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8 Tips to Green Clean Your Routine

Chemical-laden household cleaners don’t live up to all the hype they get. Sure, they can clean and sanitize your home effectively. However, they can also release toxins into your abode and the environment when you dispose of them.  Are you looking for ways to make your cleaning regimen a bit more eco-friendly? Good news — […]

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6 Tips for Finding the Healthiest, Eco-Friendly Fish

People have been eating fish for their protein and nutrition for thousands of years. However, some marine creatures can contain pesticides and other contaminants, negatively affecting the human body. The demand for fish has also had a significant impact on ecosystems everywhere. Overfishing and fish farming have disrupted the food chain and depleted fish populations.  […]

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Eco-Friendly Tips for Winterizing Your Home

Winter is coming and, in many places, it’s bringing along frigid temperatures, slick ice patches and hair-whipping winds. You’ll likely want to prepare, but you definitely don’t want to rely on environmentally harmful materials.  Luckily, it’s easy to winterize your home with these seven sustainable tips: 1. Add More and Better Insulation When you add […]

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The Eyes Have It: How to Be Kind to the Planet This Year

As this decade comes to an end, it’s a great time to reflect on all of the eco-friendly changes you have made as a person. Since 2009, your lifestyle has likely changed and will hopefully continue to as you move into the ‘20s to live the greenest life possible. Luckily, businesses are making it easier […]

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5 Eco-Friendly Holiday Shopping Tips

As we approach the holiday season and people venture into full blown shopping mode, we wanted to share some eco-friendly holiday shopping tips to help make things a little more biofriendly. Note: these tips can also help save you time and money. 1. Make a List and Check It Twice One of the simplest ways […]

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Why Green Building May Be a Key to Affordable Housing

Green building and affordable housing continue to find new ways to fit together as the construction industry transforms. People who live in low-income housing often benefit the most from energy-efficient structures, which has prompted companies to develop ideas for combining both while keeping rent affordable. So, how is green building making an impact, and what […]

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Do This To Make Your Dinner Party More Eco-Friendly

Living green doesn’t have to mean you can’t indulge in something every now and then; it just requires those indulgences are done mindfully, and without excess. If you’re worried about food waste and the carbon footprint of supermarket produce, that doesn’t have to mean you can’t throw a great dinner party once in a while […]

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Eco-Conscious Living: Sustainable Home Furnishing Tips

Furnishing your home in a sustainable way may be daunting when you’re not familiar with the basics of a green household. However, with current environmental pollution levels, finding new ways to preserve valuable resources is something definitely worth your while, as it can help preserve the environment for future generations. And since you’re already planning […]

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Eco-Friendly Gardening: Benefits of Using Mulch to Improve Your Soil Condition

Noticed your soil is a bit dry this growing season? Maybe your plants are not thriving as they should. You know they could grow more plentiful if given the right nutrients. Perhaps you live in a climate where the soil gets cool in the nighttime and valuable heat is escaping into the atmosphere rather than […]

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7 Eco-Friendly Office Cleaning Tips

We are all moving towards a greener lifestyle at home, but what happens when we walk into the office? Toxic household cleaning chemicals are well documented, along with their dangers and damage to the environment. Ethical shoppers are spending extra time in grocery store aisles, choosing eco-friendly cleaning products to put in their trolley/cart, but […]