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Why Shopping Small Is Still Such a Sustainable Solution

As the effects of climate change continue, there are simple ways you can help. Rethinking your shopping habits is one way. Consider shopping small as a more sustainable solution. When you shop small, it means you are shopping locally so as to support your friends, your neighbors and your community. You are giving back while, […]

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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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How to Plan Short-term and Long-term Sustainability Goals

Adopting sustainable practices is clearly a responsibility for everyone. We all interact with the environment and, as such, we need to protect it. This is something we’ve known for a long time and yet the fact remains we’re teetering on the precipice edge of a climate emergency. One thing we need to accept is we […]

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What Impact Could California’s New Composting Policy Have on Waste Reduction?

Developed countries, like the U.S., are establishing national sustainability regulations. Waste reduction measures can minimize surface-level and atmospheric pollution and improve the planet’s health.  A significant quantity of pollution comes from food waste. The agricultural industry uses large amounts of resources and energy to produce food, and when it expires, all those efforts are wasted. […]

Aim for smaller portions | Tuesday Tip

We often forget that we are part of a much larger ecosystem and that our poor health so often results in a poor environment as well. 

Which Countries Generate the Most Waste and What You Can Do

Municipal solid waste (MSW) production is a global ecological challenge. This year, many countries established sustainability regulations to decrease adverse climate change effects. A significant concern about global waste production is the related greenhouse gas emissions. Nations can shrink their carbon footprints by decreasing MSW. Three countries are generating the most pollution, which limits conservation […]

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Looking to Be More Biofriendly? Going Green Just Makes Sense.

While some people are all about living biofriendly and “going green”, others seem to protest having to make any changes in the daily or weekly routine to which they’ve become accustomed. The funny thing is, going green just makes sense. It doesn’t have to be a political issue, or an issue of whether you believe […]

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How to Exercise More Sustainably at Home

While the pandemic and the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) have stolen many headlines in recent months, there is still an onus on all of us to collectively work towards combating the major threat of climate change. Not only are polar bears in danger of becoming extinct by 2100, but atmospheric carbon dioxide is […]

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How to Make the Most of a Vegan Diet

Adopting a vegan (or vegetarian) diet seems like a logical step for anyone wanting to minimize their environmental impact and be a better dweller of Planet Earth. After all, research shows food from animal sources makes for one of the main contributors to carbon emissions, freshwater use, water pollution, and air pollution. However, while a […]

Repurpose your pumpkins | Tuesday Tip

Pumpkins can be repurposed in many different ways once you’re done with them, so harvest the seeds or make a pumpkin puree to get the most out of your jack-o-lantern!