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Snow Be Gone: Eco-Friendly Methods of Snow Removal

Traditional snow removal methods, such as rock salt and gas-powered snow blowers, are great for clearing icy roads but bad for the environment. Salt can accumulate in waterways and fossil fuels contribute to climate change. Luckily, you don’t have to resign yourself to being snowed in this winter – there are eco-friendly snow removal methods […]

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Every Aspect of Construction Needs to Focus on Sustainability…Especially Project Managers

Sustainability is a popular value amongst consumers, but it also benefits professionals who embrace it. Project managers have an influential role in promoting eco-friendliness in construction to push the industry forward. You can focus on these aspects to integrate green practices into every part of the construction process. 1. Prioritize Sustainability in RFPs Minimizing carbon […]

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Tips to Make Your Black Friday Shopping More Eco-Friendly

Thanksgiving is coming up quickly, which means many people are already planning their Black Friday shopping sprees. Black Friday brings some of the largest sales of the year, just in time for Christmas and the winter holidays. But while those deals are fantastic for shoppers, they come with some major drawbacks. The seasonal increase in […]

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10 Reasons Why You Should Care About Sustainability

Why should you care about sustainability? For one, because it’s the right thing to do. We only have one planet and we need to take care of it. Additionally, sustainability is good for business. More and more consumers are interested in buying from companies practicing sustainability, so it’s a smart business move to make sure […]

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9 Best Choice Materials for Eco-Friendly Home Decor

Decorating a home can be stressful. You want to find decor fitting with the furniture and other items you already have, but you also want to support sustainability and do what you can to reduce your household’s carbon footprint. Choosing suitable materials for your eco-friendly home decor can help you know where you should start […]

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5 Ways to Green Your Halloween Activities

Halloween is one of those holidays where waste generation is almost unavoidable. The nature of the day’s activities tend to promote single- or one-use products. I mean, most people probably dress up in costume just for the afternoon or evening and then either discard or give away their costume. Rarely do people reuse the same […]

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10 Easy Tips for Reducing Your Carbon Footprint

We all know we need to do our part to reduce our carbon footprint and help save the planet. But sometimes it can be hard to know where to start. You can play a big role in reducing your carbon footprint and helping the environment by making some simple changes at home. Use these tips to […]

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6 Sustainable, Winter Home Improvement Projects

To quote Game of Thrones’ Ned Stark, “Winter is coming”. For some, that simply means wrapping up warm when you leave the house. But, in the corners of the globe facing an energy crisis, it might also mean layering up indoors as prices rise. As the chill factor closes in, most of us will want […]

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How College Campuses Can Increase Energy Efficiency

College campuses are physically widespread and have far-reaching effects on people’s development, serving as a launchpad from adolescence to adulthood for many students. Therefore, they must prioritize energy efficiency. Here are a few ways universities can go green and lower their energy bill simultaneously. Add Extra Insulation to Buildings A building with thick insulation in […]

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10 Tips for Monitoring Your Home’s Energy Efficiency

Smart thermostats, tankless water heaters and home energy monitors make it easier than ever to monitor the energy efficiency of your home. Even if you don’t have the budget for new appliances or better insulation, you can reduce your energy consumption in several ways.  1. Fix Your Lighting LED lightbulbs use up to 90% less […]