Tuesday, April 16th, 2013
It looks great and it’s also greener. Designed by Elie Ahovi, “Lit” combines LED (Light-Emitting Diodes) with optical fiber technology.
This means that the bulb will last much longer, besides offering dimmable light quality. It is a much more eco-friendly option to incandescent lights (more…)
Wednesday, March 27th, 2013
There once was a time when hybrid cars were unique in technology and looks compared to their traditional counterparts. The Toyota Prius was one of those cars. That car screamed “look at me, I am eco-friendly”. Nowadays, hybrid cars are more main stream and help manufacturers meet ever increasing fuel economy standards. The Kia Optima Hybrid does not scream (more…)
Monday, December 24th, 2012
I had meetings all over Southern California on Thursday, and driving to and from them enabled me to listen to the radio and absorb news that I otherwise would have missed.
I had barely backed out of my driveway when I heard this story about a scandal surrounding the biofuels trade between the U.S. and Canada. It (more…)
Friday, November 16th, 2012
More and more people are becoming aware of the impact wastefulness has on the environment. If you are planning for your big day, you may be considering having an eco-friendly wedding.
Weddings are often large events that use a lot of paper, plastic and other materials that are used once (more…)
Thursday, November 15th, 2012
An edgy, compact combination of crossover, hatchback and minivan, the 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid is a fun and frugal means of transportation. The Ford franchise, dealerships and consumers in the U.S. excitedly watched as the unique car entered the hybrid world, wowing users with its high fuel economy, sleek design, catchy campaign and competitive price. (more…)
Tuesday, August 16th, 2011
With everyone trying to make their home as green as possible, it seems like most of the attention gets focused on the inside – smart heating and cooling systems, low flow toilets, and eco-friendly light bulbs being just a few examples. But there are also ways we can be green on the outside of the home, doing just as (more…)
Thursday, July 28th, 2011
More and more, homeowner’s associations in the U.S. have taken the tack that, when in doubt if a member is in violation, sue.
Homeowners associations are commonly governing bodies that regulate the painting, decorating, landscaping and buildout of homes, townhomes or condominiums in a specific area that were built (more…)
Friday, June 10th, 2011
The cost of living is rising and sadly, most of our salaries are staying the same. When it’s getting harder and harder to make ends meet at the end of every month, cutting spending by any means necessary is a must. But this doesn’t mean that your green credentials have to go out the window: quite the (more…)
Monday, March 14th, 2011
The price of gas is headed skyward again, nearing $4 a gallon fueled by unrest in Libya and the rest of the Middle East. The rising cost of gas is painful for millions of people still living paycheck to paycheck, forcing them to squeeze even more out of every dollar. If the price of oil continues to rise it could endanger our fragile economic (more…)
Thursday, July 22nd, 2010
A few months ago, when someone said “eco-friendly mobile phone”, the thought that crossed my mind was, “Good-bye advanced features!”. However of-late, the new enviro-friendly handsets that have been stepping into the market, have blown me off my feet. They’ve managed to hit two birds with one stone by not only being green, but also packing in those advanced features (more…)