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Using Eco-Friendly Methods for Corporate Responsibility in Your Business

Corporate responsibility, environmental stewardship, and social responsibility have become overused catchphrases. Most companies want to contribute to the greater good and recognize there is a whole market of socially and environmentally-conscious customers.  But how many companies actually understand the concept and carry it out as part of their mission statement? If you’ve heard these catchphrases, […]

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Alternative Fuels for Mass Transportation

Even as politicians debate whether or not the climate of the planet is changing, numerous corporations and research facilities have started to take up the sustainable mantel – and for good reason. When the United States released its Fourth National Climate Assessment, the numbers looked grim. As such, looking into alternative fuels for mass transportation […]

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How To Make Your Garage More Energy-Efficient

When it comes to energy efficiency, most of our attention goes toward our houses, and for good reason. Because we spend so much time and do so much inside our houses, much of the energy we emit on a daily basis is used there. What we don’t pay as much attention to is making our […]

24 Eco-Friendly Habits Worth Adopting

Although we may not always want to admit it, many of us can very easily become creatures of habit. Whether your particular habit relates to how you get ready in the morning, how you get to work, what you eat, how you perform work-related tasks, how you relate to others, what materials you use to […]

How to Benefit From Solar Electricity Without Mortgaging Your Home

Nay-sayers of solar power would have you believing that you need tens of thousands of dollars in order to benefit from an “inefficient” source of electricity. Arguments of those types usually come from the uneducated who don’t spend a great deal of time reading about current developments in technology. The truth is, you can benefit […]

How Do Natural Gas Delivery Systems Operate?

Today’s blog follows along the line of the one I posted last week about the hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”,  process used to extract natural gas and how it affects each and every one of us. Despite the controversy surrounding this process, natural gas is commonly recognized as one of the cleanest and most efficient sources […]

Is Green Home Technology Worth the Investment?

If you are anything like me you’ve been watching your neighbors install solar panels at an ever-increasing rate for the last decade or so. Is it worth it? Is it worth taking the time and investment to install, not only solar panels, but all the green technology that goes along with this technology in order […]

Solar Progress Being Made in Leaps and Bounds

Image by gr33n3gg / Creative Commons Solar energy is one of the largest and most widespread alternative energy solutions in the world today. While wind energy probably comes in a close second in the personal energy market, the solar energy movement continues to make progress in leaps and bounds. Here are just a few of […]

10 Inventive Ways to Use Solar Power

Image by Markus Ram / Creative Commons Solar power is one of the best alternative energy options available today. Unlike wind or tidal energy where you are, in part, dependent on nature cooperating with your energy-collection efforts, there is very little that can hinder your ability to harness the power of the sun day-in and […]

Renewable Energy, Solar and the Ultimate Power of the Sun

Image by Mike Behnken / Creative Commons I have seen a number of posts recently pertaining to famous quotes on a variety of different topics. One post I haven’t seen, however, is something about renewable energy, solar and the power of the sun. So, I figured why not put one together? In honor of both […]