Latest Sustainable Living Stories

2014-07-21 12:23:19

GREENWICH, Conn. and CHICAGO, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- North Castle Partners and its co-investors announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement to sell Ignite USA, LLC ("Ignite"), a leading developer and marketer of reusable, environmentally friendly thermal mugs and hydration bottles primarily sold under the Contigo Brand, to Newell Rubbermaid (NYSE: NWL) for a purchase price of $308 million. For North Castle Partners, a leading private equity firm focused...

2014-07-09 12:22:44

Clean-tech pioneer celebrates U.S. ingenuity with list of motivating environmental initiatives NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From Philadelphia's commitment to hit aggressive environmental goals in six years to Corpus Christi's cutting-edge wind energy plan, Recyclebank today revealed 10 American initiatives it is recognizing for setting the bar for urban sustainability and environmental practices. The company that encourages and rewards smarter, everyday choices for a...

2014-05-15 12:24:15

"Summer Sunlight Activities" and New Documentary Short Film Latest from Unilever Initiative to Take Small Steps Toward a Bright Future ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, Unilever is challenging families to create a brighter future while having fun together. Taking a cue from the optimistic outlook children have on the world, an interactive series of "Summer Sunlight Activities" and a new short film, "The Way Kids See It," are launching today to inspire families...

2014-04-22 23:10:55

Bambeco celebrates their anniversary this Earth Day. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Bambeco, the leader in stylish, sustainable furnishings and home décor is celebrating five years of business since the company launched on Earth Day 2009. With a continued commitment to inspire sustainable living, bambeco’s mission is to change the world one room at a time by providing a platform through which sustainability is transformed from a movement to a household word. “At bambeco,...

2014-02-21 23:25:43

A green energy video by GreenByNumbers.come educates consumers about renewable resources that contribute to a more sustainable future. (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 GreenByNumbers.com released a new green energy video (http://www.greenbynumbers.com/green-sustainable-energy) to help visitors with their search for sustainable homes, alternative energy sources, and low-impact products. The video was created to empower visitors and fuel their power needs. Consumers learn about the importance of...

2013-10-10 23:30:08

Sustainable Turf Feeding Systems is a blog dedicated to sharing information about sustainability Houston,TX (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Turf Feeding Systems is proud to announce the launch of a new blog focused on implementing sustainability into all types of irrigated areas around the world. Michael Chaplinsky the President of Turf Feeding Systems states, “Sustainability has become an overused brand or slogan like a ‘Green Building’, and has lost its true importance as economic...

2013-09-16 23:18:53

4th Annual Mother Earth News Fair to be held September 20-22 at Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Seven Springs, PA. Hudson, MA (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 altE, a leading distributor of solar panels and solar power products, is pleased to announce their participation at the 2013 Mother Earth News Fair, September 20-22 at Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Seven Springs, PA. The Mother Earth News Fair is a fun-filled, family-oriented, sustainable lifestyle event. The fair features practical,...

2013-09-10 23:26:30

Some energy saving habits are not what they seem. Washington Energy Services dispels five urban legends of green living, and provides tips for what really will work to benefit the environment. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Many people care enough about the environment to take action, or at least think they are doing "the right thing". It turns out that some of the most widely held energy saving habits are actually urban legends about green living. Here are five that...

2013-07-17 23:26:10

Congressman Jared Huffman recognizes real goods for sustainability efforts. Louisville, Colo. (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 Real Goods Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: RSOL), a nationwide leader of turnkey solar energy solutions for residential, commercial, and utility customers, announced that Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael, CA) awarded Real Goods and the Solar Living Institute (SLI) the very first Sustainable North Coast certificate awarded in Mendocino County for their decades of long work in...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'