When the Dell Reconnect program was preparing to exhibit at South by Southwest — a popular music, film and interactive conference and festival held every year in Austin, Texas — they wanted to come up with a good way to showcase just how easy and important it can be to reuse or recycle computers.
The solution? A retro game arcade.
Chances are, if you were an adult attending SXSW, you grew up with some kind of old-school game, be it Pong or Donkey Kong. So Dell Reconnect turne…
Green Pre-Schools: An Early Start for Sustainable Living
Young children’s minds are like sponges. They absorb just about everything – good and bad. They pick up on things around them that we as adults, don’t even notice sometimes. Input from the world around them shapes young children’s lives, shapes who they become as adults, and more importantly – how they live.
That concept is what lead to Dawn Maxwell creating a preschool that teaches children to lead a healthy lifestyle, while embracing nature and having fun. Maxwell, ,a mother of 4, sa…
Walk into any elementary school cafeteria during lunchtime, and among the gap-toothed grins and paper sacks, you’re bound to see plenty of cartons.
Those little boxes of juice and milk add up, making carton recycling a smart addition to any school’s recycling program — and a great way to keep the nearly 5 billion cartons that schools currently throw away out of landfills. The Carton Council estimates that for each 100 enrolled students eating lunch at school in a given day, there will be…
It doesn’t matter what time of year it is, my house invariably gets that been-closed-up-too-long smell in the air. Sure there’s the scent of clean laundry and, heaven help me, the overwhelming aroma of my daughter’s collection of body sprays; but I can just tell when the windows haven’t been opened up in a while.
Now, I don’t know where you’re reading this from, but here in Texas, there’s about two weeks in the spring and two weeks in the fall that are perfect for open windows. Other than…
I personally wouldn’t think the words “sustainability” and “grocery store” fit in the same sentence, but sure enough, thanks to Kroger – they do. In fact, Kroger has a history of sustainable practices.
In a statement on their website, Kroger states: “Kroger has a commitment to environmental sustainability. We strive to reduce our impact on the environment by using natural resources responsibly and minimizing waste in all of our operations.”
In 2014 alone, Kroger stores across t…