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Sunscreen facts and eco-friendly options

With the sun beating down in this extreme heat, it's important for you -- and your kids -- to wear sunscreen. But what sunscreen is effective and safe for both you and the environment?

Thursday - 07/18/2013, 11:28am EDT

Tags: sunscreen, eco-friendly, health, Joan Michelson, FDA, Environmental Working Group

Make your local playground eco-friendly

In conjunction with D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray's Playground Improvement Project, which will renovate 32 of the District's 78 playgrounds, Joan Michelson explores eco-friendly playground equipment.

Tuesday - 07/02/2013, 10:16am EDT

Tags: playground, eco-friendly, Joan Michelson, play, environmental

The best products for 'green' spring cleaning

It's the season for spring cleaning -- but what products will you use? Choosing eco-friendly products doesn't have to be a difficult task.

Wednesday - 05/08/2013, 04:18pm EDT

Tags: Joan Michelson, green, green cleaners, environmentally friendly, spring cleaning, Women

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Earth Day resolutions: How 'green' are you, really?

How "green" are you, really? Earth Day is a great time to renew your commitment to do your best to reduce your personal carbon footprint -- and save money in the process.

Wednesday - 04/24/2013, 01:43pm EDT

Tags: Joan Michelson, Earth Day, green, environment, tips, recycling, water conservation

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Consumers shop with the environment in mind, remain confused by products

A new study by Cone Communications found 71 percent of American consumers consider the environment when they shop, and almost half look for environmental information when deciding which product to purchase.

Monday - 04/22/2013, 01:10pm EDT

Tags: green, environmentally friendly, Joan Michelson, Cone study, Green Connections Radio

Six easy ways to conserve water on World Water Day

Here a look at what steps you can take to conserve water and promote quality in honor of World Water Day on Friday.

Wednesday - 03/20/2013, 11:57am EDT

Tags: water, water pipes, Environmental Protection Agency, conservation, Joan Michelson

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Eco-fashion appearing at Oscars and popular clothing stores

Eco-fashion has permeated the fashion industry, from local ventures and popular clothing stores like H&M to the red carpet.

Wednesday - 03/06/2013, 12:23pm EST

Tags: eco-fashion, clothing, oscars, organic, Manassas, designer, Joan Michelson

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Driving Green: What to know before buying an electric vehicle

For drivers the market for a new car or looking to reduce carbon footprint, the 2013 Washington Auto Show is a one-stop shop to see what's out there.

Wednesday - 02/06/2013, 01:24pm EST

Tags: hybrid cars, electric cars, Washington Auto Show, green cars, energy, Joan Michelson

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Tips for finding a green job

The green and energy sectors have some of the hottest jobs on the market. Joan Michelson, CEO of Green Connections Radio, provides tips for taking advantage of the employment opportunities.

Wednesday - 01/23/2013, 01:14pm EST

Tags: green jobs, employment, business, jobs, sustainability, energy, Joan Michelson

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