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How to Reduce Energy Consumption at Home: Simple and Cost-Effective Strategies

Did you know the average American household uses 11,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity annually? This energy consumption number comes from air conditioning, water heating and other standard practices. It’s not uncommon for people to spend $1,000 or more on utility bills every year. These habits are also bad for the environment. You can learn how to […]

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Keys to an Eco-Friendly Diet

Another year has come to an end but, as you know, 2020 is not just another year. As a human collective, we have been through a lot of trials and tribulations this past year. Fortunately, the calendar has flipped to a new year. Our daily lives have shifted dramatically, for some more than others, and […]

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15 Everyday Biodegradable Items as a Great Alternative to Plastic

With the war on plastic still raging forward, it’s more important than ever to start looking for alternative materials and biodegradable items. The planet is about to reach a stage of irreversible events if people don’t start waking up to the harm that’s being caused. You’ve likely heard about biodegradable materials and items, but what […]

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How To Live & Act More Sustainably In 2021

While the coronavirus pandemic may have been the talk of the town recently, climate change hasn’t exactly gone away. In fact, it’s becoming more and more of a pressing concern, which means living sustainably is key. Following the release of David Attenborough’s various documentaries on the BBC and Netflix, as well as the concerning statistics […]

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Eco-Friendly Workouts: 5 Ways to Green Up Your Fitness Regime

In an attempt to lead a more environmentally-friendly, sustainable life, you might make positive changes like recycling and reusing, supporting small local businesses, saving energy at home, and the like. All of this can help you start living a pollution free life, but there’s one more change that can make a big impact. You can […]

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Green Renovations to Make in the New Year

With climate awareness reaching an all-time high, more of us than ever are looking for ways to implement eco-friendly materials into our homes and lives. Thankfully, demand breeds supply, so there’s an abundance of environmentally-friendly new trends, materials, and products floating around that can have a substantial impact on your carbon footprint. Minimizing your negative impact […]

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Starting Your New Year Off on a Biofriendly Note

At the start of every year, people all across the globe like to take a little time to figure out their New Year’s resolutions. While some may question whether this is worth the time and effort, I think taking a look at things you want to improve in your life or figuring out how you […]

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From Big to Small: 5 Commercial Solar Lighting Options for Your Business

Marshall Schreiber Herskovitz, an American movie director and environmental proponent has been quoted saying, “Even those who don’t believe in climate change believe we should develop renewable energy. Americans get it, it’s time. This is not controversial. It’s actually right in the wheelhouse of American business.” This statement couldn’t be closer to the truth. The […]

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Reusable Options to Get Closer to Zero Waste

At times, the journey to zero waste can feel like it’s two steps forward and three plastic doodads back.  For example, have you ever been out to eat, or running errands, only to come home with some bit of plastic or other packaging you really didn’t need? Sadly, we have all been there. It happens more […]

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Tips and Advice for Building a Passive House

Did you know that the average home is massively inefficient when it comes to conserving energy? Most homes are losing energy from thermal bridging, air leaks, insufficient insulation, and other inadequacies that become especially harmful in extreme temperatures. This inefficiency plagues most of the homes in America. Fortunately, environmental awareness seems to be peaking right now. […]