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Sep 06

7 Simple Ways to Eat Green Every Day

The eat green movement has fortunately been gaining ground across the world in the last few years, as more and more people are concerned about how their eating habits are affecting the planet. This sustainable food movement can be seen in the way we talk about food nowadays: organic, GMO, cage free eggs, etc. These …

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Sep 06

9 Ways to Go Green While Traveling

Sometimes, when people hear the term “green traveling,” they think of hiking through the Amazon or pitching your tent under the Norwegian stars–all in an eco-friendly way. While these eco-adventures are great options, there are many different (and more comfortable) ways to go green while traveling. Traveling just means going from Point A to Point …

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Jun 21

How to Choose Green Furniture in 2017

Furniture unknowingly is a big part of our lives. Whether we choose to take note or not, furniture surrounds practically everywhere we go or are. In 2017, we are arguably at the most image conscious time in our history so picking the best furniture to suit the room has never been more of a thought-out …

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Jun 24

The Simplest Sustainable Agriculture Techniques

The number of humans living on Earth is expected to increase from 7.3 billion to 9.7 billion in 2050. Everyone has to eat. Hunger causes political unrest and reminds us that as lofty as our goals and accomplishments may be, we still need food to function at the most basic level. A full stomach is …

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Dec 23

Green Resolutions for 2016

Get 2016 off to a good start by setting yourself some green resolutions. Whether you are a seasoned eco living expert or you are just getting started, setting some resolutions can be useful. They can help keep you motivated to do your bit and enable you to achieve your green living goals in 2016. Here are some great …

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Dec 18

Gobble Up The Green This Holiday Season …and we’re not just referring to salads

The holiday season makes us think of friends, family, gathering around the fireplace with a toasty warm blanket, and food. Holiday feasting is a big part of holiday culture in just about every tradition. And this year, “green” plays a big part in that — and we’re not just talking about table decorations or salads. …

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May 06

Tips for Making Your Diet More Eco Friendly

Living responsibly in a way that helps to preserve the planet is no doubt something that is important to most of us, which leads to us making lots of changes in our life styles to help save the environment and reduce our carbon footprint. A huge part of our life style that sometimes gets forgotten …

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Jul 24

Reducing Our Carbon Footprint One Step at a Time

Messages of going green, reducing our carbon footprint and leading more eco-friendly lives seem to be found just about everywhere these days. The information overload can be extremely confusing to newcomers of green living, but it is important to remember that no matter the conservation message, the main ideas are always consistent – use less …

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May 12

Learn Sustainability From Green Mountain College

In today’s society, most college campuses are taking a step to become more environmentally friendly. As a student at Green Mountain College, one of the greenest schools in the nation, my colleagues and I have a strong sense of how to be aware of our impact on the environment and our college’s impact on the …

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Jan 10

Easy Ways to Go Green on a College Student Budget

The struggling college student is more than just a stereotype; it’s a reality for many students burdened by the high cost of tuition, fees, and books, not to mention living expenses. And while aide may come in the form of scholarships, student loans, and money from mom and pop, still there are plenty of students …

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Sep 16

5 Tips for Going Green on the Go

Traveling, though extremely rewarding, can also be quite stressful which makes staying green on the go a real challenge. Check out these tips to help minimize your footprint and maximize your travel experience. Do your research. This is the first and most important step for the ecoconscious traveler abroad. Try dining in restaurants where meals …

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Jan 11

5 Ways That Eco Travel Is Different From Regular Traveling

If you’re someone who is particularly sensitive to the needs of the environment, then there’s a great chance that it affects every area of your life from what you eat to how you use the energy in your home—even to how you travel both locally and abroad. And if you have family members or friends …

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