Category: Eco

Eco
Tara Grant
4 min. read time
Why Solar Panels are an Eco-friendly Source of Energy

If the environmental benefits of solar energy sound appealing to you, and you want to learn more, you’ve come to the right place. To start, we’ve got good news for you: the buzz is real. Solar panels are indeed an eco-friendly source of energy. And by going solar, you can help the planet by reducing…

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Eco
Tara Grant
7 min. read time
What is solarpunk? And why solar energy plays a part in this sustainability trend

What is solarpunk? It’s a not-so-futuristic movement that dreams of uniting modern civilization and technology with the abundance of nature. Solarpunk has recently grown in popularity, ignited by an interest in creativity, innovation and environmentalism. It whispers of a harmonious future where technologies like solar energy help people live a more sustainable lifestyle and truly…

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Eco
Tara Grant
9 min. read time
Why is energy conservation important? And 4 ways you can teach it to kids

What is energy conservation? And when should you start talking to your kids about it? These days it’s not uncommon for our little ones to have big questions about the world. Understanding energy and ways to conserve energy is important. In 2021, it was calculated that the planet consumed more than 176,000 TWh (terawatt-hours). To…

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Eco
Tara Grant
8 min. read time
7 Easy Sustainable Living Tips to Celebrate Earth Day

Earth Day 2022 marks the rapidly increasing adoption of sustainable living tips by people across the U.S. In fact, according to GreenPrint’s First Annual Business of Sustainability Index: 77% of Americans are concerned about how the products they purchase affect the environment. 76% of Americans would be willing to start using packaged goods brands that…

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Eco
Tara Grant
8 min. read time
Does solar energy really reduce your carbon footprint?

If you are passionate about saving the planet, you are likely aware that solar is among the most eco-friendly energy sources. Not to mention one of the most renewable. However, you might still wonder: Does solar energy really reduce your carbon footprint? In short…yes, it does! Using solar energy for your home helps ease your…

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Eco
Tara Grant
10 min. read time
Master Your Energy Consumption Habits with this Step-by-Step Guide

Do rising energy bills have you ready to pull your hair out? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered- because we’re about to let you in on a little secret about how energy consumption habits can seriously impact your monthly electricity bills. Learning about your energy consumption habits is an important first step in taking control…

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Eco
Erica Glory
6 min. read time
The Endless Potential of Renewable Energy

One thing is for certain: humans will continue to need and use energy. And lots of it. We can try to advocate for changing behaviors and lowering your energy consumption. But what if on top of those personal changes, we got smarter about the types of energy we use? It would take a big shift…

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Eco
Erica Glory
7 min. read time
Big changes, small steps: How you can be more green in 2022

The world has had its fill of challenges and changes in the past few years. And many people are choosing to take this time to make big personal changes. If reducing your carbon footprint hasn’t been a priority for you, don’t feel like it’s too late to start making a difference now. 2022 is the…

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Eco
Keyoka Kinzy
14 min. read time
10 Simple Green Living Tips for a Sustainable Lifestyle

Although striving for a greener life is a worthy goal, what exactly does it mean? We live in a world heavily impacted by pollution. The U.S. is one of the biggest consumers of fossil fuels, but an onset of climate anxiety has prompted many conversations about our current power infrastructure. As a country, we’re all…

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Eco
Keyoka Kinzy
7 min. read time
10 Cities Committed to 100% Renewable Energy

These days, citizens across the U.S are encouraging their local governments to seek ways to become 100% renewable energy cities. But can a city run on 100% renewable energy? Regardless of your hometown’s geographical location or the state of its economy, how we generate energy is a concern for us all. Harmful pollutants in the…

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Eco
Erica Glory
9 min. read time
10 Ways To Save Money With A Smart Home

Disney might have predicted it with perfect on-screen portrayal in their 1999 Disney Channel Original Movie, Smart House. They were ahead of their time back then, but today you really can have a Smart Home. A smart home is optimized with the latest technology to make your life easier and save time, energy, and money…

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Eco
Tara Grant
7 min. read time
10 Ways Solar (and Renewable Energy) is Being Used Around the World

Solar power has seen explosive growth around the world in the last ten years, and is expected to continue growing through the next 30 years. According to projected data, solar will see the largest growth over the next 30 years over any other type of energy!  At the same time, non-renewable sources will continue on…

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