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Going green and living an eco-friendly lifestyle can be simple with a few changes to your daily routines. In this collection of guides, we help you live green by reducing your impact on the environment.

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Best Ethical Sneakers

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.
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The Beginner’s Guide to Carbon Offsetting

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.
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Celebrating Thanksgiving the Eco-Friendly Way

Thanksgiving is part of a wonderful time of the year with family and friends, leaving us filled with gratitude (and good food)! There are always ways to celebrate time-honoured traditions like Thanksgiving gatherings in a more eco-friendly way.

What to Do With Old Bras: 3 Ideas

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:
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6 Eco Un-Friendly Habits You Need to Stop Now!

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!
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Zero Waste Bathroom Guide [Infographic]

Did you know that nearly 1 billion plastic toothbrushes are thrown away annually? Unfortunately, most personal care items end up in landfills, which release harmful toxins and can cause both health and environmental risks. Here are several Eco-friendly, sustainable products you can easily swap to create a zero waste bathroom.
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5 Amazing Ways To Kickstart Your Vegan Lifestyle

Deciding to go vegan is life-changing.   But what’s next?
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The Beginner’s Guide to Going Off-Grid

It is vital that we as individuals play our part in saving the environment by each minimizing our dependence on fossil fuels. Here are some simple, environmentally-conscious tips to get you started with living off-grid.
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Are Candles Bad for Your Home Air Quality?

Have you ever had a stuffy nose after lighting a candle in your living room? Or felt an itch in your throat after breathing in a scented candle?  These could be a reason for concern and the topic of our discussion today.
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Saving Energy on All Seasons [Infographic]

Most homeowners know that saving energy is a great way to save money, however not many know all the secrets to it. Incorporating energy-saving habits into your routine can...

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