Your 2013 Green Crusade

Your 2013 Green Crusade Sailing into the end of another three sixty five, might there be one thing we could choose to make next year that much sweeter? Sure, eat healthy, lose weight, exercise, blah blah blah, but what about a real green commitment? Not a resolution either, a commitment. This just may be what … Continue reading

12 Days of Green New Year’s Resolutions

12 Days of Green New Year’s Resolutions It’s that time of year again, when the holidays are over and we all turn our attention to the New Year. Most of us will try to start the year off right with a resolution – whether we want to lose weight, save money, find love, or switch … Continue reading

Reflections, Inspections and End of Year Projections

Reflections, Inspections and End of Year Projections We may wish that every day could be a day we learn and become enlightened. However, it is no surprise that for many, each day often blurs into another. That brings us to the opportunity each holiday season offers when it comes to reflections, inspections and end of … Continue reading

New Year’s Resolution #9 – Learn Something New

If you’re like most people, your days are a blur of the hectic and the routine. You wake to the same alarm every morning, down a cup of coffee, then spend the day juggling demanding bosses, work meetings, and family dinners. It can be hard to find time in the day to get everything done … Continue reading

New Year’s Resolution #8 – Get More Sleep

You probably don’t need to be told about the benefits of sleep – we’ve all had to struggle with the lack of energy and poor concentration that follow a rough night. But did you know that the benefits of sleep go beyond keeping you alert and focused? Sleep deprivation is linked to a number of … Continue reading

New Year’s Resolution #5 – Compost

Around 27% of household garbage produced in the U.S. in 2010 was organic matter, including 29 million tons of uneaten food and 33 million tons of yard trimmings. Unfortunately, only 28% of this compostable material was recovered – the rest ended up in landfills, where the nutrients will remain trapped and also release high levels … Continue reading

New Year’s Resolution #3 – Boycott Plastic Water Bottles

Plastics are a nearly unavoidable part of our lives. From alarm clocks to toothbrushes to soda bottles to cell phones, we all use and throw away plastic products everyday. One of the most common types of plastic waste is disposable water bottles: we use them at home, carry them to the gym, or grab one … Continue reading

Green New Year’s Resolution #2 – Eat Organic and Local

Agriculture has become increasingly concentrated in the last few decades, and Americans have grown accustomed to the benefits of these industrial agriculture operations. Most of us take for granted the low price of milk and eggs or the fact that we can buy strawberries all winter long. But that convenience comes at a steep cost … Continue reading