Behind the Greens

GOING GREEN

  • Protecting Paradise
    The Turks and Caicos government has banned jet-skiing, waterskiing & spearfishing & is focusing on wastewater “pretreatment” for area hotels to curb chemical & fertilizer runoff...

MONEY MATTERS

  • A Guide to Green Auditing
    E tells you where to get the right training to become an environmental auditor, a position with real promise as a new green career or lucrative side job.

EATING RIGHT

  • Belly and Soul
    These days, I've found love in the bounty of the seasons. Fresh corn snapped from the stalk
    dark baby kale, nipped by winter frosts
    raspberries in the morning sun, plucked right from the vine...new potatoes, freshly unearthed, coddled with a bit of butter
    snow peas so pale in the early spring light they break your heart.

HOUSE & HOME

  • Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
    Wood Stove Pollution is a Burning Issue Before tossing those aromatic wood chips on the barbecue, using the fireplace to celebrate that first brisk fall day or lighting a campfire in the great out-of-doors, you might want to consider this: Wood smoke can literally take your breath away. Wood smoke kills, health officials say, because […]

BEHIND THE GREENS

  • Anyone for Tennis?
    Rebounces, an Arkansas-based company founded by tennis enthusiast Bill Dirst, has developed a method to give used tennis balls a second bounce.

CONSCIOUS CONSUMER

TOOLS FOR GREEN LIVING

  • Tools for Green Living
    Once you have the perfect environmentally friendly gift, why cover it in traditional throwaway wrapping? Instead, try reusable wrapping from Wrapsacks. These fun cotton gift bags are available in six sizes, including candle and wine shapes. All you have to do is slip your gift in and tie on a card.