Conservation tips

How to Reduce Carbon Emissions in the Food & Beverage Industry

How to Reduce Carbon Emissions in the Food & Beverage Industry

It’s no secret that to sustain all human and animal life on earth, we need to support the natural systems that provide our reliable supply of food and water. And with the effects of climate change reaching every corner of the globe, it’s clear that we need to...

Are Carbon Offsets The Answer To The Climate Change Crisis?

Are Carbon Offsets The Answer To The Climate Change Crisis?

You’re probably hearing a lot about buying carbon offsets these days, from large tech companies like Google utilizing them in their strategy to become carbon-neutral - to airlines offering them to balance out your flight’s carbon footprint. And while the concept is...

8 Effective Ways You Can Actually Fight Global Warming

8 Effective Ways You Can Actually Fight Global Warming

As we continue to feel the dramatic effects of climate change – such as warmer temperatures, rising sea levels, extreme weather patterns, and devastating wildfires – it's important to remember that each of us can make a difference to fight global warming. And even...

Earth Overshoot Day: Consuming More Than The Earth Can Give

Earth Overshoot Day: Consuming More Than The Earth Can Give

We often talk about the carbon footprint of our consumption, but have you ever wondered what is the impact of the world’s total resource use? Today, August 13th is Earth Overshoot Day.  This is the estimated day experts claim that the world’s population has reached...

Revive Your Resolve For Sustainable Action! –Part 2

Revive Your Resolve For Sustainable Action! –Part 2

It is the middle of July and we are doing a check in on the New Year’s sustainable resolutions that were made about six months ago. With summer in full swing, you may have had a slowdown in your “Resolve” commitments. No worries - here are some ideas to help get you...

Celebrate Independence Day the Low-Impact Way

Celebrate Independence Day the Low-Impact Way

The Fourth of July is coming! Do your plans include red, white and blue one-time tableware and decorations?  What about fireworks and bonfires? All of that adds up to a lot of waste and a large environmental impact! Now, that is not too patriotic. Our forefathers...

Eat your way to a smaller carbon footprint

Summer is filled with fun picnics, backyard parties, and tasty food. Sweet, right? Have you ever considered how all that food is impacting your carbon footprint? Bringing our food from seed to table accounts for as much as a quarter of all human carbon emissions on...

Your Eco-Friendly Mother’s Day

Moms are a bit superhuman: they give us life, they hug and calm us, they share their wisdom to help us navigate the world and, years on, they help us raise our own children. If you think about it, you’ll find that Mother Nature does the same. While we should thank our...

Get Back on the Bike in May for National Bike Month

Trying to keep your carbon footprint in check?  Of all the things we do to deepen and widen our carbon footprint, our personal mode of transportation is one of the largest contributors. Walking might work for some commutes, but for slightly longer treks, hopping on...