How to Live a Green Lifestyle – On the Cheap

When G-d told Adam and Eve to “be fruitful and multiply,” such bidding was immediately followed with “and replenish the earth.”

Whether or not you believe that the men (could they have been women?) who wrote Genesis were divinely inspired, you will have to agree that they were at least very prescient, foreseeing the day when the land would be overflowing, not with milk and honey, but with discarded plastics, electronic gadgets, tin cans, and other forms of rubbish.

Today, I think we can communicate to G-d, relative to the command of being fruitful and multiplying, “mission accomplished.” Most people would say we have actually overdone it. READ MORE »

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Put Your Funds to Work for Mother Earth and the Environment

April 6, 2011 Green Business
Put Your Funds to Work for Mother Earth and the Environment

With the ecology of the planet being damaged systematically and efficiently by unsound business practices, it makes sense to look for investment companies that do more for the earth. Fortunately, many environmental investing opportunities already exist for potential investors. Unfortunately, many of these funds engage in “green-washing” and are not as environmentally friendly as their […]

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The Difference Between Environmental Investment, Sustainable Investment, and Ethical Investment

April 4, 2011 Green Business
The Difference Between Environmental Investment, Sustainable Investment, and Ethical Investment

More businessmen and investors are attesting to the fact that going greener is the only way to do business these days. More money and assets are being placed in what people call socially responsible investing. Many people also call this environmental investing. However, there is a big difference between an environmental investment and a socially […]

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A Tequila Car?! No, This Isn’t Drinking and Driving

April 1, 2011 Green Consumer
A Tequila Car

Did you know that the same plant that fires up the margarita you sip every Friday night at the bar can also fire up your car? Not to mention light up your house, power up your appliances, and heat your water for you? The agave plant, the plant that is used to manufacture every single […]

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Invest for the Future of the Earth and Your Portfolio

March 23, 2011 Green Business
Invest for the Future of the Earth and Your Portfolio

Many wise investors found it profitable to place their money in alternative energy sources in 2007, when the price of oil skyrocketed to more than $100 per barrel. Solar energy investments had the most returns, yielding three-digit gains in as little as one year. But soaring oil prices are not the only reason for green […]

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