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How Environmentally Friendly Is Your Waste Management Company?

Waste management companies vary widely in their offerings. You might have a separate bin for each type of recyclable material. Others have a single container — some even promise to sort your reusables from the rest of your trash.  However, what really happens to your garbage when it leaves your house? After all, you may […]

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Building a Zero-Waste Lifestyle

With the effects of climate change being felt more and more with each passing year, we’re quickly reaching a point where people need to change their everyday habits. Though the greatest producers of greenhouse gas emissions are most at fault, everyone around the world needs to learn how to take action and do their part […]

Deforestation: A Few Solutions That Can Change The Future

As we can see, the world is on an extreme urge to slow down the pace of climate change by saving water, preserving wildlife, and planting more and more trees. Undoubtedly, trees inevitably hold a significant part to slow the progression of global warming. If the mass destruction and deforestation continue, it will harm the […]

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Are Living Walls Worth Creating Over Other Sustainable Options?

The shift towards green architecture is increasingly becoming popular among commercial and residential property owners. In the past, making a building sustainable used to be a nice-to-have afterthought, but now it has become a priority. Aside from using renewable energy sources and materials that are sustainable, a typical way to achieve sustainability is to incorporate […]

5 Lesser-Known Environmental Benefits of Planting Trees

The simple act of planting a tree isn’t as easy as it may seem. It has far-reaching implications for the environment, reduces pollution, provides a natural habitat for wildlife and feeds the soil. Beyond the visual appeal of a flowering dogwood or vibrant red maple, trees serve an important purpose. Of course, most people are […]

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Can Air Conditioners Be Used to Help Clean Up Indoor Air Pollution?

Indoor air is unclean, stale and filled with pollutants. Compared to outdoor air, the air inside your home is ten times more contaminated. Many of the pollutants we inhale in our homes come from outdoors through windows, while others are from different sources inside our homes. Poor indoor air quality can be risky as it […]

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3 Ways To Improve Your Indoor Air Quality Naturally

Providing the best for loved ones comes naturally to any head of the family. Homeowners go through great lengths to ensure the comfort and safety of their household. Did you know the quality of indoor air is often worse than the air outside? Many factors make the air inside your home unhealthy. In fact, there […]

Indoor Air Quality : How to Make Your Home Healthier

Poor indoor air quality is more of a problem than you may realize. In fact, research has shown indoor air can be deadlier than outdoor air. Of course outdoor air quality is a serious concern too. The number of cities around the world being plagued with high levels of air pollution continues to rise. China has […]

Combating Indoor Air Pollution in Summer

During the summer months when the weather gets warm, many people tend to close their windows, shut their doors and turn on their air conditioning, fans or swap coolers in an effort to stay cool. While this may seem like a good idea, the EPA reports air pollutants indoors are often two to five times higher than the […]

National Bike Month: Biofriendly Benefits of Riding Your Bike

As May is National Bike Month, now is the perfect time to take a look at some of the biofriendly benefits of riding your bike. National Bike Month was started almost six decades ago as a way of enlightening people on the benefits of bike riding, and encouraging them to get out and ride. Since that time people have not only […]