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I-GO Car Sharing Launches Largest Solar-Powered EV Project

I know sustainablog founder and editor Jeff McIntire-Strasburg is an I-GO fan — I actually learned about this Chicago car sharing non-profit from Jeff when he wrote about it earlier this year on sustainablog. Well, now, this humble little car sharing non-profit is leading the country.. in powering electric cars with solar power.

December 2nd

How Many Cars Were Recycled Last Year (Infographic)

Kars4Kids just created an Infographic entitled “How many cars were recycled last year” (below). Given that we’ve covered recycling of old cars in the past, it’s an important but not widely discussed topic, and there are some pretty interesting stats here, I thought it’d be something fun to share here. Here’s a particularly shocking statistic […]

November 14th

"Be an ENERGY STAR" — Top Videos

Jeff wrote about the EPA’s “Be an ENERGY STAR” video challenge back in August, and featured a video submitted by some rather clever and cute kids.  In case you don’t remember, you can check out the link above, and the summary of the contest is that it encouraged Americans to pick up their cameras and document […]

November 11th

Increase Wind Power with Your Mouse

A good, old friend of sustainablog and our media network, Jan van Voorst, started a new project not long ago where you support green organizations or actions by sharing posts on social media (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, StumbleUpon, and Google+). Jeff covered the new project in August right after it got started. It seems to be […]

November 9th

3 Ways to Go Solar

With the cost of solar continuously declining and a huge solar power explosion (i.e. a ton more solar getting installed around the world these days), you might be wondering what your options are for going solar. To be honest, you have more way to go solar than ever. Let’s run down some of your top options. […]

November 1st

Environmentalism as a Step in Individual Evolution

Environmental care is a practical, worldly thing. But it is also a step in one’s personal evolution. On the one hand, it is a practical response to the environmental problems we are facing. It is also a foresighted response to the issues (economic and environmental) that we might be facing if we don’t think more […]

September 17th

10 Sustainable Lifestyle Tips: #6-10

Lifestyle is the biggest underlying contributor to our environmental impact. The things we buy, the products we use, the way we travel, are all influenced greatly by our lifestyle. Our lifestyle is the root of all our green (or not green) actions in some way or another. How we think, what we think about, how […]

July 27th

5 Products to Green in Your Everyday Life

Jeff McIntire-Strasburg occasionally writes posts on new, innovative green products (see Five Greenish Products You’ve Seen on TV and Five More Greenish Products You’ve Seen on TV). Rather than try to steal his thunder, this post looks at some basic, simple, green products that can make your everyday life many times greener. Staying away from […]

July 24th

Christianity and the Environment

A comment on one of my posts last week gave me the idea of writing on the relationship between Christianity and the environment. Generally, when we think of this connection, many of us think about the “Religious Right” and their strong conservative beliefs and anti-environmental policies. What is at the root of Christianity, though? Can […]

July 22nd