Celsias Lounge

Come on in, pull up a chair and join the conversation.

Start a discussion

109 Matching Discussions

America farmers still burning crops. What will it take to get "old timers" on board with newer practices that will save $ and preserve the earth? 11° (6 replies)

This morning I received an email from Arkansas farmer Norwood Creech, whom YERT corresponded with while seeking out rural farmers in the South. She wrote with great concern about "old time" farmers burning off crop stubble (rather than turning it under as compost). There no evidence that charring fields improves ...

Started by Julie E. in June 2008, about Agriculture & Food

Discuss this

GM crops increase pesticide use 11° (6 replies)

From Organic Consumers Association "According to a recent (December 2008) global summary report from the Worldwatch Institute: 1) The U.S. leads the world, by far, in genetically engineered crop production and consumption. 2) The widespread planting of crops genetically engineered to resist specific pesticides (which allows farmers to apply more ...

Started by C Robb W. in February 2009, about Agriculture & Food, Environment & Wildlife, Environmental Disasters, Genetic Modification, Organic, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans

Discuss this

Home "tiny green remodeling"--what else is there? 9° (9 replies)

I've learned recently that in addition to buying products that are better for the environment (such as energy saving bulbs and biodegradable cleaning products), there are some things that homeowners can do to reduce the environmental impact of our homes. From a friend, I heard about installing grey water systems ...

Started by Lindsey K. in June 2009, about Air Quality, Alternative, Cohousing, & Off-Grid Living, Climate Change, Consumerism, Design, Green energy, Lifestyle & Behavior, Pollution, Recycling, Solar, Water

Discuss this

EU continues to see the light and listen to reason 9° (4 replies)

See Organic Consumers Association http://www.organicconsumers.org/gelink.cfm " Although more than 70% of the non-organic food in American supermarkets contains genetically engineered ingredients, massive opposition to GMO crops in Europe has basically kept them off the market (except for imported animal feed). According to the majority the EU, biotech crops pose unacceptable ...

Started by C Robb W. in February 2009, about Agriculture & Food, Food, Genetic Modification, Organic

Discuss this

Green Products You Miss!!! 9° (9 replies)

Hello everyone, You can see almost every where that, we must use green products. But their may be some products you never find, no matter how long you search for them. But now there is a cool website ( http://runka.com/ ) which has a wide range of recycled products.But still ...

Started by Runka Products in April 2010, about Recycling

Discuss this

Ford's Focus on the Environment 9° (9 replies)

Hello everyone, My name is Lynn, and I am a community manager reaching out to your on behalf of Ford Motor Company. I hope that it's okay that, that I wanted to add this thread to the forum to let everyone know that Ford is running a video submission contest ...

Started by Lynn K. in December 2010, about Agriculture & Food, Air Quality, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Carbon Sequestration, Coal & Oil, Energy Saving, Green energy, Nuclear, Solar

Discuss this

Best way to fight with Global Warming and Climate Change 7° (7 replies)

I thing best way to fight with Global Warming and Climate Change is planting TREES.

Started by Bijay D. in May 2011, about Climate Change

Discuss this

Dishwasher, good or bad? 7° (7 replies)

In many eco books I have read that using your dishwasher for full loads is more efficient than washing by hand on a water use ratio. I support green energy by purchasing Green Mountain Energy, and would like to get some opinions from others as whats right. Feed me back!

Started by Trevor C. in January 2009, about Education, Emissions, Energy Saving, Green energy

Discuss this

Bottled water companies effect on groundwater/aquifers 7° (7 replies)

Increasingly, more and more wells that have previously not run dry are doing so at the moment. In NH there are various bottled water companies taking huges amounts of water from what used to flow into wells. Am I wrong to worry about this?

Started by Joanne K. in August 2010, about Water

Discuss this

Free stainless steel bottles for every US student? 7° (2 replies)

What do you think would be the eco-impact of every kid in the country getting a free stainless steel water bottle? If a single student stops using plastic water bottles, it will eliminate disposal of 180 plastic bottles per year. We at www.myecobot.com plan to do exactly that. Please visit ...

Started by Gary K. in March 2010, about Pollution

Discuss this

« Prev | Page 2 of 11 | Next »

Featured Companies & Orgs 

Join Celsias now & make a difference

Join Celsias to commit to actions, invite friends, join projects & apply for green jobs!

Which project would you rather follow?

Recycling E-Scrap Made Simple

Los Angeles, United States

See more »