The Price of Green
There are a lot of “eco-chic” ways to save the environment and cut down costs for conscientious consumers. Unfortunately, riding your bike to work isn’t one of them.
Each year, approximately 1,000 new artificial turf fields are built in the United States. The advantages that synthetic turf provides—reduced maintenance of fields, better playing conditions for athletes, and the ability of fields to be used year round—are tempting, particularly for schools that are looking to stand out from the crowd and attract athletes to their programs.
In a world struggling to pick up the pieces of a lagging economy, sustainability and the effects of global warming are the last things on most people’s minds.
They shouldn’t be.
The superlative “best party school” is getting some competition when it comes to luring students to campus.
It's difficult to imagine a world without plastic bags. For most of the post-baby boom era, the light but indestructible bags found at malls, grocery stores, and convenience stores are as familiar as peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.
Shamed as I am to admit it, I am not much of a green consumer.
Rural Pennsylvania and Detroit might not appear to have much in common. But their histories—and struggles—prove otherwise.
The press conference held in New Delhi a few weeks ago with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and India’s Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh reminded me a bit of fourth grade.