Posts by Chris Gerlacher

Conscious Homeowner Looking for Toxin-Free Paint

Use Toxin-Free Paint and Create a Healthier Home

Picture this: you’ve just moved into your new home. All of the walls and furniture are bright builder’s white and you can’t wait to paint over it. But the paint you’re about to use probably isn’t toxin-free paint. The fresh-paint smell that makes you feel proud after a long day of painting is not necessarily…
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How to Incite Change, even as a Small Shareholder

Have you ever wanted to influence Verizon’s decision on net neutrality or McDonald’s recycling policy but didn’t know how? Social media and petitions only get you so far. There is another way to have real impact. If you’ve ever looked at a large corporation’s power, it may seem impossible to nudge them in a socially-conscious…
Woman infusing sustainability into her business idea by lake

How to Work Sustainability into your Business Idea

If you’re even thinking about starting your own business, good for you. Nothing is harder than figuring out how to start a new venture, and nothing is more rewarding than getting your own paycheck. You might even want to start a business that supports great causes and promotes sustainability. And you can do that. There…
Modern sustainable home

7 Ways to Make your Home a Sustainable Source of Income

A home is such a valuable resource. It can become a hub of sustainable technology or it could break down barriers between people and create communities. These seven companies do good for the planet and put money back in your pocket. 1. Lower your Utility Bill and Use Clean Energy This company is giving our…
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