Drought remains an all-too-common news story in the US but the silver lining is that a growing number of people are curious about how they can cut back on their water waste, and in many cases are willing to think outside the box to do it. Enter the water footprint.
Did you make a new year's resolution to work out more? Here are some easy ways to reduce the environmental impact of your new exercise routine!
Leslie Moyer is the director of Post Carbon Institute's Energy Reality Campaign. Read Leslie's interview to learn about her work with artists and energy, the undeserved un-sexiness of energy conservation and a particularly mind-blowing uphill car ride.
Happy America Recycles Day! But wait, there's more! It's also National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day. (Seriously!) In honor of these beloved occasions, and because we care about your sustainability, behold Ecocentric's greatest hits on recycling, food waste and more!
Just in time for the season's first major cold snap, GRACE is pleased to release Doing More with Less: Energy Efficiency for Consumers. From basic home improvements to exciting new technologies, our new report will help you stay warm while saving energy and money.
Check out our Top Ten tools and calculators from around the web that can help you figure out your relationship with energy: how it's used, how it's produced and how you can use it more efficiently.
After 40 years of bureaucratic paralysis and continued decimation of the nation's ecosystems and fisheries, hundreds of the power plants - now 40, 50 or 60 years old - still use antiquated, once-through cooling systems. After missing yet another deadline, will the US EPA ever rein in these plants' massive water use? And what can we do in the meantime?
If you have a lot of parties (especially kid parties), this kit could help you party more sustainably with durable, reusable contents that can go from party to party.
With almost the entire country trying to stay cool with air conditioners and fans, the electricity grid is over-taxed and electricity bills are soaring. Here are some tips to lower your energy bills, save energy and, indirectly, save water too.
We can’t help but feature another episode of our favorite energy efficiency odd couple, The Energy Bills, as they learn how to save more watts and dollars.
Here at Ecocentric we love dishing out greening tips, and this season's heat has got us in vacation mode. So in the spirit of sustainability and summer fun, we have some tips to make your summer travels more environmentally friendly
Ecocentric's Kyle Rabin is moderating a panel at the Brooklyn Food Conference today on the interrelated nature of food, water and energy systems, so we thought we'd share some facts with our readers who aren't able to attend.
Earth-friendly gifts can include upcycling and regifting, as well as non-consumables like service and donations. Here's some ideas for green, meaningful gifts.
For years inventors have looked towards biomimicry, the study of nature to solve human problems, to design a wide range of products. Now the science is being embraced by the clean energy industry.
Ain't afraid of no ghosts? Consider phantom power drains, the appliances we leave plugged in while we're not using them. Cable boxes alone cost Americans over $3 billion a year in energy bills but don't freak out -- there's something you can do.
Over at GOOD magazine, July's 30-day Challenge is to Waste Less. (Twitter hashtag: #30daysofgood) Here at GRACE, we've been having a great time checking out the the GOOD staff updates and the responses to the questions they've been putting to their readers.