Here are some fun, Earth-friendly activities:
Greening the Office: Almost There!
We are almost there!
Yesterday, we tallied up our "green points" by taking a survey that gives points for every earth-friendly step we take in running the office. Our goal was to reach "Gold Certification" - a total of 200 "green points".
The Importance of CFL's
We all have heard by now how changing out regular incandescent light bulbs to compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFL's) can make a big difference. We recently had a friend break down exactly how much energy we are saving by switching out our old bulbs. We were impressed by the amount of energy - and money! - we're saving:
Another Quick Green Tip!
As we all know, conserving water is a great (and easy) way to help the environment. It only takes a few minor tweaks in your daily life to help conserve a LOT of water.
In the past, we've mentioned Laurie's profound interest in food production and sustainability. A few days ago, Laurie received an e-mail from The Food Democracy Now Team with information and statistics about some of the major problems affecting our food system.