sustainable living

How to Create a Sustainable Neighborhood in Your Community

The conversation around sustainability is increasing. As we experience more environmental, economic and social troubles, the need for refreshed, sustainable strategies grows.  One of those strategies is creating sustainable neighborhoods. Sustainable neighborhoods are simply neighborhoods that put environmental, economic and social health at the forefront of their development. The benefits of creating an eco-friendly neighborhood […]

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6 Things to Look for In Corporations Claiming to Be Sustainable

Climate change affects people globally, so it’s no wonder 65% of consumers of all ages prefer to support green companies. Brands stand to profit from a broader consumer base if they change their marketing materials to include sustainability buzzwords. This doesn’t mean they’re committed to making the planet a better place to live, though. Before […]

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7 Commons Myths About Making a Sustainable Home Debunked

If you’re considering building a sustainable home, or renovating your current home for greater energy efficiency, you might wonder if it’s worth it. After all, maybe you’ve read about green building or heard stories countering its benefits and complaining about the costs. Crafting a sustainable home should still account for design and aesthetics, but reap […]

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Green Shipping Initiatives for a More Sustainable Supply Chain

The shipping sector plays a vital role in a globalized market like we enjoy today. If it weren’t for the nearly 90,000 cargo ships currently traveling the world’s oceans, we wouldn’t have access to many of the products we have become accustomed to. Everything from food and beverages to computer chips were likely on a […]

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Age-Friendly Cities and Communities: Helping Seniors and the Planet

Humans are social creatures, relying on one another for survival and support. Recent research in JAMA reveals without adequate community structures, deaths of despair and the diseases that often precede it proliferate. Many American communities have far to go in making their neighborhoods safer and richer in the resources residents need to thrive.  Everyone and […]

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Making Sense of Green Living Amidst False Advertising

Interest in buying eco-friendly products has spiked in recent times, especially among millennials and Generation Z. As sustainability becomes a trending value, many brands are aiming their marketing at environmentally-conscious people — but unfortunately, many don’t change their production or distribution practices to match their words. This practice, called greenwashing, can make it difficult for […]

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5 Eco-Friendly Swaps You Will Not Regret

Sustainability is a growing priority, not only for us as individuals but also, for many companies turning toward greener technology. This is good news for us too, because the choice of eco-friendly products and items is becoming richer by the day.  Of course, our eco-consciousness doesn’t depend entirely on big companies. Certain decisions will help […]

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Grocery Stores Have Room To Grow In The Effort To Being Sustainable

With the tangible effects of global warming, consumers are more concerned with sustainability than ever before. While businesses like grocery stores, with the 2030 Paris Agreement deadline looming over their heads, should be making greater strides toward net-zero emissions.   Yet a recent study found while customers were willing to spend more for eco-friendly products and […]

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Is It Possible To Be An Eco-Friendly Digital Nomad?

One of the most significant changes brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic has been the revolution in remote working. Initially coming about as a matter of necessity as many countries ‘locked down’, remote working became something both employers and employees found to be a positive.  Indeed, it looks to be the case that a certain […]

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How to Plan Short-term and Long-term Sustainability Goals

Adopting sustainable practices is clearly a responsibility for everyone. We all interact with the environment and, as such, we need to protect it. This is something we’ve known for a long time and yet the fact remains we’re teetering on the precipice edge of a climate emergency. One thing we need to accept is we […]