Happy National Moth Week!

It’s National Moth Week! Moths are one of the Earth’s most diverse organisms, and while they may not get the same rep as their beautiful ‘cousin’ critter, butterflies, moths are nonetheless vital to our ecosystem, and have some pretty intricately patterned wings, too! In the spirit of giving moths...

Fatbergs: Threatening to Be Another NYC Attraction

Fatbergs are the perfect name to convey the huge collections of waste which congeal into destructive globs that wreak havoc on our sewer systems. We are talking about massive levels of destruction here. In the UK in 2017, a 143-ton fatberg stretched 820 feet in...

Happy World Population Day!

Happy World Population Day from Eco18! At this very moment, the Earth holds about 7.7 billion people, distributed in clusters across the globe. If you want to be overwhelmed by the number of people being born each day, just click here and watch the numbers...

Alternative Lawn Care: The New American Dream

Turfgrass -- the narrow-leaved grass species that gives suburban neighbourhoods that American Dream quality -- covers more of the US than corn, wheat, and orchards combined. Over 40 million acres of land in the US is covered in turf. A 2005 NASA study derived from...

Eco-Wins for World Environment Day

Happy World Environment Day! Today, we’re celebrating the environment wins we’ve had in the past year. Now is the time to look back on what we’ve accomplished and motivate ourselves to continue in the fight against climate change, one issue at a time. May this...

The Big Apple Celebrates National Pollinator Month

The city is buzzing with parties and events so get ready because this June we are celebrating National Pollinator Month! If you find yourself in the Big Apple this summer, these eco-events are family friendly ways to celebrate the 450 different species of pollinators that...