About Chris Keenan

Chris Keenan is a green and general blog writer. He also maintains a personal cooking blog. Find Chris on Google



Author Archives: Chris Keenan

Ikea Creates Eco-Friendly Cardboard Camera

July 16th, 2012 | by Chris Keenan

Ikea, the modular furniture retailer, has developed a cardboard camera to help promote their PS 2012 line of furniture. The camera has a cardboard outer casing, USB drive, lens, one circuit board, two plastic screws and two AA batteries. It's light, compact, and recyclable


The Home Food Preservation Renaissance

June 21st, 2012 | by Chris Keenan

This time of year brings an abundance of fruits and vegetables to farmer’s markets and grocery stores - the perfect time to stretch that food budget even further through home preservation


Bicycle Rental: A Small Step to Going Greener

May 22nd, 2012 | by Chris Keenan

Cutting down on car emissions and using less fuel are two ways that help us green our lives. Commuting by bicycle is a great way to do this, but what if you live too far from work to make this a feasible option? How can the average person who doesn’t own a bicycle take advantage of all its green benefits? The answer is a bicycle share program, of course. In fact, there may already be a share site in your area


Solar Power Growth In The US [Infographic]

May 9th, 2012 | by Chris Keenan

What's going on in the US solar market? Over the last few years, even as the rest of the economy's been in a slump, solar has grown. Check out the details of this growth in this infographic


The Most Important Solar Fountain Benefits

April 10th, 2012 | by Chris Keenan

Installing a solar fountain in your yard has many benefits. Besides the obvious aesthetic benefit, solar fountains can improve your overall standard of living. Investigate all the features you desire and check out some of these reasons why a solar fountain makes sense for your property


Resilient Design: Building Green Means Building to Last

January 17th, 2012 | by Chris Keenan

Some people, when they look at how to design a home that is "green," and efficiently uses resources, often look back to the days of old, when houses were built to last as well as with a consciousness of the environment in which one lives. Many terms these "resilient homes." They are built to stand the test of time and be efficient in their use of resources


Wind Power Facts: Emissions Through the Lifecycle

January 9th, 2012 | by Chris Keenan

A recent scholarly paper decided to tackle the problem of the emissions of wind power, wishing to quantify the actual emissions so as to make accurate comparisons between wind power and other sources of electrical power generations



Back to Top ↑