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Keeping Your Family (and Santa) Safe: How the Holidays Can Increase Indoor Air Pollution

Most people anticipate the holidays because they’re periods of fun and celebration. While you should look forward to your plans this year, you should also know how the holidays can increase indoor air pollution. So, we wanted to discuss how your family’s health and well-being could be affected this winter and what you can do […]

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Thin Is In: The Future of Solar Panels

No matter how common (or rare) it is to see solar panels in your area, if your neighbor has them, you know it. Solar panels are typically big and bulky, so they stick out like a sore thumb. Some homeowners even consider them an eyesore. This can make them reluctant to adopt this vital and […]

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The Lasting Impact of Teaching Sustainability to Your Kids

Sustainability is a crucial topic kids of all ages can learn. However you choose to teach your child about making eco-friendly choices is up to you, but you shouldn’t avoid the subject. With climate change becoming a more serious threat than ever, your children need to know how they’re going to grow up in an […]

How Green Design Can Remedy Seasonal Affective Disorder

Fall and winter bring cooler temperatures, holiday seasons and other fun events, but the seasons can be a challenging time for many. Spring and summer deliver warmer temperatures and more daylight, but this time of year can also feel burdensome for some people. The seasons can affect a person’s mood and alter their daily activities, […]

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Home Heating: Is Gas More Sustainable Than Oil?

In response to the global climate crisis, practicing sustainability is more important than ever. There are many myths associated with how sustainable gas is compared to oil. Both advantages and disadvantages exist, but which is the better option when it comes to home heating? Let’s explore which is better for the environment and how it […]

Ecotourism

What Is Ecotourism and Why Is It Important?

Do you remember the movie, The Beach, starring Leonardo DiCaprio?  It was filmed on picturesque Maya Beach in Thailand. The popularity of this movie drove many tourists to the secluded cove with white sands, limestone cliffs and translucent water. The “invasion” of tourists caused significant damage to the marine ecosystem, and made the beach impossible […]

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5 Surprising Impacts of Climate Change On Our Health

Scientists have well documented the effects of climate change on the planet, but we don’t talk much about how it affects our bodies and minds. Here are five surprising impacts of climate change on our health you should know. 1. Malnutrition Climate change has made it more challenging to produce mature crops in quantity and […]

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Why It’s Important to Buy Local

As top scientists warn humans are running out of time to stop the worst ravages of climate change, more people want to do their part to prevent catastrophe. Recycling is only part of the battle — avoiding significant damage will require additional changes in how people live. Nearly everyone buys groceries and household necessities, but […]

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Why Studying and Teaching About Climate is Important

Statistics regarding climate can vary based on where you get your information. Contradictory content can confuse students and make their decisions more difficult. By teaching them accurate and insightful information, students can make informed decisions about lessening the impact of climate on our environment.  Teaching About Climate You will never solve problems if you ignore […]

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Want the Whole Package? 5 Brands Using Reusable Packaging

Reusable packaging is not a new concept. As some brands have perfected their packaging to produce less waste, some have gone even further by creating an enjoyable customer experience with how they package products. According to the 2021 Global Buying Green Report, 70% of consumers said they would spend more money on a product with […]