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How to Create a Sustainable Neighborhood in Your Community

The conversation around sustainability is increasing. As we experience more environmental, economic and social troubles, the need for refreshed, sustainable strategies grows.  One of those strategies is creating sustainable neighborhoods. Sustainable neighborhoods are simply neighborhoods that put environmental, economic and social health at the forefront of their development. The benefits of creating an eco-friendly neighborhood […]

Borrow and share with friends | Tuesday Tip

There are so many online resources where everything can be borrowed or shared through verified lenders, and even libraries are expanding well beyond books and media.

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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 […]

The Biofriendly Podcast - Episode 48 - Net-Zero Communities

Net-Zero Communities

On this week’s episode, Noel and Jacob learn that net-zero communities have nothing to do with the dial-up internet service from 1900’s and Jacob should probably start reading the entire article on the subject BEFORE the podcast.

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Net-Zero Communities Are Growing in the U.S.

Renewable energy is on every environmentalist’s mind, and many people are wondering how they can reduce their impact on the planet. Swapping emissions-heavy sources for renewable energy is one of the most common options. Solar, wind and water are the upcoming leaders in clean power, taking over homes and businesses across the globe. Revamping your […]

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How to Get Neighbors Involved in Community Gardens

Starting a garden in your community that is open to all is an excellent way to increase community engagement and overall mood of those living nearby. Everyone can pick up some new gardening skills and save money by not having to purchase as much fresh produce from the grocery store. Below are a handful of ways you […]