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Selecting a green New Year’s resolution for 2012: An eco-friendly commute

Selecting a green New Year’s resolution for 2012: An eco-friendly commute

Thatcher Michelsen January 5, 2012 0

If a hybrid car is out of your budget and you don't have the time or resources to bike instead, there are plenty of ways to make your commute more environmentally conscious.

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Selecting a green New Year’s resolution for 2012: Eating less red meat

Selecting a green New Year’s resolution for 2012: Eating less red meat

Thatcher Michelsen January 3, 2012 0

While 2012 is already underway, Americans who have yet to come up with a New Year's resolution they feel confident in adhering to may want to consider making a pledge to decrease their carbon

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Drop in holiday card sending a positive for the environment

Drop in holiday card sending a positive for the environment

Thatcher Michelsen December 29, 2011 0

This holiday season, many consumers resolved to limit their spending, purchase American products and look for environmentally friendly products that could help reduce the use of natural resources during this time of year

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Getting involved with the federal Green Ribbon Schools program

Getting involved with the federal Green Ribbon Schools program

Thatcher Michelsen December 22, 2011 0

Announced in September of 2011, the Green Ribbon Schools program is a new federal initiative by the U.S. Department of Education that aims to recognize schools that are doing their best to save energy,

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Buying ideas: Purchasing quality secondhand clothes this holiday season

Buying ideas: Purchasing quality secondhand clothes this holiday season

Thatcher Michelsen December 21, 2011 0

While green consumers are typically guided toward environmentally friendly products in the supermarket or at high-end electronics stores through the use of labeling, in other industries, this marketing is less pervasive.

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John Hopkins student wins national green competition

John Hopkins student wins national green competition

Thatcher Michelsen December 20, 2011 0

The grand prize winner, Raychel Santo of John Hopkins University, had prior experience inspiring others to lead an environmentally friendly lifestyle

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Creating an eco-friendly baby room with a smartphone app

Creating an eco-friendly baby room with a smartphone app

Thatcher Michelsen December 19, 2011 0

Since young Americans are increasingly concerned about the environment (the Environmental Protection Agency says that more than 60 percent of Teen People readers buy environmentally friendly products), these individuals are influencing the values of

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Going green for the holidays: Eco-friendly gift wrapping

Going green for the holidays: Eco-friendly gift wrapping

Thatcher Michelsen December 13, 2011 0

Even most die-hard eco-enthusiasts will likely admit that a gift just doesn't have the same magic without the addition of truly spectacular wrapping

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