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5 Ways to Support Sustainable Businesses This Year

Supporting sustainable businesses is more critical than in previous years as the climate crisis ramps in severity and numerous companies are making moves to prove their positive contribution. Businesses are doing their part to become more sustainable and consumers must also work toward this initiative.  For both novices and experienced individuals in the sustainable shopping […]

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How Outdoor Fitness Stations Help Promote Sustainability

A gym in your community is great for working out with peers and meeting people with similar interests. It can be empowering to be surrounded by people with goals that align. However, these community fitness centers could become more eco-friendly. Here is how outdoor fitness stations help promote sustainability. Gyms and the Environment  Many gyms […]

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How Can Commercial Buildings Become More Sustainable?

For the past few decades, most sustainable advances in commercial real estate have been an afterthought. Construction professionals and architects use the same long-standing design methods. When businesses move into the buildings, some do their part to “greenify” the space, installing LED lights, installing solar panels and turning down the thermostat at the end of […]

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5 Ways Governments and Businesses Can Work Together in Creating a More Sustainable Future

Individual eco-awareness is growing: reusing, thrifting, going zero-waste…but how can “the big players” contribute to sustainability trends? Here are five actionable strategies governments and businesses can implement to increase their environmental efficiency. Combined Public-Private Efforts Collaboration between the public and private sectors can directly lead to greater sustainability. Government agencies can incentivize private businesses and […]

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Every Aspect of Construction Needs to Focus on Sustainability…Especially Project Managers

Sustainability is a popular value amongst consumers, but it also benefits professionals who embrace it. Project managers have an influential role in promoting eco-friendliness in construction to push the industry forward. You can focus on these aspects to integrate green practices into every part of the construction process. 1. Prioritize Sustainability in RFPs Minimizing carbon […]

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10 Reasons Why You Should Care About Sustainability

Why should you care about sustainability? For one, because it’s the right thing to do. We only have one planet and we need to take care of it. Additionally, sustainability is good for business. More and more consumers are interested in buying from companies practicing sustainability, so it’s a smart business move to make sure […]

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9 Best Choice Materials for Eco-Friendly Home Decor

Decorating a home can be stressful. You want to find decor fitting with the furniture and other items you already have, but you also want to support sustainability and do what you can to reduce your household’s carbon footprint. Choosing suitable materials for your eco-friendly home decor can help you know where you should start […]

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The Lasting Impact of Teaching Sustainability to Your Kids

Sustainability is a crucial topic kids of all ages can learn. However you choose to teach your child about making eco-friendly choices is up to you, but you shouldn’t avoid the subject. With climate change becoming a more serious threat than ever, your children need to know how they’re going to grow up in an […]

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Home Heating: Is Gas More Sustainable Than Oil?

In response to the global climate crisis, practicing sustainability is more important than ever. There are many myths associated with how sustainable gas is compared to oil. Both advantages and disadvantages exist, but which is the better option when it comes to home heating? Let’s explore which is better for the environment and how it […]

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5 Thoughtful Ways to Source Green Furniture

In recent years, companies have strived to create eco-friendly furniture as sustainability becomes more important for consumers. Labeling something as “green” is easy, but doing so doesn’t mean the item made is genuinely sustainable.  How can you source furniture that’s actually green? Here are five thoughtful ways to find it.  1. Sustainably-Made Fabric One way […]