Posted March 11, 2019 by Ebony Porter
With the increasing amount of waste in landfills, many people have started opting for a little- or no-waste lifestyle. Having just a mason jar’s worth of trash for an entire year may seem like an intimidating feat, but there are small ways in which you can start to produce less waste.
Posted January 31, 2019 by Ebony Porter
Thanks to modern meteorological technology, residents of coastal areas often have well over 24 hours warning before the landfall of a hurricane or tropical storm. But that time can disappear quickly, especially if you need to reinforce your home or expect to get stuck in an evacuation traffic jam. Don’t waste even more time making last-minute runs for basic supplies like batteries, canned goods and bottled water, which are frequently in short supply in the run-up to a major storm. Learn what to pack for a hurricane and build a kit today so that you’ll be ready for the first day of hurricane season.
Posted August 9, 2018 by Ebony Porter
The production of electricity in the U.S. falls into three major source categories:
Posted July 19, 2018 by Ebony Porter
Between March and November, the landscape across our nation comes alive with festivals to celebrate music, art, farming, and community. The snow has melted, the orchards are loaded with fruits and the sun is out, creating the perfect time for everyone to be outdoors among their friends, family and community.
Posted July 18, 2018 by Ebony Porter
Gardening is a hobby that you can spend a lifetime learning about. Seasons change, seeds fail or thrive, and just when you think you know it all, you realize how much there still is to learn. Direct Energy’s Gardening Series is a follow-along guide to embrace the beauty and challenges involved with being a gardener. As a craft that requires patience, creativity, and endurance, gardening can be enjoyed by those of all ages, and is one of the most satisfying ways to spend an early morning or late afternoon. Follow along as we show you how to begin, which herbs grow the best and other tips on how to plant a garden that will flourish under your care.
Posted July 5, 2018 by Ebony Porter
With little pre-thought and not a lot of preparation, healthy microwave dinners will become your easy go to, especially on a busy weeknight with little time to prep.