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.

Mike Strayer

Top 25 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 Top 25 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…

Stephanie Evans

Eco-Friendly Back to School

Summer is drawing to a close and it’s about that time…to head back to school! Whether you’re bummed out about the end of summer, or thrilled that your kids will be out of your hair – er, embarking on their next academic journey – make sure you’re sending them back to the classroom with plenty…

Stephanie Evans

Lower Your Energy Bills With Landscaping

Turn off the lights when you leave the room! It’s a mantra we’ve heard all our lives. From installing programmable thermostats and taking shorter showers, to using high efficiency light bulbs and appliances, there are many actions we can take inside our homes that will decrease home energy use. But there are some fantastic ways…

Stephanie Evans

Your Eco-Friendly Spring Soiree

We’ve been cooped up indoors all winter long!  And now, springtime practically begs us to throw a party in its honor. Celebrate the warmer weather and outdoor season with a spring soiree that’s eco-inspired! All fabulous events have four main elements: 1) invitations, 2) a sweet table setting, 3) decorations, and of course, 4) food…

Stephanie Evans

Get Outside! Enjoy Winter Activities

It’s the middle of winter, and for much of the U.S. and Canada, snow covers the ground and cold temperatures keep us indoors. If you’ve binge-watched every show on Netflix and tried your hand at each new recipe you’ve seen online, then it’s probably time to get outside and participate in some winter fun (and…