By Jonny Finity
As a species, we often take for granted our superiority to the rest of the animal kingdom. We point to the great cities we have built; the mechanical systems that we have engineered; the enormous problems our magnificent brains have enabled us to solve. And yet…
Reminders of humanity’s success are easy […]
By Susan Inglis
When people first hear of our organization, they often ask, “What is sustainable furniture, anyway?” I usually explain that there are many different possible answers to the question, and I am happy to take as much time as they have in elaborating! But time is precious. In a nutshell, […]
Just in Time for Gardening 2018
Children amazed on how LEDdynamics™ EverGrōT8® work during a makers fair in 2017. Courtesy photo.
By George Harvey & N. R. Mallery
Ever since we first heard of LEDdynamics, Inc.’s™ EverLED® lights, which are drop-in replacements for four foot lights in many fluorescent fixtures, we have […]
Celebrate Community and the Planet
KEENE, NH – Monadnock Food Co-op presents the Monadnock Region Earth Festival on April 21, 2018, from noon to 4:00 pm (rain date of April 22). This free public event takes place outdoors around the Co-op and along the bike path, leading to the Railroad Square Park in Keene.
Image: Gabe Temepesta
By David Fried
Somewhere, on the plains of Africa, there are giraffes with long tongues reaching into the trees for food. For thousands of years there has been enough. They move freely between groves and down below, smaller animals find what they need, too — down to the beetles and the […]
As spring is upon us, we wanted to remind our readers that now and in August/September are the perfect times to seed your lawn. Here is a link to an article published in August 2017 about people, plant, and pet friendly seed needing less mowing and less watering, thus reducing our carbon footprint! http://www.greenenergytimes.org/2017/08/23/plant-a-great-lawn-and-save-the-planet/
By Dawn Selak
Later this week, athletes proudly wearing their countries’ colors will fill the winter sports arenas of PyeongChang, South Korea, as they compete in the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. But one color—green—will be present throughout the games, thanks to the PyeongChang Organizing Committee’s (POCOG) sustainability and energy efficiency efforts.
These efforts—including a high-speed […]
Getting a few houseplants is one way to start cleaning up the air quality inside your home. Credit: Stephanie Vacher, FlickrCC.
EarthTalk® — From the Editors of E -The Environmental Magazine
The key to a healthy indoor environment is clean air, but many of the finishes and furniture in a typical home or office […]
Painting by Gabriel Tempesta
By David Fried
Travelling around the east coast I notice that a lot of people live in apartment buildings. This conserves more open land, but I wonder if that open land can be farmed and if the people in the tall buildings still have a connection to it?
Simple devices like the TubShroom can trap hair before it gets into your drain and causes a back-up. Courtesy Image.
By Roddy Scheer and Doug Moss, EarthTalk®
Chemical drain clog removers contain some pretty harmful stuff. The three main types available to consumers—caustic, oxidizing and acid—work by using harsh chemicals that heat up […]