Tips for a Sustainable Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and with it comes family, friends, food, and waste, lots and lots of waste. While you certainly don’t want to skip out on festivities and precious time you have with loved ones, there are a few things you can do to help cut down [...]

2019-11-12T17:24:48-05:00November 13th, 2019|

What Is Biomass Energy & How Do You Use It?

Biomass energy has been used around the globe since the caveman days as a natural way to provide heat or power, but did you know that it is still commonly used today? What is biomass energy, anyway? You probably already use biomass energy in some form and don’t even know [...]

2019-11-05T22:07:44-05:00November 6th, 2019|

How to Have a Green Halloween

For some people, Halloween is the best holiday of the year. Are you one of them? If getting candy, dressing up, and decorating your home is what you live for every October (or September….) then you’re our kind of people. While Halloween is a great time to have fun, it’s [...]

2019-10-22T16:36:01-05:00October 30th, 2019|

National Make a Difference Day On October 26th

Did you know that this Saturday, October 26th, is National Make a Difference Day, this day happens on the fourth Saturday in October every year. This unofficial holiday is recognized by companies and people across the country as a way to look around to see where they can help in [...]

2019-10-22T16:23:01-05:00October 23rd, 2019|

Pros and Cons of Algae in Biofuel

In today’s world, there are many reasons to search for alternative sources of energy. Environmental concerns, high oil prices, and dependency on foreign oil has many looking into the renewable energy of biofuel. Several countries, including the U.S., already use the biofuels of ethanol and biodiesel, but many are looking [...]

2019-10-08T16:30:05-05:00October 16th, 2019|

What We Can Learn from the Most Sustainable Countries in the World

No matter what country you live in, we only have one planet. Therefore, sustainability and the state of our earth’s environment is a global conversation. In the last few decades, many nations and communities are taking steps to reduce their impact on the planet. Take a look at how the [...]

2019-10-09T10:29:51-05:00October 9th, 2019|

The Possibility of Tidal Energy in New Jersey

As the world increases focus on the environment and sustainability, the search has intensified for alternative sources of energy that are clean and renewable. One such alternative is found in something that covers 70% of our planet: oceans. More than 1,000 years ago, Europeans used ocean tides to operate grain [...]

2019-10-07T14:43:39-05:00October 2nd, 2019|

Turbine Power vs Tidal Power

As people are becoming more aware of the importance of using eco-friendly energy sources to save our environment, they are starting to think of using a renewable energy source. Renewable energy sources are collected from renewable resources such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, waves, and geothermal heat. As you learn [...]

2019-09-18T10:39:37-05:00September 18th, 2019|

Home Energy Saving Tips for Transitioning Seasons

Fall is officially here on September 23rd which means cooler temperatures, tree leaves changing colors, and giant swings in temperature depending on where you live. It could be 55 degrees in the morning and 80 degrees by the afternoon. This can make it hard to know how to keep your [...]

2019-09-11T12:32:20-05:00September 11th, 2019|

Maryland Supports Renewable Power with Wind Energy Center

Maryland has put protecting the environment at the forefront of its mission. While it’s a big challenge, this state is up for it. They are developing alternative energy sources, reducing harmful emissions, and generating a cleaner and brighter future–all while creating jobs at the same time. What does it take [...]

2019-09-03T14:52:16-05:00September 4th, 2019|