All posts tagged: eco tips

Miss World Cayman Islands EnviroWalk: Walk For The Planet

“We recognize the privilege we have living in the Cayman Islands being surrounded by the serene beauty of our oceans and nature.  It is important to us that we work alongside our community to preserve our oceans and local wildlife.  We believe in doing our part to contribute to raising awareness about environmental issues impacting our island and conservation efforts.” – Laura Butz, Committee Head for Environment, Miss World Cayman Islands Committee.  Miss World Cayman Islands (MWCI) is raising environmental awareness one step at a time.  On 30th June 2019, will be their first ever ‘EnviroWalk’ to raise awareness for the environment.  “We are very excited to host our first EnviroWalk/Run on June 30 and sincerely thank our sponsors of the Walk – Flowers and Jacques Scott. We hope to continue doing this event as a fundraiser for the Miss World CI pageant but more importantly to bring awareness to the public about what we can do to help our environment. We believe it is important to preserve what we have now so our kids …

Spring Fever: Great Beach Reads

I’ve got spring fever to read great books! Over the weekend, I teamed up with Toronto blogger Tiffany, the lady behind the blog My Happy Coincidence and we co-wrote a list of great spring, summer and beach reads! Sneak Peek: One of my favorite books this year was, Pain, Parties, Work by Elizabeth Winder. Curious to know what books made the list? Please head on over to the My Happy Coincidence blog, and read the full story, click here. Summer Reads: Eco Tips Love reading and being environmentally friendly? Here are a two tips. 1. Book Swap If you must have a tangible book in your hand, as opposed to downloading an iBook or digital copy of one of the latest New York Bestsellers onto your iPad, Nook or Kindle, consider sharing the book when you are done, with friends and family.  Perhaps they have a book you would like to read? Why not trade books? 2. Traveling Books & Stories A post written long ago, but still true today.  I great way to stay on trend …

Summer Heat Rising + Electricity Bills Skyrocketing

Summer the absolute best time of the year.  The only downer about summer is the rising electricity bills.  It doesn’t help that thanks to climate change and global warming we are experiencing more intense summer heat around the globe, not to mention other irregularities in the weather like more droughts, tornadoes, and intense hurricanes. Here in Cayman our glorious summer days whilst for the most part a blessing, it can be a curse, for instance the impact it has on our electricity bills,- you just can’t not run your air conditioning when living on an island (unless our famous Christmas breeze is waltzing through, then the A/C is trumped by the cool salty sea breeze). Here are 10 Eco Tips that may help you lower your electricity bill or  at least help you avoid having your bill drastically increase over the summer. Eco Tips For Saving Energy + Keeping Your Electricity Bill Manageable 1, Turn off the A/C when you are not home.  A/C is one of the biggest energy consumers. A/C is a must for …