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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.
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4 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint at Home

Everyone can do something to help reduce carbon footprint at home. It’s not something that can change drastically overnight, but effort from everyone and every little bit does help. These tips will help you slash your carbon footprint at home, and perhaps even save you some money.
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Greenhouse Gases Explained

Greenhouse gas emissions are gases that trap heat in the Earth's atmosphere. The most common greenhouse gases are water vapor, carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxide. Greenhouse gas emissions come from a variety of sources, both natural and human-made. We'll explain what these gases are, present examples, and offer solutions to reduce particular greenhouse gases from your routine.
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Give Eco Friendly Gifts This Christmas

Christmas is a time for giving and receiving, but you only have to look at the huge amount of packaging and wrapping paper cluttering up rubbish bins on Boxing Day to realise it’s not exactly the easiest time of the year for the environment. But if you still want to get into the spirit of Christmas giving but with one eye on the environment, there is a great range of Eco-friendly gifts both online and in high street stores.
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How Sustainable is Your Business? The 10 Questions You Need to Answer

The ground is shifting from mere talk to concrete action around business sustainability. So, how do you evaluate your organisation's green efforts? These ten questions provide a great starting point.
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5 Green Apps That Will Help You Live Sustainably

The World Economic Forum this year has cited new technologies as the most effective way to combat climate change. For most, this can start by merely downloading an app on your smartphone or tablet. Here are 5 free apps that can help you save the planet.
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Green Parenting: Tips for Families Committed to Helping the Environment

There are a number of important ways that new parents can cut back on waste and help the environment.
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Parenting Solutions: 5 Green Tips for Families

Going green doesn't have to be difficult or expensive. These 5 parent-approved tips will help your entire family be more environmentally conscious.

Rantasalmi, Finland’s first planned eco-industrial park

Nestled amongst the lakes and forest of Finland’s mid-Nordic region, a complex of businesses tied to forestry works closely to lessen their ecological footprint. The site is called Rantasalmi, located...
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How Small Changes Can Make Big Carbon Savings [Infographic]

It is not always easy to live a more environmentally friendly life and, for this reason, many people do not really attempt to do so but one man is...

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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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The Latest Developments and Breakthroughs in Solar

The solar industry has come a long way in just the last few years. The latest developments and breakthroughs in solar technology include longer-lasting solar cells, solar cells that you can print onto flexible surfaces, solar panels that track the sun from east to west throughout the day, and solar power plants that work at night. Here's a breakdown of the breakthroughs we're most excited about.
Fabric Scraps

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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