Earth-friendly children

How to Raise Earth-Friendly Children

Everyone has a role in protecting the planet, including the youngest family members. Indeed, climate change affects them the most, as reaching net-zero emissions by 2050 is critical to keeping global warming to no more than 1.5 C. Scientists warn of widespread catastrophe if humanity fails to achieve this goal.  Children are our future. How […]

Car Free Day

5 Best Transportation Ideas for Car Free Day

The transportation sector is one of the largest contributors to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. In fact, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the transportation sector represents an estimated 27% of all GHG emissions in the United States. Fortunately, there are actions each of us can take to help lower the amount of vehicle-related emissions […]

National Get Outdoors Day

Family-Friendly Activities for National Get Outdoors Day

Saturday, June 11th is National Get Outdoors Day. This means it’s the perfect time to gather your family, and friends, and get outside for some family-friendly activities. Now, the idea behind National Get Outdoors Day is not only for people to get out and enjoy some time in nature, but it’s to do so locally. […]

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Lessening Your Pet’s Impact on the Environment

There are many things you can do in your everyday life to make a positive impact on the environment. But, when you look down at your four-legged friend, you probably don’t often think about the impact they could be having, too.  While pets aren’t littering with plastic or using fossil fuels to get from point […]

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Biofriendly Ways to Get Exercise In Throughout The Day

Getting in your daily exercise is an important part of healthy living. Whether you get in 30 minutes a day, 60 minutes a day or more, getting your body moving can have all kinds of benefits. The question is…what kind of exercise do you want to do? Are you a runner? A bicyclist? A swimmer? […]

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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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Do This To Make Your Dinner Party More Eco-Friendly

Living green doesn’t have to mean you can’t indulge in something every now and then; it just requires those indulgences are done mindfully, and without excess. If you’re worried about food waste and the carbon footprint of supermarket produce, that doesn’t have to mean you can’t throw a great dinner party once in a while […]

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15 Really Simple Ways to Start Living a More Eco-Friendly Life

Living an eco-friendly life is something we all should be doing. Even if you don’t go 100% “all in” right away, you can make some simple changes to your day-to-day that’ll make your life more eco-friendly starting today.

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Green Gift Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Whether you are the kind of person who loves Valentine’s Day and can’t wait to figure out new, creative ways to show your loved one you care or you’re the kind of person who wants to do something for Valentine’s Day, but maybe has run out of fresh ideas. Either way, we’ve got you covered. […]

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5 Sustainable Resolutions to Add to Your List

While not everyone makes “resolutions” for the New Year, almost all of us make some sort of plans, or set goals, as to what we want to accomplish in the upcoming year. Even if you’ve already laid out your plans and are making progress on your goals, we’ve got five sustainable resolutions worth adding to […]