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10 DIY Projects to Improve Your Home’s Insulation

Before you know it, winter is going to be rolling around. So, now is a good time to look at your home’s insulation. With the current cost of living crisis, dramatic rises in energy costs and the ongoing climate crisis, it has never been more important for your home to be properly insulated. Proper insulation […]

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4 Smart Ways to Become a More Sustainable Traveler This Year

Traveling sustainably has recently become increasingly important. The negative impacts caused by tourism have consequences that affect the environment. You can reduce your carbon footprint and still enjoy vacations when traveling to your desired destination. Here are 4 smart ways to become a more sustainable traveler this year. 1. Explore Exploring locally is the best way […]

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7 Easy Ways to Be More Eco-Friendly While Traveling

Are you looking to travel more responsibly this year? Then, check out these ten ways to be more eco-friendly and responsible while traveling!  From reducing your waste to choosing sustainable transportation, there are many ways to make your travels more sustainable. Read on for tips on how to make a difference while exploring the world. […]

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Why Shopping Small Is Still Such a Sustainable Solution

As the effects of climate change continue, there are simple ways you can help. Rethinking your shopping habits is one way. Consider shopping small as a more sustainable solution. When you shop small, it means you are shopping locally so as to support your friends, your neighbors and your community. You are giving back while, […]

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10 Best Eco-Friendly Products to Use in 2022

Did you know, each year consumers in the U.S. discard 10 billion pounds of plastic into landfills? The problem with this is, plastic doesn’t decompose like paper and other non-organic substances, so it accumulates in our soil and oceans, polluting the earth and affecting marine life. This is why it’s so important to use eco-friendly […]

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Why More Oil Drilling in the US Won’t Lower Gas Prices

Gas prices have been skyrocketing again. One solution people think will solve the high costs is for the U.S. to drill its own oil and use it domestically, but it’s not that simple. Many moving parts work together to make up the gas prices you see at the pump. In 2008, gas prices were at […]

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What Impact Could California’s New Composting Policy Have on Waste Reduction?

Developed countries, like the U.S., are establishing national sustainability regulations. Waste reduction measures can minimize surface-level and atmospheric pollution and improve the planet’s health.  A significant quantity of pollution comes from food waste. The agricultural industry uses large amounts of resources and energy to produce food, and when it expires, all those efforts are wasted. […]

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Single-Use Plastics, Microplastics and Nanoplastics: Understanding the Different Types of Plastic Pollution

The best tool for any type of global change is knowledge. Most consumers are aware plastic, and plastic pollution, is dangerous to the environment. Fewer would be able to specify that danger, and fewer still would be able to come up with types of plastic other than single-use examples – like water bottles and plastic […]

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Why Sustainable Water Usage is Essential to Our Health and the Planet

Every time you wash your hands, rinse dishes, flush a toilet, water houseplants or take a shower, you’re using one of the Earth’s most precious resources: water. Because it flows so quickly out of the tap, it’s easy to use several gallons of water without realizing it.  Together with the sun, water is essential to […]

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Adapting to Climate Change in the Coming Years

As many have come to realize, climate change is an inevitable prospect in our changing world and a complex issue we have not fully comprehended. Climate-related disasters increased by 83%, from 3,656 incidents between 1980 and 1999 to 6,681 incidents from 2000 to 2020. However, the dangers go beyond extreme weather events battering communities and […]