Posted on September 27, 2012 by Natural Awakenings
Spotlight on Sustainable Colleges
College-bound students appear to be thinking green. Environmental credentials, in addition to academic excellence and affordable tuition, are gaining traction in their selection process.
Filed under: Green Living, September 2012 | Tagged: climate, college, eco, education, environment, environmental, students, transportation, tuition, university | Leave a Comment »
Posted on May 25, 2012 by Natural Awakenings
Plastic Pollution Flows from Washday to the Sea
Microscopic plastic debris from washing clothes made of synthetic materials is accumulating in the marine environment and could be entering the food chain.
Filed under: Green Living, May 2012 | Tagged: debris, eco, environment, marine environment, plastic, plastic debris, plastic pollution, pollution, synthetic materials, washing clothes, water | Leave a Comment »
Posted on May 8, 2012 by Natural Awakenings
Green Washing Update
More companies today than ever are honestly working toward becoming more green. Smart shoppers will help them on their way by consistently making the right environmental choice, not just a marketing choice.
Filed under: Featured Articles | Tagged: clothing, eco, ed begley jr, environment, green, shopping | Leave a Comment »
Posted on April 11, 2012 by Natural Awakenings
A Conversation with Frances Moore Lappé
Cultivating an ecological worldview can uplift us from disempowerment and despair to empowerment and hope.
Filed under: April 2012, Wise Words | Tagged: disempowerment, eco, ecological, ecological worldview, environment, Frances Moore Lappé, politics, science | Leave a Comment »
Posted on March 26, 2012 by Natural Awakenings
Big Boosts in Fridge Efficiency
Upcoming refrigerator designs will use a fifth of the energy that their household predecessors required 40 years ago.
Filed under: Global Brief, March 2012 | Tagged: eco, energy efficient, increased efficiency, reduced energy, refrigerator | Leave a Comment »