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Why I’m not Carbon Offsetting this summer

I have a confession that I’ve been holding out on sharing, and it’s left me feeling both shame and annoyance with myself for taking the easiest, not greenest, option. 1,033 more words

Sustainability

Leaving some for others

Friends and family have been asking me why. Unlike other, more self-explanatory things I’ve given up for periods of time (alcohol, sugar, meat), driving seems to be both necessary for modern life and not inherently harmful. 499 more words

Resolutions

Reducing waste

Recycle – Reuse – Repurpose.  All great in theory for reducing our waste and our carbon footprint.  But sometimes you need a little guidance for how to reduce our disposable waste. 10 more words

Living

What are the barriers to improved energy efficiency?

Just 0.4% of eligible companies have filed for ESOS and many state energy efficiency is not enough of a priority for them to act. With rising energy costs, the opportunity for significant financial savings from energy efficiency measures and the potential for hefty fines for non-compliance with ESOS… 426 more words

Business Energy

6 Easy Ways to Decrease Your Travel Carbon Footprint

Making your vacation, business travel, or even daily life travels greener do not take long preparations or a lot of extra effort.  It is as easy as taking a couple steps when booking transportation, and simple actions once you arrive.   117 more words

Tips And Tricks

5 Awesome FREE Apps that Get You Thinking About the Environment

Nowadays it’s easier to turn to our phones, tablets and computers to learn new stuff. Some still like doing it the old fashion by opening up a text book or doing the research themselves. 789 more words

App

Cruisin' for the Environment

Since my first post one week ago, I have taken my bike instead of driving 6 out of 7 days! I am well on my way to making this a regular part of my life. 306 more words

Carbon Footprint