Green-tips

Green Tip: Online Shopping vs. Traditional Shopping

Since the rise of online shopping in 2001, the $350 billion e-commerce industry has flourished in the U.S., almost doubling in size over the past five years alone. However, the jury is still out on the sustainability of online shopping as compared to traditional shopping at a brick-and-mortar store. Although a study by Carnegie Mellon Read More »

Green Tip: Choosing Eco-Friendly Sunscreen

Sunscreen and summer go together hand in hand. Sunscreen is essential for protecting our skin from the sun’s harmful, cancer causing UV rays. But did you know that some of the sunscreens you use to protect your skin may actually be doing damage to your body? As if that’s not bad enough, many popular sunscreens Read More »

Green Tip: Choosing the “Greenest” Milk Alternative

Choosing the most environmentally-friendly foods can be challenging, especially when it comes to dairy and dairy-alternatives. Almond milk, in particular, has been hailed by environmentalists as a great substitute for traditional dairy milk- but is it really the “greenest”? Water-Intensity Almond milk is extremely water-intensive, using an estimated 23 gallons of water for the production Read More »

Eating Green In The Workplace

The current battle over the environment has many fronts – from the halls congress and board rooms of major corporations, to your humble office cubicle. When you go to take a break from your hard work, don’t take a break on going green – with a few easy steps, you can make sure your lunch Read More »

Green Tip: Save energy in your home while you’re on vacation

It’s almost summer and we all know what that means: summer vacation! To help you save some energy and money when you leave town, we have a few items  to add to your travel checklist. Before you leave for your long weekend or vacation, it’s important that you rid your home of phantoms. Though you Read More »