What is Biomimicry?

What is Biomimicry? And Can It Help with Global Food Concerns? | Bounce Energy Blog

And Can It Help with Global Food Concerns? Biomimicry. This is a term some people may be familiar with, but most of us aren’t 100% clear on what it means. So let’s start with the basics, and turn to the Oxford English Dictionary. This esteemed resource defines biomimicry as “The design and production of materials, structures, and […]

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Gardening in Texas: Part 9 – The Fall Garden

Gardening in Texas: Part 9 - The Fall Garden | Bounce Energy Blog

The heat of summer in Texas seems to drag on forever, and over the months, it takes a toll on your garden. My biggest challenge as a gardener during those months consists of defeating how the heat and mosquitoes attack me so I can take proper care of maintaining the garden. I refer to “fall” […]

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Cooking with Less Kilowatts: Fire-Roasted Sausage Queso

Cooking with Less Kilowatts: Fire-Roasted Sausage Queso | Bounce Energy Blog

Welcome to Cooking with Less Kilowatts! There is nothing better than sitting down in the evening to enjoy a delicious home-cooked meal. But did you know that changing what you do in the kitchen can make an impact on your monthly electricity bill? Each week, I will help you find ways to cook using less energy while still getting a satisfying, flavorful meal. Trust me […]

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What is the Piezoelectric Effect? Fun Energy Facts Series – Part 7

What is the Piezoelectric Effect? Fun Energy Facts Series – Part 7 | Bounce Energy Blog

Energy – whether electrical, thermal, or mechanical – can do fantastic things, and sometimes science uncovers phenomena no one even dreamed was possible. Because it’s fun to shock and astound friends and relations with incredible facts, we’re going to investigate some of this unbelievable and really cool information. Our Fun Energy Facts series will be […]

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What are the Best Eco-Friendly Eating Supplies?

What are the Best Eco-Friendly Eating Supplies? | Bounce Energy Blog

We can’t think of anything more eco-friendly than using actual ceramic plates and stainless steel utensils at dinner, and then washing and drying them by hand. But as much as the notion of lugging our crockery to a far-flung mountaintop sounds fabulous, it’s just not practical. And it’s not always sensible to use your “good” dishes when entertaining large groups. […]

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Reduce Your Waste with Six Ideas for Green Decorations & Crafts

Reduce Your Waste with Six Ideas for Green Decorations & Crafts | Bounce Energy Blog

Don’t Throw That Away! The less we throw into the landfills, the more our earth thanks us. If your mission at home is to live as green a life as possible, you should be growing your own food, recycling, eating local organic foods, and buying items that have environmental responsibility attached to them. It also means […]

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What are the Greenest Countries in the World?

What are the Greenest Countries in the World? | Bounce Energy Blog

I regularly write about the drive towards greener energy and practical green solutions for our everyday lives. And I’m not the only one, as there is an increasing awareness of our impact on the planet at both the individual and legislative levels. So how are we actually doing as a global community with our eco-friendly activities, […]

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Cooking with Less Kilowatts: Spiced Coconut Lime Shrimp with Peanut Sauce

Cooking with Less Kilowatts: Spiced Coconut Lime Shrimp with Peanut Sauce | Bounce Energy Blog

Welcome to Cooking with Less Kilowatts! There is nothing better than sitting down in the evening to enjoy a delicious home-cooked meal. But did you know that changing what you do in the kitchen can make an impact on your monthly electricity bill? Each week, I will help you find ways to cook using less energy while still getting a satisfying, flavorful meal. Trust me […]

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Fun with Less Kilowatts: The Wind-Powered Car Experiment

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Welcome to Fun with Less Kilowatts! We believe that science experiments at home can be a creative way to engage kids in learning while having fun. They can be educational AND great activities to keep your kids busy and away from the television. Each month, we’ll feature a new science experiment that can be a great […]

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Get in Shape with Eco-Friendly Athletic Apparel

Get in Shape & Be Eco-Friendly with Great Green Athletic Apparel | Bounce Energy Blog

Looking to kick-start your exercise regimen this fall? A great way to motivate yourself to get in shape is to purchase some new gear. However, before you make your next purchase, take a moment to think about where your workout clothes comes from. Between unethical manufacturing practices to environmentally unfriendly materials, many consumers don’t think about the source […]

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