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The Positive Effect of Recycling on the Environment

Most people want to find ways to help the earth. Some do this by driving their car less often or skip buying products like plastic water bottles. It’s good to always look for new tips to live a greener lifestyle, but old habits like recycling can have just as much of a positive impact on […]

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National Arbor Day: Trees and Climate Change Mitigation

Today is National Arbor Day. Arbor Day was originally founded by J. Sterling Morton back in 1872 and is celebrated each year on the last Friday in April. The idea behind Arbor Day was simple; set aside a special day for tree planting. Now, each year, we celebrate National Arbor Day by planting more trees. […]

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Walk Among the Trees

Today’s Biofriendly Image of the Day goes to this forest and its beautiful tree-lined path. As the Chinese proverb goes, “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” There’s no question we all need trees in order to survive. Trees absorb carbon dioxide, provide oxygen, act […]