|SHOP ECOLOGY BLOG|
Since the Industrial Age spurred the increasing usage of fossil fuels for energy production, the weather has been warming slowly. The temperature of the earth has increased by 1 degree Celsius since 1880.
Check out this infographic on Climate Change by Learn Stuff.com
HANDY VITAMIN CHEAT SHEET
Not Sure Where to Find Your Daily Source of Vitamins & Minerals, here's a handy Cheat Sheet, courtesy of Lifehack.org [Read More]
WHERE DOES YOUR TIME GO?
Work + Shopping + Maintenance = Time spent
40 hours + 5.04 hours + 2 1.5 hours = 66.54 hours per week.
The editors at Masters In Human Resources Degree Guide decided to research the topic of: Living With Less: America's Quest for Simplicity. Take a look at this infographic on how much stuff we had in 1950 compared to now...[Read More]
Time for a Change?
Get Ready to Expand your Mind, Learn a few things about Energy, and Re-consider your own Time Machines. [Read More]
Recycling Winners - What's their Secret?
There's one country that scores nearly 100% for recycling glass bottles. Do you know which one it is? [Read More]
Be Ready for Anything
There's nothing like a camping trip to help you re-think how you live everyday.[Read More]
New Breakthrough Guide
How many cleaning products do you have in your home? Take a minute and count them and include: air fresheners, floor cleaners, dishwashing detergents, fabric softeners, furniture polish, etc. Surprised? [Read More]
Myth: Being A Vegan is Expensive
The vegan lifestyle is often misunderstood. This infographic debunks some of the myths about being a vegan.
Our World of Water
March 22nd, 2012 was World Water Day; a chance to embrace our planet’s most precious resource. In case you missed it, we’ve put together a World Water Day Experience! [Read More]
What Pet Owners Need to Know
Most people pick up their pet’s poop because they know it’s the right thing to do. For the rest who don’t pick up....maybe this will change your mind. [Read More]
Take a Bite Out of Health Care Costs
Health care cost are rising as Americans get fatter, obesity rates have doubled in some states. Health Care for obese people in the US totals over $100 Billion annually. Americans spend almost $100 Billion on fast food each year. America's future is looking fat, but, not in a good way.
The Smart Flashlight
Are any of your flashlights working right now...or do they need batteries again? There is a better way. [Read More]
Stand Up for Real Food
What is Food Revolution Day?
With 43 million kids under 5 years old overweight or obese, award-winning chef and real food activist, Jamie Oliver, has set out to change things! He has created a movement to bring millions together and inspire a nation to fight obesity with better food. What's his plan? [Read More]
Food Rule #7
Avoid food products containing ingredients that a third-grader cannot pronounce.
Food For Thought
In 2022, the Earth is overpopulated, polluted and natural resources have been exhausted....cautionary tale or insightful prediction?
Got butterfingers and a new Kindle Fire?
If you've recently purchased or received a Kindle Fire and suffer from "butterfingers", you'll want to protect it from damage. [Read More]
A New Inventor
Jonathan Liow, Solarball Designer
Could this Solarball solve the world’s access to safe drinking water? Here’s why there’s so much buzz about it... [Read More]
Did You Know?
Did you know that paper coffee cups are lined with PLASTIC?
Yes, it’s true! And, that’s why you don’t see recycling bins in coffee shops. The Paper Cups are NOT Recyclable! [Read More]
What Will You Choose to Do?
Don’t think changing Just One Thing can make a difference? In China, every year…. 57 billion pairs of chopsticks are used ONE TIME…then thrown away. That’s 130 million chopsticks every day! [Read More]
Wrap a Gift, Save a Bird and more...
Taking a reusable bag to extreme multi-use function! [Read More]
What Makes Kindle “Fire” so Hot?
The Fire has more features than any other e-book reader on the market...in addition to reading, [Read More]
'Tis the Season
...as we celebrate the holidays...it’s a perfect time to think about ways to take care of where we live and make a closer connection to the earth. What does that mean? [Read More]
The Real Story of Stuff
If you want to really know what happens to stuff, visit your local recycling center...guaranteed to change how you think. [Read More]
...and, Why Would You Want to Buy a Kindle?
If you don't mind carrying around piles of books, then a Kindle is not for you. But if you'd like to fit over 3,000 books in your coat pocket...now you can! [Read More]
Easy Steps to "The One"
With more and more options available, how do you know which is the right bottle for you? [Read More]
If you’re a teen, are you afraid of the breakouts your skin will have after Halloween?
If you’re a parent, are you afraid of your child turning into a living nightmare?
If you’re opening your home to trick or treaters, do you feel good about the treats you’re giving out? [Read More]
Are you Blowing Money Away?
How did the quest to rid yards of leaves grow into a nationwide culture of leaf-blowing? [Read More]
Watch Nature at Work
Educational, Enlightening, Calming, and Entertaining. Not a terrarium...but a living, life-supporting environment. [Read More]
Be an Eco-Leader on Campus
What would it be like to head back to school with eco gear that really rocks? Check out our top-rated winners: [Read More]
Fun and Great Prizes
You could win a $5000 college scholarship and other super cool eco goodies [Read More]
Easy Ways to Save Money
How much can you save by Going Green? You may be surprised how simple steps can really add up. See how...[Read More]
The Story Behind Award-Winning Tea
Did you know that one cup of white tea contains the same amount of antioxidants as 10 cups of apple juice? [Read More]
The Side of Plastic No One Imagined
Why are countries banning plastic bags? The answer may surprise you. [Read More]
Just Do It
Have you ever noted the days when you decide to do something completely different? I call those Decision Days…and this is one of my favorites that will go on and on... [Read More]