Downsizing -- A Thousand Square Feet Per Person, A New American Standard

Let's face it, the Great Recession has not been a plus for the green movement overall. Most ordinary Americans are still sympathetic to the cause, but their willingness to spend even a penny extra for environmentally friendly products has been dampened by four dollar gas, five dollar cereal and loss of equity in their homes....more
All of your points are right on the mark.  As my husband and I inch closer and closer to being ...more

New York Times, Take This!

A recent New York Times article, in classic "all the news that's fit to print" fashion, declared that the bevy of green consumer products introduced over the past five years is going the way of the buffalo and Circuit City, i.e. headed for extinction. ...more

We Can Send a Man to the Moon, But Can't Invent a Green Credit Card!?

You just received your new credit card, and have to destroy the old one. Good luck, the darned things are seemingly indestructible. Better have industrial-sized scissors. Too bad these are not recyclable; I just learned this after having dropped them in the recycling bin for years. If you think about it, of course they aren't recyclable. After all, they have the magnetic strip and the hologram, neither of which are good for the environment....more

Green Your Caffeine

Can you believe that every day, citizens of our planet down 2.5 billion cups of coffee? And that in America alone, more than 450 million servings of "joe" are quaffed daily? By any measure that's a lot of caffeine. And as we are prone to do at SCGH, think about the stunning amounts of waste those Herculean numbers create. All those coffee filters and grounds, and all those paper cups, enough yearly to circle the globe 55 times when placed end to end! ...more

I saw your appearance and wanted to say that this piece really caught my attention. I'm always ...more

Soaking Up the Sun

LOS ANGELES -- Shades of '99-'00, it feels like the Tech Boom Act II. Otherwise known as the Solar Power International show, held Oct. 12-14 at the L.A. Convention Center....more

Our landfills nationwide are disgusting. On the West coast you have all the states dumping into ...more

THE BUSINESS OF WATER, THE BUSINESS OF TRASH

Have you ever felt guilty about watching your favorite sporting event or drama instead of the documentary that you should be watching?...more

It was very shocking! I couldn't believe the money this industry is making for basically just ...more