housing

How the Housing and Climate Crises Are Connected

Among the many problems facing our modern world, the climate and housing market crises are two of the most significant. They might seem like independent issues on the surface, but climate change has a major impact on where you can live and what structures you can build.  Here are the notable ways climate change has […]

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Best Ways to Live Sustainably in the Summertime

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy vacations and bond with family! Although while you relax, consider how you can help the planet. Here are some ways you can live more sustainably this summer.  1. Open Up Your Windows  Letting in natural sunlight is a simple way to lower your electricity bill. It reduces the […]

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Biofriendly Fall Activities You and the Kids Are Sure to Love

As we begin the trek into the holiday season, I figured now would be as good a time as any to lay out some biofriendly fall activities you and your kids are sure to love. What’s nice about these activities is many are designed to get you unplugged, outdoors and into nature. Others are geared […]

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How Producing Your Own Food Can Actually Preserve the Environment

It may sound like a tagline from a blockbuster movie, but gardening can save the world. If COVID-19 has taught us anything more, besides the importance of washing our hands, it’s the planet thrives better when we’re locked up in our homes. We are part of this planet as much as it’s part of us, […]

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The Top Eco-Friendly Materials to Repave Your Driveway

Driveways are a low-maintenance part of your property, but they need some attention every so often. Repaving touches up cracks and weathering, which makes it an ideal renovation project. It becomes more of a challenge when you want your home to align with your sustainable lifestyle, but not if you learn about the top eco-friendly […]

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15 Everyday Biodegradable Items as a Great Alternative to Plastic

With the war on plastic still raging forward, it’s more important than ever to start looking for alternative materials and biodegradable items. The planet is about to reach a stage of irreversible events if people don’t start waking up to the harm that’s being caused. You’ve likely heard about biodegradable materials and items, but what […]

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Environmentally-Friendly Ways to Clean and Sanitize Your Home’s Surfaces

As we all pay closer attention to our personal sanitation practices in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us are wondering how we can keep our homes clean without negatively affecting the environment or pushing us over our budget. Furthermore, many of us are also concerned about the harsh chemicals, found in mainstream cleaning […]

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4 Reasons Why House Construction Is Becoming More Sustainable

Sustainability is quickly becoming a construction industry trend. Most people know sustainable practices promote positive environmental impacts. However, many people don’t realize there are other reasons why construction is becoming more sustainable.  Sustainable construction presents an array of benefits beyond the realm of eco-consciousness. In fact, many supporters have jumped on the bandwagon thanks to […]

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Dreaming of an Eco-Friendly Bedroom? 6 Tips to Make it Real

Creating an eco-friendly bedroom is actually easier than it may seem at first glance. True, you will need to do your research and find the best products and pieces of furniture for your delightful nook, but it can be a fun and inspirational process which will bring you a lot of joy. Let’s run through […]

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5 Ways to Use Natural Materials In Your Home

There are many reasons to use natural products in your home. From reducing environmental impacts to decreasing potential health hazards – natural materials present an array of positive benefits.  If you’ve just begun to dip your toes into the world of natural materials, you might be curious about the best ways to incorporate natural materials […]