May 13

Five Great Green Gadgets


In today’s world, innovative green gadgets are some of the hottest items in shopping baskets and showrooms. Whether for the kitchen, the car, or the backyard barbeque, there is a gamut of green goods for the environmentally-conscious consumer. Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

Celebrities Behind the Green Movement


It has become trendy lately for celebrities to say that they are embracing the green movement, the push to preserve the planet’s natural resources. However, many of these “green celebrities” do a lot more than just write a check. Below are just a few pretty great Hollywood notables who are truly “walking the walk” for the green movement: Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

Why Fracking is So Controversial

Strike up a conversation with almost any proponent of green living, and you’re likely to hear about fracking. Environmentalists and those who support the use of fracking go head to head over the extent to which the process damages the environment.

What is Fracking?

Fracking, short for hydraulic fracturing, is a process used to develop U.S. gas and oil resources. To cause pressure at the bottom of a well, technicians utilize high-pressure pumps. The pumps create small fractures in the hydrocarbon formation to help extract gas and oil deposits traditional drilling and pumping can’t reach. Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

The Clean Fifteen

Image from ewg.org

Image from ewg.org

Buying organic everything can sometimes get expensive and not always necessary. Certain foods are safe to eat that are not labeled as organic and The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has put together a list fruits and vegetables that are pesticide free and do not have need to be bought organic. Read the rest of this entry »