Synopsis

The On the Green Podcast distributes sixty-second audio reports focusing on what you can do to live a healthier and happier life. We cover a variety of topics including energy, travel, food and gardening, and technology with an emphasis on information, inspiration and involvement.

Episodes

  • Safe Routes to Schools

    Safe Routes to Schools

    27/10/2008 Duration: 01min

    Deb Hubsmith, director of the Safe Routes to School National Partnership, advocates for and promotes the practice of safe bicycling and walking to and from schools throughout the United States. So what are the benefits of walking and biking? Deb cites a new report that the Rails to Trails Conservancy released to Congress entitled Active Transportation [...]

  • The Dirt Diva

    The Dirt Diva

    27/10/2008 Duration: 01min

    Organic gardening columnist Annie Spiegelman offers tips on composting and container gardening. For more information, visit The Dirt Diva.

  • Cool the Earth

    Cool the Earth

    27/10/2008 Duration: 01min

    Cool the Earth is a grassroots, school-to-home program that was founded by parents who were inspired to take action after seeing the documentary An Inconvenient Truth.

  • Green Museum

    Green Museum

    27/10/2008 Duration: 01min

    More than a museum, the greenmuseum.org is a giant collaborative art-making tool. Sam Bower, the Executive Director, describes this fascinating website featuring an incredible variety of environmental art.  Check it out!

  • Energy Advice

    Energy Advice

    27/10/2008 Duration: 01min

    Whether you’re retrofitting your current house or planning to build a new one, the articles and information at Your Ecological House  will help you create an environmentally friendly house that really works. The site’s publisher Philip S. Wenz recently offered us some tips for conserving energy. 

  • BirdCam

    BirdCam

    02/10/2008 Duration: 01min

    Here’s a great tool for those who enjoy bird watching, bird photography or are just curious about what’s happening in their own backyards. You can capture bird photos and videos while you are away with this weatherproof, motion-activated digital camera. For more information, visit Wingscapes BirdCam.

  • Solar Chargers

    Solar Chargers

    02/10/2008 Duration: 01min

    Solio, the world’s most advanced hybrid solar charger, is powerful enough to charge all of your handheld electronic products at home or on the move, anywhere under the sun. For more information, visit Solio.

  • Rainwater Rescue

    Rainwater Rescue

    02/10/2008 Duration: 01min

    The rainwater from your roof represents a valuable commodity: with the Rainwater HOG you can catch and store your rainwater for reuse in your garden and even in your house. For more information, visit Rainwater Hog.

  • ECHOage Children’s Birthday Parties

    ECHOage Children’s Birthday Parties

    02/10/2008 Duration: 01min

    One small act of giving can echo around the world.  For more information, visit ECHOage.

  • Sustainable Shopping

    Sustainable Shopping

    02/10/2008 Duration: 01min

    World of Good partners with businesses and non-profits to build a stronger fair trade crafts movement in the United States, promoting clear transparent international standards for fair trade crafts, and investing in economic and social development projects in craft producer communities. And they have created an ethical marketplace launched in partnership with eBay featuring thousands [...]

  • neighBORROW

    neighBORROW

    30/08/2008 Duration: 01min

    An ingenious idea for those who you don’t always have what they need and don’t need what they have!   For more information, visit neighBORROW

  • Green Consulting Services

    Green Consulting Services

    30/08/2008 Duration: 01min

    GreenSmith Consulting is helping to forge truly sustainable businesses. On this series of podcasts, you’ll find out what a green business is and what the advantages of going green are, as well as what services this unique consulting company offers. For more information, visit GreenSmith Consulting 

  • Refrigerators

    Refrigerators

    30/08/2008 Duration: 01min

    Did you know that the most energy-efficient refrigerator is the one with the freezer on top? For more information, visit American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy.

  • September Nights

    September Nights

    30/08/2008 Duration: 01min

    Have you heard about Venus, Mercury and Mars playing tag? For more information, visit The Journal of Irreproducible Results.

  • Energy Myths

    Energy Myths

    30/08/2008 Duration: 01min

    You may be surprised to learn of some common myths we often hear about saving energy. For more information, visit American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy.

  • Become a Skywatcher

    Become a Skywatcher

    30/08/2008 Duration: 01min

    A great tip on how to buy the right telescope for you. For more information, visit The Journal of Irreproducible Results.

  • Solar Flashlights

    Solar Flashlights

    01/08/2008 Duration: 01min

    Bogo Light flashlights are a unique and much needed innovation. For more information, visit BogoLight.com.

  • POWERleap

    POWERleap

    01/08/2008 Duration: 01min

    A remarkable young woman with an incredible idea. For more information, visit POWERleap.

  • RecycleBank

    RecycleBank

    01/08/2008 Duration: 01min

    Here’s a business that’s making recycling fun and rewarding for everyone. For more information, visit RecycleBank.

  • Solar Power To Go

    Solar Power To Go

    01/08/2008 Duration: 01min

    Environmentally-friendly mobile power generation has arrived. For more information, visit SolaRover.

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