Wondering how to conserve energy at your school? Here's an overview of what you can do to make a difference, and what some other schools are currently doing. Energy conservation programs are a great way for schoolsÂ to foster an environmentally-responsible culture. From … [Read more...] about How to Conserve Energy at School
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Ever wonder about which current environmental problems are the big ones? Here's an article to sum them up. Our planet has its share of challenges. Delicate and valuable ecosystems are being polluted and destroyed. Our transportation and industrial systems are fed by fossil … [Read more...] about Environmental Problems: Top 10 Facing the Planet
According to the PEW Center on Global Climate Change, our home energy consumption needs contribute to one fifth of the United States' annual electrical output. That's a lot of power. But whatâ€™s even worse is our electrical bills can easily eat up $1,500 a year or more of our … [Read more...] about Earth Ship Homes: Why So Few?
Would you rather: a.) Shovel out your driveway after a big snowstorm or b.) Pay your utility bills in January? Unfortunately, most of us donâ€™t actually get to choose whether or not to pay our utility bills â€“ that is, if we want to keep coming home to a warm house this winter. … [Read more...] about How to lower your heating cost: 5 DIY tips
A refrigerator is something that's constantly plugged in, so it's a great item in your house to try and save on energy costs - as appliances account for 17% of a typical home's energy usage. We've looked at many different energy star rated refrigerators. This list gives you the … [Read more...] about Most Efficient Small Refrigerators (16 to 19 cubic feet) – Top 3 Picks