How to Implement Green Initiatives in Your Property Rentals
Energy Efficiency

How to Implement Green Initiatives in Your Property Rentals

You’re getting ready to put your house on the rental market, but you want a way to set yourself apart from the standard rentals in…

We lose power, we lose our minds
Green Matters

We lose power, we lose our minds

Weather brings out the crazy in all of us. Whether is raining, foggy, snowing or icy, the weather changes us from being normal, functioning citizens….

The dark cloud of debt

My husband and I talk a lot about money. Actually, we talk more about the lack of money because as with a million other households,…

The Five Factors of Fuel Economy
Green Matters

The Five Factors of Fuel Economy

Good gas mileage depends on more than engine size and the speed of your vehicle. To add to your ever-growing knowledge bank of random facts…

Spain, China or Mexico? Eco-Friendly Travel in Summer 2013
Green Matters

Spain, China or Mexico? Eco-Friendly Travel in Summer 2013

Planning a summer getaway or a memorable family vacation can provide the opportunity to try something different. The problem is identifying when your vacation plans…

The sorry state of recycling in the Palmetto State
Green Matters

The sorry state of recycling in the Palmetto State

Although I have said it before, I will say it again: recycling in South Carolina is something you have to want to do. We are…

New Space New Hope for Fostering Hope
Green Matters

New Space New Hope for Fostering Hope

The new space in downtown Conway for Fostering Hope is a blessing. What used to be Hamp’s Hardware has been transformed into a “store,” a thrift…

Advances towards a greener tourism industry

Many strides are being made towards sustainability in the hospitality industry. The use of green key cards in hotels is just one example. The cards…

The Four Best Cities for Going Green
Green Matters

The Four Best Cities for Going Green

With the push to go green, many people are looking for creative ways to help the environment, beyond the typical reduce, reuse, recycle stuff. Some…

Is coal ash the price we pay for electronic conveniences?

Where would we be without electricity? As a society we are addicted to electronic gadgets. What if you couldn’t charge them? And what if we…

Stay Informed About Superfund Sites Near You: Lessons From Love Canal

On a New York playground that appeared like any other, children laughed and ran on the former chemical company land on which their school was…

Textile Recycling 101: Everything You Need to Know

Some companies are creating ways to make recycling textiles fun. The Huffington Post reports on some great ideas that can be copied and built upon. Recycling…

Upcoming Dallas Auto Show is Looking Green

The 2013 Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) Auto Show at the Dallas Convention Center has gone green, and it’s not just automakers joining in on the search…

Sea turtles dig the dark

On my way to work, I pass by a simple billboard that truly catches my attention. It simply has a photo of a sea turtle…

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