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The Environmental Impact of Car Use and Maintenance During COVID-19

A properly maintained car not only performs better and costs less to run, but it can help protect the planet. Of course not using your fossil fuel car at all, which has become far more common since the start of the pandemic, can also help. Let’s take a slightly friendlier look at the implications of […]

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Top Qualifications to Look for in an Eco-Friendly Contractor

The push for sustainable home renovations isn’t a new one. But as climate change evolves into an even more concerning situation, people are searching for ideas to limit waste and emissions during projects. That’s where an eco-friendly contractor comes into play. These experts can help clients make green choices from start to finish. How do […]

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Planning Spring Projects With An Environmentally-Friendly Mindset

By the time spring rolls around each year, most people are ready to tackle new projects, get involved in spring cleaning, or spend more time outside creating a beautiful, colorful stage for their homes.  Spring and “greenery” go hand-in-hand, but that doesn’t always mean spring projects are environmentally-friendly. To make sure they are, you may […]

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Conscious Consumerism Trends On the Rise

While 2020 will always now be remembered as ‘the year of the coronavirus pandemic’, it’s easy to forget just how significant a period of time it has been in the fight against climate change, as well as the increase of conscious consumerism. One of the – if not the biggest – global issue we as […]

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How to Lessen Your Environmental Footprint as a Remote Worker

If there were any positives from this dreaded pandemic, it would be the rise of remote work. Although working from home was certainly gaining popularity beforehand, COVID-19 has demonstrated to businesses working from home can hold significant benefits for productivity and flexible scheduling. Because of these benefits, 91% of workers reported they want to continue […]

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How To Live & Act More Sustainably In 2021

While the coronavirus pandemic may have been the talk of the town recently, climate change hasn’t exactly gone away. In fact, it’s becoming more and more of a pressing concern, which means living sustainably is key. Following the release of David Attenborough’s various documentaries on the BBC and Netflix, as well as the concerning statistics […]

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From Big to Small: 5 Commercial Solar Lighting Options for Your Business

Marshall Schreiber Herskovitz, an American movie director and environmental proponent has been quoted saying, “Even those who don’t believe in climate change believe we should develop renewable energy. Americans get it, it’s time. This is not controversial. It’s actually right in the wheelhouse of American business.” This statement couldn’t be closer to the truth. The […]

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How Dog Food Can Reduce Your Pet’s Carbon Footprint

Animal lovers and pet parents can’t imagine life without their little furry buds. However, even as more families are welcoming pets into their homes, environmentalists are consistently raising concerns about the alarming growth in their pet’s carbon footprint. Studies indicate the meat ingredients in pet foods alone contribute close to 64 million tons of carbon […]

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Electric Vehicles and Their Importance in the 21st Century

It’s fair to say climate change is the defining problem of the 21st century (so far, at least). CO2, while not the most dangerous greenhouse gas, is the one we produce in quantity—and with transportation responsible for 28% of CO2 emissions in the US, it’s also one we can significantly reduce by transitioning to electric […]

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Greening Your Road Trip: 5 Tips to Make Road Travel More Sustainable

I love to plan road trips. However, since the birth of my son, who is an asthmatic patient, I have not been on a road trip, mostly because his allergies are at peak in summers. The increasing carbon emissions and various forms of pollution further intensify the issue.  I, therefore, decided to take a road […]