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Author Archives: Tyrone Burgess

Carbon Footprint

The amount of carbon dioxide that is being emitted in our atmosphere has been greatly impacting or land. Many might argue that global warming doe not exits or we, humans, are not to be blamed for the global warming. However, … Continue reading

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Who Is To Be Held Responsible?

At one point in time, I strongly believed that all government agencies were to be held responsible for future of the planet we now call home. I believed that they were fully in control of what is advertised and sold … Continue reading

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YouSustain

Below is the link to my YouSustain actions calculator. http://www.yousustain.com/footprint/actions

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Energy Conservation 2

Practicing is the key to perfection!! When my son and I first started this journey it was difficult. We oftentimes forgot to turn lights and electronics off when not in use. There were even times when the television would stay … Continue reading

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Eat Less Meat – Reflection 4

I still stick to my morning routine by mostly consuming nuts and fruit smoothies. When time permits, lunch is always a healthy meal too. Dinner, however, from time-to-time, I do consume meat in an attempt to balance my diet but, … Continue reading

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Picture This!!!

I decided that, in this blog post, I would change things up by posting only pictures about sustainability. I hope you like it. Pictures can tell a story too…

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“Sustainable Living In NYC”

“Why are there hungry people in a world of abundance?” How can we help to create a sustainable city? Instead of being wasteful, what can we do with excess food? On numerous occasions, my family and I, well, we cook … Continue reading

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Re:think Consumption

The creation of a sustainable future is totally dependent on all sectors in society. Like private sectors, public sectors and citizens are all responsible for the environmental and social improvement of society. What if it is only businesses that are … Continue reading

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Eat Less Meat – Reflection 3

I have been consistent with my diet. I am satisfied with my progress and meat consumption is becoming less and less tempting. Also, I do take dietary supplements on a daily basis.

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McDonough’s Vision for the New World

William McDonough’s Vision is to create “a delightfully diverse, safe, healthy and just world, with clean air, water , soil and power – economically, equitably, ecologically and elegantly enjoyed”. He made a few interesting points about the current world. That … Continue reading

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