This vs That

Beer vs. Whiskey: Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Have you ever wondered how your favorite drink impacts the environment? In honor of St. Patrick's Day, we took a look at two of our favorites: beer and whiskey. It turns out that whiskey is our winner on a per-drink basis, but order a double and the race gets tight....

Real vs. Fake: The Great Christmas Tree Debate

Are they real or fake? Most of us who celebrate the holidays with a Christmas tree have an opinion about which type of tree is better, so we decided to take a look at the climate impact of each to see if that should make a difference in your decision. The winner? It...

Happy Thanksgiving from TerraPass

Turkey vs... Call us traditionalist, but we don’t think there really is any substitute for turkey on Thanksgiving. But that doesn’t mean that we aren’t interested in the carbon footprint of the holiday. SOURCES AND LINKS: Turkey Cook Time Appliance KWh/therms Facts...

Gas vs. Charcoal: Which grill has the lowest carbon impact?

Grill smart this summer! In honor of the official start of summer, we took a look at our favorite summer pastime—barbecuing! Like everything that we do, even grilling has an environmental impact. It turns out that a gas grill produces about three times fewer carbon...

This vs. That: What’s the best way to care for your lawn?

Spring is here—even if it doesn't quite feel like it—so we've partnered with MOM's Organic Market to take a look at how our lawn care habits impact our environment. When you can't use a push mower, is it better to go gas or electric? Learn More See what MOMs Organic...