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  • 5 Foods To Avoid If You Do Not Want To Eat GMO’s

    24 October 2014, 4:51 pm by: Leigh Garofalow

    The GMO labeling debate continues to heat up around the country. Consumers want to know what they are eating. With states proposing legislation to label food that contains GMO’s it can be hard to know what to do in the here and now. Have no fear. We’ve…
  • Planting The Future: Forest Conservation Initiative Takes Root

    24 October 2014, 2:00 pm by: Debra Atlas

    Our forests are under siege. Climate change, drought, insect infestations and wildfires are devastating what’s left of our old and second growth forests. Some consider clearcutting a viable forestry management option. Forest conservation if you will. With…
  • Bring Your Outdoor Garden Inside (Yes, Its Physically Possible)

    23 October 2014, 2:00 pm by: Earth911

    Looking to reduce garden and landscape waste? There are lots of innovative and creative things you can do with the spare plants and herbs from your outdoor garden, so don’t be so quick to throw them away! Make the most of your vegetables food-wise. Utilize…
  • Label Me This, Label Me That – Dicing The ‘All Natural’ Food Label Riddle

    23 October 2014, 10:00 am by: Leigh Garofalow

    Often we see packages with “all natural” or just “natural” printed on the box (usually in green lettering). These labels give us a feeling that we are purchasing something that is better for us or more gentle on the planet. Actually the term has no…
  • Meatless Monday? Just Marinate on It

    22 October 2014, 2:00 pm by: Tori Wilson

    Changing our diets can help not only our waistlines, but the environment as well. Raising livestock for human consumption is incredibly resource intensive – whether it’s dairy cows for milk or chickens for chicken nuggets.  In fact, the livestock…
  • Call Waiting: Putting Cell Phone Radiation on Hold

    22 October 2014, 10:00 am by: Sarah Lozanova

    With more than 6 billion subscribers globally, cell phone usage has become extremely widespread. Despite how common they are, there is little evidence that has proven the technology safe. Cell phones change brain activity, according to a study published in the…
  • Go Paperless: 10 Apps That Purge The Parchment

    21 October 2014, 2:00 pm by: Leigh Garofalow

    We use our phones for all sorts of things – entertainment, information and connection with others.  These marvels of technological wonder also give many of us the ability to go paperless.  Ponder these stats… The U.S. consumes 69 million tons of paper…
  • Commence the Graduation Gown Recycling

    21 October 2014, 10:00 am by: Kimberly Button

    Did you keep your diplomas after graduating? Most likely. Did you keep your graduation gown? Probably not. More than five million graduates wear graduation gowns each year. What happens to those gowns after the ceremony? Usually, they go into a trash can –…
  • Carving Out a Different Kind of Halloween

    20 October 2014, 2:00 pm by: Madeleine Somerville

    Changing how we approach holiday celebrations is one of the simplest ways to model eco-friendly habits for our children. Showing them how to consume less, consume responsibly and consider the impact of our actions on the environment while still having fun…
  • Restaurants Adding More Green

    20 October 2014, 12:25 pm by: Alison Lueders

    Dining out is big business. Let’s talk about dining out. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or just can’t face cooking another meal at home, dining out is a happy option for many people. Indeed, the restaurant industry pulls in almost half…

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