School fundraising goes green

Article: School fundraising goes green

Though the kids are probably home for the summer at this point, the PTA, band boosters, or other school organization may already be discussing fundraising plans for the coming year. More efforts to get the kids knocking on doors to sell wrapping paper and nasty pizza kits, right?

Fortunately, a number of eco-entrepreneurs have gotten into the fundraising game, and created opportunities for either selling greener products, or leveraging activities like recycling to raise money for school activities and organizations. A few of the companies involved in this niche after the jump.

Carbon Week: Reducing Your Carbon Emissions

Article: Carbon Week: Reducing Your Carbon Emissions

As we mentioned yesterday [], we’ll be dedicating this week to a few of the ins and outs of carbon emissions: what you need to know about your impact on climate change, how you can learn more about your footprint, and what you can do to cut it back without moving to a cave or…

An Introduction to Light Emitting Diodes

Article: An Introduction to Light Emitting Diodes

When it comes to lighting, compact fluorescent lightbulbs (CFLs) are a giant step forward when compared to traditional incandescent bulbs, and TreeHugger recommends them for everyone. Even though CFLs offer superior energy efficiency and life expectancy, another light source is on the consumer products horizon with the potential to revolutionize the way we flip the…