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Lunchopolis Giveaway!

Say good-bye to brown-bagged lunches, Ziplocs, and other single-use lunchtime products and get on board with the Lunchopolis!   The Lunchopolis contains an insulated lunch box, a beverage container, and 4 snack/sandwich containers. 


Win a Lunchopolis!

Here are the giveaway rules:

1)  "LIKE" Keen for Green on Facebook.  

2)  "LIKE" New Wave Enviro on Facebook.  

3) Comment on New Wave Enviro's FB page telling them what your favorite product is on their website.    Go to New Wave Enviro's website to see their products.  

4)  Email [email protected] to let us know that you've become a fan of both and commented on New Wave's FB page.  ... read more

Chipkos Discount for Keen For Green Readers!


We're pleased to announce that Chipkos is giving a 15% discount to all Keen For Green readers!  When purchasing, just use discount code Keen15.   Coupon code expires on 2/17/12.  ... read more

Green Your Business: Cloud Virtual Offices Provides Solutions to Clean Up Your Carbon Footprint (and make employees happy, too)

virtual office

What is a virtual office?

Many small businesses and large companies alike are turning to “virtual offices” and professional business centers in order to meet ever changing demands. A virtual office, such as those offered by Cloud Virtual Offices, is “a combination of off-site live communication and address services that allow users to reduce traditional office costs while maintaining business professionalism." A professional business center often provides business space and services on as as-needed basis.... read more

San Jose Solar Installation: Todd R.'s Solar Experience.

San Jose Solar Installation

Todd R. of San Jose, California describes his experience with REC Solar as part of our Go Solar! series.... read more

Home Solar Installation: Solar Lease Programs

Home Solar Installation

Tom Gard, a retired math instructor, who taught at Evergreen High School in Evergreen, Colo., and his wife Barbara Jean are the latest in their neighborhood to get their power from the sun.... read more

Solar Panel Companies: Golden Gate Solar Tech, 100% Women-Owned/Minority Company

solar panel companies san francisco

Golden Gate Solar Tech is a solar distribution company located in San Francisco, California that aims spread sustainable practice around the globe. They are a 100% women-owned and minority company that sells solar panels, solar inverter boxes, racking systems, and solar raw materials. While they are based in San Francisco, they have provided solar panels to remote areas to enhance lives in third-world countries.... read more

Practically Green -- Making Going Green Easy, Accessible & Fun!

For the eco-newbie, going green can sometimes seem daunting, but it doesn't have to be!  One of my favorite green websites is Practically Green.   Instead of it making seem like going green is a huge, unattainable undertaking, it helps you figure out small goals you can reasonably achieve while saving the planet.

I recently had the wonderful opportunity to talk to Susan Hunt Stevens, Founder and CEO of Practically Green.  She just so happens to live in my city, Newton, Massachusetts.  Over caffeinated beverages, we had a good time talking about Practically Green and the small lifestyle choices a family can make to go green easily.... read more

Take the Lose the Plastic Pledge -- A Guest Blog Post by Lacey Lybecker

Today we have a guest blog post by Lacey Lybecker of A Greener Kitchen.  Lacey previously wrote for us with her excellent blog post 7 Tips for a Greener Kitchen back in February.  This blog post is about the Lose the Plastic Campaign.  Enjoy!!!


Take the Lose the Plastic Pledge

lose the bag campaign
100% organic cotton produce bags replace plastic and help save the earth with 1% of profits going towards your earth charity of choice.

Green grocery shoppers and farmers market goers rejoice! A Greener Kitchen introduces reusable produce bags made with 100% organic cotton now available for purchase online at Eco-friendly and easy to use, these reusable bags are on a mission to eliminate plastic produce bags in the marketplace and give back to the earth.... read more

The Environmental Business Cluster Casino Night Fundraiser Connects California Green Businesses

Casino Night

On May 12, 2011, cleantechnology “green” business professionals from around California's Silicon Valley gathered together for an evening of entertainment, food, and gambling! “Baby needs a new pair of shoes!” - While this phrase was exclaimed more than once in the evening, we all knew the new pair of shoes was more than a material want; it was a community desire to support growth in the cleantech industry as a whole.... read more

Solar Companies: Sungevity Solar Named "Innovator of the Year" 2011

Solar Lease Sungevity

Sungevity is one of the nation's fastest growing residential solar companies – in part due to the commitment to the communities they serve and programs such as Solar Lease, which makes solar a reality for many consumers who otherwise wouldn't be able to afford it.... read more

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