Environment

Environmental issues of interest in Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia

Carbon Foot Prints, a new world of taxes and duties

Britain introduced an Air Passenger Duty on November 1st. Now supposedly this Duty is to offset the environmental damage of air travel’s carbon footprint.¬† A carbon footprint reflects how much carbon monoxide a product, unit or individual releases into the…
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Living Green is Not Difficult

Living Green is not as difficult as a lot of people think. Most people think they are going to have to change everything they do, shave of luxuries or comforts they are used to, in order to make a difference….
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Tips On Green Cleaning

Fernandina Beach and Amelia Island are as eco conscience as every other community in America and here are some great tips for cleaning “green”.

“Growing Green” At The Ritz-Carlton

The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island recently launched Give Back Getaways, a unique voluntourism program that allows guests to spend a portion of their vacation making a positive impact on the lives of others. During the half-day “Growing Green” experience, visitors will…
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Amelia Island Plantation Goes Green

The Amelia Island Plantation is the first resort on Amelia Island to earn the DEP’s Green Lodging certification. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection awarded The Plantation this based on their resort-wide recycling program, use of automatic and low flush…
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