Greening your home office

October 22, 2008

Filed under: Home, TipsMaybe your boss is finally convinced that telecommuting is OK or perhaps you’re a freelancer and work from home all the duration. perhaps, due to job cuts, you’ve been thrust into a work from home situation. Whatever the reason you are working from home, is your home office gr…

GreenCollar Vets matches GI Bill benefits with green tech training

October 22, 2008

Filed under: Tips, GreenTech, Green on Campus
whether you know anyone coming out of the military looking to go back to school GreenCollar Vets is an awesome resource. The site is compiling a database of green technology training programs that are accepted by the GI Bill. The site plus lists green co…

Bike commuting in the winter

October 21, 2008

Filed under: Cars and Transportation, TipsI live in Texas, so “winter” is not anything like what I experienced as a kid in the Midwest. whether you live in one of the snowier states and are a bicycle commuter, sustainablog has posted some good data on continuing to use your bike into the winter mont…

How being green saves you money

October 20, 2008

Filed under: Home, Tips, GreenFinanceIt is interesting lately when I read the myriad of blog posts that stack up in my feed reader every day. Topics I was searching for info on six to 8 months ago are now on the tip of everyone’s tongue (or keyboard as the case may be). After reading the first insta…

DIY ways to save money at home

October 20, 2008

Filed under: Home, TipsLately everyone is talking about cutting back on spending and saving money. At our house that has meant reevaluating cell phone and cable plans and keeping the air conditioner turned off. I was happy to read 18 Things a New Homeowner Should Do Immediately to Save Money by at t…

Embodies, Eco For Everybodies

October 17, 2008

EMBODIESSometimes my brain hurts from shopping too hard, so it’s nice when a store like Embodies Eco-Boutique comes along and makes the decisions easier- I want everything they have for sale. And when I sell that kidney, I shall have every last eco-friendly fashion morsel they have in stock. Unfortu…

Tips for a greener trip to the coffee shop

October 16, 2008

Filed under: Food, TipsThere are at least two things that I whole-heartily endorse at every opportunity, they are: drinking coffee and riding bikes. In that post, I’ll attempt to do both. When it comes to your daily caffeine ritual, it may not seem like the little things, the stir sticks, the sugar …

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