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21 May, 2019

Disney Goes Green With 270-acre Solar Facility

     The Walt Disney Company had a 2020 goal of reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 50%  compared to 2012 and they have been doing a great job at pursuing this goal.  One of their most recent efforts was bringing a 270-acre, 50-megawatt solar facility online.  The facility generates enough renewable clean energy to power 2 of its 4 theme...

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05 Sep, 2016

G-Ride: The 1st Eco-Conscious Ride Share Company

   Uber and Lyft have changed the transportation industry in a huge way over the past few years.  By conveniently letting you use an app with no actual cash exchange, a ride can be at your front door in a matter of minutes.  G-Ride is a similar ride share company, but with a different mission. The term "G-Ride" has known to...

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22 Apr, 2016

Earth Day 2016

     So often we go about our daily routine and schedule without taking time to realize all the small things that we do that affect our planet.  Whether its not recycling, wasting water, or polluting, we all have left a footprint on this planet.  Today is a day that is set aside for recognizing our planet and all of...

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05 Apr, 2016

Apple Switching to Eco-Friendly Bags

   Apple is finally hopping on the eco-friendly wave by announcing that they will be switching their plastic bags out for paper bags.  These new bags will be made mostly from recycled materials.  The switch is reportedly going to happen on April 15th.  Not too long ago, we posted about McDonald's switch to environmentally friendly bags;  It's great to see some...

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26 Jan, 2016

Lumir C: The Eco-friendly LED Lamp

   With the recent snowstorm that just made its way through the east coast, many found themselves running to stores to get storm supplies.  Many of these included shovels, food, waters, and of course candles and flashlights.  In many ways, it's important to have some sort of light source that doesn't require a plug in; emergency situations present themselves when least expected....

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31 Dec, 2015

Make Your Dessert Healthy with Hemp Ice Cream

Photo by: Kristine Mahan. Ice cream is a dessert that is enjoyed by both kids and adults alike.  Over the years, people have come up with all sorts of fun and bizarre flavors.  A new and surprising flavor, hemp, is on the rise. I know what you're thinking.... Hemp?! and Ice Cream?! Together??!! Well, with the rising legality of industrial...

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08 Dec, 2015

Earthships: Sustainable Homes Made of Garbage

  "I'll use anything to make buildings, to show people they don't need infrastructure"  This radical creator, Michael Reynolds, believes in making homes completely out of used materials/garbage in order to take steps towards sustainable living.  The main building material for these Earthship homes are used car tires and bottles.  These Earthships take power from the sun, wind, and water in...

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