Earth Day - one of my most favorite holidays of the year. Why? Simple, because I love anything that has to do with making sure that our beautiful planet is around for millions of years for my grandchildren and their grandchildren to enjoy! There are so many things that you can do - individually, as a family, as a community - to celebrate Earth Day in your own hometown. Below we have listed just a few items to help get you started! 21 Tips for Greening Your Kitchen - How to reduce waste, save energy, and lower your carbon footprint … [Read more...] about Happy Earth Day!
On March 31, 2007, more than 2.2 million Sydney, Australia residents and more than 2,100 business switched off their lights and non-essential electrical appliances for just one hour. Their actions made a powerful statement about global warming, and a global movement was born. That one single hour showed a 10.2 percent reduction in energy consumption across Sydney. Imagine the reduction percentage when Earth Hour is celebrated globally! Earth Hour is an annual event hosted by the World Wildlife Fund, usually held on the last Saturday evening … [Read more...] about Celebrating Earth Hour on 3/29/2014
I am thrilled to be celebrating yet another Earth Day with my family and friends. I'm one of those moms that worries about the world that we are leaving for our children, and the problems that they will inherit from our generation and have to attempt to fix from our lack of understanding and comprehension. So much damage has been done to our planet over the years and our ozone layer, that it worries me what the future might hold for our children and our grandchildren. So I have been doing my best to lower my family's carbon footprint where … [Read more...] about Happy Earth Day 2013!
Earth Hour is being held on March 23, 2013 at 8:30 p.m. this year. Do you know what Earth Hour is? It is a time for people around the world to come together for one hour, and turn off all electronics for one hour. Are you going to participate in the event? All of us here at Life in a House of Testosterone will be participating, and we are getting our apartment community involved as well. What are your plans for Earth Hour this year? Leave a comment below and share with us! … [Read more...] about Earth Hour