Earth Day Tip #3 – Have Fun & Get Creative With Upcycling!

Posted by on April 18, 2013 at 11:54 am

  For our 3rd Earth Day Tip, we wanted to play to you creators!  Someone who likes to take something old or used and make not only something creative, but really cool & different.  We’re also going off an idea that is not necessarily new, but has picked up a newer alias called “Upcycling“.  There […]


Milan Italy’s “Vertical Forest” Is More Than Just Sustainable Green Building

Posted by on February 11, 2013 at 2:43 pm

  I came across this project a while back, and as someone who takes an interest in the evolving world of green architecture & buildings I wanted to share it with our audience as part of a new spotlight for people who are doing really cool, green & forward thinking projects around the world. The […]


Minnesota Environment Gets Big Lottery Win!

Posted by on November 29, 2012 at 12:10 pm

  Last night as many of you know, they drew the numbers for the record-breaking $587.5 million Powerball Lottery.  Here in Minnesota the state generated more than $10 million in sales, which was also a record.  While on the surface these numbers really didn’t mean much to me as I didn’t win, it did lead […]


Ongoing Drought Causes Many In The U.S. To Rethink Water Resources

Posted by on July 13, 2012 at 11:36 am

  he ongoing drought throughout many parts of the U.S. has many people rethinking how to use some of their water resources, & for good reason.  Roughly 61% of the contiguous United States is now officially in drought, according to the July 10 release of the Drought Monitor from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration […]


Tip #4 For Earth Day – Use That Recycling Bin!

Posted by on April 19, 2012 at 8:28 am

  Everyone knows using that recycling bin is the right thing to do for the planet & with programs like “single stream” recycling out now, it has never been easier.   No need to separate or sort, you can put all your recycling in the same container.  Cans, bottles, paper, aluminum & plastic containers can all […]