RXBAR, a small, Chicago-based protein bar company known for their simple, “no B.S.” ingredients, has recently sold their company to Kellogg for $600 million, showing America that healthier, non-intrusive options have never been in higher demand in today’s food market.
People aren’t going out as much these days. Speaking very broadly though, there are more reasons for people to stay in, and for younger generations in particular, staying in is the new going out.
GreenOrlando speaks to diverse segments of the community that care about our collective future. We speak to groups who share a passion for our unique quality of life.
Carlsberg, an international Danish brewing company, has recently unveiled their Snap Pack, a new replacement for the infamous plastic rings used to bind bottles and cans, taking a remarkable leap forward for sustainability and greatly reducing plastic waste.
There are mountains of waste environmental minds are not addressing, at least not in a way other recyclables are treated. Every year the US produces over 25 billion tons of textile waste, largely due to consumers embrace of the fast fashion market.
How do you measure and track energy use in your building? Energy Star’s Portfolio Manager is an interactive energy management tool that allows you to track and assess energy and water consumption across your entire portfolio of buildings in a secure online environment.
Current electric cars are not for every driver, but if you can be flexible, it’s amazing what you can do in a plug-in vehicle. I recently test drove a Nissan Leaf. Early that morning, as I drove to the dealer, I got a call. The car we were going to drive didn’t arrive. Would I be willing to go and get one from the other side of the state of Florida?
Do something positive. Do something right. Do something good with no expectation of recompense. I saw this video and it moved me to my core.
There are many things that can be done to reduce how much energy you use, here’s a few tips on reducing how much power your property uses…and how to assess the return.
As the weather begins to warm up, there may be one thing on your mind: your energy bill. Warmer weather typically brings a greater demand for energy as people try to keep their homes cool. Unfortunately, that can lead to higher energy bills.
Rails to Trails is an amazing group that works to create great places to ride and walk, from unused railways. They’ve been doing great work in the Sunshine state and have launched an effort that needs our local support
Going Green! The Future of Casinos
Casinos pay for a lot of things. Apart from electricity costs, casinos shell out money for food, water, interior design, staff’s salary, etc. Keeping a casino operational is difficult, and not everyone can keep up with its high upkeep costs.
TechXpo is an exposition of the technology and innovations created by 100 technology and manufacturing companies throughout Florida.
Have you ever been on a Florida bike ride, and next thing you know, it’s raining? Happens all the time now that we’re in our summer rainy season cycle. Well, I’ve found a perfect, light weight solution to that messy, wet tire-track on your backside. Musguard is a groovy, simple solution that stores easily, and can be installed in a jiffy.
Brevard Zoo presents their most anticipated annual event, Safari Under the Stars., featuring a beautiful night sky filled with animal constellations. Guests will experience an evening of awe, excitement and fun at this event.
Starting with the office you work in, there are a multitude of simple steps that can be taken to make it greener. Below we cover a few simple things that you might have neglected… things you can do to clean up and green up your office space.
One of a property manager’s biggest concerns can be the monthly water bill and this pertains to both commercial and residential properties. When you add in the charges for sewers, plus the potential costs of water pipe upkeep and repair, backflow inspections and many other things, the total amount of money spent can seem endless.
Join us for the Space Coast’s premier race, the Turtle Krawl!
Created by the Florida Solar Energy Center in Cocoa, the Energy Whiz Olympics is a forum for students to demonstrated their science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) knowledge and skills, with a focus on clean energy and creative kids,
We tell local stories about people and organizations doing good things in the community. Share your best practices, good deeds, and the people who make a difference. We’d love to show your photos too.
A simple idea that turns a waste product into needed fuel, The Green Futures Foundation has hit upon a novel way to incetivize restaurants into greening up their operations.
Give every day your all–do you best. Life is a journey, not a destination, and every step, every decision, shapes us along the way.
The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) invites you to join us their webinar to learn about what’s happening in terms of energy policy for Florida in the current legislative session.
I just had a grapefruit. The saying goes: the devil is in the details, but I tell you, God is in the details. Fast food, processed food, is killing me. Every day, I need to eat lunch. Every day the fast food corporations try and provide that food — and they are killing us.