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The Environmental Benefits of Proper Tree Maintenance

How well you care for a tree determines its strength, ability to tolerate harsh conditions, and how long it lives. A well-maintained tree embodies growth and life. It provides us not only with shade and shelter, but with tranquility and peace as well.  One way to keep your trees in good shape is to give […]

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Tips to Conserve Energy at Home While Quarantined

The national enforcement of social distancing practices has led to many Americans, self-isolating, social distancing and working from home. While you may be seeing reduced spending on transportation, being stuck at home with the whole family can mean you are spending more than you would like on utilities. Here are some eco-conscious tips to help […]

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Passive Housing: A Greener Way of Living

We’re all looking for ways to cut back on our energy usage and, in turn, reduce our utility bills. Actions such as replacing old light bulbs with efficient LED models and using household appliances only when they’re full or almost full help to conserve energy, but if you truly want your home to be as […]

How to Keep Warm in the Winter While Saving the Planet

For eco-friendly families, it is important to protect the planet during the winter months, but to also important to stay safe, warm and comfortable as well. While it may be tempting to crank up the heat and consume additional energy this winter, there are energy-saving techniques you can rely on to stay warm even though […]

5 Ways College Students Can Be Energy Efficient While Living on Campus

As a college student, conserving energy may not be your number one priority. But being energy efficient while living in on campus is easier than you think. These simple tips can make a huge impact on our environment and help your campus become more eco-friendly! 1. Unplug your electronics. Shutting off your television and laptop […]

4 Ways to Combat Air Pollution As Summer Heats Up

Image by Joe Wolf / Creative Commons Sweltering temperatures across the globe have not only been getting people down physically, but mentally as well. You have probably noticed, when the temperatures are at their hottest, you seem to feel the effects of the smog and air pollution a lot more. Of course that doesn’t quite […]