(NewsUSA) - The climate impact of large buildings and facilities, especially data centers and microchip plants, has been under scrutiny and has made recent headlines after New York Attorney General Letitia James alleged that Verizon had failed to maintain its cooling towers on buildings acro…
(BPT) - Down is a sustainable, renewable and ethical resource. A recently conducted Life Cycle Assessment found down has 18 times less of an impact on climate change than polyester fill. The LCA also tested the impact of down versus polyester in five environmental categories. Down beat out p…
(StatePoint) “Think globally, act locally” is a motto that everyone should take to heart. It emphasizes the importance of real actions you can take at home and in your community, while stressing the fact that every creature on planet Earth is connected. With that in mind, here are three grea…
(NAPSI)—Having the right outdoor power equipment on hand year-round is important—in more ways than many people realize. That’s according to the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), which advises home and business owners to grow familiar with safe operating procedures and think ahead b…
(BPT) - It’s summertime and that is the perfect time to gather family and friends for a picnic. An important aspect to consider when planning your summer picnic is environmental impact. An easy way to lower your carbon footprint is choosing items in polyethylene terephthalate, or PET. This p…
(BPT) - When you go shopping for a good or service you need, you have a choice. You can shop family-owned and -operated or you can shop franchises and corporations. People are realizing where they put their dollars counts and more are opting to shop local when possible because they trust fam…
(StatePoint) You don’t have to be a sustainability expert to incorporate elements of eco-friendly living into your everyday routine. This summer, think about the small changes you can make that can add up to make a bigger difference.
(NAPSI)—If U.S. dogs and cats were their own country, they’d rank fifth in global meat consumption. In fact, through their diet, our pets constitute about 25–30% of the environmental impacts from animal production in terms of the use of land, water, fossil fuel, phosphate, and biocides in th…
(NAPSI)—The 2022 hurricane season is underway, with the Colorado State University (CSU) Tropical Meteorology Project Team forecasting an above-average storm season for the Atlantic basin. Emergency preparation experts say now is the time to get ready, especially as CSU places the probability…
(StatePoint) The kitchen is the heart of the home, it’s also a space where you can waste a lot of energy if you’re not careful. By making a few simple adjustments to your habits in the kitchen, you can easily cut your energy bills and do your part to help the environment.
(StatePoint) Earth Day, celebrated April 22, is a good time to consider making more sustainable tweaks to the way you shop.
(StatePoint) Humans produce over 380 million tons of plastic every year, according to Plastic Oceans. Because plastic doesn’t biodegrade, it creates waste, litter and pollution. But there are steps you can take to reduce your own contribution to this mounting problem. Here are a few ideas to…
(StatePoint) If you’re like many parents, you want to set a good example for your children and teach them how they can positively impact the world around them. However, when it comes to sustainable efforts, the responsibility of saving the environment can seem like a monumental task.
(StatePoint) Part of being a good environmental steward is passing on this wisdom to the next generation. Here are three hands-on ways parents and grandparents can teach children to protect the birds in their very own backyard.
(StatePoint) Environmental concerns are impacting shopping decisions for consumers of all ages, according to recent research.
(StatePoint) Countless headlines suggest you have to drive a battery-powered electric vehicle (EV) if you care about the planet. Yet consumers, including many who want to be “green,” are still opting for gasoline-powered vehicles 98 percent of the time. What’s standing in their way?
(StatePoint) Resolving to green up your act in the New Year? Here are just a few tweaks you can make right at home to substantially reduce your environmental footprint.
(StatePoint) Agriculture contributes about 17 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions worldwide, according to the United Nations. And while the sector is a key contributor to climate change, it is also vulnerable to its effects -- with climate-related impacts such as droughts, flooding an…
(StatePoint) November 15 is America Recycles Day and it is a good time to take stock of what you’re doing to reduce your environmental impact. Every effort counts and that goes down to the tiniest recyclable items such as contacts lenses.
Currently in Missoula
- Canadian police found in undercover operation at Great Falls gunshow
- Wanted person deceased following officer-involved shooting in Great Falls
- The Loading Zone, Playground Lounge, and Buffalo Saloon to shut their doors
- GFHS placed in lockdown this afternoon after student assaults staff members
- Lewis and Clark Co. Sheriff ID's Spring Meadow Lake State Park drowning victim
- Hurricane Ian: 'Worse case' for Fort Myers, Punta Gorda, experts say
- Children taken from Black Eagle Friday found safe
- Lawsuit says woman gave birth alone on Maryland jail floor
- Suspect arrested after potential threat at Great Falls High School
- Officers respond to schools in Fort Benton after student advises teacher of concerning text message