Talking Green: U.N. renewable energy advisor to speak Sept. 27
Article written by Suzie Romig and adapted from Steamboat Today Like many others, Paul Komor moved to Steamboat Springs for the friendly people and beautiful local environment. Yet Komor, a professor who holds a Ph.D. in engineering from Stanford University, spends his days working to educate students and international leaders with the United Nations about […]
How Can Consumers Avoid Palm Oil?
Hey Mr. Green! How can I avoid palm oil? I try to avoid palm oil because tropical rainforests are destroyed to develop palm oil plantations. But yesterday, I happened to read the label on a bar of my favorite soap and—oh dear!—sodium palmitate was the very first ingredient. What to do? —Joy from Tennessee A: Palm oil […]
Dump those Incandescent Bulbs
Q: LED bulbs use less electricity than incandescent bulbs, so I bought a bunch for my home. But now I have a few boxes of incandescents sitting in my closet. Does it make sense to use them because they’ve already been manufactured? Or should I recycle or landfill them? —Rich from Massachusetts Those old bulbs […]
Help Make it Happen; Volunteer at Feeding the 5000 Front Range
Article adapted from Feedback This October, we’re thrilled to let you know that Feedback [an environmental organization dedicated to ending food waste and promoting sustainability and resourcefulness across the food chain,] with the support of The Rockefeller Foundation and a coalition of partners in Colorado, will be bringing the Feeding the 5000 campaign to the Front Range! […]