Real “Green” Beer For St. Patrick’s Day


You are what you drink, or so the saying goes. So why not skip the watered down Budweiser laced with green food coloring this St. Patrick's Day and grab a real "green" brew instead. In stark contrast to some of the large corporate beer makers, many craft breweries are at the forefront of sustainability. Perhaps by drinking these more local beers you will not only lessen your impact on the environment but also on your head the next morning.   

Golden Gate Bridge Gets A Water Filling Station

Global Tap Golden Gate Bridge

Thousands of runners, cyclists, walkers, commuters, and tourists pass by or over the Golden Gate Bridge every single day. To help cut down on plastic waste, reusable glass bottle provider Lifefactory teamed up with both the National Park Service and Globaltap to install a reusable bottle filling station at the Golden Gate Bridge Pavilion in San Francisco. Combined with the proposed ban on the sale of plastic water bottles in the city, San Francisco would be the first major metropolis to take the brave plunge in reducing their environmental impact. 

Aerogel Insulation Finally Ready For Prime Time?

Peak Performance Heli Aero

For quite a few years now, we have been hearing about the revolutionary new aerogel insulation, first with the ultimately unsuccessful Champion Supersuit, then showing up in sleeping pads, water bottles, and other accessories a couple of years later. It now appears that aerogel might finally be ready for prime time with both Adidas and Peak Performance releasing Aerotherm aerogel insulation products this winter. 

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