Category Archives: Energy

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Hemp – The Ultimate Sustainable Resource

Hemp is an excellent natural sustainable resource used for many different uses including food, building materials, fabric, paper, fuel, and so on. Hemp could be one solution to many of the problems that are facing the modern world today, including deforestation, acid rain, the greenhouse effect, erosion, pollutants, starvation, and limited fossil fuels. Hemp production… Read More »

Airlines To Use Renewable Fuel in 2012

Forget the stay-cation, starting in 2012 you can fly on 8 different major US airlines that will be using an alternative fuel made from plant waste. This synthetic diesel fuel will be mass produced at a plant in California by Rentech Inc. and will be used for ground-service transportation at LAX. Here’s the list of… Read More »

Product of the Week – Eco-Friendly Charcoal

For my family grilling just wouldn’t be grilling without the charcoal. Unfortunately, traditional charcoal isn’t that great for the earth. Luckily we can opt for eco-friendly charcoal. Eco-friendly charcoal includes lump charcoal, which is made from charred wood that’s harvested from sustainably managed forests, & pillow-shaped briquettes made from scrap wood without coal dust or… Read More »

Tip of the Week – Park Your Car In The Shade

When it is hot outside try to park your vehicle in a shady spot. This will help you save on fuel in 2 different ways. The first is the obvious of keeping your vehicle cooler, which means you’ll run your air conditioner less, resulting in a substantial savings. The second is that it helps decrease… Read More »

Tip of the Week – Download Your Software

Software CDs are made out of nonrenewable petroleum products, and are difficult to recycle. They are placed in plastic cases, stuffed into boxes with manuals, & all wrapped in even more plastic. This can all be eliminated if you download the software directly from the company via the Internet instead of shopping for it at… Read More »