If you want to have a “green” Christmas this year, you don’t have to sacrifice your tree in the process. There are a number of ways to ensure that your holiday decorations are as eco-friendly as possible.
In a quest to help consumers buy ethical sneakers - sneakers made using fair trade practices and ethical, ecological standards - here is a compilation of our favorite ethical sneakers brands. These sneakers not only reduce our carbon footprint on the planet but also help lighten our conscience.
What is carbon offsetting? How can you go about it as an individual, household or group? What are the benefits, shortcomings and challenges? This simple guide explores those and more questions to help you become more aware about environmental preservation.
Closet and dresser cleanouts can be a cathartic experience. Getting rid of clothes that no longer fit or are no longer your style is a great way to whittle down your wardrobe to include only the pieces you love and really wear. Taking tops and pants to a donation site or clothing drive is a fairly common practice, but women are often left with the question: what do I do with old bras? Luckily, there are many ways to reuse, recycle or donate bras instead of tossing them in the garbage. We share a few of those tips below:
Did you know that light bulbs can be harmful to planet Earth? In fact, some contain mercury, which can be hazardous if not properly discarded. While some light bulbs have a shorter lifespan than others, which increases the amount of glass in landfills. Moreover, artificial light from light bulbs causes light pollution, which can disrupt nighttime ecosystems and makes it difficult for humans to see the night sky. In this post, we’ll discuss the most environmentally friendly light bulbs and ways you can reduce light pollution.
Many people are not aware that homeownership can be a fantastic financial investment. With each mortgage payment, you increase your home equity and wealth, not to mention the possibility of building a green, sustainable home. The possibilities are endless when it comes to designing a custom dream house. After you build or buy your dream Eco-home, these are the seven ways you can start making money from it beyond just living there.
The quality of air you breathe is essential to your health. While you may be aware of outdoor pollutants and chemicals in office buildings, don’t forget to check the air quality of your home, too. Some of the most common toxic chemicals found in indoor air are volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Many common household products can emit VOCs, damaging your air quality and your health. Here’s everything you need to know about how to reduce VOC levels in your home.
Being environmentally friendly can be hard work, but once you kick some of those bad habits and get some new ones, it’s usually pretty smooth sailing. But, there are still a few lingering habits some of us haven’t even thought about yet! Let’s take a look at some of the un-environmentally habits that you probably are still doing, and how to stop doing them!
Bosses and supervisors often struggle to find innovative ways to improve employee morale. This is especially relevant in smaller office spaces, as tensions can easily run high and escalate in such close quarters. Fortunately, there are easy ways to keep employees happy, healthy, and productive in a small office space. Read below to learn more!