Earth-Saving Idea

If You Bike, You’ll Love UBike

February 3, 2015 |

Here’s a big shout out to the biggest player in our little hometown of Charlottesville: The University of Virginia. This week, U.Va. upped the green factor for universities by launching a bike-share program called UBike. Now, with the punch of … Read More

Eco-Friendly Wave Riding

January 27, 2015 |

Admission: I don’t surf. Never have. But for some strange reason, I’m drawn to the sport. During the rare occurrence when a surfing event appears on television, I’m there, entranced by the colors of the ocean, the warmth of the … Read More

A Re-Look At Green Works Campaign

January 23, 2015 |

Many moons ago while applying to grad school, one program required I rework the advertising campaigns for any existing or make-believe products of my choosing as part of my application. Being a proud tree-hugger at heart, I turned to one … Read More

EARTH-SAVING IDEA: Journey Not Over for Old Airline Seats

January 20, 2015 |

The folks at Portland, Ore.’s, Looptworks have a simple but powerful mission: “create beauty from what already exists and make it useful through smart design.” And boy did they soar high with their latest idea. This forward-thinking company partnered with … Read More