sustainable living

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 […]

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Simple Green Life Tips to Help You Save Time and Money

Going green is popular for many reasons, as not only can it help the environment, but it can also save you time and money. The best way to go green isn’t always clear, however, and some people find it difficult to make such sweeping changes to their life all at once.  Fortunately, there are some […]

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4 Smart Ways to Become a More Sustainable Traveler This Year

Traveling sustainably has recently become increasingly important. The negative impacts caused by tourism have consequences that affect the environment. You can reduce your carbon footprint and still enjoy vacations when traveling to your desired destination. Here are 4 smart ways to become a more sustainable traveler this year. 1. Explore Exploring locally is the best way […]

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Green Shipping Initiatives for a More Sustainable Supply Chain

The shipping sector plays a vital role in a globalized market like we enjoy today. If it weren’t for the nearly 90,000 cargo ships currently traveling the world’s oceans, we wouldn’t have access to many of the products we have become accustomed to. Everything from food and beverages to computer chips were likely on a […]

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Grocery Stores Have Room To Grow In The Effort To Being Sustainable

With the tangible effects of global warming, consumers are more concerned with sustainability than ever before. While businesses like grocery stores, with the 2030 Paris Agreement deadline looming over their heads, should be making greater strides toward net-zero emissions.   Yet a recent study found while customers were willing to spend more for eco-friendly products and […]

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Fixing Your Appliances Yourself: Best Home Projects for Sustainability

DIYing appliance repairs is a great way to save time and money. You don’t need a maintenance background to fix small problems, and with a bit of research and the right tools, you can tackle home projects with confidence.  Perhaps the biggest benefit of fixing your appliances yourself is the sustainability factor. Extending the life […]

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8 Surprising Ways to Save Energy in Your Home

Throughout the years, homeowners have grown accustomed to energy efficiency involving green design, upgraded appliances, solar panel systems and eco-centric behavioral changes. For example, you may be more apt to turn off lights when you’re not occupying a room, use automated heating and cooling systems, and have become proficient in taking shorter showers. Each of these […]

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How Hybrid Working Can Contribute to Sustainable Business Practices

For many people, working away from home means hours spent in the car, on the bus or train, or walking to and from home. With the increasing move to hybrid working, suddenly the demands on our time are less and we are able to balance our time more effectively. But, what many employees don’t realize […]

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10 Innovative Green Technologies We’re Excited to See in Construction

Innovation in construction is bringing an exciting array of green technologies into the industry. These revolutionary developments benefit companies, clients, consumers and the planet.  Sustainable construction technologies range from appliances to foundations and everything in between. As these innovations develop further in the years ahead, they will make building one of the most environmentally-friendly industries […]

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Lessening Your Pet’s Impact on the Environment

There are many things you can do in your everyday life to make a positive impact on the environment. But, when you look down at your four-legged friend, you probably don’t often think about the impact they could be having, too.  While pets aren’t littering with plastic or using fossil fuels to get from point […]