Mar 6 3:21pm TechCrunch » GreenTech
Chicago-based Hazel Technologies is on a mission to reduce food waste. The company has developed packaging inserts that, through the magic of basic chemistry, can ward off fungus, mold and slow the spoilage of fruits and vegetables. How big a problem is food waste? The most recent available reports from the U.S. Department of Agriculture have found that each year we waste more than 25… Read More...
Mar 6 1:14pm Ecorazzi
What's the only thing bigger than finding out one of your friends finally went vegan? The return of the Vegan Food & Drink Festival!...
Mar 6 11:01am PlanetSave
While there are a lot of moving parts to the global economy, I’d argue that there is one fundamental premise that will have, hand’s down, the greatest influence in determining the fate of humanity, and that is the time horizon of strategizing a particular activity—short term vs. long term thinking. Take any industry, whether it’s [&hellip Reforesting the Tropics, Providing Jobs, and Sequestering Carbon: A Trifecta of Sustainability was originally posted on: PlanetSave. To read more from Planetsave, join thousands of others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage.
Mar 6 10:34am PlanetSave
Erin Schrode is a citizen activist that can inspire us all. Learn about how this young woman is shaping activism, engagement, and politics at home in California and beyond. Citizen Activism with Erin Schrode was originally posted on: PlanetSave. To read more from Planetsave, join thousands of others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage.
Mar 6 8:56am Ecorazzi
When cognitive dissonance raises its uncomfortable head, many proceed directly to the land of make-believe for relief.
Mar 6 8:53am Ecorazzi
The animals - to remain things - are merely pawns in the game of efficiency and profitability.
Mar 6 8:49am Ecorazzi
You taught me “tolerance is vital” and for the animals, our tolerance is literally vital because without it, they end up at the tip of our forks.
Mar 6 5:18am Greentumble
Trees do such a wonderful job for the environment and ask so little in return. This infographic explains all the little things trees can do for us.
Mar 5 1:35am Greentumble
The Greentumble team has had a look at the most outstanding landscapes and here is our list of 5 most amazing national parks you need to add to your bucket list!...
Mar 4 1:01am Greentumble
This article presents some of the key advantages and disadvantages of the use of biofuels as an alternative energy source. Since the sources of biofuels vary and conditions...
Mar 3 1:13pm Ecorazzi
Meddling with supply, in whatever form, does absolutely nothing to alter the demand.
Mar 3 9:36am Ecorazzi
Indeed, the focus on this kind advocacy actually tells people that there are better ways to treat animals.
Mar 3 8:24am Ecorazzi
Why promote veganism as a moral baseline when you can dress women in lettuce bikinis and ship them off to Cuba? Two women, referred to as “lettuce ladies” (on account of wearing nothing but lettuce to cover their genitals) are...
Mar 3 1:07am Greentumble
Biofuels are as old as car engines, and yet, they are considered to be an alternative energy source. The products the biofuel production process work exactly as...
Mar 2 2:09pm Conservancy Talk
Media reports this week indicate that the Trump administration is considering substantial funding cuts in federal environmental and natural resource programs. Reportedly, these and other budget cuts are intended to offset increases in funding for national security. While all government functions should be scrutinized for waste and inefficiency, deep cuts in environmental programs that protect […]...
Mar 2 11:22am TechCrunch » GreenTech
Millennial consumers care about the sustainability of what they buy more than any other generation that came before them. This point is illustrated in studies from Pew Research, Clemson University and Nielsen to name a few. Now, a New York-based consumer data company called HowGood has raised $4.2 million in a Series A round of venture funding to help retailers answer every question these… Read More...
Mar 2 11:12am TechCrunch » GreenTech
Campbell, California-based ChargePoint secured a new $82 million funding round, led by automaker Daimler. The new funding will help ChargePoint expand its network of electric vehicle charging stations in Europe, as the company pursues its goal of making charging stations for EVs as readily available and convenient as gas stations. The funding round also includes existing investors BMW i… Read More...
Mar 2 8:48am TechCrunch » GreenTech
Amazon is looking to improve its renewable energy track record, with a new project that will see it install large solar energy gathering arrays on the rooftops of many of its global fulfillment and sortation facilities. The plan is to start with 15 system installations in the U.S. by the end of this year, with a longer-term plan of putting them on about 50 buildings by 2020. The initial 15… Read More...
Mar 2 8:31am Ecorazzi
I don't know about you, but we think a more fitting response would be 50 hours of vegan education classes on how not to promote speciesism and make arbitrary distinctions between different animal products.
Mar 2 1:13am Greentumble
The story of oil is certainly a very interesting one. A relatively easy to access and refined in an efficient way to maximise its use but at the same time it is highly polluting...
Mar 1 1:49pm Ecorazzi
It’s crucially important that we educate the public about vegan health and nutrition. Indeed, one of the stumbling blocks we face as advocates is when we’re occassionaly confronted with someone who genuinely believes that it’s necessary to consume animal products....
Mar 1 1:40pm Ecorazzi
Wanting to save animals should not be exclusive to less probable danger when the very ordinary danger of non-veganism is there everyday.
Mar 1 10:59am Ecorazzi
If we accept that cows belong in a field, rather than in a barn, we accept that cows should be used in the first place.
Mar 1 10:24am Ecorazzi
Davis and his partner Ami clearly harbour deep concern for the interests and rights of their goats.
Mar 1 1:44am Greentumble
Is nuclear power renewable or nonrenewable? Nuclear power is considered one of the few energy sources at our disposal that combines three very attractive features...
Feb 28 8:55pm Green Blog Feed
Invasive species are plants, animals, fungi or microbes that are not native to an area, but can quickly establish, multiply and become pests. These species can hurt the environment, agricultural production and even human health in some instances (e.g. the mosquito Aedes aegypti). According to the USDA, invasive species are responsible for $137 billion per year in economic losses in the United States. In agricultural systems, invasive species may reduce yields, render crops unmarketable, or...
Feb 28 5:14pm PlanetSave
The Texas Agriculture Commissioner, Sid Miller, has approved a new poison specifically intended for use against wild hogs known as Kaput Feral Hog Lure. The approval has resulted in the creation of a petition on Change.org calling for the approval to be rescinded. As some background here, the new poison includes warfarin — often used [&hellip Texas Agriculture Commissioner Approves Poison Targeting Wild Hogs was originally posted on: PlanetSave. To read more from Planetsave, join thousands of others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage.
Feb 28 4:56am Nature Moms Blog
Finding a way to lower your electricity bills is appealing to everyone, but in this day and age we are also very concerned about our environmental impact. People are making greener choices all around. If you would like to make some adjustments at home, and you are keen to remain green, here are some tips […] The post How to Save Money (and the Planet) Through Energy Efficiency appeared first on Nature Moms Blog.
Feb 28 4:28am Greentumble
All countries across the globe are facing the repercussions of global warming. Here are a few simple things we can do to stall global warming...
Feb 27 8:36am Ecorazzi
Since veganism cannot be perfect, there is no point in being vegan at all, they trumpet.
Feb 26 1:54am Greentumble
Rewilding efforts are happening in a wide variety of scales, from the flowering gardens of...Let's have a look at great examples of urban rewilding projects worldwide.
Feb 25 11:36pm EnviroGadget
The total amount of greenhouse gases emission caused by an event, which is expressed as carbon dioxide equivalent, is called as carbon footprint. Due to increase in the greenhouse gases and other pollutants that can alter global climate to an alarming level, there is an urgent need to mitigate and minimize the carbon footprint at […] Related posts: Elecscoot Electric Urban Scooters UKEco 60v 2000watt Electric Scooter G-Bike – Electric Bike...
Feb 25 1:31am Greentumble
Urban rewilding is a way to bring nature back to people's daily lives, as it is an inseparable part of our origins. However, this idea carries more benefits than just...
Feb 24 11:48am Ecorazzi
Press releases often find their way into my inbox. Occasionally, they’ll centre around a new animal rights initiative or vegan product, but usually, they’re unsolicited dribble e-blasted to every unprotected news media email address available. So when news of some...
Feb 24 10:38am TechCrunch » GreenTech
The e-Golf, Volkswagen’s electric version of its popular compact car, officially gets around 50 percent more range this year than it did in the previous model. That means it now has an EPA rating of 125 miles on a single charge (via Autoblog), compared to 83 miles before. The 125-mile range is still a far cry from the Chevy Bolt’s industry-leading EV range, but the e-Golf is not… Read More...
Feb 24 9:40am Ecorazzi
We need to shatter and dispel once and for all the insidious myth that it is somehow possible to exploit non-human animals humanely. ...
Feb 24 1:21am Greentumble
The reality about the use of resources is not just black or white. Let’s take a closer look at some of the interesting facts about renewable and non-renewable resources.
Feb 23 7:36pm PlanetSave
The Gila River, one of the last wild rivers in the western US, is under threat from proposals for development and diversion. The Heart of the Gila documentary promises to deliver a compelling visual journey along the Gila, while also educating us about the importance of using good science and hard data to make the [&hellip Documentary Aims To Tell Ultimate Story Of NM’s Gila River Through The Eyes Of 3 Young Environmentalists was originally posted on: PlanetSave. To read more from Planetsave, join thousands of others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage.
Feb 23 7:26pm Sustainablog
Got a blank wall you'd like to liven up? An old potato sack just might do the the trick: check out this tutorial for turning it into unique wall art The post Easy Upcycling: Turn An Old Potato Sack Into Wall Art appeared first on Sustainablog.
Feb 23 2:12pm TechCrunch » GreenTech
Food delivery startup Thistle was never been in the business of making meal kits, those boxes of pre-measured ingredients and recipes to help customers cook at home. The startup’s married cofounders, Ashwin Cheriyan and Shiri Avnery, thought that prepared meals, ready-to-heat or raw and ready-to-eat, were a better fit for their busy customers. Meal kits, they said, felt like time… Read More...
Feb 23 8:52am Ecorazzi
Let me tell you, when I made that choice, I didn’t feel good about it.
Feb 23 6:34am The Pistachio Project
Isn’t the color of this hibiscus vinegar hair rinse gorgeous? You need to make this simply for the color alone! Of course, it helps to know that hibiscus is also beneficial for hair and that I don’t use this vinegar hair rinse just for the pretty color! So let’s talk more about this hibiscus vinegar […] The post Hibiscus Vinegar Hair Rinse for Smooth and Shiny Hair appeared first on The Pistachio Project.
Feb 23 2:56am
The end of February means warm weather will return soon. Then it will be time to open the windows, wear short sleeves, enjoy the outdoors. Oh yes, and time for spring cleaning. Ugh. We might as well do it the … Continue reading → The post Meeting the challenge of green spring cleaning appeared first on Sustaining Our World.
Feb 23 1:49am Greentumble
Broadly speaking, there are five was in which non-renewable resources impact our environment. And this article aims to explore their harmful effects.
Feb 22 3:20pm PlanetSave
Forest elephant populations in Central Africa’s most important nature preserve, Gabon’s Minkébé National Park, have declined by between 78^ and 81\% over recent times as a result of poaching, new research from Duke University has found. So, even in Central Africa’s largest nature preserve, poaching is still enough of a problem that forest elephants are [&hellip Forest Elephant Populations Have Seen An ~80\% Decline In Central Africa’s Most Important Preserve Because Of Poaching was originally posted on: PlanetSave. To read more from Planetsave, join thousands of others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage.
Feb 22 1:35pm Blog – The Climate Trust
The Climate Trust, founded June 26, 1997 Taking a Stand | The Climate Trust’s Corporate Beliefs As part of a global community, we advocate for sensible policies and actions that defend the environment at home and abroad. The following fundamental beliefs are at the heart of The Climate Trust: We believe that climate change is […]...
Feb 22 1:16am Greentumble
Here are 10 interesting facts about non-renewable energy that just may come in handy next time you are discussing about our energy future...
Feb 21 8:12pm Blog – The Climate Trust
Karena Gruber, The Climate Trust February 21, 2017 Title: Project Analyst, Forestry (pdf) Reports to: Land Asset Manager POSITION SUMMARY The Climate Trust, a quickly growing non-profit based in Portland, OR, is a national leader in the development and promotion of high-quality greenhouse gas offset projects. The Trust is seeking an individual to provide technical expertise to support […]...
Feb 21 9:58am Ecorazzi
How ironic that we celebrate a denial of animal value with a competition making a value judgment against the bodies of young women.
Feb 21 8:09am Ecorazzi
Here we go again. Hollywood has boarded the welfarist train.
Feb 21 8:07am Ecorazzi
Take tallow out of our currency and tallow would still exist in the exact same quantities.
Feb 21 1:33am Greentumble
As frustrating as it may seem to us, non-renewable sources of energy are still being used for a number of reasons. First and foremost, it is an issue of cost...
Feb 20 5:29pm Small Footprint Family
Our good health is almost always in our own hands. Alzheimer's disease takes 10-20 years to develop. This means that you need to start getting your diet and health right in your forties, at the latest, because dementia is largely preventable. © 2016 All rights reserved. With the exception of short excerpts and social sharing on Facebook, Pinterest, etc. please do not republish or reprint this article without permission of the author. Read the original article at: Is Alzheimer’s Disease Caused by Diet?...
Feb 20 2:43pm TechCrunch » GreenTech
By a lucky coincidence, I had a chance to drive both the 2017 Prius Prime and the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq in the same week. The Prius lineup and the Ioniq lineup are competing for the same buyers, so there will be plenty of comparisons in the automotive press. But this is TechCrunch, so let’s take a look at the technology in each. Read More...
Feb 20 2:03pm Get Green Be Well
Everything you need to know about cast iron cookware! When it comes to cooking, there are lots of choices. Some of them are healthier than others, with cast iron cookware being among the healthiest. (Stainless steel is also among the tops, because these pieces don’t have potentially toxic coatings.) Cast iron cookware doesn’t have to... Read More » The post Ultimate Guide to Cast Iron Cookware appeared first on Get Green Be Well.
Feb 20 7:46am PlanetSave
In a week that’s seen a Secretary of Labor nominee step away due to controversy over his fast-food company’s practice of relocating technology jobs to the Philippines, the topic of outsourcing jobs is high in the news cycle. Fears of lackluster trade, isolationist policies that result in protectionist measures, and discourse that embraces nationalistic and xenophobic [&hellip Outsourcing Green Jobs: Less Feasible than Traditional Jobs? was originally posted on: PlanetSave. To read more from Planetsave, join thousands of others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage.
Feb 20 1:47am Greentumble
There are many ecosystem services that pollination performs for us. Let’s have a closer look at the full scope of environmental benefits of pollination.
Feb 19 1:46am Greentumble
Throughout a period of literally millions of years, even before the dinosaurs, a number of fossil fuels formed all in a very similar way. Their formation was facilitated by the...
Feb 18 2:08pm TechCrunch » GreenTech
When conservationists put drones to work in field research, they typically function as flying eyes that gather imagery of the habitat and wildlife below. Now, ornithologists from Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania are using drones as flying ears to monitor songbirds in the Appalachian Mountains. Results of their drone study were published in the peer-reviewed journal The Auk:… Read More...