Staying Green At The Office: 5 Ways To Adopt Environmentally Friendly Habits At Work

Adopting green office habits can be simple if small steps are taken each day. photo by Phillie Casablanca on Flickr.

Nearly everyone these days is trying to live a more environmentally friendly lifestyle, and those efforts can extend to staying green at the office, too.Adopting more eco-friendly work habits -- even when clocking in your hours at work -- can be especially easy if your efforts include small changes that add up to green results.There are many little things you can do around the office to stay green while earning your green.Here's a green checklist of 5 simple things you can do to help … [Read more...]

A Green Checklist For The Environmentally Savvy Individual Who Wants To Go Green At Home, At Work, And On The Go

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Environmental degradation is ever present, as a result of past careless decisions, and it's time that we each take personal responsibility for our part in how to counteract this.Granted, adopting eco-friendly practices is rising in popularity by millions of people around the United States, but we can all do more to better our decaying environment.Contrary to what many may believe, incorporating green savvy practices into your lifestyle does not have to be complicated or expensive, as … [Read more...]

8 Ways To Green Your Morning Routine

We often focus on things, products, or stuff when we write about going green -- disconnecting them from people’s daily lives a bit.I think this limits the degree to which people incorporate green practices or green products into their lives.So, rather than just randomly create a list of some things you can do or buy to go green, I thought I’d focus such a list around the story of your day a bit. … [Read more...]

How Much Does Your Commute REALLY Cost?

A big part of being green is using green transportation. And, as I’ve discussed many times before, using green transportation is not just good for the environment, it’s good for the green in your pocketbook, for your health, and, I would even argue, for your personal happiness. Interestingly, a lot of people don’t consider the transportation options at a house or apartment in much depth before choosing to live there. … [Read more...]

The Trek Lime: A Bike Anyone Can Ride

There are many great reasons to commute to work on your bike...including some super secret ones you've never realized. If you've decided to join the fun world of bicycle commuting you will definitely need to make sure to have...a bike.Genius eh?If you're somewhat new to the biking world, dont' worry, because I've discovered the ultimate bike for beginners...the Trek Lime. … [Read more...]

Bike Commuting Secrets: 4 Hidden Benefits Of Bike Commuting

You’re driving home from work in stop and go traffic and a cyclist passes you and proceeds up the line of cars.This makes you wonder, “Why don’t I commute on a bicycle as well?” Your mind starts reeling with all of the other well-known benefits of bike commuting:Bike commuting has no carbon footprint. Bike commuting saves you money. Bike commuting helps you lose weight.In addition to those popular reasons, biking helps reduce your carbon footprint by reducing the amount of air … [Read more...]

5 Bike Commuting Tips + 1 Video Showing What NOT To Do!

What do you do when you happen upon a ramp that has clearly been well constructed from a piece of plywood and a sawhorse as you bike to work this week?Jump it, of course.The most important part of jumping a ramp of any height is, of course, landing.Here's an example of what NOT to do:So how do you stay safe (from traffic and ramp jumping alike) while you bike to work this week? … [Read more...]

Is Your Laptop Sleeve Destroying Your Sex Drive? GreenSmart Neogreene Sleeves To The Rescue!

So you've gone and dropped that nice chunk of change on an uber-green Macbook (or another eco-friendly laptop) and now you're looking for a way to tote in around in sustainable style.Hey, why not grab a nifty neoprene sleeve to sport it in?Too bad that neoprene contains all kinds of toxic nastiness... including some toxins that can wreak havoc on your reproductive system.Yikes!Luckily, a new product on the market has already swooped in to your rescue -- you just didn't know it … [Read more...]

May Is National Bike Month: 3 Ways To Have Fun

Summer is just around the corner and your diet sucks, your workout is non-existent, and you have zero time left in the day to remedy either one.What's a workaholic like you to do?Ride your bike to work!Biking to work allows you to save time, get your workout in, cut down on the stress of traffic, and oh so much more.And guess what...May is National Bike Month.  … [Read more...]