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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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6 Ways Everyone Can Be More Eco-Conscious in 2021

With the start of a new year comes the chance to make resolutions to do better, for ourselves and for the planet. If you’re thinking of making some eco-friendly swaps in 2021, here are six ways you can lead a more eco-conscious lifestyle for the future.  1. Shop Second-Hand Fast fashion is a big problem, […]

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Inexpensive Tips to Help Make Each Room in Your Home More Green and Energy-Efficient

Green renovations to your home don’t have to be expensive. In many cases, you’ll be able to soften the environmental impact of your home while saving yourself money in the long run. Below, we’ll discuss how you can make each room in your home energy-efficient without breaking the bank.  Attic The attic is an often-overlooked […]

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Four Window Cleaning Tips to Help Save Water (and the Environment)

Windows are your gateway to the world, but what should you do when that gateway is smudged, gunky, or just plain old dirty? Yes, window cleaning is one of those frustrating but ultimately necessary activities we have to partake in as homeowners and renters, made even worse by the fact it feels so inherently wasteful.  […]

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11 Easy Ways to Live a More Eco-Friendly Life

When you hear people talk about going green, they might mention carpooling or declining straws at restaurants. These are little changes that catch on quickly with your friends, so you’ve considered jumping in, too. Many people like the idea of living a sustainable lifestyle to help the Earth, but you might not know where to […]

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5 Ways to Limit the Environmental Impact of Your Home Remodel

There is no denying that renovating and remodeling your home can go one of two ways: you can do it the green way, or with little regard to your environmental impact. Without a doubt, your focus should be on remodeling your living environment the eco-friendly and sustainable way, not only for the health and happiness […]

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A Second Industrial Revolution: The Benefit of a Sustainability Report

The Industrial Revolution brought about rapid advancements which shaped the world we live in today. New developments resulted in significant improvements in public health, social communications, energy usage and sanitation. However this came at a cost – many of the environmental issues we now face are due to fossil fuels and mass production, which were […]

Environmentally-Friendly Camping: Minimizing Your Impact

Camping is one of those family-friendly activities which can be enjoyed almost any time of year, especially here in Southern California. With the weather beginning to warm in many places and spring flowers now in bloom, it is a good time to begin making plans for your next camping trip. Even if you only expect to have […]

Sustainability and Super Bowl 50

With millions upon millions of eyes focused on the San Francisco Bay area and Super Bowl 50 this weekend, and game-watching parties happening all around the world, It raises the question of the sustainability of the big game. The Super Bowl is not exactly one of the greenest and most eco-friendly events in the world, […]

Super Bowl Striving to Up Their Green Game

Every year, as the Super Bowl approaches, I begin to see discussions pop up as to how green can the Super Bowl really get. With millions of people watching the game and so much being spent on food, energy, transportation, lodging and the game itself, it is kind of hard to believe very many green, […]