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Stephanie Evans

Beat the Heat and Conserve Energy this Summer

Feeling sticky? It’s the dead of summer and it’s HOT HOT HOT out there. When the mercury seems to be climbing out of the thermometer, you basically have two choices: crank the air conditioner (and deal with your energy bill later) or find alternative ways to cool down without expanding your carbon footprint. To give…

Stephanie Evans

Product Profile: EcoTourist Bundle from terrapass

It’s officially summer and there’s nothing like hitting the open road or hopping a flight in search of unforgettable experiences. Traveling is one of life’s greatest rewards, but it’s generally recognized as one of the worst things for the environment. Between transportation, hotel stays, meals eaten out and souvenirs purchased, your carbon footprint expands tremendously…

Stephanie Evans

No-Bake Summer Treats and Eats

In case you haven’t noticed – it’s hot outside! Summer temps are at record highs and the thought of cooking anything, let alone using heat to do said cooking, seems unbearable. So instead of firing up your oven or slaving over a stove all afternoon, whip up some no-bake summer treats. We’ve discovered a few…

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Last Minute Green Summer Escapes

All good things must come to an end, and so it goes with summer.  As back to school and more work hustle and bustle is around the corner, many of us are looking for one last hurrah outside the typical “staycation” (which we love for all the eco-friendly reasons you can imagine!). Before the cooler…

Stephanie Evans

Energy Saving Tips For Summer

The sun is barely in the sky, yet the heat index is already soaring. Your plans for giving the air conditioner a rest have gone out the window, along with any ideas you had for walking to work, exercising outdoors or opening the windows for a cool breeze. It’s just too hot! If you’re finding…

Stephanie Evans

Green Grilling: Eco-Friendly Summer BBQ

  If you really want to ruin your friends’ summer, tell them that their long, enjoyable, Saturday afternoon barbecue filled with delicious food, fun games and good laughs is destroying the environment. If instead you’d rather keep your friends through Labor Day, offer them these tips for keeping their summer BBQ’s environmentally friendly. 1.    The…