 100 gallons per person. Furthermore, 30 to 60% of domestic drinking water goes to water yards and [...]

2020-08-22T11:17:12-04:00September 9th, 2020|

How to Eliminate Single Use Items

When it comes to adopting a sustainable lifestyle, focus on plastic as a key area. While properly recycling plastic is a good thing, stopping the cycle (and the plastic waste) before it begins is even better. Single-use items, in particular, are something we should all be avoiding. But what exactly [...]

2020-08-17T10:10:01-04:00September 2nd, 2020|

Natural Gas: The Advantages and Disadvantages

Across the globe, and especially in the United States, natural gas is an abundant resource. Thanks to new discoveries and extraction methods, we have seen a significant improvement in shale gas development, which has led America to become the world's leading natural gas producer. The U.S. now produces nearly all [...]

2020-08-07T09:16:08-04:00August 26th, 2020|

How to Use (& Make) Natural Insecticides

In our blog, Grow Your Own Fruits and Vegetables, we talked about the many advantages of growing your own garden, such as living a more sustainable lifestyle, saving money, improving your diet, and the pure satisfaction it provides, as well as some handy gardening tips and tricks to get you [...]

2020-07-30T11:17:02-04:00August 12th, 2020|

5 Benefits of Buying Your Meat Locally

As we discussed in our blog post 10 Steps to a More Sustainable Diet, the simple action of purchasing food that’s grown or produced nearby can help you cut down on the average 1,500 miles food travels from farm to fork, which means you’ll also help reduce the amount of [...]

2020-07-24T10:28:24-04:00August 5th, 2020|

Create a Zero-Waste Bathroom

The majority of bathroom products have been designed to be convenient and disposable, and are often sold in wasteful plastic packaging, so it may come as no surprise to hear that your bathroom is the second most wasteful part of your entire home, after the kitchen. Despite this fact, the [...]

2020-07-21T12:31:14-04:00July 29th, 2020|

What Are the Benefits of Energy Storage?

Energy storage is a term that has been used quite a lot in recent years, especially this past year. And while you may be familiar with the concept of storing energy, you might not quite understand how the process works. In this post, we’ll dive into explaining what exactly energy [...]

2020-07-14T19:45:53-04:00July 22nd, 2020|