Posts Tagged ‘Sustainability’

What’s your carbon footprint?

11.25.2014 · Posted in Uncategorized

Have you ever wondered how your lifestyle impacts the environment you live in? There is an easy way to find out and it will take you less than five minutes. Click on the link below to take the quiz- your results may surprise you. http://www.myfootprint.org Feel free to comment below to share your results. Myself ...

How do you take your coffee?

04.25.2014 · Posted in Uncategorized

Intensive? Or sustainably grown? Yes it’s that time in the school year where student’s caffeine and sleep deprivation levels spike preparing for their final exams. Coffee is needed now more than ever. Students drink whatever they can to get their ‘feine fix but do they even realize the impact their choice may make on the ...

Spring Clean Up Tips

04.16.2013 · Posted in Uncategorized

Spring is arriving and many people will be cleaning out their house and yards along with college students moving out of dorm rooms. Many things are thrown away when people are having a spring cleaning that can either be recycled or reused. When cleaning the house for a spring cleaning, instead of throwing out items, ...

What is sustainability anyway?

10.29.2012 · Posted in Uncategorized

The word “sustainability” gets thrown around a lot and sometimes the definition isn’t always clear. Take a few minutes to watch this short animated clip explaining what sustainability is. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5NiTN0chj0  Now that you know what sustainability really is, you can go out into the community and educate others on how to live sustainably! The Stonehill community is ...

12.13.2011 · Posted in Uncategorized

  It’s the Most Sustainable Time of the Year   Christmas has become a holiday filled with consumption and wasteful practices. But, we can make small, simple changes to help us conserve energy and waste less resources. Here are some tips for having a green Christmas this year. Christmas Lighting Instead of using incandescent lighting ...

I’m Dreaming of a Green Christmas

12.13.2011 · Posted in Uncategorized

Stressed about what to get your loved ones this Christmas? Don’t fret! Buy your friends and family eco-friendly gifts this year, they’re fun, practical, and good for the enviornment! Gifts made of cotton, silk, hemp, or wood: all of these materials are natural and renewable, and your loved ones are sure to enjoy their durability! ...

Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree!

12.03.2011 · Posted in Uncategorized

  Now that the holiday season is well underway, beautiful evergreen trees are being cut from tree farms all over the United States so that we can place the ultimate Christmas decoration, the Christmas Tree, in our homes for anytime from 1-4 weeks. Although Christmas trees are wonderful decorations and really help the Christmas spirit ...

All I Want for Christmas is Sustainability

11.30.2011 · Posted in Uncategorized

According to the National Retail Foundation, the average American spent $515.94 on gifts for the 2011 holiday season. Did you know that there are many sustainable shopping techniques that can help to reduce costs and negative environmental impacts? As the holiday shopping buzz approaches, here are some eco-friendly Christmas shopping tips to keep in mind: ...