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  • Discarded Computers Find New Purpose

    17 September 2014, 3:44 pm by: Sponsored Content

      When the Dell Reconnect program was preparing to exhibit at South by Southwest — a popular music, film and interactive conference and festival held every year in Austin, Texas — they wanted to come up with a good way to showcase just how easy and…
  • 7 Ways Traveling Responsibly Will Enhance Your Experience

    17 September 2014, 11:46 am by: Audrey Scott

    We often think about responsible or sustainable travel in terms of what we can’t do instead of all the opportunities that this approach to travel can open up for us. Rather than constraining or limiting one’s travel experiences, traveling responsibly…
  • Green Pre-Schools: An Early Start for Sustainable Living

    16 September 2014, 11:06 am by: Jackson Paul

    Young children’s minds are like sponges. They absorb just about everything – good and bad. They pick up on things around them that we as adults, don’t even notice sometimes. Input from the world around them shapes young children’s lives, shapes who…
  • Exploring Tortuguero, the Land of Turtles

    15 September 2014, 10:40 am by: Gabriel Killian

    How would you like to journey to a secluded corner of the world where you can immerse yourself in a spectacular setting teeming with ocean life? What if you also learned that these beautiful sea creatures were endangered, and that your travel experience could…
  • WorkAway: Adventure planning made-to-order

    12 September 2014, 10:14 am by: Gabriel Killian

    Humans have many needs and wants competing for their attention. Work, recreation, and relationships are manageable, but what about our need for travel and experiences? Here’s how WorkAway is making travel easy, inexpensive, and sustainable. Maintaining a…
  • Mexico Announces Plans for $9.2 Billion Dollar Airport

    11 September 2014, 11:25 am by: Jackson Paul

    Normally when an 11,000 plus acre airport is planned, the environmental concerns stack up like runway traffic during an ice storm. Mexico City’s new airport might be an exception to the rule in that regard, however. As it stands right now, the new airport is…
  • California Says NO to Plastic Bags

    10 September 2014, 12:36 pm by: Dan Robertson

    California has long been at the forefront of the effort to ban plastic bags. San Francisco, the first city in the U.S. to ban plastic bags, started with a small and limited ban. Over time the ban grew bit by bit until the city banned them completely in…
  • Tabacon: Pura vida in Costa Rica

    9 September 2014, 11:20 am by: Gabriel Killian

    Too often, “sustainable” comes off sounding like “sacrifice.” Even environmentally aware people appreciate luxury, comfort, and convenience on vacation. What travel experiences offer the eco-conscious a way to indulge in the finer side of life? For an…
  • Is Algae the future of fuel?

    8 September 2014, 8:48 am by: Chase Ezell

    Remember when fuel was $1.27 per gallon? I believe I was in high school last time gas was that cheap. Speaking of high school, let us now pretend we’re back in biology class. I promise to keep it interesting and there will not be a quiz at the end. Ok, let…
  • Electronic Waste: Opportunity in “Trash”

    5 September 2014, 1:21 pm by: Jackson Paul

    We live in a world full of statistics. If it exists, chances are you can find a statistic about ‘it’. However, I recently found a couple of statistics that intrigued me. First – according to the U.N. there are 1.5 billion more phones on the planet than…

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