Earth Day Outlook: Green Trend Update

On April 22nd, as you celebrate Earth Day, you can wow your peers with an update on green trending that is coming down the pike. As more folks step on board the healing planet bus, many are producing some significant technological, political, and artistic innovations to fuel the fire.   Eco-Superior   In the past, … Continue reading

Secrets of Green Cultures Part V: Ancient Healing

To understand ancient healing and its green applications, one must think outside the box. These remedies often work through a human-nature or human-energy connection with the capability to heal the root cause as opposed to band-aiding symptoms. In many cases there are minimal to no side-effects as the body embraces the healing rather than be … Continue reading

Earth Day, Celebrating our Planet

Monday, April 22, the people behind the movement known as Earth Day will celebrate a global commitment to keeping earth as clean, green and habitable as humanly possible.   According to the Earth Day Network, this commitment celebrates all that is right about sustainability, which most of us define as using our earth in a … Continue reading

Secrets of Green Cultures Part IV: Food Preservation

Refrigerators consume about a sixth of household energy. Earth Day celebrations across the globe will include a hodgepodge of nutritious, environmentally friendly prepared foods for all to enjoy. However, many modern cultures continue to treat food with great irresponsibility– unnecessary waste, genetically modified organisms, manipulated animal handling and much more. Past cultures considered food a … Continue reading

Secrets of Green Cultures Part III: Recycling Forefathers

Okay they may not be your direct forefathers but they sure knew the meaning of recycling. As Earth Day reminds us of the full spectrum of going green, and staying there, it is recycling that seems to rule the roost since day one. Local communities have adhered to state requirements by dragging their designated ‘blue … Continue reading

Secrets of Green Cultures Part II: How Ancient Civilization Harnessed Energy

From batteries to electric lighting to wind power, it looks like ancient history has some interesting, secret surprises. This Earth Day re-unite with your green brothers and sisters of yesteryear. Desert Duracell Workers sifting through a Baghdad village in 1936 thought they had unearthed another type of ancient pottery from the Parthian period (250 BC … Continue reading

Secrets of Green Cultures Part 1: The Nabataeans, Water Warriors

Imagine a culture that could teach today’s society a thing or two about respecting and harvesting the free, natural resource of water. The Nabataeans were green before their time. They followed a mission of ingenuity while other tribes relied on Nature’s unpredictable handouts. They were a secretive bunch making sure their means of trade transport, … Continue reading

Guerrilla Gardening: Activist Planters

Sometimes you do not need the loud, raucous, volatile agenda that often comes with one activist movement or another. Sometimes a statement can be made with silent action and that is exactly what guerrilla gardening has been doing. Considered pro-activism, guerrilla gardening is an underground (literally) attempt to beautify and re-use abandoned, unkempt, eyesore land … Continue reading

City-by-City Review Bring Your Own Bag (BYOB)

City-by-City Review Bring Your Own Bag (BYOB) In the middle to latter part of the last century, BYOB meant bring your own bottle (of wine, beer or whatever) when attending a party. Today it means bring your own bag, and marks a 180-degree shift in thinking among environmentally conscious Americans who have now lived through … Continue reading

What Makes a Building Green?

What Makes a Building Green? What makes a building green? The answer might seem obvious—any building that has a minimal impact on the environment should be called green, right? If we dig a little deeper, though, the question turns out to be a lot more complicated than that. With the rapid growth in the green … Continue reading