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Biofriendly Tip: 10 Single- or One-Use Products You Can Eliminate From Your Life

You may or may not remember but, years and years ago, you didn’t find a lot of single- or one-use products being manufactured and sold. Unfortunately, over the years, many companies and individuals began using these types of disposable products under the guise of them being “more convenient”. In actual fact, it is items such […]

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5 Sustainable Resolutions to Add to Your List

While not everyone makes “resolutions” for the New Year, almost all of us make some sort of plans, or set goals, as to what we want to accomplish in the upcoming year. Even if you’ve already laid out your plans and are making progress on your goals, we’ve got five sustainable resolutions worth adding to […]

5 Actions You Can Take for the Good of the Environment

In honor of World Environment Day on June 5th, we wanted to share our list of five actions you can take for the good of the environment. While these are definitely not the only actions you can take, we hope our list will give you someplace to start. At the very least, we hope to […]

Earth Day: 5 Ways You Can Help Put an End to Plastic Pollution

April 22nd is Earth Day. Now a global event, more than a billion people in 192 countries around the world are expected to take part. While each year’s focus may be a little different, the overall objective remains the same: to forward the environmental movement and get the people of Earth (as individuals, groups, cities, […]

Green Is More Than Just a Color: St. Patrick’s Day Edition

Green is much more than just a color. It’s a commitment to protecting the environment. It is conducting yourself in an eco-friendly manner as much as possible. It is a celebration of life. It’s thinking about the future, not just the present. It’s focusing on sustainability what that means in your day-to-day activities. On St. […]

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Reusable Products: When You Can Use This Instead of That

One of the simplest ways to be eco-friendly and lower your environmental impact is to switch to reusable products. One-use products may be marketed as being more convenient in the short term, however long-term damage adds up quick. Why do we need so many plastic, one-use items? It makes more sense, financially and otherwise, to […]

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Going Green: Coastal Cleanup Day

Going green by protecting our world’s rivers, streams, lakes and oceans is an issue of which we all need to be concerned. The Los Angeles Times recently reported on a study which found the scent of plastic trash makes fish think it’s food.  Pretty scary, particularly when you realize that once we eat the ocean life, […]