What Type of Renewable Energy Is Best for Your Home?
Renewable energy is the key to individual and national energy independence, financial savings and carbon neutrality. However, renewables aren’t a one-size-fits-all solution — a medley of energy generations exists for green households, but depends on individual circumstances. Uncover which renewable energy makes the most sense for your home and lifestyle. Why Does it Matter Which […]
Making New From Old: 10 Unique Products Using Repurposed or Recycled Materials
The best way to make a difference in your life is to change some of your habits to benefit you and the Earth. Repurposing items, or using recycled materials, is the easiest way to make your house more eco-friendly and stop excessive spending. As long as you’re smart with your spending, you can contribute your […]
The Beginner’s Guide to Carbon Offsetting
When looking at the constant, evolving issue of global warming, it’s hard to overlook humans have been inherently responsible for an increase in global greenhouse gas emissions. While everyone has a responsibility as an individual to make smarter and more eco-friendly decisions, unless there is global widespread change, it will amount to very little. Collectively, […]
Protecting Pollinators While Outdoors
Your favorite flowers, trees, birds and butterflies may be part of your everyday experience, but they’re also an integral part of the ecosystem. Because they provide food for all animals, pollinators are critical to human survival. Yet, it’s not only about getting out there in the woods or on a trail — it’s essential to […]
Why You Should Consider Buying the “Ugly” Vegetables
Some shoppers get excited about a stroll through the produce section at the supermarket — an abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables are eye-catching in their bold, beautiful colors. Most people are conditioned at a young age to select the most perfect piece of fruit, sifting through cartons for unblemished options. However, there’s nothing wrong […]
What to Know About the Reducetarian Lifestyle
If you are looking for a healthier approach to eating, where you do what’s best for your body and the planet, then consider the reducetarian lifestyle. Reducetarians have the desire to eat less poultry, red meat and seafood, but instead of going all in on becoming a vegetarian, they take it one step at a […]
Get Outdoors: Outdoor Exercise Trends and How to Get Started
Outside exercise trends are more popular than ever, encouraging people to use the outdoor environment to get their physical activity. No matter how you like to engage in physical activity, there’s sure to be a way to get outside and enjoy it, too! Environmentally-conscious health nuts may wonder how these trends impact the outdoors they […]
Is Golf Bad for the Environment?
There is a huge amount of debate over whether golf is bad for the environment. It is not necessarily the sport itself that is maligned, but the venue – golf courses take up an enormous amount of space, and are often prime land. Indeed, golf courses take a huge amount of maintenance, water and chemicals […]
How Outdoor Fitness Stations Help Promote Sustainability
A gym in your community is great for working out with peers and meeting people with similar interests. It can be empowering to be surrounded by people with goals that align. However, these community fitness centers could become more eco-friendly. Here is how outdoor fitness stations help promote sustainability. Gyms and the Environment Many gyms […]
How Can Commercial Buildings Become More Sustainable?
For the past few decades, most sustainable advances in commercial real estate have been an afterthought. Construction professionals and architects use the same long-standing design methods. When businesses move into the buildings, some do their part to “greenify” the space, installing LED lights, installing solar panels and turning down the thermostat at the end of […]