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How to Make the Most of a Vegan Diet

Adopting a vegan (or vegetarian) diet seems like a logical step for anyone wanting to minimize their environmental impact and be a better dweller of Planet Earth. After all, research shows food from animal sources makes for one of the main contributors to carbon emissions, freshwater use, water pollution, and air pollution. However, while a […]

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How Data’s Multi-Faceted Uses Can Help the Planet

Data collection happens on a cosmic scale. As many as 1.145 trillion megabits of data are collected every day. And while the computing power and energy use involved present their own environmental concerns, the transparency and insights generated from data have the potential to make a difference in global sustainability.  Data use is multi-faceted. This […]

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3 Tips for Prioritizing Sustainability in the Manufacturing Sector

The impact of climate change on the planet and its finite resources is undisputable, and while environmental impact is at the forefront of global priorities, so is industrial growth. So, how can these two elements coexist without impacting production levels? Finding the right balance and making the switch to sustainable alternatives is the way forward. […]

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What Factors Contribute to a Sustainable Building?

Residential and commercial properties around the globe are adopting sustainable features. When you drive through suburban neighborhoods, you may notice solar panels mounted on rooftops. These green devices and other energy- and water-efficient technologies benefit building owners and the planet. Installing sustainable features on a building increases its value, lowers utility costs and shrinks its […]

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4 Ways Green Tech Will Change the Future, If We All Apply It

Incorporating green tech in our lives will not only affect the environment, but will also have an impact on job opportunities and food supply. Climate change and global warming continue to pose a serious threat to humanity’s survival. Fortunately, green technology is helping slow down global warming’s impact. As more countries apply green technology into […]

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Sustainable Lawns: 10 Eco-Friendly Changes to Make Your Lawn Greener

There’s nothing like a beautiful garden to spruce up your property. However, you may not have realized most yards aren’t eco-friendly because they require so many resources to sustain. That’s why homeowners may want to reconsider how they care for their yards. Here are 10 tricks homeowners can use to maintain sustainable lawns: 1. Collect […]

Russia and Carbon Offsets

What do you do when you’re the world’s fourth-largest greenhouse gas emitter but you own 20 percent of the global forests? Well, according to Russia, you tell the UN to cut you some slack and lease parts of the forest for carbon offsets. This week, Noel and Jacob talk about what Russia is up to, how carbon offsets work, and is Spaceballs an environmental documentary?

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How to Build an Eco-Friendly Pool This Spring

Pools are a residential luxury that can make sweltering summer days much more pleasant. Water features increase people’s happiness and boost their exercise levels, but they can be rough on the planet. Fortunately, building an eco-friendly pool is possible. You can utilize sustainable features to reduce energy expenditure and water waste. Coverings, filtration, heating, decks, […]

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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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Eco-Friendly Camping Tips and Survival Tools

Many outdoor enthusiasts have started to take up camping as a relaxing pastime, where they can spend the night away from their regular lives and comfort zone. However, what most people may not realize is they are doing something that not only allows them to enjoy the outdoors and experience the wild, but it is […]