• Air Pollution in the Home

    August 28, 2009

    Toxins from everyday products are simply recycled through our air conditioning unit back into our airtight house over and over again. You could be breathing toxic air and never know it.

  • Saving Money and Energy on Home Air Filtration

    August 28, 2009

    One of the biggest challenges with indoor living is keeping toxins out of the air.

  • The Greener Solution to Your Moving Woes

    August 25, 2009

    Rent-a-Green Box, serving private residences and businesses, calls itself the first zero-waste pack-and-move company in the country, and claims to save the consumer 50% on cost and 20 hours on time involved as compared to traditional moving methods.

  • An Eco-Conscious Packing Peanut

    August 20, 2009

    If you start to feel guilty just thinking about packing up your belongings for a move because of all the waste it produces, then Rent-a-Green-Box just may have the solution for you. The Southern California-based company creates moving and packing supplies made completely from recycled landfill waste, and its Recocube packing peanut is just one of many offerings.

  • The Throw-Away Generation

    August 11, 2009

    In the last 20 years, we’ve gone from home-phone voicemail, to car phones, to expensive cell phones, to laptops, to cheap cell phones that are basically laptops… and the technological advancement list rolls on and on.

  • Brooklyn’s Troubled Waters

    August 7, 2009

    When it was built, the shores of Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal were home to bustling industries. Now the canal is now one of the most polluted waterways in the U.S.

  • Upcycling is the New Recycling — OC-Based Author Spots Trends and California’s Loose Ends

    August 2, 2009

    The biggest current trend of in reuse? Upcycling, according to author K.B. Keilbach. Upcycling simply takes something, cleans it and uses it for something else.