5 Tips to Save Fuel This Summer

Looking for Ways to Save Fuel? 

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, greenhouse gas emissions from transportation accounted for 26 percent of total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions in 2014, making it the second largest contributor behind the electricity sector. Now I would bet, that just like me, you are always going around your house turning off lights to save money and energy.  We know this decreases our greenhouse gas emissions and makes a difference to not only our electric bill, but our planet as well. And just like me, I also would bet that you work hard to save fuel.

Greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles are dependent on three factors: the vehicle, the fuel and the driver. The driver portion holds potential for substantial emission reductions at minimal cost, but is often overlooked.

Newly Released Report Says Two Out Of Three Food Cans Test Positive for BPA. How To Protect Yourself

New Report Says Two Out of Three Food Cans Tested Have Toxic BPA in the Linings

A new report released today by six nonprofit organizations that tested nearly 200 food can linings for the toxic chemical, Bisphenol-A (BPA) just verified what many of us knew already, but the results are still sobering. The report found that two out of three cans tested have the chemical, Bisphenol-A (BPA) in the lining.

I have written many times about BPA and its impacts on consumer health but as a reminder, BPA is an endocrine-disrupting chemical that negatively impacts our hormonal systems. Think about how many people you know that have had a hard time getting pregnant or how many of your friends and family have had breast cancer and this hormone disrupting BPA becomes not a friend to consumers but an enemy to us all and perhaps even our future survival.

Think I am exaggerating? Read On... 

3 Eco-Friendly Ways to Reduce Your Trash In Half! #WasteNotWantNot

3 Eco-Friendly Ways to Reduce Your Trash by Half   

Live a More Eco-Friendly Life and Reduce Your Trash By Half - #WasteNotWantNot!

As part of my eco-friendly #WasteNotWantNot series over at Factory Direct Promos where I am CMO, I decided to look at trash, or more specifically ways to live a more eco-friendly life by reducing how much trash you generate. Garbage is a necessity and there is always going to be this by-product, but there doesn’t need to be so much of it. With some really minor changes you can easily go eco and reduce your trash by half.

Top Green Blogs for Treehuggers and Climate Change Warriors!

Top 100 Blogs for Treehuggers and Climate Change Warriors!
Me telling Target to Mind The Store!

Top Green Blogs for Treehuggers and Climate Change Warriors!

Honored to be included in the ICT green blogger awards and had to share. Lots of times I get recognized along with many of my friends for being a green blogger and it is always an honor. This time I wanted to share because the list of top green blogs is comprehensive and I saw some new faces as well. You can check out the list HERE.

Ford Motors Hits The Runway at Hong Kong Fashion Week with Sustainable Design

Ford on the Runway

 Ford’s sustainable seat fabrics make a stylish debut at Hong Kong Fashion Week

This week, Ford Motor Company made its debut on the Hong Kong Fashion Week runway as part of The EcoChic Design Award 2015/16 grand finale show. Five outfits featured in the show were made entirely from the up-cycling of Ford’s sustainable seat fabrics, which are made from recycled plastic bottles.