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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Why Studying and Teaching About Climate is Important

Statistics regarding climate can vary based on where you get your information. Contradictory content can confuse students and make their decisions more difficult. By teaching them accurate and insightful information, students can make informed decisions about lessening the impact of climate on our environment.  Teaching About Climate You will never solve problems if you ignore […]

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The Best Ways to Avoid Burnout While Saving the Planet

You’d be in good company if you adopted an eco-friendly lifestyle due to increasing climate change threats. A recent survey of 10,000 young people ages 16 to 25 found 59% of respondents were seriously apprehensive about the planet’s future, and 84% were moderately concerned about saving the planet. Of course, an uptick in massive hurricanes […]

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4 Smart Ways to Become a More Sustainable Traveler This Year

Traveling sustainably has recently become increasingly important. The negative impacts caused by tourism have consequences that affect the environment. You can reduce your carbon footprint and still enjoy vacations when traveling to your desired destination. Here are 4 smart ways to become a more sustainable traveler this year. 1. Explore Exploring locally is the best way […]

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Sustainable Festival Solutions to Keep It Green This Summer

Festival season is the signal summer has arrived for millions of people around the world. Whether it’s a music festival with a grandstand, a garden show filled with vibrant colors, a delicious food festival or tents filled with comedians making us laugh, festivals often attract huge crowds. As you likely are well-aware, the larger the […]

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7 Easy Ways to Be More Eco-Friendly While Traveling

Are you looking to travel more responsibly this year? Then, check out these ten ways to be more eco-friendly and responsible while traveling!  From reducing your waste to choosing sustainable transportation, there are many ways to make your travels more sustainable. Read on for tips on how to make a difference while exploring the world. […]

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Why Shopping Small Is Still Such a Sustainable Solution

As the effects of climate change continue, there are simple ways you can help. Rethinking your shopping habits is one way. Consider shopping small as a more sustainable solution. When you shop small, it means you are shopping locally so as to support your friends, your neighbors and your community. You are giving back while, […]

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Age-Friendly Cities and Communities: Helping Seniors and the Planet

Humans are social creatures, relying on one another for survival and support. Recent research in JAMA reveals without adequate community structures, deaths of despair and the diseases that often precede it proliferate. Many American communities have far to go in making their neighborhoods safer and richer in the resources residents need to thrive.  Everyone and […]

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5 Ways to Make Your Apartment Eco-Friendly

Over 80% of Americans say having a green living space is important to them. This is good to remember when building or designing a new apartment complex. Adding eco-friendly features to your apartments will attract renters and save money by conserving energy.  Here are five ways to make your apartments environmentally friendly. 1. Choose the […]

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10 Best Ways to Keep Your House Cool During the Hot Summer Months

Summer is here and the heat is on. You could end up paying a small fortune in air conditioning costs to keep your house cool, especially if you live in a hot climate like California or Florida. However, soaring inflation means you need to pinch pennies more than ever — how can you reduce your […]