Topics :: environmentalism

Element to Open First Hotel in Europe

Thursday Dec 13, 2012
Scheduled to open in 2014, Element Frankfurt Airport marks the much-anticipated European debut of the trailblazing eco-wise brand.

A Green Sanctuary at Element Times Square

By Mark Thompson | Thursday Oct 11, 2012
A recent in-town getaway to the new 411-room Element Times Square, which opened in 2010, confirmed that Element by Westin is not only "green" but also a refuge for restoring your balance while recharging your creative battery.

15 Reasons to Visit Yellowstone in the Fall

Thursday Sep 6, 2012
It is not just the sudden-onset yellow transforming the towering aspens that provides the signal that fall has arrived in Yellowstone Country. Other signs are the fat bears and noisy bull elk.

"Ecodesign: Ecofriendly Objects for Everyday Use"

By Mark Thompson | Saturday Aug 18, 2012
Published by h.f. ullmann, the richly-illustrated "Ecodesign" by Silvia Barbero and Brunella Cozzo introduces readers to a dazzling array of contemporary objects that are as stylish as they are sustainable.

Tomato Tips for Summer Gardening

Thursday Jul 12, 2012
It’s important to understand common tomato terms, often seen on tomato plant tags and the basics of growing tomatoes. The more you know, the better you’ll grow.

"I Pledge to Pedal" Sweepstakes Offers 10 Strada Bicycles

Tuesday Jul 10, 2012
Promoting balanced living at home and away, is challenging its Facebook friends to put pedal to the pavement this summer and replace one car trip per week with a bike ride.

"Do Good Feel Good" Tips for Going Green in the Home

Friday Jun 29, 2012
Simple adjustments to everyday life make a huge impact on our society. A new "Do Good Feel Good" page showcases user tips for a "greener" way of life in the office, kitchen, garden, and more.

Wild and Wonderful Waikiki

By Mark Thompson | Thursday Jun 21, 2012
Ever since its admission to the United States in 1959, Hawaii has been synonymous with paradise in the American imagination - and Waikiki the definitive manifestation of a lush and luxurious tropical life.

Walking the Primrose Path at Tower Hill Botanic Garden

Sunday Apr 29, 2012
Most people probably know Primroses as the ubiquitous potted plants with bright pastel flowers that land in every garden center and grocery store in February and March to brighten winter’s darkest days.

Brewing Your Own Eco-Friendly Cleaning Supplies

By Joel Martens | Friday Apr 20, 2012
It’s springtime and that means it’s time to spruce up those whites.