David Dudley coined the phrase “The Devil’s Hair Dryer” when referring to the ubiquitous leaf blower. Now cities like Santa Monica, Palo Alto and Newport Beach are issuing bans on leaf blowers in an effort to reduce noise and air pollution.
Tag Archives: Climate Change
Chocogedden as Climate Change Threatens Cocoa Crops
Fairtrade Finland is warning that unless we change the way we buy chocolate, we could lose it to climate change. Fairtrade chocolate ensures that workers are paid fairly and practice sustainable farming methods.
How to Green Your Wardrobe This Spring
Getting your spring wardrobe ready is always a fun exercise, but many of you will be wondering about the impact your clothing purchases have on the environment. This article will show you how to take action for a healthier planet.
5 Home Improvements that Will Reduce your Energy Consumption
You can reduce the amount you spend on your electricity bill and your environmental impact with these easy energy saving tips.
3 Great Benefits of Living in a Tiny House
More than 50% of Americans state that they would definitely consider living in a home of less than 600 square feet according to a recent survey conducted by the National Association of Home Builders. While the visual appeal of a tiny home is quite obvious, there are a number of other noteworthy benefits that can be enjoyed when living in a tiny house.
Lancaster County Cleans Up Its Waste Disposal Act
Did you know that the average American discards of roughly 7 pounds of trash a day? The USA has an enormous garbage problem with nearly 90% of all raw materials extracted in the country ultimately making their way into landfills or the insides of incinerators.