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).

By | 2015-04-19T18:36:50+00:00 December 21st, 2009|Green Living|

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.

By | 2016-10-31T04:39:04+00:00 December 4th, 2009|Alternative Energy|

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.

By | 2013-11-02T22:47:36+00:00 December 2nd, 2009|Resources and Recycling|