Marketing In a Green World

23
January
2017

Last summer I was in Vancouver and stumbled across this lovely park that screamed sustainability and green marketing. Capilano Suspension Bridge Park featured an outdoor-adventure theme, where you can cross one of the highest suspension bridges in the world. The nature trails boasted treetop hikes with miniature suspension bridges connecting them. Buses flooded the parking […]

vegetable garden
14
September
2016

I hate to admit it, but I sort of let my vegetable garden go this year. Some health issues came up and I just didn’t have the energy to take care of it as a garden needs to be taken care of. However, I am pleased to say, that with my last harvest I have […]

Is Nevada Becoming a Mecca for Green Business?
29
July
2016

Nevada is leading the forefront in production and development of renewable and green energy. For more obvious reasons, the Tesla Gigafactory is a big deal these days, and many can’t wait to see the impact it has on the state. In addition to the electric car battery manufacturer, other sustainable companies are joining forces in […]

Solar PV Panels
31
March
2016

Did you know Nevada is leading the nation in geothermal and solar power per-capita production? There are nearly 20 geothermal projects across the state. Now, Nevada is home to the world’s first triple hybrid renewable energy facility. The Stillwater 2 Geothermal Plant owned by Enel Green Power North America is a 61MW total capacity facility […]

Farm-to-table
29
February
2016

Whether or not Punxsutawney Phil announced spring, it certainly feels like it is here already – which means it’s time to start prepping our vegetable gardens. I walked into my local Home Depot store this weekend and noticed a lovely array of perennials out front, and I thought I haven’t even begun to give my […]

A Letter to the Future
28
January
2016

Recent generations have cultivated an acronym of sorts to describe them – we have the baby boomers, generation X and generation Y (or more formally known as the Millenials). This next generation, the future population of sustainable citizens, we’ll call the “Sustys.” I have written a letter to our future sustys, explaining to them how […]

Sustainable Workplace
13
October
2015
The Lack of True Sustainability and CSR Efforts in Corporations Today
15
September
2015

Sustainability plans and corporate social responsibility are only as good as the bottom level employees’ intentions. Having a CSR strategy in place is catching on, with many large corporations implementing entire CSR departments to ensure their companies meet standards and exceed expectations. However, a plan is just a plan until it has been communicated to […]

10 Easy Ways to Save Water
11
August
2015

It’s definitely fire season around the country, and unfortunately to the country’s demise because of on-going drought issues. At the time of publishing this, there are two major fires taking over California right now, shutting down major highways and threatening the beautiful wine country. Since water conservation is on everyone’s agenda, there’s no better time […]

The Drought Dilemma
30
June
2015

Ongoing discussions about the drought are concerning and quite frankly show how little we care about the environment considering we are even having this discussion in the first place.  The fact that we let our environment get into this predicament is not entirely our fault (mother nature is mother nature) however, society hasn’t made it […]