No matter what type of business you run, there may be opportunities to improve the work environment — the decrease the cost of health insurance.
If every person in the U.S. with a telecommuting-compatible job worked at home on Earth Day, the one-day greenhouse gas savings would equate to taking 77,000 cars off the road
What if the we suddenly stopped celebrating every single birthday in our lives, and instead concentrated on just the important ones? Would you care? Would you support it? I’ll tell
Even in this tough economy, there's a booming market in personal carbon credits. Learn how, and where, to buy them.
I heard an interesting story the other day. A radio DJ was annoyed because when he went to pick up his boarding passes from the check in counter, he was handed them without any kin
Your water heater can account for 13% of home energy costs. The good news is that there are small, easy tweaks you can make to lower those costs and conserve energy at the same ti
Nora’s recent article “Saving the planet - one drop at a time” rang a bell with me as I was sat in the men’s bathroom at work yesterday. All the stalls were occupied and every minu
The web is full of ways to live green, but have you ever thought about being Earth-friendly in your death? While it’s not always pleasant to think about, maybe we should. If you
I hate to clean just as much as the next person, so many of the new products on the market can be helpful to my daily routine. Others, however,
I’ll admit that my family is the “cobbling” kind of people. Our depression-era farm house was slapped together in a sturdy, but irregular fashi
Think that living in an urban center means that you can't recycle your food scraps, paper towels, and pizza boxes? Think again. There are so many ways to compost these days, th
The 11th Hour is a documentary that unflinchingly examines our devastating impact on the ecosystem. Narrated and produced by Leonardo DiCaprio, the film features commentary from ex
Since I became a father, my household's battery consumption has quadrupled. [more]
This continues from "The Cost of Meat—Too High To Pay." The Environment Argument addresses the toll intensive factory farming has on our environment. This topic will include water usage, waste contamination, and rainforest destruction.
When we buy bottled water, especially bottled water from overseas (like Fiji), we're deciding against using that we have immediate access to, something that pours freely into o
How far would you go to save the world?
Upon reading the New York Times article about the Beaven-Conlin household in Manhattan, I started to get a little queasy. [more]
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