sustainability

“Doing No Harm” Is Not Doing Your Best

Posted on 01/31/2012 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Personal HealthAs AARP’s Sustainability Manager, Pam Evans has led the effort to incorporate environmentally responsible practices into AARP’s internal business operations. She’s passionate about educating members on the importance of responsible use of resources, and the direct connection between the declining health of the environment and the health of our, and future, generations. This week I’m sharing some of the most fascinating discoveries I’ve made while reviewing the myriad environmental newsletters, white papers, emails and articles that cross my desk. I …

Just How Healthy Is Seafood – For Us Or The Environment?

Posted on 01/18/2012 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Personal HealthGuest Blogger: As AARP’s Sustainability Manager, Pam Evans has led the effort to incorporate environmentally responsible practices into AARP’s internal business operations. She’s passionate about educating members on the importance of responsible use of resources, and the direct connection between the declining health of the environment and the health of our, and future, generations. Are you as confused as I am? Eating seafood is often a smart choice for our health, but sometimes it can also be bad for us, …

Lowering your Carbon Footprint in 2012

Posted on 01/11/2012 by |Washington D.C. | Comments

Your LifeIn the Northeast, winter has finally kicked into high gear albeit late in the season. Our heavy, fluffy coats are coming out of the closet later than usual these days. Here at home, we Americans struggle with skyrocketing heating costs, which can put a real dent in our pockets. The environmental consequences of our carbon footprint ultimately make our wallets thinner and endanger our collective future. As world citizens, we need to acknowledge that our planet has finite resources. Accordingly, …

A Healthy Environment and Healthy Aging

Posted on 01/10/2012 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Personal HealthGuest Post: As AARP’s Sustainability Manager, Pam Evans has led the effort to incorporate environmentally responsible practices into AARP’s internal business operations. She’s passionate about educating members on the importance of responsible use of resources, and the direct connection between the declining health of the environment and the health of our, and future, generations. Every day we read another article about what’s good, or not so good, for our health. I know I’m particularly disappointed that I can’t consider my …