Published Articles

Ruth Heil's byline has appeared in the following:
Anthology/Book Contributions
Publication Headline/Topic Issue Date PDF
New Haven Review Inflicted; Living with Lyme Disease Issue 017, Winter 2015 Download Issue 017
Chicken Soup for the Soul; The Dating Game! The Reward of Taking a Risk Dec. 2013 Get Book
2010 Songwriter's Market Gene Shay/Interview of legendary folk radio personality 2010 Download

American Angler
Headline Topic Issue Date Image
To Catch a Thief How anglers can help prevent the spread of an invasive species. May/June 2015 Download

Lehigh Valley Audubon Society Newsletter
Headline Topic Issue Date Image
Learning to Adapt A project at Blackwater NWF Oct. 2017 Read

Grid Magazine
Headline Topic Issue Date Image
Solar Schools Installing solar arrays atop our schools, creating solar engineers inside them Dec. 2013 Read

Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine
Headline Topic Issue Date Image
Snuffing Her Out A Look at Fire Suppression Policy in the United States Sept. 2015 Read
Healing a Mountainside Bringing Palmerton's Lehigh Gap back after Environmental Disaster July 2013 Read
Lehigh Valley Marketplace
Headline Topic Issue Date Image
Bushkill Stream Conservancy Organization profile in the Making a Difference Section May 2015 Read
Wildlands Conservancy Organization profile in the Making a Difference section April 2015 Read
The Sounds of Summer The popularity and benefits of outdoor summer concerts Summer 2014 Read
Nature's Tiny Killjoy What You Need to Know About Lyme Disease Spring 2014 Read
Eight Ways to Keep Our Planet Clean Simple suggestions for celebrating Earth Day Early Spring 2014 Read
Make Learning a Part of Earth Day Reflecting on the historical purpose of the holiday Spring 2013 Read
A Town Gone to the Birds Allentown, PA's designation as an Audubon Bird Town Summer 2012 Read
Singing at the Piano Essay that encourages musical participation Holiday 2011 Read
Green Outdoors Building an eco-friendly landscape Early Spring 2011 Read

Pennsylvania Magazine
Headline Topic Issue Date PDF
On Black and Orange Wing Backyard monarch butterfly sanctuary Jul./Aug. 2011 Download
Block PartyBethlehem, PA's Musikfest Jul./Aug. 2011 Download
Groovin' on the Farm Schwenksville, PA's Philadelphia Folk Festival Jul./Aug. 2009 Download

Note: PA Magazine articles were heavily edited.

Lehigh Valley Business (formerly Eastern Pennsylvania Business Journal)
Headline Topic Issue Date PDF Image
Sustainability event to honor three local businesses. Sustain-A-Ball 2014 April 28, 2014 Download Read
Food co-op looks to open store in Bethlehem Bethlehem Food Co-op Sept. 30, 2013 Download Read
Helping your business obtain sustainable energy Sustainable Energy Fund June 10, 2013 Download Read
How to pick an energy-use auditor Energy audits for business Mar. 25, 2013 Download Read
Bethlehem environmental firm helps clients conserve Green Business Solutions Profile Mar. 18, 2013 Download Read
Pennsylvania lawmakers approve benefit corporations Passage of HB161 Dec. 2012 Download Read

Eastern Pennsylvania Business Journal - Green Pages Column
Headline Topic Issue Date PDF Image
Workplace recycling helps give old paper fresh currency Paper recycling Apr. 2012 Download Read
How merchants can open their doors to outdoor enthusiasts Outdoor audience reach Mar. 2012 Download Read
Lawmakers to weigh measure creating 'benefit corporations' PA Senate Bill 433 Feb. 2012 Download Read
Green Drinks' helps get people talking about sustainability Networking Jan. 2012 Download Read
Stop wasting electricity without turning off all the lights Commercial lighting Dec. 2011 Download Read
Engineering firm connects available funding with client need Barry Isett & Associates profile Nov. 2011 Download Read
Eastern PA's food producers can supply your holiday feast Locally sourced food Oct. 2011 Download Read
Preparing for flooding might just keep your company afloat Nurture Nature Center profile Sept. 2011 Download Read
In 900 words, here's how the watershed buoys your business Watershed fundamentals Jul. 2011 Download Read
Summer means AC. Adjust the thermostat to reduce energy HVAC June 2011 Download Read
Power line maintenance can extract heavy toll on mountaintops Vegetation management May 2011 Download Read
Orefield nursery works to restore region's native ecosystem Edge of the Woods
Native Plant Nursery profile
Apr. 2011 Download Read
Keep the marketplace free of greenwashed merchandise Accurate product labeling Mar. 2011 Download Read
Green initiatives can help Allentown become a "city without limits" Allentown, PA green plan Feb. 2011 Download Read
Conservation efforts help satisfy, boost profits Consumption-reduction goals Jan. 2011 Download Read
Commercial cleaning service builds biz by going green Eco-friendly cleaning service Dec. 2010 Download Read
Firms earn well-deserved gold LEED Gold award Nov. 2010 Download Read
PA must protect its assets, both above and below ground Commentary: Shale tax Oct. 2010 Download Read
Public-private venture helps heal Lehigh Gap's wounds Lehigh Gap Nature Center/Palmerton Zinc Superfund site Sept. 2010 Download Read
A change at change: Green approach helps centuries-old farm succeed Hydroponic farm in Bally, PA Aug. 2010 Download Read
Drilling for natural gas in Marcellus Shale to require sacrifice Commentary: environmental impacts Jul. 2010 Download Read
Hungry zombies help make the case for recycling waste Buy recycled products Jun. 2010 Download Read
Plugged-in appliances still turned on even when off Phantom power waste May 2010 Download Read
Birds vs. windows: the costly commercial battle continues Wildlife protection Apr. 2010 Download Read
E. Greenville manufacturer boosts its green market share Knoll Inc. profile Mar. 2010 Download Read
Branching Out: 5 easy ways to tell when your trees are in trouble Tree maintenance Feb. 2010 Download Read
Toxic-free cleaning products can prevent indoor air pollution Toxic-free cleaning Jan. 2010 Download Read
Contractor offers 5 ways to keep your firm green Green contractor Nov. 2009 * *
Conference works to enhance Lehigh Valley's riches Lehigh Valley Watershed Conference Oct. 2009 * *
Clean energy economy will have many green jobs Green human resources Sept. 2009 * *
Upcoming eco-festival offers experts and answers Renewable energy festival Aug. 2009 * *
Nature can aid developers in managing stormwater Naturalized detention basins Jul. 2009 * *
Choose the Greener Outcome for Your Investment Strategy Sustainable investing June 2009 * *
Don't Add Your Computers to Growing E-Waste Problem Computer recycling May 2009 * *
Rooftop Gardens Can Reduce Need for Air Conditioning The benefits of a green roof Mar. 2009 * *
Independent agency certifies energy source as green Green-E energy certification Feb. 2009 * *
Recycle paper in your office How to reduce paper use Dec. 2008 * *
Creative companies will survive despite high oil prices Seven years old, an example
of forward-thinking
during difficult times.
Apr, 2005 * *

*Contact me for these and other EPBJ articles, some dating back to 2004.

Return to Personal Writing Page | Return to Portfolio Page | Return to Freelance Writing Page