Coffee Drinkers Can Make a Difference

Need that cup of Joe to jump start your day? You may not realize it, but if your coffee is not “shade-grown”, you are contributing to a serious environmental problem. Due to the enormous demand for coffee, countless farmers have been clearing the land of rich forests that have been traditionally used to grow coffee […]

Calculating Your Carbon Footprint Made Fun & Easy

We all want clean air to breathe, safe water to drink, healthy food to eat, secure shelter to live in, etc. to meet our basic needs. But our very existence and our everyday actions affect all of those things. I’d like to think that most people are aware that our actions have an impact on […]

Green Condos Breathe New Life into Historic Buildings

One way to live a little lighter on the earth is to set up residence in an eco-friendly condominium. There, you’ll enjoy a maintenance-free lifestyle in a building that used less resources to build than it would have taken to construct single family homes of comparable size. It’s no wonder that this reasonably-priced housing option […]

Weekend event: Washington, D.C. Green Festival

Step out for some fun this weekend in our nation’s capital for the fourth annual DC Green Festival. Enjoy live music; organic cuisine, beer & wine; films; workshops; and kids’ activities. See the latest developments in renewable energy and green technology, learn how to green your home, and shop for green holiday gifts. Over 350 […]

Utah Consumers To Attend Green Building Trade Show

If you happen to be visiting the quaint town of Park City, Utah this weekend to do some skiing, you’ll also have the opportunity to learn about renewable energy, sustainable living, green financing, and alternative fuel vehicles at the Green Building Consumer Trade Show. The event will feature more than 40 exhibits including solar hot […]

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