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 – New Balance Eco-Preferred Collection WE070

New Balance has launched a new eco-conscious trail running shoe! The New Balance 70 or WE070 is part of the New Balance’s eco-preferred collection, launching a corporate-wide sustainability initiative to operate their business in an environmentally sensitive manner. Not only does the new sneaker feature a reduced-waste design, water-based adhesives, & recycled materials, but it… Read More »

Tip of the Week – Hand Wash Plastics

We all love the dishwasher, it’s easy & super convenient for all of us on the go. But when it comes to plastic tupperware, you need to dodge that dishwasher and hand wash plastic items instead. That’s because hot water & automatic dishwasher detergents break down plastics and increase chemical leaching. The best thing to… 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 »