packaging

How Companies Can Eliminate the Massive Packaging Problem

From the Arctic to the bottom of the ocean, plastic pollution contaminates every part of the world, with unpredictable effects on human health. Already, the oceans receive 8 million metric tons of plastic waste annually. Companies and researchers are creating innovative strategies to reduce plastic packaging — the largest source of pollution — in the […]

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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 […]

green home

Your Guide to Planning and Building a Green Home Without Breaking the Bank

The current status of the climate and economy is prompting many to consider switching to greener living. The market is flooding like never before with options for energy-efficient appliances, water-saving fixtures and eco-friendly building materials. Building a green home on a budget can help you achieve your goals, whether you’re hoping your new build will […]

commercial building

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 […]

role of forests

The Role of Forests in Combating Climate Change

Whether you realize it or not, forests hold a key role in combating climate change. In this article, we will explore the role forests play, as well as the importance of preserving and protecting these vital ecosystems. We will discuss the process of carbon sequestration, the impacts of deforestation and tips on how to support […]

organic solar

Are Solar Panels Organic?

Solar energy is a renewable energy source that has skyrocketed in popularity and availability in recent decades. Most people are familiar with traditional solar panels, which gather energy from the sun and convert it into electricity. Recent advancements have led to the development of organic solar panels and these have the potential to reinvent the […]

gardening

Budget-Friendly Lifestyle Changes to Get You On the Road to Sustainable Living

The recent results of COP15 have reinvigorated sustainability efforts and have motivated millions to double down on their commitment to sustainable living. In the words of UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, “We are finally starting to forge a peace pact with nature.” The good news may have given you the extra incentive you need to start […]

winter tips

6 Easy, Eco-Friendly Winter Tips for Your Home

Your home is your castle and winter means spending more time in it. Why not create an environment to make you feel cozy and snug? Better yet, let what happens inside your walls harmonize with your outside environment. You can tread more lightly on the planet, and it doesn’t necessarily take much money or major […]

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Eco-Friendly Tips to Be a More Sustainable Traveler

Every person has an individual carbon footprint they can try to downsize as much as possible by changing their behaviors and habits. One of these questionable activities is the way we travel and how it affects the ecosystems of our destinations. Thankfully, we are now more aware of climate change and environmental issues that affect […]

home remodel

Planning a Remodel? Think About Using These 10 Greener Options

Renovating your home to make it more eco-friendly requires a different approach than traditional remodeling work. You’ll need to know how brands source their materials, how they create their products and what kind of environmental impact the process has.  Make your upcoming remodel easier by considering these greener options for your home. You’ll have a […]