Inventions That Can Help Make Life Sustainably Green

Many people have made New Year’s resolutions to live their lives in a greener, more sustainable manner. If you are wondering how to make your life more sustainable and green, there are numerous ways you can go about doing this. You can add solar panels to your home, put up a wind turbine in your backyard, […]

Sustainable Light Source: No Batteries, Plugs, Solar Panels or Kerosene

Plugging in a light is simple when you live in a first-world country. You have access to electricity, you can choose between LED lights and CFL lights, and you can even tap into solar power for a more sustainable source of energy. Batteries for a flashlight or lamp can be easily purchased at a store […]

Portable Invention May Solve All Your Gardening Troubles

Do you have trouble maintaining a garden? Do you plant vegetables and herbs with the best sustainable intentions, but for some reason things never seem to work out as planned? Is your thumb a little less than green? Gardening is not for everyone…or at least that’s what some people mistakenly believe. Gardening success often depends […]

Sustainability and the Super Bowl

Sustainability and the Super Bowl. Sounds like an oxymoron, doesn’t it? Super Bowl Sunday is the second largest food consumption day (second only to Thanksgiving). Unfortunately, even with that being the case, not all of the food people make, buy or order will be consumed. Much of it will go to waste. You also need […]

Teaching Sustainability in Schools and to Our Children

To preserve this planet’s existing, natural resources it is essential that we take measures to improve our ability to conserve energy, reduce waste and increase our overall sustainability. When we talk about sustainability, we are referring to the ability to sustain our own needs without putting the needs of our children, grandchildren and future generations […]

Re-Purposing Existing Properties Can Increase Sustainability

As a follow-up to last week’s post, “A Biofriendly Way to Tap Into Renewable Energy? Use Existing Properties.“, I thought I would discuss how the use, or reuse, of existing properties could increase sustainability. One of the problems we have on this planet is that people are constantly trying to come up with new ways […]

Sustainable Food: Fruits and Vegetables the Fresh, Local and Organic Way

Sustainable agriculture has often been described as a way to grow food in a manner that does not have an adverse effect on the environment, that is healthy for the consumer, the animals and the land on which it is grown/raised, that takes into consideration the health and welfare of the workers, and which supports […]

Sustainability 2012: Greening the London Olympics

Image from Inhabitat.com Well, the summer Olympics are upon us and I’m sure millions, upon millions, of people around the world will have their eyes glued on London and the 2012 Olympic games. As we go into the Olympics, I wanted to share some of the green efforts that have been made to lower the […]

8 Homes That Exude Sustainable Living

In this day and age, finding ways to lower our environmental impact are front and center not only in the minds of individuals around the world, but at the state, federal and international level as well. In fact, actions are being taken across the globe to combat the impact we are having on the environment […]

World Food Day: Steps Towards a Sustainable Future

Sunday, October 16th is World Food Day 2011. It is a day for uniting people, from all walks of life, in order to increase awareness and understanding about the need to alleviate worldwide hunger. While there are many ways people can participate and contribute on World Food Day, here are a couple of ideas you […]