A Financial Move for the Environment

Starting a family is a big step for new parents, but what is the environmental and financial cost of having one or more child? Is it best to have no child or one fewer than planned? There is a benefit to not having a child in both costs in the long run, especially in the carbon footprint. To get a general outline in how, click the link below:

Article: Your best financial move is also best for the environment

Trash at the ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot Race

Running a 5 miler race (the ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot) in the morning and having turkey for lunch on Thanksgiving in Texas is such an enjoyable day. I flew from Houghton, Michigan to Austin, Texas to spend my Thanksgiving with my family. During my stay in Texas, I ran a race with one of our prototype backpacks — the first prototype, which I had not tested in awhile. Continue Reading →

Article: Why Japan Wants Your Junk

With China no longer accept recyclable items from recycling programs and companies sometime soon, Japan “may be the first to seize the opportunity.” It is especially environmentally friendlier  and cheaper when “mining” electronic wastes. Large amount of minerals are collected at a much cheaper labor cost than actually digging a mine. How much minerals is actually is actually extraordinary. You can read more about it and a solution to China’s blockage in imported recyclables in the link below.

Article: Why Japan Wants Your Junk