Learn how your waste has been affecting the earth and how you can reduce your impact.
How safe are the products we use each day and are there safer alternatives?
Get inspired by Baltimore’s green transportation ideas and consider trying a different and greener way to get from point A to point B.
Many neighborhoods in Baltimore are “going green.” Get involved and you could make a big difference even if you don’t live in one of these areas. Here are just a few that have taken steps to reduce their carbon footprints.
Many parents rely on big companies to create baby food that contains all of the necessary nutrition. Find out ways to make homemade baby food that is both healthy for your baby and the earth.
Consumers today have a heightened awareness of where their coffee is grown, their bananas are picked and where their scarves are sewn. The Fair Trade Movement and labeling and certification process seeks to shed light on supply chain processes to ensure sustainable manufacturing, packaging and distributing.
Understand the purification system that turns our waste water into drinking water and how safe it is to consume.
Many cities have created goals to reduce their carbon footprint over the next couple of years. One way they have found to do this is through the roofs of buildings, i.e. “green” and “cool” roofs. Find out what a green roof or cool roof is, how much they cost, their maintenance after installment and their benefits.
Volunteering is probably the easiest way to start your “green” journey. Here are some opportunities to get you started in the Baltimore area.
Though “going solar” has the reputation of an option just for do-gooders, the good news is today’s drastically lower solar prices and financial incentives mean that solar is a viable option for many in Baltimore to create renewable and emission-free electricity.
One of the easiest ways to start your transition to “green” living is to try some restaurants focused on serving all-natural, organic foods. Here are a few places to get you started in the Baltimore area.
What makes a city sustainable and “green” and which U.S. cities are among the highest ranking in this category? Find out which cities in the U.S. are the most sustainable and support an eco-friendly lifestyle.