Home sustainability is a wonderful goal to work towards. It is a way to protect both you, your family, and the environment. Living in a sustainable home means working towards living off grid. Living off grid may not be an ideal long term choice for you, but getting closer to off grid can lessen your… Continue reading 5 Products To Improve Your Home Sustainability
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 Teaching Our Kids to Be Zero Waste
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
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. 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
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