EARTHSHIPS ARE WORTH LOOKING INTO & HERE'S WHY

EARTHSHIPS ARE WORTH LOOKING INTO & HERE'S WHY

Homes built to maximize sustainability often double as landmarks. It can be awe-inspiring to look at the architecture that lends itself well to the landscape around it, or it can be useful to see how someone balanced conflicting sustainable practices, such as rooftop gardens, rainwater collection, or solar panels.

What’s the Connection Between Minimalism and Sustainability?

What’s the Connection Between Minimalism and Sustainability?

In the United States, people are always encouraged to buy more things. Television advertisements, fashion magazines and towering billboards all offer what only the best, newest products can — happiness. But can material possessions really provide happiness? And, what’s more, even if they could, should a culture…

Simple Ways to Make Every Room in Your House Environmentally Friendly

Simple Ways to Make Every Room in Your House Environmentally Friendly

Going green is a popular buzzword in today’s environmentally conscious society, but it’s not as easy as recycling or buying an electric car. Things in each room of your house could be a little greener, so let’s take a closer look at those rooms and figure out…

Bring Back Backyard Biodiversity

 Bring Back Backyard Biodiversity

As you plan a garden for the spring, you may not be thinking much about its biodiversity. You should. Biologists explain biodiversity as the variety of species living on earth. For a garden, it means incorporating native plant species. It may not seem like a huge deal, but it’s a decision that matters to all of us…

Can Solar Energy Ever Replace Fossil Fuels?

Can Solar Energy Ever Replace Fossil Fuels?

Fossil fuels are formed by natural processes that take place over the time span of hundreds of millions of years deep underneath the Earth’s surface. Because they takes too long to regenerate, fossil fuels are considered a non-renewable resource. Today, we are highly dependent on this type of resources in our…