Caught Green Handed: Smoothie Cup “Freshens” the Environment

January 31, 2012 § Leave a comment

As any SU student will testify, smoothies are a campus favorite, available from various cafes and snack bars at almost any time of day. But check out the container – not only are it’s contents good for you and your health, but the cup is environmentally friendly too!
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January 30, 2012 § Leave a comment

This is exactly what I’m talking about – easy-to-do sustainability with big-time pay off!

Pro Bowl and Super Bowl Go Green!

January 29, 2012 § Leave a comment

Ready for tonight’s NFL Pro Bowl 2012? Well what’s nice to know, is that as a little bit of a bonus, this year’s Pro Bowl (and next week’s Super Bowl) is going green! Green Mountain Energy will be providing both of them with clean, green energy. In addition, they will also be providing offset certificates to cover some of the rest of the carbon emissions from the game. « Read the rest of this entry »

State Of The Union 2012:

January 25, 2012 § Leave a comment

For those of you who didn’t see President Obama’s 3rd State Of The Union Address last night, here’s a link to read it. Among the multitude of ┬ápolicies, promises, and dreams that were discussed last night, it should stand as a testament to how our country is changing for the better that a major chunk of time was devoted to environmental and energy policy. Though the official statistics are not in yet, it is clear that this year’s focus dwarves last year’s speech, during which only 3 sentences – less than 1% of the speech – revolved around the environment.

Obama at 2012 State Of The Union

So what did Obama say, and how will it affect us? According to Obama, “nowhere is the promise of innovation greater than in American-made energy.” And he is most certainly right. Now yes, he did suggest the expansion « Read the rest of this entry »

You can’t hide the truth.

January 24, 2012 § 1 Comment

Check out this incredible picture:

You can't hide the truth.

Just felt the need to share this with you all. I think the picture says it all though, there’s not much more I can say.

Check in tomorrow to hear all about what Obama’s State of the Union means for the environment!

The Turf is Always Greener….

January 22, 2012 § 1 Comment

1st and Green Logo

So unfortunately for many New Yorkers, myself included, it was decided a while ago that good ole’ Gang Green wouldn’t be playing in this year’s Super Bowl. However, there will be plenty of green at Super Bowl XLVI. The Indianapolis Host Committee has created an initiative called “1st and Green,” which is aimed at encouraging households and other organizations to create sustainable habits through lighthearted competition. « Read the rest of this entry »

New Semester, New Start

January 21, 2012 § Leave a comment

For those of you college students who are already back at school, welcome back! To the rest of you, enjoy whatever it is you’re doing now! So I know there hasn’t been a new post in a while, but expect a whole bunch of stuff this weekend, now that the first week of classes is over and I’m all set to go.

So what’s new with me? I just started my internship for the Syracuse University Sustainability Division, which not only should provide me with invaluable experience for my future career, but I intend to share much of what I learn here on this blog. « Read the rest of this entry »

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