Tag Archive: Environment

August 20th, 2010 by | Tags: , | 3 Comments »

As many products come in cardboard packaging such as shoebox, pizza boxes, electronics that come in cardboard boxes and all those Amazon.com cardboard boxes!  In addition, cardboard is used for shipping 90 percent of all products in the US.  Therefore, cardboard is truly an integral item in our lives.  While they can be recycled one […]

May 6th, 2010 by | Tags: , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

What is American power? American power truly influences the world.  When I travel abroad and stay with host families, I’ve found them watching Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Friends, Desperate Housewives and the OC on television and listening to music by Michael Jackson, Kelly Clarkson, and Jennifer Lopez.  They are fascinated by our cultural youth activities […]

April 14th, 2010 by | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Puma, a shoe company, created a “clever little bag” to replace shoe boxes to help change the world for the better.  According to the article I came across, Puma’s redesigned shoebox will consume much less waste: “Puma claims that this new design will save about 8,500 tons of paper, 20 million Mega joules of electricity, […]

April 12th, 2010 by | Tags: , , , , , , | No Comments »

Chris Jordan continues to shock me.  His eye-catching lecture with TED.com and his photographs blow me away.  He is one true fighter in creating awareness of how we are living today in our culture.  Without any doubts, his visual presentation is much more powerful than just reading the numbers and statistics. Jordan hits the spot […]

April 1st, 2010 by | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Instead of continuing to have an intimate relationship with oil, we need to work on having a closer relationship with the renewable sources, such as solar power and wind power.  I know this is the same old debate that we hear constantly in the media, but I just have to reiterate what the media says.  […]