by Jason Pelletier With the announcement of new fuel economy standards last week, the Obama administration made sure that the days of car company battles against fuel-efficient and alternative fuel vehicles are safely in our rear-view mirrors. Numerous studies have shown that 75%+ of the energy used by a car over its lifetime is consumed […]
by Jessica Jensen Summer is just around the corner, and this is the time of year when we really ramp up our lawn activities– watering, fertilizing, mowing, etc. And all of these can have major negative environmental consequences. Did you know that over 50 million Americans mow their lawns each weekend, and that mowing contributes as […]
Growing your own food is not only healthy, but economical. Save money by planting herbs and veggies in containers and fruit trees in your yard. Turn scraps into compost to enrich the soil for tastier, bigger produce. Share extra seedlings with friends and neighbors to encourage them to find their own green thumbs.