Adjusting your lifestyle in simple ways can result in a smaller carbon footprint , lower energy bills, and provide the satisfaction of knowing that you’re doing your part to help preserve the planet. You just have to learn your options! Most people don’t realize that opportunities to live a sustainable lifestyle are all around them … [Read More]
Alternative Energy: sources of energy that come from sources other than fossil fuels, such as wind and solar.
Alternative Fuel: sources of fuel such as bio fuels and electricity; not derived from oil.
Biodegradable: a substance or material that will break down over time. See our composting article for more information.
Composting: the process of organic … [Read More]
If you’re looking for more creative ways to incorporate responsible, sustainable options into your lifestyle, there is no shortage of publications to help get your started. Whether you want to dig deeper on your research of hybrid cars or want to learn how organic food can be transformed into delicious meals, this list of books … [Read More]
Across the nation, many colleges have taken an active interest in promoting sustainability. Many students are practicing responsible, eco-conscious living by doing such things as recycling their waste and bicycling instead of driving. Others realize that the movement isn’t just a trend; an assortment of careers can be developed with a special emphasis on sustainability … [Read More]
It’s not just home improvement, it’s life improvement.
EcoMAX is an educational initiative by MAX Credit Union to help educate the River Region about sustainable living solutions. Sustainable living is about saving money on energy bills and creating a healthier home and lifestyle.
In 2007, MAX launched its first EcoMAX Expo focused on energy-efficient home products, and … [Read More]