green tips

Have a Green Father’s Day

June 19, 2011

Happy Father’s Day! Why not make it a green day? Perhaps you could go for a walk or a cycle ride with your dad? Get a vegetarian meal instead of a meat-based dish? Do some gardening work and plant your own vegetables? If you feel like spending some money on your father, here’s a last […]

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Have a Green Valentine’s Day

February 9, 2011

February 14 is the day when people across the globe celebrate Love. But we should also be showing our love to Mother Earth by making the date as eco-friendly as possible. Those billions of cards, millions of heart-shaped chocolate boxes and flower bouquets all come with a heavy environmental price tag. Here are a few […]

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Independence Day

July 4, 2010

First of all, Happy Independence Day. Technorati Tags: 4th of July, energy independence, Independence Day Related Posts:Alternative Energy and IndependenceJune 19: national day to celebrate solar energy

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Ghostbusters: Exorcizing the phantom load

November 4, 2009

Halloween is over but that doesn’t mean your home is a ghost-free area. Yes, the typical contemporary home is full of specters sucking electricity, raising utility bills and carbonizing the planet. Technorati Tags: Energy, Energy Star, Standby power, Television, U.S. Department of Energy, United States Department of Energy, United States Environmental Protection Agency Related Posts:President […]

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Can a Car Ever Be Green?

December 2, 2008

Norway says, “No!” And I think I have to agree with them. No matter what, using a car to move you around does not make that much sense. If it is just you, driving to work, wouldn’t a bus with a bunch of other people be cleaner? If it is just you, shopping, couldn’t you […]

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