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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...
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The Best Plants to Improve Indoor Air Quality [Infographic]

A key part of healthy living is the air you breathe — whether that’s indoors or outdoors. While there isn't much you can do about the pollution in your city or neighborhood, you can take control over the air in your own home. This infographic shows the best plant choices to keep in your home for cleaner indoor air.
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The Best Ways to Reduce VOCs in Your Home

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.
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15 Indoor Plants that Help You Get a Good Night’s Sleep [Infographic]

Sleep is an essential part of our well-being. The process is vital to both our physical and mental health: studies have shown that people who experience sleep insufficiency are at a greater risk of developing several diseases, including hypertension, diabetes and depression. This infographic outlines the 15 best indoor plants for sleep—like lavender, which lowers the heart rate and relaxes the mind.
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How Urbanization Affects the Environment – Infographic

As cities continue to sprawl outwards, it’s obvious that nature has to make some sacrifices. But what may not be obvious are the effects that urbanization has on those that...
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The Environmental Benefits of Driverless Cars

Driverless cars offer many societal and environmental benefits that make a driverless future exciting for environmentalists.
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7 Critical Environmental Concerns for 2022

The planet has gone through extreme environmental changes over the years. Some have been extremely detrimental to different species and their natural ecosystems. Here's a look at the top 7 environmental concerns of 2022
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How the Air is Getting Cleaner with People on Lockdown

Air quality in cities across the world has dramatically improved due to COVID-19 lock-down measures. Why does air quality matter and is this new state sustainable long term?
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Carbon Dioxide Extraction Moves Towards Commercialisation

An updated analysis suggests the cost of extracting a tonne of CO2 from the atmosphere now ranges between US$94 and $232. 2011 analysis put the cost at $600 per tonne.
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Reduce Car Pollutant Deaths by Working From Home

The research, by Oxford and Bath University, showed that related health costs from car and van emissions are costing about £6 billion a year in damage.

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The Latest Technology Trends To Reduce Your Eco Footprint

With new applications for smart devices being developed every day, ‘green’ apps are a dime a dozen. Here are a few worth checking out.
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20 Ways to Recycle & Upcycle Old Fabric

Before you toss any bits of material, try some of these recycling and upcycling ideas. You'll reduce your waste and give new life to an old fabric!
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51 Household Uses of Baking Soda

Here are 51 uses for baking soda in your home that can change your life for the better. This inexpensive pantry item has many applications!
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Are Vertical Farms the Future of Sustainable Agriculture?

Vertical farming could be an incredible asset for the future of sustainable agriculture. Keep reading to learn how this technology is revolutionizing how we produce food.

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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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13 Advantages Of Growing Plants Within A Greenhouse

If you’re considering growing plants inside a greenhouse, here are 13 obdurate advantages you’ll definitely like to know and utilize as well.
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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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