For those of us that do our part to be eco-friendly, to keep our planet healthy and happy, it can sometimes be a challenge to help others do the same. Though you might be doing all you can at home to recycle and reduce your own carbon footprint, the next step is to inspire others to do the same. Today being Earth Day, we’d like to take a look at how we can do much to make a difference.[Read more…] about Be The Change: How to Make Your Community More Eco-Friendly
In recent times, we have really seen a rise in awareness about issues surrounding climate change. This has really been brought to the fore by campaigners such as the teenager Greta Thunberg but also because we are witnessing many worrying changes in our weather patterns. This has spurred people into action because it’s the right thing to do. [Read more…] about How to Have a Zero Waste Home
The start of a new year (and a new decade!) is a convenient time to reevaluate how you treat yourself and the world around you. Are you living a life that helps reduce your impact on the earth and climate change? If not, then start 2020 with a few simple changes to your lifestyle that can help lead to a positive change for the environment throughout this decade and beyond. You may be surprised at the effect this change can have on other areas of your life too![Read more…] about New Year’s Resolutions That Help The Environment
The holidays are a joyful time of year. We all have different traditions and ways we celebrate. Unfortunately, some of these habits are creating unnecessary waste. Stanford University reports that 25% more trash is thrown away during the holiday season the spans from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day.
This waste includes everything from uneaten food to plastic ornaments to gifting items that end up in a landfill. This year, reframe your traditions so that they include sustainable best practices. [Read more…] about How to Have a Sustainable Holiday Season
Have you ever been out to eat for an important date, only to spill sauce or your beverage on your shirt or pants. It’s a social blunder that’s hard to recover from, especially if the stain is noticeable. However, what’s even worse is the fact that you have to properly wash the article of clothing to make sure the stain is removed and you can wear it again![Read more…] about Eco-Friendly Stain Removal Hacks for Obnoxious Stains
If you’re looking for ways to lower your carbon footprint, you might consider starting at home. If you’re like the average homeowner, you’re probably wasting energy everyday. But you can save money and reduce your carbon output by optimizing for energy efficiency.
Even if you can’t switch to a renewable energy source like solar or wind power, you can reduce your usage of fossil fuels, and therefore your CO2 emissions, by making strategic modifications, both big and small.[Read more…] about How to Lower Your Home’s Carbon Footprint