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Badge of the Month: Now That's Hot

Winter is coming. More than just the words of House Stark, it’s a good reminder that year-round sustainability requires a certain flexibility for the changing of the seasons. With that in mind, we chose “Now That’s Hot” as December’s...

Badge of the Month: Take Out a Leak

October brings 3 things: Halloween candy, reruns of “The Charlie Brown Great Pumpkin” special, and for most of us, cold weather. Sure, you could insulate your house with Starburst wrappers and try to plug your leaks with bite-sized Snickers bars, but...
Be Cool, Be International

Be Cool, Be International

The NY Times ran an interesting article in yesterday’s Sunday edition about “The Cost of Cool” and why air-conditioning is an environmental quandary. Give it a read while you sit in your comfortable/freezing/sub-arctic office and consider how your...
A/C Slater

A/C Slater

I can’t wait until summer arrives!  A home grown heirloom tomato, watermelon and feta salad, drizzled with olive oil, is when I know it’s summer.  Soon thereafter it’s air conditioning season in many areas of the country.   That’s when Smarty Pants becomes really...
Top Chef

Top Chef

  Eating healthy is triple phat: Good for you, for your local economy, and for the environment.  Learn more with our Top Chef’s three pins: Meatless Mondays, Fresh Beets and Down Home Eats.  JouleBug, where you earn points, share and save. If you really want to...

A Laundry List

  Washing and drying full loads, using cold water from time to time, and cleaning the dryer’s lint trap all sound like work.  Why not make it fun with Joulebug?  Show off your sustainability bling with this badge and many others! Fill your trophy case...