Green Living

C & O 2019 Calendar Available!

Order Your 2019 C&O Canal Calendar Today The C&O Canal Trust's 2019 calendar is available for purchase. This 18-month calendar lets you enjoy the beauty of the C&O Canal National Historical Park every day with its full-color photos taken in the Park. These...

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LEDS Demystified

Moving from incandescents and fluorescents to LEDS is an intelligent decision, according to lighting experts. The average person, though, still seems a bit confused and distrustful of LEDs. Think Lumens and Kelvins, not Watts. No, it’s not a basketball team. Those...

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Five Trees for Me! (And the City of Frederick)

  Five Trees For Me is a program to encourage all City of Frederick residents to  plant five trees in their own yards or HOA common spaces. The City’s goal is to reach 40% canopy coverage by 2030 and (currently coverage is at 19%). ​ The City's Canopy assessment shows...

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Is Your Energy Bill Bothering You? Part 1

I consider myself to be a person who lives by sustainable principles. But, like all of us, I only had so much bandwidth, headspace, time, brainpower—whatever you want to call it; and with my specialty being recycling and waste reduction, I wanted to branch out to...

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