women only spaces

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We’ll Be Back in a Couple of Weeks!

We are going on VACATION! Redefining Eco will be back with all new posts in a couple of weeks, but until then – have a great summer!  We’ll be sure to bring back tons of new ideas and stories of our travels.  In the meantime – drop us a line and let us know how … Continue reading

Outdoor Film Festivals this Summer

Outdoor film festivals are a great activity that are eco-friendly and easy on your wallet.  By walking, biking, or taking public transportation to one of the many film festivals listed below, you can reduce your carbon footprint while catching a great feature film with friends.  Bring a blanket and your own snacks in environmentally friendly … Continue reading

International Women’s Day

Every year on March 8, the United Nations declares it to be International Women’s Day.  Women’s rights activists use this day as a day of action, individual women use the day as a day to celebrate with close women friends, and the international community uses this day to highlight ‘women’s issues’ around the globe. Last year, … Continue reading

A Spotlight on High Performance Green Buildings

Energy efficient and high performance green buildings are quickly becoming the standard for new and renovated buildings.   Traditionally-built homes and office buildings account for 40% of the world’s total energy consumption and approximately 40% of our greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.  But, by incorporating energy efficient, green technology into buildings, you can reduce energy consumption and … Continue reading

Gender gaps, biking, and women’s voices

In December, I attended a forum held by WABA about the gender gap in biking.  Essentially, the goal was to bring together women cyclists and talk about why there is a gap and what could be done to close that gap.  What I find interesting is that the gap between women and men bike riders … Continue reading