How To Take Eco-Friendly Living To The Next Level –

You know when you buy a product that you really love and you end up raving about it to anyone who will listen? That’s kind of how going green feels. Once you do all the work it takes to minimize your carbon footprint, you find yourself eager to help others do the same. Unfortunately, it can […]

Dominican sisters take runway to promote ecofriendly fashion … –

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – Aquinas College Women’s Connection – a West Michigan networking group focused on connecting women through camaraderie and mentorship opportunities is pairing up with Goodwill to host a Garden Party event featuring eco-friendly fashions showcased by ‘role models of the community’ – the Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids. The event highlights the […]

High School Students Take on Green Architecture at SBMWA – MercerMe

Hayden Rehn uses Google SketchUp Local high school students joined architects, Michael Farewell and Jason Kliwinski, for a week-long class on green architecture at the Watershed Center. Using the Center as their laboratory, the highly acclaimed sustainability features of the facility stimulated lively discussions.  Senior Calvin Hodge, who has attended numerous Watershed Nature Camps over […]

European-inspired green roofs take root in the US – USA TODAY

Ann C. Logue, USA TODAY Green Living 8:02 a.m. EDT April 25, 2015 Look closely. This cute goat isn’t grazing in pasture but on the roof of a Swedish restaurant in Sister Bay, Wis.(Photo: Matt Normann) Al Johnson’s Swedish Restaurant & Butik in Sister Bay, Wis., is known for the goats on its roof. It […]

This striking chart shows why solar power will take over the world – Treehugger

Over the past few years, many graphs have been worth thousands of words on the rise of solar power. It’s almost impossible to overstate how important the revolution that is happening right now is, and like most transitions, most people will only realize what’s going on after it’s mostly over. But not you guys and […]

Quick Take: Shigeru Ban’s Cardboard Cathedral

On September 1, 2013, the Cardboard Cathedral in Christchurch, New Zealand, had its Civic Opening. Measuring 8,611-square-feet, it is the latest and the largest paper tube structure designed by the Japanese architect and the world’s go-to guy for emergency buildings, Shigeru Ban. Located within the city’s decimated central business district, Ban’s building is a temporary […]

EcoAware Moms Take Steps Toward Shaping a More Eco-Conscious Generation – Wall Street Journal (press release) a fun, educational resource for eco-aware families MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Today, more moms are taking steps toward a more eco-friendly lifestyle and are instilling those practices in their children. These “EcoAware Moms” strongly believe in leaving an eco-conscious legacy for their children to carry on. To view the multimedia assets, […]

What Will It Take to Get More Women in Green-Energy Jobs? – The Atlantic

The growing field is currently dominated by men. Loozrboy/flickr Claire, Carly, and Arzoo are ambitious, some of the hardest working people I’ve ever worked with. They are determined to make a difference with their college degrees in sustainability and communications when they graduate in 2014, and with supportive families and greats , they are off […]

What Do You Know About Eco-Friendly Cat Options? Take Our Earth Day Quiz! – Catster (blog)

To celebrate Earth Day, we’re throwing down the gauntlet and challenging you to test your eco-friendly cat savviness. Take our quiz to test your knowledge about all things green for cats. Consider this a five-minute contribution to the planet, because as you take the quiz, you’ll learn what you can do to green your cat’s […]