Local Trail Systems Offer Pathways to the Environment
By N.R. Mallery, G.E.T. Publisher
NEW ENGLAND is a destination vacation — to the many tourists who come from all over to “g.e.t.” outdoors in a clean, healthy environment right here where we live. And aren’t we fortunate to be able to live here with all that […]
Pedal Power for Solar Power
By Patrick Martin
Josh Andrews and Chris Pamboukes are Portsmouth, N.H. residents who share a deep love of cycling. This summer they will put that passion to work for positive change for the Seacoast area.
On July 14th the two will begin a 2,000-mile bicycle trek down the Pacific coast […]
A Products Review
By N. R. Mallery and M. Harrison, Green Energy Times Staff
Green Energy Times Staff trying out the Green Layer shirts. Here is Michelle Harrison, stretching for a run.
Green Layer Sports offers environmentally conscious clothing options that you can actually feel good about wearing, as well as supporting — […]
A little planning goes a long way towards keeping your event out of the landfill.
By Clare Innes
With festivals, parties, and outdoor gatherings starting to fill your calendar, follow these simple steps to keep as much material from your event as possible out of the landfill – and keep your event in compliance with […]
To Grill or Not to Grill – Rather, Which One?
By Deborah DeMoulpied
The northern hemisphere’s CO2 appears to be officially now over 400 parts million. Last month Science magazine went into gory detail about the 6th extinction and how species loss is happening 1,000 times faster than previous mass extinctions. Both of these events […]
Staff Article with contributions from Michael McCord
Of recent times, the eye care industry is coming onboard with sustainability awareness. A great example is the Miru lenses. The Miru brand of daily disposable contact lenses combines revolutionary levels of hygiene and sustainability. Miru lenses are made by Menicon, Inc. Menicon has a heightened concern for […]
Creating a chemical-free sanctuary in the bedroom
By Jessica Goldblatt Barber
Sleep is a time for our bodies to heal, renew, and rejuvenate and if you’re going to make one room in the house as chemical-free as possible, make it your bedroom.
Start by clearing your bedroom of clutter and unwanted goods. No workspaces, electronics […]
By Larry Pleasant
This month’s special ingredient is “Plastics in the Food and Water Supply.” People often ask me which plastics are the “bad” ones and which ones are safer to have in contact with our food and water and baby bottles. Let me make it easy for you. The short answer about any […]
Courtesy of VT Soap Organics.
This cream provides physical sun protection due to titanium or zinc oxide properties. Strength of this cream should correspond to approximately a 15 sun protection factor (SPF) of chemical protection creams.
Titanium dioxide is the main sun protection ingredient, but it can be mixed with or substituted with zinc oxide. […]
Although we have come a long way in recent years with regard to the safety and sustainability of our food supply, we still have a long way to go. Toxic pesticides are still used on the vast majority of U.S. grown crops, while other hormone-disrupting chemicals are omnipresent in our food packaging. And […]