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7 Bill-Saving Hacks to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient This Winter

We’re all looking for ways to cut our energy bills in the face of this winter’s record-breaking price increases. But woolly jumpers and hot water bottles can only go so far if your home isn’t energy-efficient. Research shows people waste up to £4.4 billion every year simply by leaving lights on when they go out, […]

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10 DIY Projects to Improve Your Home’s Insulation

Before you know it, winter is going to be rolling around. So, now is a good time to look at your home’s insulation. With the current cost of living crisis, dramatic rises in energy costs and the ongoing climate crisis, it has never been more important for your home to be properly insulated. Proper insulation […]

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5 Thoughtful Ways to Source Green Furniture

In recent years, companies have strived to create eco-friendly furniture as sustainability becomes more important for consumers. Labeling something as “green” is easy, but doing so doesn’t mean the item made is genuinely sustainable.  How can you source furniture that’s actually green? Here are five thoughtful ways to find it.  1. Sustainably-Made Fabric One way […]

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How to Create a Sustainable Neighborhood in Your Community

The conversation around sustainability is increasing. As we experience more environmental, economic and social troubles, the need for refreshed, sustainable strategies grows.  One of those strategies is creating sustainable neighborhoods. Sustainable neighborhoods are simply neighborhoods that put environmental, economic and social health at the forefront of their development. The benefits of creating an eco-friendly neighborhood […]

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5 Best Transportation Ideas for Car Free Day

The transportation sector is one of the largest contributors to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. In fact, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the transportation sector represents an estimated 27% of all GHG emissions in the United States. Fortunately, there are actions each of us can take to help lower the amount of vehicle-related emissions […]

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Sustainable Lifestyle: Tips to Make it Happen

What is Sustainable Living? Climate change, pollution and water scarcity are the most pressing global concerns we must face. The reason we face these challenges is people across the globe are consuming resources at a rate we can’t keep up with in the long term. This is dangerous not only for the health of the […]

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How to Make Your Leisure Activities More Sustainable

Climate change is not only here to stay, but we’re now getting regular reminders of that fact. Freak weather events such as heatwaves, forest fires, storms and floods are becoming more frequent even in our northern European climate. In fact, we have one of the hottest summers on record happening right now. It all adds […]

Important to Buy Local

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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10 Best Ways to Cut Plastic Out of Your Life

We use plastic every day, so beginning to cut it out of your life can seem overwhelming. Luckily, there are many options for reducing your single-use plastic consumption. Once you get started, it will become easier and easier to see where else you can make the switch from plastic waste to reusable products.  Below are […]

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Here’s How to Promote Eco-Friendly Hygiene

Hygiene routines range from person to person and may comprise several products aimed to improve quality of life and well-being. However, not all products or practices are sustainable. Promoting an eco-friendly hygiene practice is worth considering as more people seek ways to live a greener lifestyle. After all, it’s one area you have complete control […]