supporting sustainable businesses

5 Ways to Support Sustainable Businesses This Year

Supporting sustainable businesses is more critical than in previous years as the climate crisis ramps in severity and numerous companies are making moves to prove their positive contribution. Businesses are doing their part to become more sustainable and consumers must also work toward this initiative.  For both novices and experienced individuals in the sustainable shopping […]

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How Outdoor Fitness Stations Help Promote Sustainability

A gym in your community is great for working out with peers and meeting people with similar interests. It can be empowering to be surrounded by people with goals that align. However, these community fitness centers could become more eco-friendly. Here is how outdoor fitness stations help promote sustainability. Gyms and the Environment  Many gyms […]

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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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Making Your Outdoors Livable: How to Create the Perfect Patio Space

Our outdoor spaces are too often underused, with designs guided by the aesthetics of green grass and flowers. While this can complement your house nicely, it also leaves a lot of square footage that could be used for something more functional. Instead of just being something to look at while you’re outdoors, the exterior should […]

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Every Aspect of Construction Needs to Focus on Sustainability…Especially Project Managers

Sustainability is a popular value amongst consumers, but it also benefits professionals who embrace it. Project managers have an influential role in promoting eco-friendliness in construction to push the industry forward. You can focus on these aspects to integrate green practices into every part of the construction process. 1. Prioritize Sustainability in RFPs Minimizing carbon […]

green your halloween

5 Ways to Green Your Halloween Activities

Halloween is one of those holidays where waste generation is almost unavoidable. The nature of the day’s activities tend to promote single- or one-use products. I mean, most people probably dress up in costume just for the afternoon or evening and then either discard or give away their costume. Rarely do people reuse the same […]

Ecotourism

What Is Ecotourism and Why Is It Important?

Do you remember the movie, The Beach, starring Leonardo DiCaprio?  It was filmed on picturesque Maya Beach in Thailand. The popularity of this movie drove many tourists to the secluded cove with white sands, limestone cliffs and translucent water. The “invasion” of tourists caused significant damage to the marine ecosystem, and made the beach impossible […]

sustainable lifestyle

Sustainable Lifestyle: Tips to Make it Happen

What is Sustainable Living? Climate change, pollution and water scarcity are the most pressing global concerns we must face. The reason we face these challenges is people across the globe are consuming resources at a rate we can’t keep up with in the long term. This is dangerous not only for the health of the […]

Leisure Activities More Sustainable

How to Make Your Leisure Activities More Sustainable

Climate change is not only here to stay, but we’re now getting regular reminders of that fact. Freak weather events such as heatwaves, forest fires, storms and floods are becoming more frequent even in our northern European climate. In fact, we have one of the hottest summers on record happening right now. It all adds […]

eco-ableism

Eco-Ableism Explained: How Those With Disabilities Are Disproportionately Affected by Climate Change

People without disabilities might not think twice about shedding environmentally harmful habits for a more sustainable lifestyle. It might come so easily to them they fail to comprehend why everyone else doesn’t follow suit. While the climate change movement is imperative, not every green solution is feasible – especially for those with disabilities. It’s easy […]