Maybe you have been contemplating some changes around the house but you haven’t found the time, or you don’t know exactly what to do. Before you tackle any other home improvement project, consider making a few improvements that will make your home more energy efficient and get you the green stamp-of-approval from the government.
When deciding whether to convert your home to solar power, it’s easy to get caught up in the glitz of technology and the glamour of a green dream home. However before making a decision this important — not to mention the sizable investment — take some time to research the disadvantages of solar energy. Budget, [...]
Each month GreenWorld365 will spotlight people, businesses, or organizations that are making strides towards greening our world. This month we interview Mark Hawkins of InkPeace. Founded in 2008 by Mark Hawkins and Carol Pedersen, InkPeace is an eco-friendly company, promoting the re-use of ink cartridges. InkPeace sells ink and toner cartridges for printers, fax machines [...]
$10 Million Recovery Act Funding: Green Jobs Corps to Help State Economy, At-Risk Youth and Green Industries
Pushing American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act) funding into the California economy quickly and with accountability and transparency, the California Recovery Task Force announced the availability of up to $10 million in Recovery Act funding for job training grants within the Governor’s newly created California Green Jobs Corps. “We are pumping Recovery Act Funds into [...]