Tag Archives: Sustainable

Developers Install Alternative Energy Solutions to Old and New Properties

Developers are installing alternative energy systems to generate uninterrupted on-site power. In the Warehouse District in New Orleans, two historic structures and a new building made their hallways, lobbies and common areas energy self-sufficient.

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Connecticut Announces New Alternative Energy Incentives

Connecticut state officials are hoping that its new alternative energy incentives can encourage homeowners to install solar power and other alternative energy systems on their properties.

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Pros of Alternative Energy

There are various pros of using alternative energy. This clean and green energy type has minimal impact to our planet compared to fossil fuel.

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Help Yourself and Your World

With the current state of our economies and also global warming, we ALL need to do whatever we can to help conserve our resources.  I am referring to finances, food and energy resources.  I am writing about alternative energy sources we can use.     The alternative energy I am discussing today is Solar Energy.  Solar Energy […]

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Recycled pencils: Making news out of news

Every year, parents are obligated to buy their kids (whether they like it or not) school supplies, and you can bet that pencils are on the list. Moms and dads might be surprised to find out that those little orange sticks are made out of the 4 billion trees cut down worldwide for paper industries, and assembled with toxic chemicals in factories that pollute the air (most erasers are made from latex).

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Which Companies Are Best for the Environment?

The goal of alternative energy is to create a sustainable way of powering our future. New technologies are being developed each year that get us closer to that goal. While these next-generation technologies are in development, some companies are taking proactive steps to be as sustainable as possible, given the current state of energy production and consumption.

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Types of Eco Clothing

Many smart shoppers are talking about eco-clothing these days. People are becoming increasingly aware of materials used in the products they buy, and how they are manufactured. Designers are looking for ways to incorporate materials from sustainable resources. Eco-clothing lines are those which are designed in such a way as to maintain harmony with nature.

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Detroit – from Industrial Giant to Sustainable Green City?

Detroit – also referred to as “the city in ruins,” is shrinking. Vast areas of land have remained unused and unwanted, and no one seems to be too interested in taking over – besides nature, that is.

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How to Go Green in Your Day-to-Day Life

As awareness of this civilization’s impact on the environment increases, people are becoming more willing to accept clean lifestyles, than ever before. But some aren’t exactly sure where to begin.

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