Happy Wednesday! Here is a Climate Action Bingo you can complete to lower your impact on the environment. Bonus points if you are able to cross off every item! ...

Happy Earth Day! The Earth Day 2022 Theme is Invest In Our Planet. What Will You Do?  Visit www.earthday.org to find information on Earth Day events, activities, and what individuals and organizations can do to make a difference. In the meanwhile, here is a fun craft you...

Here is a fun Spring craft you can make out of recycled cardboard rolls! Materials:  Cardboard tubes (like recycled toilet paper or paper towel rolls Your choice color of paint construction paper (pink and white) glue scissors black permanent marker or paint pen white paint pen...

Today is National Children's Picture Book Day! NATIONAL CHILDREN’S PICTURE BOOK DAY - April 2, 2022 - National Today Ways to celebrate include Reading with children Reading children's books from other cultures Donate extra books to those in need   What are your favorite childhood books?  ...

Did you know that 91% of plastic is NOT recycled? Plastic pollution has been a problem for many years. Since plastic was invented in the 1950s, it has been mass-produced at extreme rates. As of 2019, there has been 8.3 billion metric tons of plastic produced. Of...

The next time you are ready to recycle cardboard, set some aside to build your own cloud spotter! Have you ever noticed that clouds don't always look the same? This is because there are different classifications for clouds. The three main categories are cumulus, stratus, and...

Jessica Harris, Author of Bernie's Escape from Ong Island, spoke at the ERCOT Market Summit in Austin, Texas. She moderated a panel on Off-Grid Capable Homes and Microgrids for Resilience in Texas. This summit has 85 expert speakers with 21 content-packed sessions. [video width="1080" height="1080" mp4="https://jessicaharrisbooks.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/Bernie-ERCOT.mp4"][/video]   Topics...

Today is International Day of Women & Girls in Science. This holiday signifies the importance of advocating for equality in science for women. The International Day of Women and Girls in Science was implemented by the United National Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and...

Happy Friday! We have made a lot of recommendations on swaps you can make that are more eco-friendly and reusable on our blog before. Today we wanted to share a new improvement Jessica Harris, author of Bernie's Escape from Ong Island, made in her household. Americans use...

Deforestation is when trees in the forest get removed so that the land/timber can be used for something else. This can happen for causes like farming, agriculture, food production, timber and fuel, and to grow crops. The effects of deforestation are very impactful on the environment....