Impact Drugs are Having on the Environment – Marijuana

When thinking about drugs, one doesn’t usually associate an environmental impact with the production or manufacturing process, however, the toll on natural habitat is real. From Marijuana grow operations in our National Forests to prescription drugs in our waterways, modern …

Genetically Modified Organisms – GMO Month

With the month nearly over, you may not have realized that October is GMO month. A very controversial topic, Genetically Modified or (also known as Genetically Engineered) crops are becoming increasingly abundant in ingredients of common foods without your knowledge. …

Laughing in the Face of Disaster

Right, it has been almost 3 months since the DeepWater Horizon blew on April 20th. I now recognize that that date will go down in history. It’s undeniably horrific the point we’re at now. But it’s impossible to keep up …

Rethinking Green Attitude

Maybe I’ve just been looking for them these days, but I couldn’t help but marvel at the swarm of hybrids on the roads these days, in particular the very popular and well known Toyota Prius. It seems like every car …

Obama and Offshore Drilling

So I’ve been trying to figure out Obama’s decision to allow the end of the longstanding ban on oil exploration off the coasts of the US. In particular along the East Coast, from norther Delaware to central Florida, as well …

In Response to WA State “Eco-Terrorist” Bill

Check out what TreeHugger.com has to say on the subject here. Firstly, I would like to preface this blog by saying I would recommend people intent on their promotion of environmental awareness to stick to lawful means of expressing that …

Green Police

If you watched the superbowl this past weekend, then you are probably familiar with the ‘Green Police’ ad by Audi touting their diesel A3 TDI. While the spot was quite amusing, it can also be a bit sad as that …

Destroying Clothes- Brand Managmenent and the Apparel Industry

It really is quite a dilemma, the question of brand and style management and environmental stewardship has been at the forefront of controversy since the H&M and Walmart clothing destruction and disposal incident. This conjures up a similar dumpster diving …

Chairitable Giving – How to Donate Money

Tis the season, and many of us are in the giving spirit. With so many good causes out there, selecting charities can seem a bit daunting. It’s good to do a little research and ask some questions to find out …

Tools for Sustainable Investing

One way I like to try and make a difference is supporting sustainable companies that I can feel good about. There are two ways to do this, one is by buying their products, the other is by investing in their …

Organic Foods and Produce – Better For You?

There has always been an air of skepticism about the nutritional value of organic foods, are they better for you? I believe the question is aimed incorrectly or perhaps is the wrong question altogether. Factory farms, much of the food …

Cash for Clunkers – Eco Friendly or Environmental Mistake?

There has been a lot of news about the Car Allowance Rebate System or ‘Cash for Clunkers’ program, but the real question is will this benefit the environment? Conceived as a two-birds-with-one-stone program to boost our economy and remove older …

Green Water Bottles and Now The PlantBottle Soda Bottle

With beverage companies becoming much more aware of their ‘carbon’ footprint, and in a race to be the ‘most green’ many companies are in a hurry to green up their bottles. While Arrowhead Spring water has had the claim that …