Thursday, May 9, 2013
Want to make a real difference in the world? Consider one of these seven "green" careers that help protect -- and improve -- our planet, plus find openings in Ladue and Frontenac. Provided by Jobs at AOL.
The following story was provided by AOLJobs.com By Debra Auerbach for CareerBuilder Have you ever had an itch to quit your job and instead do work that makes a real difference in the world? In honor of Earth Day on April 22, we've compiled a list of seven jobs that help people live a better life – from the buildings they work and live in, to the energy that fuels their homes, to the air they breathe. 1. Conservation scientist: Conservation scientists are hired to help preserve and protect natural habitats. They usually work with landowners and federal, state and local governments to find the best ways to use and improve the land while conserving the environment.* **If you’re looking for a green job in Ladue or Frontenac check out …
Friday, May 3, 2013
Here are some family activities you can do to foster environmentalism. Sponsored by Sony.
Very few events are celebrated around the globe, but Earth Day is. This year, it’s come and gone. But we’re here to ask: What can we do to show our love of the earth on that day, and every day? On May 31, Sony will release After Earth, an action-packed movie that takes place 1,000 years after cataclysmic events forced humanity to leave. It’s the kind of scenario that makes you want to immediately donate to Greenpeace, recycle everything, and start biking everywhere. So, in honor of Earth Day, Patch has teamed up with Sony to present these ideas for making every day Earth Day. How can we make every day Earth Day? Begin with little things. Easy things. Obvious things. Things we take for granted each day, and use and/or abuse because of our …
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Our panel of experts are waiting in the comments to answer your questions.
It's time for another edition of Ask the Patch Pro, where each week we tackle a different topic and open up the comments section for questions. Our team of experts stop in to help you out and answer your questions. This week we're talking about "going green." How can you make your home, business or just life in general more eco-friendly? We want to help you find the answers to all your questions, but we need can't do it alone. Patch wants to help you get your questions answered, but we needed some help. We've compiled a team of experts to help us out. Meet the experts:
Monday, April 29, 2013
Patch is looking for experts who can answer readers' questions and offer advice about being eco-friendly this week.
How can you make your home, business or just life in general more eco-friendly? We want to help you find the answers to all your questions, but we need can't do it alone. In the latest edition of "Ask the Patch Pro" we need local experts who can answer readers' questions and offer advice about "going green." If you consider yourself an expert and can answer these questions and more, let us know two ways. One: You can leave a comment on this post along with your email. Two: You can send an email to email@example.com. We need experts to answer questions on Thursday, May 2. Curious as to what we are looking for? Take a look at some of our previous Patch Pro posts: So what do you say, who wants to be our expert?
Thursday, January 3, 2013
If your New Year's resolution is to live a greener lifestyle, check out these 20 tips to help you stick to your plan.
If you want to be kinder to the planet and save some money at the same time, here are 20 ways to go green in 2013. TELL US: Do you think you could stick to a green New Year's resolution? Share your thoughts and suggestions in the comments sections below. We'd like that.