Electric vehicles are on the come up in Alabama. Manufacturing plants dedicated to electric vehicles are coming to the state soon and with this rise, we’re going to need to charge up somewhere. Here’s where to find car charging stations around Birmingham.Continue reading “10+ car charging stations around the Birmingham metro area”
As concern for our environment continues to grow, many companies are taking important steps towards more sustainable practices. With household names like Apple, Google and Nike at the forefront, we’re taking a look at three Birmingham companies working towards carbon neutrality.Continue reading “Carbon neutrality: Who’s doing it in Birmingham + how you can help”
Birmingham based Freedom Soap Company is so much more than their name implies. They’re known for their all-natural soaps and skincare products, but now they are adding more sustainable and eco-friendly goods to their inventory.
Keep reading to get a sneak peek, plus find out how you can win a bunch of Freedom Soap goodies and donate to a local environmental organization at the same time.Continue reading “Shop new local + sustainable products from Freedom Soap Company”
One of my favorite weekend activities is antiquing or thrifting. Spending hours rummaging through booths to find those hidden gems is so fun to me. Not only is shopping second hand sustainable, but you can also usually find a good bargain. Thankfully, Birmingham has tons of great antique spots and consignment shops—here are 5 to visit this weekend!Continue reading “5 antique + consignment shops to visit in Birmingham”
If you weren’t aware, April is Earth Month! It honestly couldn’t have come at a better time as we’re all finding a new appreciation for the outdoors during these uncertain times. So in honor of celebrating our planet, we’re highlighting a few local sustainable businesses doing their part to take care of the environment.Continue reading “Celebrate sustainability with these Birmingham companies + cocktail kits”
As climate change and sustainability continue to become defining issues of our generation, you may be wondering what you can do to help right here in Birmingham.
Don’t get me wrong. It’s a BIG planet, but adopting an eco-friendly lifestyle doesn’t have to be scary or require moving into a tent. Just remember that positive impact starts with baby steps you take every day. Here are 10 easy ways to go green in Birmingham right now!Continue reading “10 simple ways to go green in Birmingham, including thrifting”
500 million straws are used in the U.S. each day—many never making it to recycling bins, instead to join the billions of others polluting our rivers, lakes, beaches and oceans.Continue reading “14 places around Birmingham no longer using plastic straws + other single use plastics. Plus where to buy your own locally”
UAB students have worked for over a year to design and build a house fully powered by solar energy. Learn more about the project here!
Smart City is an initiative which creates “smart, sustainable cities with high-quality living and high-quality jobs.”
As Birmingham continues to gain notoriety through restaurants, startups, entertainment and tourism, this initiative will take us just that much closer to being one of the most happenin’ places in the south.
Seeking participants from varying careers and all walks of life, this program is modeled after the Magic City’s successful Leadership Birmingham program.