Greener World: Armenia

Armenian kids don’t get this education in the schools, at home and not on the TV. We need to start somewhere, so we are starting with Archo and Arsho and their friends. And when every little kid sees these characters on TV every week, then they will want to have one of these characters themselves – that creates jobs in Berd and elsewhere. This is a win project – a win for the education of Armenian kids.

A win for the environment in Armenia. A win for jobs created among women in the regions of Armenia. A win for the future of Armenia.

What Does Geothermal Energy Mean To You?

Geothermal energy is an up-and-coming energy source that is gaining some mainstream popularity. Geothermal is about as green as energy sources can be, while taking up a very small amount of area on the surface. This, combined with the fact that geothermal energy plants can produce energy 24/7, immediately gives it a big advantage over … [Read more…]

Daily Green Wrap-Up 15.February, 2012

33 Ways To Reuse Bread Tags I have quite a collection of bread clips or tags, and wondering what to do with them? Many recycling companies may not take them, the problem being there is no number on them. Obama’s New Budget Calls For $10,000 Rebate For Electric Cars It’s an election year, which means … [Read more…]

Daily Green Wrap-Up 13.February, 2012

Climate Change May Bring ‘100-Year Storms’ Every 3 Years When Hurricane Irene made landfall along the Eastern seaboard last summer, crippling dozens of communities with record flooding, many folks called the storm a ‘100-year event’ — but a new study suggests that it will be much sooner than century until we see the next one. … [Read more…]

Daily Green Wrap-Up 11.February, 2012

Take a Tech Detox on the National Day of Unplugging, March 23rd-24th Last year I blogged about, and took part in, the National Day of Unplugging, an appeal from non-profit Reboot to take a technology sabbath to reconnect with oneself and the community. By the end of my personalized sabbath I felt rested and energized … [Read more…]

Daily Green Wrap-Up 10.February, 2012

New vehicles 14% more fuel efficient than four years ago It’s amazing what a little regulation can do for an industry. In the past four years, the fuel economy of new vehicles has improved by an average of 14 percent, according to a new study by the University of Michigan. This increase comes on the … [Read more…]

Greener World: Argentina

“The phrase ‘Eco-friendly fashion’ is enough to strike fear into the heart of any self-respecting fashionista. Images of hippy-style hemp trousers with a suspiciously musty smell and jumpers that appear to have been crudely stitched from old burlap sacks come to mind” (Patrick, 2008).

5 Ways to Make the Garage an Eco-Friendly Zone

If you think about the least eco-friendly space in your home, you might say it’s the garage. More than any other area in your humble abode, garages are notorious for collecting chemicals, hazardous materials, and lots of other junk which is generally inhospitable to the environment. Most of the stuff in our garages is for … [Read more…]

Daily Green Wrap-Up 8.February, 2012

JUST 1 SUPER BOWL AD COULD GIVE 140,000 PEOPLE WATER FOR LIFE With population growth, industrialization and limited resources, access to freshwater has become a crisis. 1.1 billion people lack access to safe drinking water – that’s more than one out of six people. Every 20 seconds a child dies from a water-related illness. Water … [Read more…]