RXBAR, a small, Chicago-based protein bar company known for their simple, “no B.S.” ingredients, has recently sold their company to Kellogg for $600 million, showing America that healthier, non-intrusive options have never been in higher demand in today’s food market.
Carlsberg, an international Danish brewing company, has recently unveiled their Snap Pack, a new replacement for the infamous plastic rings used to bind bottles and cans, taking a remarkable leap forward for sustainability and greatly reducing plastic waste.
Is the ever rising wave of textile waste a tsunami for the fashion industry, or will it be the ride of our lives?
There are mountains of waste environmental minds are not addressing, at least not in a way other recyclables are treated. Every year the US produces over 25 billion tons of textile waste, largely due to consumers embrace of the fast fashion market.
The Sea Turtle Conservancy has teamed up with Brevard County Parks & Recs through the EEL Program to offer a one-of-a-kind water-loving summer camp.
Held at the Rib City Barn in Grant, FL, this 5:00-8:30 p.m. event will be fun for the entire family; featuring raffles, a silent auction, music, games, and great food, with 100% of the proceeds going towards free psychological counseling for first responders and military personnel suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.
Blue Origin is an American spaceflight services company backed by Amazon’s very own Jeff Bezos. They make rocket ships, and their goal is to put everyday people in space. They’re based in Kent, Washington, but they run flights out of their space center in West Texas for paying customers.
Sea Turtle Nesting Season will soon be upon us, and that means all properties by the beach need to be reviewed for compliance with county and lighting ordinances. The Brevard coast reports the highest number of loggerhead and green sea turtle nesting in the United States, so it’s critical to the sea turtle’s environment that they are not exposed to artificial light.
In December 2017, Tax legislation in the Trump Era has dramatically effected how we all will fix our taxes—and the estate planning world is working overtime to understand how these changes impact us.
With more than 5,000 miles of trails and 80,000 acres of greenway, Florida provides residents and visitors of all ages and abilities with year-round access to a wide variety of free health and fitness activities. Greenways and trails provide recreational opportunities, protect Florida’s natural resources, preserve historical and cultural sites and connect communities.
Here’s a few tips below on reducing how much power your property uses and how to assess the return.
Today, on the way home from a meeting in Melbourne, I took the opportunity to check out a place I’ve had my eye on for weeks now—a little white and pale-green house tucked on the corner of Malabar Road and US1, residential by appearance, but with the words, “Green Foods Market” spelled out above the front door.
Home. It’s not just where we live. Brevard County is a unique place that we call home. Earth Day is the perfect time to remind us all how precious the Space Coast is and how our daily actions and intentional thinking can keep it precious for every generation to enjoy.
Blue Origin announces that it will manufacture and fly its orbital launch vehicle from the historic shores of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
Portfolio Manager is an interactive energy management tool that allows you to track and assess energy and water consumption across your entire portfolio of buildings in a secure online environment.
Current electric cars are not for every driver, but if you can be flexible, it’s amazing what you can do in a plug-in vehicle. I recently test drove a Nissan Leaf. Early that morning, as I drove to the dealer, I got a call. The car we were going to drive didn’t arrive. Would I be willing to go and get one from the other side of the state of Florida?
Want to make a change? Do something positive. Do something right. Do something good with no expectation of recompense.
The South Brevard Sharing Center helps those who struggle to meet their basic needs.
Tucked away in West Melbourne, Florida just minutes from I-95, Maple Street Natives is an oasis, a nursery of local, native plants, trees and shrubbery.
Building an Art Market, builds a community that supports the arts.
The EnergyWhiz Olympics is all about clean energy and creative kids.
We committed to helping preserve and improve the quality of life available to all residents of the State of Florida. Our mission is to help individuals, families, businesses and organizations reach their fullest potential and accomplish their evolving goals.
A two-day public education course on Natural Systems of South Florida is being offered, topics covered will include wading birds, nutrient systems in natural areas, monitoring the natural system, and many others.
I just had a grapefruit. The saying goes: the devil is in the details, but I tell you, God is in the details. Fast food, processed food, is killing me. Every day, I need to eat lunch. Every day the fast food corporations try and provide that food — and they are killing us.
For many large businesses, being able to find ways to save money on a multitude of levels has been the only way to stay afloat amid worrying economic uncertainties.
Have you ever heard the story of Stone Soup? It’s one of those timeless stories that talks about how, by itself, a community can only get so far; the ingredients seem bland and lacking. But together, with everyone pitching just a few little scraps into the boiling water, we can stir together something wonderful, a tasty Stone Soup.
Rails to Trails is an amazing group that works to create great places to ride and walk, from unused railways.
The Brevard Heart Foundation is excited to invite you to aNight in Monte Cardio—a casino night worthy of the famous Monacan city, but with our own special flare.
Brevard Heart Foundation is a locally grown, non-profit that has served Brevard County, Florida since 1957. To date, they’ve provided over $500,000 in nurse and medical student merit based scholarships through their traditional annual scholarship program.
The U.S. Department of Energy recently named the Florida Solar Energy Center at the University of Central Florida as one of only two sites nationwide that will share a multi-million dollar grant to accelerate the adoption of new and developing energy-efficient technologies.
Special Olympics is an amazing organization that fills people with hope.
TechXpo is an exposition of the technology and innovations created by 100 technology and manufacturing companies throughout Florida.
Have you ever been on a Florida bike ride, and next thing you know, it’s raining?
Reducing paper not only saves you time and money in the invoicing process, it’s good for Mother Earth.
The Sea Turtle Preservation Society is having an open house and invite the public to come and discover everything they do to help protect and preserve Brevard County’s Sea Turtles.
A night in Casablanca is an authentic charity casino night benefiting the South Brevard Caring Center.
The Festival presents an extraordinary collection of juried fine art, music, an exciting Student Art Competition, an expansive arts and craft program for children, art workshops, student art scholarships, and an outstanding 5K run.
“We are looking forward to an extraordinary event with a number of new elements and surprises that will make this year’s Safari Under the Stars an unforgettable evening”
This family oriented 4k is an event for runners of all ages and abilities , the retro themed Re-Run will feature blast-from-the-past 1980 and 1990’s flair.
Come visit the Strawbridge Art League at the Henegar in downtown Melbourne. Currently the artists have put together a “Haunted Hallway,” featuring artwork from the Mexican Holiday, “Dia de Los Muertos”.
Brevard county recently launched a new section of their website that talks about the environment and all the good things the Space Coast has going for it.