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5 Things You Should Know About Solar Panels Before Installing Them in Your Home

Solar panels are an energy saving home power solution that can help dramatically reduce both your power bill and your carbon footprint. Installing them is relatively simple. Here are important factors you need to consider before installing a solar panel system in your own home or business.

How to Have a Low-Cost, Eco-Friendly Lawn

While some prefer to dump nasty chemicals in their yard to keep it looking good, that's hardly environmentally-friendly – not to mention, safe for pets and kids. Here are a few suggestions to take the strain out of mowing, and produce a lawn to be proud of, with time to enjoy it.

The Eco-Friendly Hiking Guide

Going hiking or camping is a magical experience, the beautiful and natural surroundings can enchant you and make you feel like you are in a whole other world. Before you next go on an outdoor adventure, check out these great Eco-friendly hiking tips to keep you green on your next adventure!

8 Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Ziploc Bags

There are plenty of natural and Eco-friendly alternatives to Ziploc bags. From Lunchskin sandwich bags to Vegan food wraps, here are eight options you can try out.

How to Add Natural Light To Your Home and Save Energy

Whether your home is a period property with small windows or a new build still in the early design stages, there are plenty of ways you can maximize the natural light in your home and save money on energy bills at the same time.

8 Ways To Be An Eco-Friendly Dog Owner

How can a dog be bad for the environment? Aren't they part of it? Although they may be animals, our dogs aren't like wild wolves. They aren't adapted to the natural environment, but rather to human needs and desires which, as anyone concerned about the environment know, can often get out of control in our consumer driven culture. So how do you re-orient pet ownership to be more environmentally friendly?

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5 Features of Eco-Friendly Vacuum Cleaners

While there’s no such thing as a “zero carbon” vacuum cleaner, there are many features you can look for to reduce the environmental impact of your next vac. Here are five of the most important features to look for.
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Are Your Neighbors Hungrier Than You Realize? [Infographic]

Three billion people globally can’t afford to eat a healthy diet. Of these people, 690 million are hungry on a day-to-day basis. Food security is a growing issue, even in first-world nations. In countries like Canada, fast food is cheaper than fresh, healthy produce. So, how big of an issue is it? This Infographic breaks down the numbers.
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US Renewable Energy Consumption Reaches Record High

The rise of Eco-consumerism fueled sustainable markets. Now, companies must adopt renewable energy sources to remain competitive in their fields. Brand image and customer loyalty improvements partially drove clean energy sales over the past year.
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Improve Indoor Air Quality with These Simple Tips

The air quality in your house can be more contaminated than the air outside, even in big cities where there is more industrialization! With most Americans spending nearly 90% of their lives indoors, shouldn't you at least consider the quality of air you're breathing? These tips will help you get cleaner air at home.
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How to Grow an Avocado Tree from Seed [Infographic]

Whether you're spreading it on toast, mashing it for some guacamole, or even using it to make some healthy pancakes, avocados are a staple in many of our favorite snacks. So, what if you could grow your own avocado at home? It's actually easier that you think. This infographic walks you through the steps.
 

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Scrambled Eggs with Chicory and Chive Blossoms

The simplicity of this meal makes it the perfect lunch or dinner. Bright greens, organic eggs and chive blossoms, come together to create a...

Is Watering Plants With Softened Water Good Or Bad?

Whilst softening hard water will likely benefit you and your household, the same can’t be said for your garden. In fact, watering your garden, plants and soil with softened water is actually detrimental to their health.

Vegan Carrot Molasses Cake Recipe

By omitting eggs, butter and milk, and using molasses as a sweetener, this recipe is almost as moist and thick as Christmas cake, with...

Own a Pet? The Environmental Impact Could be Worse Than You Think

However much adorable and lovable these animals are, research has shown that pets leave a significant carbon footprint in the environment mainly due to their eating habits. So, how do you mitigate the negative environmental impact of pet ownership? Consider these suggestions and alternatives.

The Environmental & Economical Benefits of Carpooling

When carpooling, you drive yourself and a few others to the same destination instead of each person taking seperate cars or mode of transport. As for the benefits, they extend beyond saving money and protecting the environment. Learn more in this article.

Moving to a New Place? Here’s How to Sustainably Get Rid of Unwanted Stuff

Moving your stuff from one place to another is never easy. However, you can remove the hassle by de-cluttering and selling or donating some items before your move. Here are a few ways to get rid of unwanted stuff.