Home » Archives by category » Green Minute (Page 13)

The Green Minute: Johnson Control’s “Create a Quality Environment” Top 10 List

The Green Minute: Johnson Control’s “Create a Quality Environment” Top 10 List

Johnson Controls has taken a page out of David Letterman’s playbook and created a series of top ten lists for building efficiency. Some of the topics include water conservation, energy…

The Green Minute: Responsible Purchasing Network

The Green Minute: Responsible Purchasing Network

Want to transform your office into an eco-friendly sustainable place to work and save money? Join the Responsible Purchasing Network. The mission of the Responsible Purchasing Network is to: “Promote…

The Green Minute: EMA Green Tips of the Day

The Green Minute: EMA Green Tips of the Day

The Environmental Media Association, an organization dedicated to mobilizing the entertainment industry to educate people about environmental issues, which in turn, inspires them to take action, produces a daily “green tip of…

The Green Minute: Celebrating Our National Wildlife Refuges

The Green Minute: Celebrating Our National Wildlife Refuges

In celebration of National Wildlife Refuge Week (October 14-20), today’s Green Minute is dedicated to our  National Wildlife Refuge system. Since 1903, when President Theodore Roosevelt designated Florida’s Pelican Island…

The Green Minute: How Home Solar Energy Works

The Green Minute: How Home Solar Energy Works

Recently, a neighbor told me he was considering installing solar panels at his home. He is refinancing his mortgage, and his roof needs to be replaced. According to my neighbor,…

The Green Minute: Green Your Car Today

The Green Minute: Green Your Car Today

With gas prices soaring in the state of California to $5 a gallon, is a jump in gas prices in store for the rest of the United States? For today’s…

The Green Minute: Combat Rising Gas Prices (especially for our friends in California)

The Green Minute: Combat Rising Gas Prices (especially for our friends in California)

With gas prices in California hitting $5 a gallon and climbing this week, we have received several requests to re-publish this helpful Green Minute tip on using a  tire air…

The Green Minute: New Smart Phone? Get Some Green Apps

The Green Minute: New Smart Phone? Get Some Green Apps

Last week, my old cell phone went on life support. The screen went blank every time I would close the phone. To pull up the screen, to access my address…

The Green Minute: “Wicked’s” Eco-Friendly Halloween Tips

The Green Minute: “Wicked’s” Eco-Friendly Halloween Tips

A few months ago, my 8-year-old daughter and my wife attended the Broadway play Wicked – The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz. My daughter fell in love with…

The Green Minute: Reducing Toxics in the Home

The Green Minute: Reducing Toxics in the Home

One of the best green websites in terms of everyday eco-friendly tips is Eartheasy.com.  Not only does the website provide useful information, it also makes available for purchase hard to…