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Ask Eartha: Celebrating Earth Day

Dear Eartha, I’m running out of time to decide what to do for Earth Day! Do you have any ideas?  Not to worry! Earth day is only a few days away, and now is a great time to start thinking about what you want to do to give back to the environment and the place […]

Ask Eartha: Energy Efficient Remodeling

Dear Eartha, I’m planning a home remodel this spring, and I want to make sure I’m considering energy efficiency, too. Do you have any advice to help my project be the best it can be? ‘Tis the season for home improvement projects! The warm months are a great time to plan and complete that work […]

Ask Eartha: Sustainable New Years Resolutions

Dear Eartha, the more I see climate change affecting our planet, the more motivated I feel to begin 2022 with a resolution that helps fight climate change. But I feel totally overwhelmed on where to start. Do you have any ideas for me? Your enthusiasm is inspiring! Faced with such a large-scale problem, I understand […]

Ask Eartha: Electrifying the Future

Dear Eartha, I’m trying to decrease my carbon footprint at home. I subscribe to a renewable electricity program but what do I do about heating with natural gas? I want to save, but I don’t want to live in an igloo! This is an excellent question to ponder as we enter heating season – or, […]

Ask Eartha: Turn Gratitude into Action

Dear Eartha, I was so thankful to be able to gather for the Thanksgiving holiday, and my family expressed the same. But when I see all the holiday trash and wastefulness, all those thank yous for all that we have feel a little empty. Do you have any advice for me? In this holiday season […]

Ask Eartha: Sustainable Holiday Gifts

Dear Eartha, The looming wastefulness that often comes with the holidays puts a damper on my festive spirit. How can I mitigate the waste yet still make the holidays extra special for green-minded loved ones? Beyond profuse consumption and the myriad of plastic-based gifts that will inevitably spend the next thousand of years in a […]

Ask Eartha: America Recycles Day

Dear Eartha, I just moved here for the season and my condo doesn’t have recycling. What’s up with that? Is there anything I can do with my recyclables? Kudos to you for caring about your new home and community! Also, great timing. Today is America Recycles Day. November 15 marks the day that the Environmental […]

Ask Eartha: Eco-friendly Ski Wax

Dear Eartha, I have heard about toxins that are in our ski waxes and other products. Is that true? What do I need to know? If you’re like me, these recent flurries have you unpacking your winter gear for the season and eagerly anticipating the feeling of gliding down fresh snow on newly waxed skis. Getting […]

ASK EARTHA: What are the environmental concerns for a real and a fake tree?

Dear Eartha, I’m looking into purchasing an artificial Christmas tree this holiday season. What are the environmental concerns for a real and a fake tree? Amy, Frisco With the holiday season fast approaching, millions of Americans are beginning preparations and will soon be weighing the options with regards to their Christmas tree. An age-old tradition, Christmas […]