I find fall to be a great time to begin a few renovations to prepare for the winter -- the air is crisp and clean, and the temperatures are still manageable. Here are a few green renovations to get your home ready for the upcoming winter holidays, as well as next year.
My Mom is gone now, but I can still hear her say "Look around Jenny, isn't it wonderful what Mother Nature gave you!?" Yes, thank you for teaching me that Mom. And yes, I'll power down the computer when I'm finished.
Rapid economic and population growth has created extreme solid waste accumulation, overwhelming cities' ability to deal with sustainable waste management. The following approaches describe four solutions.
Going green will drive the open-pit copper mining industry with a new demand for copper components. Going green is best for the planet, but doing so will mean digging enormous holes in the Earth, all of them bleeding toxic metals into watersheds in the name of clean technology.
In stark terms, we use half the amount of energy for the same economic benefit as we did 40 years ago. Being energy efficient is central to maintaining our competitiveness and growing our economy in the future.
Not all cards are as green as they claim; industry observers often accuse banks of "greenwashing" their most basic cards with logos of well-known charities, without addressing long-term environmental preservation efforts.