Recent Articles

Nicole Rodriguez

15 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

15 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint Climate change is the result of increasing levels of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, primarily referenced in terms of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. The longer we delay action on climate change, the worse its effects will be. Every person, business, organization, and government can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions,…

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

Energy Efficient Electric Heaters

Which Energy Efficient Space Heater Is Best for You? So, you have a room in your home or workspace that gets cold during the winter, and you want a cost-effective way to warm it up? We hear you. Lots of manufacturers of portable electric space heaters like to tout their “energy efficiency” as a selling…

Stephanie Evans

Green Lunchbox and Snack Ideas

  Last week on the Eco-Centric blog, we doled out a few of our favorite tips for sending your kids back to school sustainably, setting them up for their greenest year yet. One of our suggestions was to pack their lunch in a reusable bag, utilizing reusable sandwich bags, jars and containers for their meal.…

Stephanie Evans

Get Your Grill On – Grilling the Eco-Friendly Way

Only a few precious weeks left of summer. Cherish these last, lazy, sun-filled days by inviting friends and family for a fun, outdoor BBQ. By skipping yet another meal cooked in the oven or on the stove, you’ll trim some fat off your electric bill and with our tips below, you’ll also shrink your carbon…

Stephanie Evans

Shape Up for Spring

“Sweat is Fat Crying.”  That’s what they say. Warmer temperatures, more hours of daylight, and the realization that it’s almost time to pull out shorts and swimsuits (that last one strikes fear in the hearts of many) mean it’s the onset of spring. It’s time to think about getting fit and what better way than…

Stephanie Evans

Seven Ways to Save Water Without Spending a Dime

Living a sustainable lifestyle often comes with some startup costs. While the lifestyle changes – switching to a hybrid car, buying disposable bags, installing a programmable thermostat and other green initiatives  – will save you big money over time, they often require an up front investment.  But we’ve found one way to add some sustainability…