Chicago’s Green Renaissance

What is Chicago doing to become a greener city? RiverWired gives the inside scoop in this video. Check out Chicago’s City Hall roof, it’s municipal vehicles, the accessible recycling programs, and the new Center for Green Technology which was built on a former industrial waste site.

Teen Thoughts on Green Issues

Teens on Venice Beach, CA talk about their thoughts on environmental issues, who they feel is at fault for the current problems and what they can do.

How Green Is Your Presidential Candidate?

Want to know how green the candidates are for the ’08 presidential election? Well the crews over at Grist and Outside have teamed up to talk to the presidential contenders about green issues. They published interviews with all of the Democrats and a number of the Republicans, as well as compiled fact sheets on the… Read More »

Macworld’s 8 ways to go green

Want to make your office a more energy efficient one? Check out this article posted a few months back by Macworld. It features tips and tricks to going green at the office with your Mac. My favorite tip is number 7 – Let your keyboard do the flying. “Traveling not only requires that you spend… Read More »

Tip of the Week – Reduce Trash From Restaurant Takeout

Reusing and recycling are important, but reduce is the best of the three R’s. The next time you order food delivered or get takeout, ask the restaurant to leave out the paper plates, plastic forks & knifes and extra condiments and use your own instead. This little amount of reduction of paper and plastic will… Read More »

IKEA recycles your CFLs for free

Compact fluorescent light bulbs, or CFLs, are an awesome way to go green everyday at home. They are low energy efficient light bulbs that use 80 percent less energy than incandescents, last up to 10 times longer and still provide the same amount of light. This all translates into better everyday energy practices and big… Read More »

Go Green Initiative

One of the best things we can do for our planet is to teach others how to live an eco friendly sustainable life, especially the children. There is this awesome program out there designed to do just this. The Go Green Initiative was founded in 2002 to unite parents, students, teachers and school administrators in… Read More »

Tip of the Week – Online Banking

With the wonders of internet technology, many banks now offer online banking as an option to their customers. Using this option is a great way to go green. Not only does this cut down on the use of paper, but with each bill you pay online, you also save a stamp. Save money & be… Read More »