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How Can Commercial Buildings Become More Sustainable?

For the past few decades, most sustainable advances in commercial real estate have been an afterthought. Construction professionals and architects use the same long-standing design methods. When businesses move into the buildings, some do their part to “greenify” the space, installing LED lights, installing solar panels and turning down the thermostat at the end of […]

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The Role of Forests in Combating Climate Change

Whether you realize it or not, forests hold a key role in combating climate change. In this article, we will explore the role forests play, as well as the importance of preserving and protecting these vital ecosystems. We will discuss the process of carbon sequestration, the impacts of deforestation and tips on how to support […]

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What You Need to Know About Lab-Grown Meat

Humans have been eating meat for over a million years, but people have recently become more conscious about their meat intake because of climate change, animal treatment and more. Vegetarian and vegan products are now more mainstream, leading to a rise in these diets. What if you were able to have meat from an animal […]

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Are Solar Covered Canals California’s Best Solution to Drought?

Across the globe, drought has become one of the most prevalent and critical issues of our times. In the western US, it’s a growing disaster – with California’s 37.1 million people, the largest state population in the country, facing severe drought conditions. In 2022, fifty-eight California counties were given USDA disaster designations. There is no […]

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6 Easy, Eco-Friendly Winter Tips for Your Home

Your home is your castle and winter means spending more time in it. Why not create an environment to make you feel cozy and snug? Better yet, let what happens inside your walls harmonize with your outside environment. You can tread more lightly on the planet, and it doesn’t necessarily take much money or major […]

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10 Biofriendly Resolutions You’ll Want (and Be Able) to Keep

While people typically make (and let’s be honest, break) resolutions around this time of year, we have some biofriendly resolutions you’ll want to make and keep this New Year. These aren’t tasks you’ll find difficult to complete, nor are they goals too lofty to accomplish. In fact, I think you’ll be able to easily incorporate […]

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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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Renewable Energy: Is Space-based Solar On the Horizon?

Solar panel installations are some of the most environmentally-friendly sources of energy. They have zero emissions, making them sustainable for humans on Earth and possibly in space. Yes, that’s right. Solar panels could make it to space because agencies like the European Space Agency (ESA) are planning to launch space-based solar power in the future. […]

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10 Types of Sustainable Materials Changing the Built Environment

Construction is one of the world’s least eco-friendly industries. It makes up 40 percent of all carbon emissions and pumps waste into local ecosystems. Thankfully, the industry has started to make positive changes to reduce its environmental footprint. These 10 building materials in particular are changing the game and creating new-look sustainable communities. 1. Bamboo […]

Buy Well, Buy Once

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. […]