Green Laundry

Green laundry is a topic everyone should consider, whether you do all of your laundry yourself or whether you get some clothing laundered by outside services. In the face of increasingly intense climate calamities, more people and industries have acknowledged the reality of climate change and have started to “go green” within their own practices.… Continue reading Green Laundry

Overfishing, Conservation, Sustainability, & Farmed Fish

      As with many other aspects of government policy, overfishing and other fishing-related environmental issues are a real problem. However, government intervention may not be the most effective solution. Surprisingly, it might be one of the main drivers of overfishing and other conservation and sustainability issues stemming from commercial fishing. Much like drone fishing, this… Continue reading Overfishing, Conservation, Sustainability, & Farmed Fish

How To Start an Edible Mushroom Garden

When talking about mushrooms, the main thought that comes to mind is the safety of consumption of these fungi. There are many types of mushrooms. However, only a few are edible and can be used in your culinary endeavors. So, we are going to cover the tips to start an edible mushroom garden and understand… Continue reading How To Start an Edible Mushroom Garden

How to Get the Whole Family Involved in Eco-Activism

Raising a family in times of climate change can often feel overwhelming. The recent COP26 conference failed to unite all nations in the fight against global warming, and short-sighted policies draw us ever closer to a climate disaster. Understandably, this may cause you to experience serious eco-anxiety.   However, it’s worth remembering that the fight… Continue reading How to Get the Whole Family Involved in Eco-Activism

5 Amazing Products To Make Your Home More Sustainable

Living off grid may not be an ideal long term choice for you, but getting closer to off grid can lessen your exposure to the dangers of an ineffective grid. Additionally, if a severe weather event comes through and prevents you from getting power and water, the tip below can keep you and your family… Continue reading 5 Amazing Products To Make Your Home More Sustainable

Tips For Teaching Your Kids How To Be Zero Waste

Most of us learned about a zero waste life during adulthood. But if you have kids, there’s much value in teaching them about a zero waste lifestyle and how to apply it.  For kids, it can be a bit challenging to do this. Children are exposed to so many influences like the media and their friends.… Continue reading Tips For Teaching Your Kids How To Be Zero Waste

Eco-Friendly Ways to Dispose of Your Mattress in Florida

Eco-Friendly Ways to Dispose of Your Mattress in Florida   Eco-Friendly Ways to Dispose of Your Mattress in Florida. Do you have an old mattress that is no longer comfortable, and you’re ready to buy a new bed? If so, it’s time to consider how to recycle your mattress. Mattresses are one of the most common… Continue reading Eco-Friendly Ways to Dispose of Your Mattress in Florida

Anthropogenic Sources of Methane. What Stinks?

Carbon dioxide (CO2) is the predominant greenhouse gas released into the atmosphere by human activities.1 For instance, in 2019, carbon dioxide made up slightly more than 80% of all greenhouse gasses emitted into the atmosphere by humans in the United States.1,2 This makes carbon dioxide the main driver of global warming. However, there is another… Continue reading Anthropogenic Sources of Methane. What Stinks?

Toxic Lake Apopka

Toxic Lake Apopka Toxic Lake Apopka. The History of agriculture here, and how we got to where we are. The Toxic Tour of Lake Apopka, led by Jeannie Economos of the Farmworker Association of Florida, conveys the deep history of Lake Apopka North Shore, agriculture and nutrient pollution. The synopsis below provides a snapshot of Central Florida’s… Continue reading Toxic Lake Apopka

Fridays For Future Climate Strike Returns to Orlando City Hall Dec. 6

This holiday season, as anticipation of frantic consumerism swells, climate activists have one goal in mind: striking to save the planet. The Fridays for Future movement has become ubiquitous over the past year, coined after the teenage icon Greta Thunberg, who skipped school on Fridays to demonstrate a peaceful protest against human-caused global warming. Her… Continue reading Fridays For Future Climate Strike Returns to Orlando City Hall Dec. 6