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How Our Pets Can Teach Us to ‘Quarantine Green’

Pets have saved many of us from the pandemic blues. Amid lockdowns and quarantines, we found ourselves isolated from our human network, so we leaned more than ever on our furry friends. Some of us are spending more time with our pets, while others have brought new friends home. (Animal shelters and pet agencies saw […]

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Eco-Conscious Home Improvements for the New Year

With 2020 drawing to a close with this unique holiday season, many people will be eagerly anticipating 2021. As New Year resolutions come to mind, one of your several aspirations may include a home remodel, re-design or improvement, whether small or large. While sustainable living practices continue to rise in popularity and be adopted into […]

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How to Be More Eco-Friendly This Holiday Season

Just because we hear about something to the extent it becomes almost like a cliche, with its newness being lost, it doesn’t mean the truth in it is invalid. This is the case with eco-friendliness, a way too oft-quoted notion in all contexts. To really grasp being eco-friendly, especially during the holiday season, we have […]

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Surprise Your Outdoorsy Loved Ones with Sustainable, Ethical, and Eco-Friendly Gifts

Every year we get a chance to surprise our outdoorsy loved ones with gifts, whether it’s for their birthdays, Valentine’s Day, or during the holidays. It’s one of the simplest ways to show love and affection. To make this year’s gift-giving even more special, we’re giving you a list of sustainable, ethical, and eco-friendly gifts […]

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Making Sustainable Choices While Being Financially Responsible

The word green is used to represent money. It’s also used to refer to sustainable or environmentally-friendly behavior. However, getting the two concepts to sync up can be a bit more difficult than it sounds. If you have a desire to live responsibly in both a fiscal and Earth-conscious manner, here are a few suggestions […]

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How Dog Food Can Reduce Your Pet’s Carbon Footprint

Animal lovers and pet parents can’t imagine life without their little furry buds. However, even as more families are welcoming pets into their homes, environmentalists are consistently raising concerns about the alarming growth in their pet’s carbon footprint. Studies indicate the meat ingredients in pet foods alone contribute close to 64 million tons of carbon […]

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The Environmental Benefits of Proper Tree Maintenance

How well you care for a tree determines its strength, ability to tolerate harsh conditions, and how long it lives. A well-maintained tree embodies growth and life. It provides us not only with shade and shelter, but with tranquility and peace as well.  One way to keep your trees in good shape is to give […]

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6 Interior Remodeling Projects That Have a Low Impact on the Environment

Climate change is a primary consideration in 2020. Before acting, many people stop and second guess the impact their decisions will have on the environment. The real estate world is no exception. Therefore, if you are planning some upcoming interior renovations, choose the following remodeling projects to limit your home’s impact on the environment.  1. […]

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Greening Your Road Trip: 5 Tips to Make Road Travel More Sustainable

I love to plan road trips. However, since the birth of my son, who is an asthmatic patient, I have not been on a road trip, mostly because his allergies are at peak in summers. The increasing carbon emissions and various forms of pollution further intensify the issue.  I, therefore, decided to take a road […]

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Outdoor Thanksgiving Dinner: Tips to Make It Happen

Thanksgiving is the time of year when friends and family traditionally gather for a group meal to celebrate the year. People come together to share food, stories, and company as households worldwide give thanks for the good things in life. This year, however, Thanksgiving will look different as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect households […]