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How to Have an Eco-Friendly Christmas

Christmas doesn't have to be a time of excess. If you are already making efforts to reduce your carbon footprint, don't take a break over the holidays. There are many ways in which you can enjoy Christmas without having a negative impact on the environment. We've gathered some tips that will help, below.

Tips to Reduce Waste at Work

There's no secret that waste reduction has a positive effect on the environment. While there's a lot you can do to reduce waste at home, it's more difficult at the office. Nonetheless, we've gathered some advice that will help you reduce your carbon footprint while at work. Take a look!

Tips for More Eco-Friendly Shopping this Holiday Season

Don't forget about the impact holiday shopping can have on the environment. This article offers some tips that will help you shop more eco-friendly this...

How to Teach Kids to Be More Eco-Friendly

Start teaching your children early about the importance of preserving the environment. This article offers some advice on how to pass along your knowledge successfully. Teaching your children to be more environmentally conscious is important - the sooner they develop an interest in preserving the e...

Easy Tips for a Healthy Compost Pile

Composting at home is a great way to turn waste into gardening magic. By composting, you manage to reduce waste and improve soil quality at the same time; it's also simpler than it may seem. Check out this article for some general tips on how to make the most of your compost pile.

13 Cheap Ways to Go Green

Reducing your carbon footprint benefits not only the planet, but also your budget. Try these low-cost approaches to leading a more environmentally-friendly lifestyle and save a few bucks at the same time. Some people still think that green living is expensive, which couldn't be more wrong.

Feng Shui Tips for Happy Energy at Home

Feng Shui, which is the Asian art of environmental energy balance, allows you to bring more equilibrium, energy, and happiness into your home. Here are a few useful tips on how to organize your furniture and décor to create a more nourishing space for yourself and your family.

Useful Eco-Friendly Laundry Tips

When you do laundry, you use a substantial amount of water and energy. Simultaneously, you also release a pile of pollutants into the environment. Fortunately, there are a few ways you can make this process more eco-friendly. Check out this... | Greta Sewell | I’m a passionate entrepreneur from North Dakota, with over six years of experience.

Why Composting Helps the Environment

Why Composting Helps the Environment Composting has many benefits for the environment. It reduces pollution and waste, and is good for the soil. Check out this article to find out more. Compost is basically organic material that can be added to soil to help plants grow.

Five Eco-Friendly Lessons to Teach Your Kids

Being more environmentally friendly doesn't require that much effort. In fact, we should all be taking small steps to reduce our carbon footprint. After all, the planet is our home, and keeping it cle

Eco-Friendly Tips for Your Kitchen

Unfortunately, every kitchen in America adds to our nation's environmental load. However, there are certain things you can do to make your kitchen less wasteful and more eco-friendly. Check out this article to find out more. If you eat most of your meals at home, you likely spend a fair amount of time in the kitchen.

These maps show how the world composts

Composting is far from underground now. The practice has blossomed into a movement. In much of the world, compost has even spread from the backyard to the curb. Yet its role in our sustainability imperative can grow much more. Eco-friendly communities around the world are making composting part of their efforts.

Tips for Hiring a Good Tree Care Company or Arborist

Hiring a good tree care company or arborist will save you a lot of headaches. Professionals handle tasks like tree removal and tree trimming, which can be too dangerous for unskilled individuals. Here is a list of what you should look for in a good company or arborist. Trees are extremely beneficial.

7 Fun Ideas For A Saturday With Your Kids

This post was edited by Camille Van Klaveren Here are 7 ideas to make the most of this upcoming weekend by organizing some fun activities with your family. If you are busy with work during the week, this is the perfect opportunity to do something they will remember!

13 Cheap Things You Should Be Doing To Be Eco-Friendly

This is a community post, untouched by our editors. Some people still think that green living is expensive, which couldn't be more wrong. Sure, if you plan on only buying specialty produce at overpriced shops, top-of-the-line energy saving appliances and expensive hybrid cars, green living will easily drain your budget.

Health Improvements While Living the Vermont Lifestyle

As you might have known, air pollution threatens the livelihood of both humans and the environment every day. According to the EPA, "680 to 1,700 premature deaths have resulted in heart or lung disease," which may be attributed to hazardous air pollutants linked to cancer.

  • Lydia Peters is a Huston-based freelance writer with over seven years of experience. She mostly covers technology, social media and finance, but doesn’t stay away from subjects like green business and science.

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