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Environmental and Personal Advantages to Being Thrifty

No matter what fashion trends we see coming in or out, we can guarantee with the current status of our environment, secondhand shopping is going to be a trend that will stick. Shopping only secondhand can take some time to get used to but, once you get there, you’ll find there are so many benefits […]

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The Basics of a Sustainable Home: How You Can Start Today

Building and having a sustainable home is more feasible now than ever before. The technologies to do it are becoming more affordable, governments are becoming more supportive of sustainability efforts, and communities around the world are launching their own eco-friendly initiatives. If you want to catch up with the rest of the planet, here’s how […]

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Benefits of a Zero Waste Home

While many people may be familiar with the zero waste movement, not everyone understands how the movement got started or the actual benefits of a zero waste home. In this article, we’ll delve into both to help you gain a little more understanding, as well as find out actions you can take in your own […]

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The Eyes Have It: How to Be Kind to the Planet This Year

As this decade comes to an end, it’s a great time to reflect on all of the eco-friendly changes you have made as a person. Since 2009, your lifestyle has likely changed and will hopefully continue to as you move into the ‘20s to live the greenest life possible. Luckily, businesses are making it easier […]

Environmentally Friendly Ways to Prepare Your Home for Spring

Winter is a beautiful season. For many, the snow is a time to enjoy the outdoors, while for others, it’s a time to cozy up by the fire. Even as an avid winter-lover, however, the first day of spring always brings a smile. A warm breeze. Blue sky. Birds chirping. It’s the season of life, […]

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Indoor Herb Gardens to Green Your Holiday Cooking and for the Whole Year Through

One of the best ways to help the environment is to constantly look for ways to be more green. Even small adjustments can potentially inspire others and make a big difference. A simple place to start is growing your own food. Even if you don’t have room for a large, outdoor garden, an indoor herb […]

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Green Alternatives To Getting Around Town Without Driving Your Own Vehicle

If you want a greener way of getting around your town, you have more choice than ever these days. Some ways of being a greener wanderer are obvious, but some may not be so obvious to you. We’ll give you some ideas about how you can get around town with a smaller carbon footprint. You […]

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Why a Smart Home Is a Greener Home

Many of the gadgets that we use in and around our houses are not very green, unfortunately, but luckily for us, we are living in a time when more manufacturers are offering products that are. Our lawnmowers and tractors used to spew out gas, but now we have electric alternatives. Generators also used to run […]

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How to Choose the Most Eco-Friendly Coffee Cup

A cup of coffee might seem like a pretty innocuous thing—but with $40 billion spent on coffee each year, that’s a whole lot of cups. And many of them end up in landfills. The material your coffee cup is made of has a major impact on the planet. Paper cups, for instance, are non-recyclable, leach […]

The Environmental Advantages of Reusable Water Bottles

In a pinch, disposable water bottles can be very convenient. But that convenience comes at a high cost—disposable water bottles take up space in our landfills and pollute our oceans. What’s more, they take an incredible amount of resources to produce. Creating one year’s worth of water bottles uses up a whopping 17 million barrels […]