Public awareness of humanity’s impact on the global environment is at an all time high. Organizations like Greenpeace and the Sierra Club are no longer fringe organizations run by ‘hippies’. The Natural Resources Defense Council has an $87 million war chest which it wields to curb global warming and create clean energy sources, 85% of […]
We only have one world to live in. Everywhere we go, people are more aware of their carbon footprint, choosing not to deplete natural resources without a thought about how they will be replenished. This awareness is leading to lifestyle changes that can be described as a new era in building the American dream. The era of […]
From time to time, the pitfalls of our disposable society and its failure to properly recycle can come to light in a big way. Research teams recently presented findings detailing the discovery of a tremendous “garbage patch” occupying thousands of square miles of the Atlantic Ocean. A similar concentration of ocean-going trash, twice the size […]
In the midst of a third consecutive dry year, California’s water supply continues to shrink as the state’s population grows, but according to a new report by the Natural Resources Defense Council, the state’s commercial, industrial and institutional (CII) sector has the tools to save more than enough water to meet the annual needs of Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Diego combined. Some leading California businesses and institutions are already catching on – saving water and money at the same time.