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The Importance of Natural Dyes

Dyes, particularly natural dyes, have held untold importance in our lives for thousands of years, providing not only aesthetic satisfaction but utilitarian uses as well. The oldest and most widely used dye is indigo, which has been used in India for the last four thousand years. Natural dyes are dyes or colorants derived from plants, […]

How Technology Can Help Control Air Pollution

In the past century and a half, air quality around the world has grown less and less healthy. One prominent example is sulfur dioxide emissions, demonstrated by this chart, which spans more than 150 years. As more than 4 million people die every year due to ambient (outdoor) air pollution, it is clear poor air […]

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Go Green at Home: 7 Eco-Friendly DIY Projects

Going green in your home does not have to be a big budget project. If you’re a homeowner or renter on a budget, making little changes to your lifestyle at home can help you incorporate eco-friendly habits without breaking the bank. Here are seven DIY projects so that you can have a more eco-friendly home […]

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Reasons You Should Use Solar Lights

With environmental awareness at an all-time high around much of the world, more and more people are looking for ways to put their eco-friendly convictions into practice. As it turns out, one of the easiest ways you can effectively reduce your carbon footprint is with solar lights. Solar lights, you ask? Yes, indeed. Solar lights […]

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Ways Companies Can Save Money By Going Green

Going green isn’t just an important moral responsibility. It can also be a savvy financial strategy. Businesses of practically every kind can reduce their overhead and pad their bottom line by upgrading key pieces of technology and making simple changes to their habits. Not convinced? Just keep reading for a minute or so. You’ll quickly […]

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How to Make Your Cellphone Greener

Modern society has evolved around the smartphone in recent years. They quickly went from an uncommon luxury to a household staple. However, that change hasn’t been completely positive, for the environment at least. Along with the increase in their numbers, a strong ecological footprint has developed along with it. In order to create a less […]

How Small Businesses Can Be More Energy Efficient

As news continues to come out about our environment’s issues, it is becoming more important to become more eco-friendly. One of the ways we can do this is to become more energy efficient. But, businesses are no different. Executives who want to help their companies go through a financial detox can do so by auditing […]

7 Ways Cruelty-Free Products Help Save the Planet

With so many issues plaguing the world we live in today, it can sometimes feel almost impossible to do our part to help. And while that can be an overwhelming feeling, there is solace to be found in the fact there are simple ways to make a difference that can be practiced in our day-to-day […]

How to Keep Warm in the Winter While Saving the Planet

For eco-friendly families, it is important to protect the planet during the winter months, but to also important to stay safe, warm and comfortable as well. While it may be tempting to crank up the heat and consume additional energy this winter, there are energy-saving techniques you can rely on to stay warm even though […]

How to Raise Eco-Conscious Kids

In our modern world, there is a huge emphasis on preserving our environment. With the hole in the ozone layer growing bigger by the day, perhaps the best way to guarantee the health of our planet going forward is to teach our children how to  be eco-conscious and love the earth. Fortunately, there are plenty […]