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Planet Earth is our home, and it’s important that we everything we can to protect it. Follow the latest Environment News to stay up to date on the issues having an impact on our planet and its ecosystems.

Why the Ozone Layer Should Give Us Hope

Why the Ozone Layer Should Give Us Hope

The perpetual worry about the growing hole in the ozone layer seems to have vanished from the collective consciousness. It seemed like everyone was talking about it for a while and suddenly stopped. What happened to that ominous hole in the ozone layer and why should its absence from conversation give us hope?
plastic pollution

Facts that will Make You Think Twice About Plastic

Here are five facts about plastic and its impact on the planet that will make you think twice before using that disposable coffee cup or straw.
debunking myths about climate change

Debunking 7 Current Myths About Climate Change

In the age of social media, it's easy for rumors and half-truths to circulate and gain traction. This can be risky on complex topics like climate change. That's why we're here to plainly debunk some of the most popular myths about climate change.
3D printing and climate change

How 3D Printing is Saving Our Planet

3D printing technology is rapidly evolving, and its capabilities are constantly expanding. New materials with unique properties are being developed and made available for use in 3D printers. Combined with advances in software and hardware, there are now virtually limitless possibilities for us to produce using this technology. Here are some of the nifty ways 3D printing is solving some of our most intractable environmental problems.
greywater recycling

How Greywater Recycling Can Help Address Water Scarcity

Water scarcity is a significant problem facing many parts of the world today. With the global population only expected to rise in the coming years, it's increasingly critical to find ways to conserve and reduce water consumption. Greywater recycling is one such way to tackle the water crisis, so let's look at what it is and how it can fix our water problems.
the economic case for going green for businesses

The Economic Case for Going Green: Why It Makes Good Business Sense

As the world becomes increasingly aware of the need to protect the environment, businesses are under pressure to adopt greener practices. But it's not just about doing the right thing – there are compelling economic reasons for businesses to go green. Here are six of the most important:
pros and cons of tracking personal carbon footprint

Should you Track Your Carbon Footprint? Pros and Cons

A carbon footprint is the total amount of greenhouse gas emissions from an individual, organization, event, or product. Learn the upsides and downsides of tracking your carbon footprint and easy ways to offset your emissions.
Geo-engineering

What Is Geo-Engineering And How Could It Affect The Future Of Our Planet?

Most people believe that the best way to safeguard our planet for future generations is to reduce the amount of energy we are using so that we limit the...
urban forests

5 Underestimated Benefits of Urban Forests

There are some incredible benefits of trees—especially in an urban setting— that you may have never considered. So, how do urban forests benefit our cities? Let us count the ways...
recycling

How Sustainable Is Recycling?

Recycling has been a key part of sustainability efforts in developed countries for decades. It’s a tried-and-true, effective way to reduce waste and prolong the life of valuable resources — right? Well, it’s not that simple. Let’s see how effective recycling truly is at cutting back on waste and helping the environment.

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4 Things to Consider when Planning an Eco-Friendly Nursery

These 4 design tips will help ensure your newborn is being kept safe and healthy in an eco-friendly nursery.
collect rainwater for environmentally friendly gardening

The Homeowner’s Guide to Rainwater Harvesting

In this article, we outline why every homeowner should have a rain barrel set up for rainwater harvesting, how to set up your rain barrel, and some of the best uses for rainwater once you collect it.
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9 Food Waste Solutions That Are Basically Habits To Save The Earth

Food waste accounts for up to 29% of the amount of trash each year in the US. Here are 9 effective ways to reduce your food waste at home.

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4 Simple Ways to Unclog a Drain Without Harmful Chemicals

There are several inexpensive and non-toxic methods you can use to unclog drains in your home with ingredients you probably already have in your cabinets.
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What You Can (and Shouldn’t!) Burn in Your Fireplace

However you choose to while away the colder winter months, careful consideration of what to burn in the fireplace is one way to make greener choices.

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