Articles from Mike Strayer

Mike Strayer

Report: Greenest Cities in Texas

It’s easy to label certain Texas cities as either green-leaning communities or oil-guzzling metropolises. But you might still be surprised by our list of the Greenest Cities in Texas. That’s because we dug deep, using greenhouse gas emissions, LEED building certification, and public transportation data to rank Texas cities, which resulted in some intriguing findings.…

Mike Strayer

Celebrate Love A Tree Day

May 16th is Love A Tree Day! Trees produce oxygen that is the lifeline of all living beings, so it only makes sense that there is a day designated to showing them some love! With Love A Tree Day falling right in the middle of Garden for Wildlife Month, now is the perfect time to…

Mike Strayer

New Jersey’s Garden Academy Enhances School Curriculum With Environmental Stewardship

Sustainable gardens are a key part of Just Energy’s commitment to investing in the environment while adding value and beauty to communities. Since launching the Sustainable Gardens initiative in December 2016, the Just Energy Foundation has completed 11 outdoor learning spaces for underserved schools across the US. The goal: Leverage the merits of outdoor learning…

Mike Strayer

5 Clean Energy Ways to Make Mom Happy

If you look up the definition for powerhouse you’ll see that it is defined as “a person or thing of great energy, strength, or power.” Below it, you’ll see a picture of Mom — the glue that holds everything together and keeps the house running smoothly. She makes sure the kids get to school on…

Mike Strayer

50 Photos of Urban Farming That Will Make You Want to Get Back to Nature

Spring is in the air and here at Just Energy we’re loving the higher temps and sunny skies. In our excitement, we scoured Instagram for #UrbanFarming so that we could share the joy of green sprouts and downy chicks, among other springtime delights. Scroll down to learn a little bit more about urban agriculture and peep some adorably sharable photos from urban farms on Instagram.