As consumers and producers become more aware of the environmental impact of their life choices, green chemistry is growing as a way to more safely produce the products we enjoy every day.
For the environment, for your budget or for both reasons, you have decided to buy a green car. Government and big business have finally stopped pushing against, and are now pushing for, vehicles that burn less or no gas. Your options are growing, but how do you decide what’s right for your?
Carbon Offset programs have been around for several years, but not all programs are equal, and some have been proven to be scams. How can you be sure the program is effective?
At the beginning of the 20th century, electric cars were relatively popular, believe it or not. Find out about the long and bumpy road that the electric vehicle has taken since the battery-powered car was first developed.
Think of all the lunch and snack bags we have used for our kids lunches over the years and their short-term use; most are tossed away in less than 12 hours of use. Those millions of bags in a landfill will take hundreds of years to break down while biodegradable bags will take three to six months.
Edible dinnerware was born out of necessity in Medieval times and has evolved into an art form in modern days. The beauty of edible dinnerware is that once thrown into the garbage it won’t take up space in the landfill for very long. Or you can add it to the compost heap to enrich the soil.
With a plethora of potential cleaners on the market, it is difficult to pick the best biodegradable cleaner for wood floors. They may look green, but unless the shopper is a chemist, the ingredients list is incomprehensible. Here’s a little help in choosing the good “green” cleaner for wood floors.
Want to have a green baby? Minimize the environmental impact of your diaper routine by using biodegradable, compostable, or reusable baby wipes.
For over 150 years, Singer has been producing sewing machines. The original design took Issac Merritt Singer less than two weeks and $40 to invent. Did Singer ever make a green sewing machine? For the eco-conscious, Singer treadle machines are making a comeback
It is possible for gas companies to make money being green in a variety of ways. We will explore what areas will receive the biggest impact of such changes.