CREDO Tip: 6 ways to protect your privacy on public WiFi

Using public WiFi – at a cafe, the airport or a hotel lobby – is a free and easy way to get online (and save your mobile data) when you’re not at home or work. You can play …

Rein in data collection by your Android apps

Apps need access to certain information in order to work. For example, a navigation app needs access to your location. But a lot of apps want permission or access to unrelated data or information. Learn how to control these permissions and block apps from accessing information they don’t need.

How Green Roofs Help Beat the Heat

Green roofs – roofs with soil and plants placed on top of conventional roofs – are growing in popularity. And that’s a good thing.  Urban sprawl and growing population density contribute to climate change in a way that …

How to Waterproof Your Phone for the Summer

Before you head to the pool, beach, or river this summer let’s talk about some things you can do to help prevent accidental water damage to your phone.

How to plan an ocean or park clean-up in your community

Concerned about trash in your parks or beaches? Organize a community cleanup project! They’re a great way to reduce waste. Here are 8 easy tips for how to plan a successful beach or park cleanup day.

7 Tips for Eco-Friendly 4th of July Celebrations

Celebrate the 4th of July in a truly patriotic fashion – go green! Go ahead, paint the town red, white, and blue while still being green. Here are 7 tips to help you do just that.

5 Things Every Smartphone User Should Know

Let’s be honest, the world without smartphones seems like eons ago. Today, we rely on them as the Earth relies on the moon. Our smartphones serve as clocks, alarms, memory collectors, health monitors, children trackers or financial advisors…the …

CREDO Tips: 5 Twitter accounts fighting for peace

This Memorial Day, follow these 5 Twitter accounts fighting for peace For many of us, Memorial Day weekend has become the unofficial kick-off of the summer season. But Memorial Day was established to remember those who died while …

CREDO Tip: 15 ways to save energy and money this summer

People were cooler in the ’80s. Literally. The last time the global monthly temperature was below average was February 1985. Which means that if you were born after that date, you have not enjoyed a cooler-than-average month in …

CREDO Tip: 3 Eco-friendly ways to dispose of old electronics

We love our electronic devices – until we have to get rid of them. Then we’re not really sure what to do with them. How do you throw away your old devices? The simple answer is you don’t. …