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Is Golf Bad for the Environment?

There is a huge amount of debate over whether golf is bad for the environment. It is not necessarily the sport itself that is maligned, but the venue – golf courses take up an enormous amount of space, and are often prime land. Indeed, golf courses take a huge amount of maintenance, water and chemicals […]

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Your Guide to Planning and Building a Green Home Without Breaking the Bank

The current status of the climate and economy is prompting many to consider switching to greener living. The market is flooding like never before with options for energy-efficient appliances, water-saving fixtures and eco-friendly building materials. Building a green home on a budget can help you achieve your goals, whether you’re hoping your new build will […]

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10 Everyday Products Made From Recycled Materials

Utilizing products made from recycled materials helps to reduce waste by giving old materials a new life, rather than sending them to landfills. This helps to conserve natural resources and reduce the environmental impact of manufacturing new products. Additionally, using products made from recycled materials can also help to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas […]

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Eco-Friendly Tips to Be a More Sustainable Traveler

Every person has an individual carbon footprint they can try to downsize as much as possible by changing their behaviors and habits. One of these questionable activities is the way we travel and how it affects the ecosystems of our destinations. Thankfully, we are now more aware of climate change and environmental issues that affect […]

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Thoughtful Ways to Clean Your Home That Support the Environment

The holidays are almost here, so it’s time to get out the mop and broom, start to tidy up and begin clean your home for receiving guests. The question is, how will doing so impact your carbon footprint?  You might not often pause to reflect on how your cleaning choices impact the environment. However, everything […]

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Buy Well, Buy Once: How to Make Planet-Friendly Purchases

Most of us are aware of the need to reduce waste. But while we may diligently sort, recycle and donate goods for reuse, these efforts only go so far. We need to make planet-friendly purchases because, with the continuing popularity for fast fashion, over-packaged products and cheap electronics, the issue of global waste remains problematic. […]

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Energy Innovation: Could Sand Power the Next Battery?

The world is in the midst of a renewable energy transition being propelled forward at a breakneck speed by the rising costs of oil and gas, climate change impacts and the increased availability of alternative technologies. One of the most significant challenges to the widespread adoption of renewable energy is providing a steady supply of […]

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9 Best Choice Materials for Eco-Friendly Home Decor

Decorating a home can be stressful. You want to find decor fitting with the furniture and other items you already have, but you also want to support sustainability and do what you can to reduce your household’s carbon footprint. Choosing suitable materials for your eco-friendly home decor can help you know where you should start […]

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10 Easy Tips for Reducing Your Carbon Footprint

We all know we need to do our part to reduce our carbon footprint and help save the planet. But sometimes it can be hard to know where to start. You can play a big role in reducing your carbon footprint and helping the environment by making some simple changes at home. Use these tips to […]

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5 Thoughtful Ways to Source Green Furniture

In recent years, companies have strived to create eco-friendly furniture as sustainability becomes more important for consumers. Labeling something as “green” is easy, but doing so doesn’t mean the item made is genuinely sustainable.  How can you source furniture that’s actually green? Here are five thoughtful ways to find it.  1. Sustainably-Made Fabric One way […]