Next week, Americans across the country will mark the 50th anniversary of one of the country’s most effective conservation laws, the Wilderness Act. Signed by President Johnson on September 3, 1964, the Act was a h
Though everyone had a great time, this was no ordinary afternoon at AT&T Park.
Labor Day brings up images of hamburgers and the beginning of school which signals the coming end of summer. So if you’re hosting a family gathering, taking a trip the beach or sticking around the house, Labor Day can also be a great time to be green. Here are the top five tips to make your Labor Day a little more green this year: (FROM: White Fence)
#1 Grilling. Here are green BBQ tips: ( a great blog post from Just Energy) http://www.justenergy.com/blog/your-green-summer-bbq-green-grillin/
#2. Prepare your home for winter – The extra time off is the perfect time to get your house ready for the upcoming cold weather. Potential projects include changing air filters, closing any vents in unused rooms, upgrading your home’s insulation, installing radiant barrier, caulking windows and doors and installing a programmable thermostat.
# 3.Use real plates – While they can be tempting, it’s much easier on the earth to skip the paper and plastic plates, utensils and napkins by serving your food with reusable items.
#4. Carpool – Labor Day weekend is one of the busiest weekends as far as traffic is concerned. Whether you’re taking a trip with family or just heading over to a friend’s house for a barbecue, see if you can carpool to reduce your carbon footprint. If you’re hosting a party, try to arrange a carpooling scheme for your friends.
Stanton was sworn in as the first African-American director of the NPS in 1997, but his path to that lofty perch was not an easy one.
There is a surprising lack of knowledge amongst Internet users about the impact that our digital lives have on the environment. SingleHop has put together a blog post outlining some simple ways to become a greener Internet user. Enjoy their “easy-to-go-green” tech tips here: http://www.singlehop.com/blog/how-green-is-your-tech/
The world’s existing power plants are locking in more than 300 billion tons of future emissions that aren’t being accounted for, a new study says.