GREENandSAVE is pleased to introduce Kelly Strogen as a new contributing writer. Kelly is a Registered Dietitian, and staying healthy is key to overall sustainability in a world that is increasingly loaded with processed foods that are distant cousins of their source. A Green Diet can mean everything from organic food to the simple proper balance of vegetables in daily consumption.
Winter is my favorite season, but that doesn’t mean I enjoy being cold. I appreciate a well-heated home -- and I’m definitely not alone. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, the average American household spends more than $2,200 a year on energy bills, with half of it going towards heating.
Today the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) voted 14 – 1 to adopt the first Sustainable Communities Strategy to implement SB 375 in California. After hours of public testimony and debate, SANDAG Chairman Jerome Stocks summarized his thoughts on the day, and called for the vote.
SIM only deals are some of the most desirable deals offered. These deals allow consumers to keep their same equipment and transfer service to a different provider. SIM only deals are convenient for consumers that travel to numerous different countries, but do not want to lose the convenience of their mobile device or smartphone.
Compact Fluorescent Lights, otherwise known as CFLs, have come a long way since they entered the lightbulb market a few years ago. Along with their light-emitting diode cohort (aka LEDs), they’ve become standard fare at home furnishing stores and can now be dimmed, diffused and clustered for maximum impact.
Pots & Pans
Outfitting the Green Kitchen: Part 1
Smart Cookware for Seniors
Enjoying cooking late in life is the best way to maintain a healthy lifestyle and body.
'Green cities' in the US and Canada, kind of (conclusion: CO2, energy, waste, buildings, air, water, governance)
Earlier this week I reviewed the overall, land use, and transportation components of the new “Green City Index,” which rates and ranks 27 cities in the US and Canada on various environmental criteria and which is sponsored by Sieme
There’s nothing more precious to parents than their kids -- nothing more important than making sure they are as healthy and as safe as possible. Earth Month is the perfect time for parents to put their kids first by making small, easy changes that protect the health of both their little ones and the earth.
No, it's not your imagination—it definitely is getting hotter. The eight warmest years on record occurred over the past decade. But staying cool this summer doesn't necessarily mean you have to pay a fortune to keep the air-conditioning running day and night.
As the Green movement sweeps across the nation, many people and organizations are beginning to focus their efforts in specific areas. There are so many different ways to be more energy efficient. It seems that the new ‘best way to go green’ pops up every day.