Monday, May 6, 2013
Want to make a real difference in the world? Consider one of these seven "green" careers that help protect — and improve — our planet. Provided by AOL.
- GOING GREEN
Monday, May 6
The following story was provided by AOL.com By Debra Auerbach for CareerBuilder Have you ever had an itch to quit your job and instead do work that makes a real difference in the world? In honor of Earth Day on April 22, we've compiled a list of seven jobs that help people live a better life – from the buildings they work and live in, to the energy that fuels their homes, to the air they breathe. 1. Conservation scientist: Conservation scientists are hired to help preserve and protect natural habitats. They usually work with landowners and federal, state and local governments to find the best ways to use and improve the land while conserving the environment.* If you’re looking for a green job in Dearborn, check out our jobs page. 2. …
Sunday, January 6, 2013
If your New Year's resolution is to live a greener lifestyle, check out these 20 tips to help you stick to your plan in Dearborn.
If you want to be kinder to the planet and save some money at the same time, here are 20 ways to go green in 2013. Do you think you could stick to a green New Year's resolution? Share your thoughts and suggestions in the comments sections below.
Friday, April 20, 2012
Events, places to donate, green spaces to check out–Dearborn has plenty of ways to get green this Sunday.
Sunday is Earth Day–but how are you going to celebrate? Here's a look at some great green events and ideas happening in Dearborn: Once upon a time, the Rouge River caught on fire. This Earth Day, learn about efforts to save this and other polluted rivers. At the Henry Ford Centennial Library, Dr. John Hartig will give a presentation on his award-winning book titled Burning Rivers: Revival of Four Urban-Industrial Rivers that Caught on Fire. The free talk starts at 3 p.m. Eat good food and save the earth simultaneously. This event, hosted at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, will be held April 21 at 9 a.m. Funds raised will go to support children’s outdoor environmental education. An entrance fee of $5 gets you a meal of pancakes topped …