Eco-friendly practices

4 Key, Eco-Friendly Practices for You and Your Home in 2023

The new year is always a great time to make changes to your lifestyle and adopt some eco-friendly practices. Normally, this involves resolutions for health and fitness, or personal growth, but perhaps this year we should cast the net a little wider. If you, like so many others, are worried about the effects of climate […]

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10 Repurposed (or Upcycled) Furniture Ideas to Give Your Home a Fresh Look in the New Year

The new year is an excellent time to refresh and remodel areas around your home, giving it a fresh start. When you make a change, you don’t have to get rid of everything — you can repurpose and upcycle old furniture to create new items. Old cabinets, drawers and larger pieces are blank canvases for […]

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Budget-Friendly Lifestyle Changes to Get You On the Road to Sustainable Living

The recent results of COP15 have reinvigorated sustainability efforts and have motivated millions to double down on their commitment to sustainable living. In the words of UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, “We are finally starting to forge a peace pact with nature.” The good news may have given you the extra incentive you need to start […]

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6 Easy, Eco-Friendly Winter Tips for Your Home

Your home is your castle and winter means spending more time in it. Why not create an environment to make you feel cozy and snug? Better yet, let what happens inside your walls harmonize with your outside environment. You can tread more lightly on the planet, and it doesn’t necessarily take much money or major […]

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Eco-Friendly Tips to Be a More Sustainable Traveler

Every person has an individual carbon footprint they can try to downsize as much as possible by changing their behaviors and habits. One of these questionable activities is the way we travel and how it affects the ecosystems of our destinations. Thankfully, we are now more aware of climate change and environmental issues that affect […]

home remodel

Planning a Remodel? Think About Using These 10 Greener Options

Renovating your home to make it more eco-friendly requires a different approach than traditional remodeling work. You’ll need to know how brands source their materials, how they create their products and what kind of environmental impact the process has.  Make your upcoming remodel easier by considering these greener options for your home. You’ll have a […]

eco-friendly holiday drinks

Sip Sustainably: 7 Eco-Friendly Holiday Drinks

Whether you love a holiday cocktail or coffee, knowing it’s eco-friendly allows you to enjoy it guilt-free. You can be efficient with ingredients you already have sitting around, or left over from past holiday celebrations, or you can order conscientiously when grabbing a drink out on the town. If you want to sip sustainability, here […]

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Thoughtful Ways to Clean Your Home That Support the Environment

The holidays are almost here, so it’s time to get out the mop and broom, start to tidy up and begin clean your home for receiving guests. The question is, how will doing so impact your carbon footprint?  You might not often pause to reflect on how your cleaning choices impact the environment. However, everything […]

making outdoors livable

Making Your Outdoors Livable: How to Create the Perfect Patio Space

Our outdoor spaces are too often underused, with designs guided by the aesthetics of green grass and flowers. While this can complement your house nicely, it also leaves a lot of square footage that could be used for something more functional. Instead of just being something to look at while you’re outdoors, the exterior should […]

Buy Well, Buy Once

Buy Well, Buy Once: How to Make Planet-Friendly Purchases

Most of us are aware of the need to reduce waste. But while we may diligently sort, recycle and donate goods for reuse, these efforts only go so far. We need to make planet-friendly purchases because, with the continuing popularity for fast fashion, over-packaged products and cheap electronics, the issue of global waste remains problematic. […]