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Environmentally-Friendly Tips to Help You Make the Most of Your Next Outdoor Adventure

Whether you’re embarking on a camping trip or just going for a walk in the park, it’s important to understand how your actions – no matter how big or how small they may seem – can impact the environment, both positively and negatively. In an effort to preserve our beautiful planet for generations to come, […]

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7 Tips For Designing an Eco-Friendly Garden

Earth-conscious gardening is rooted in cutting back on household waste and toxic chemicals. This mindful approach conserves our vital resources, such as water. It also prioritizes the habit of recycling. By making these choices, you can slow the pace of global warming. Toward that end, here are 7 creative ideas for your upcoming growing season. […]

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Repurpose: 11 Things To Do With Your Old Cell Phone Other Than Throwing It Away

There’s nothing quite like opening up the box containing your brand new smartphone. The smooth, reflective glass and the shiny, slim body all provide pathways to modern social constructs and connections with the digital world. Now that you have a newer model, what should you do with the phone you no longer use? Rather than […]

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Inexpensive Tips to Help Make Each Room in Your Home More Green and Energy-Efficient

Green renovations to your home don’t have to be expensive. In many cases, you’ll be able to soften the environmental impact of your home while saving yourself money in the long run. Below, we’ll discuss how you can make each room in your home energy-efficient without breaking the bank.  Attic The attic is an often-overlooked […]

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Car Recycling – It’s More Important Than You Might Think

The recycling logo is a staple in modern day culture. Anyone with a television has seen the ads encouraging people to “do their part,” and the ominous news segments warning about the impending doom of climate change. Most people have a general idea of what it means to recycle. We think about throwing plastic water […]

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Teaching Children Sustainability Through DIY Projects

Children learn new things about the world every day. When they’re not discovering words or watching educational shows on TV, they build social and emotional connections with other people. It’s good to continually expand their knowledge, especially at home. You don’t need to start homeschooling or form lesson plans to teach your kids about things […]

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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 […]

4 Green Eco Tips for Sustainable Living

Americans generated nearly 270 million tons of trash in 2017. That’s about 540,000,000,000 pounds of garbage on a yearly basis. And, as pollution levels continue to rise and landfills begin overfilling, going “green” is more important than ever. Sustainable living is a great way to reduce your impact on the environment. So, it’s time to […]

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How to Update Your Home in a Sustainable Way

Sustainable living has many benefits. Eco-friendly homes have lower levels of chemicals and harmful gases that can affect indoor air quality and be detrimental to your health. Making conscious choices on what you buy and bring into your home can help you reduce waste and lower your carbon footprint, and the overall effect can save […]

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12 Small Changes To Make Your Home More Eco-Friendly

Single-use plastic and CO2 emissions are the biggest sources of pollution. Not everybody can afford solar panels or Energy Star appliances, but we can all make smaller changes in our own homes. These changes are budget-friendly and they don’t take a lot of time; they are however efficient and they can turn your home into […]