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Mar 16

5 Ways to Make Your Restaurant More Eco-Friendly

In recent years the topic of green economy and eco-friendliness among businesses has become a very sensitive one. With each passing day it is becoming more and more imperative that businesses, especially restaurants, become greener and more sustainable. Low impact gastronomy is actually not only possible but also preferred by many chefs across the world …

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Feb 19

The Health Benefits of Adopting a Green Lifestyle

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Most of the time you think about environmental sustainability or ‘going green’ due to the impact it causes for the future of the planet. Perhaps recycling all of that paper and plastic makes you feel a little better about yourself, but the goal is cutting down on pollution and the size of our landfills. You …

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Jan 05

Guest Post: The Disambiguation of Green

The buzz words ‘green,’ ‘sustainable,’ ‘organic’, ‘ecosystem,’ and ‘carbon footprint’ get thrown around a lot without the people uttering them fully understanding what they mean. This is dangerous because it allows tricksters like profit-driven corporations and wily government agencies to come in and ‘greenwash’ ideas. Disambiguation is in order. Understanding what these words actually mean …

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Jan 03

5 Speedy Ways to Start Decreasing Your Carbon Footprint

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With the hustle and bustle of modern life, chances are the environmental lover inside of you wants to be greener, but you don’t have the time or the money to build a 1,584 square foot green home like Ed Begley, Jr. Luckily, there’s still plenty you can do to start decreasing your carbon footprint. Here …

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Nov 02

Green Ways to Promote Your Business

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It is becoming increasingly pertinent to run a business in a green and environmentally responsible way. This applies to not only manufacturing activities, but marketing efforts as well. Marketing represents an entirely different area of business activity that can also have a negative effect on the environment. Fortunately, there are some simple ways to promote …

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Oct 05

Eco-Friendly Health and Fitness Tips

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Seeing to your health and fitness isn’t easy under normal circumstances, but when you make an informed decision to do all you can for the health of the planet as well, it can be even more difficult to meet all of your goals. You may not be keen to use prescription medications (traces of which …

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Sep 15

5 Things You Can Do to Have an Eco-Friendly Home

Everyone nowadays seems more environmentally aware. And who wouldn’t? After the tsunami and earthquake that decimated Japan, the floods that plagued New Orleans, and recently the damage Hurricane Irene [1] caused in the East Coast, people are finally realizing the destruction we wreaked on our environment is hitting back.   As for my family, we’ve …

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Aug 23

Guest Post: Eco-Friendly Back-to-School Tips

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When it comes time to prepare your children for another year of schooling, you’ll probably find yourself on the hook for a multitude of expenditures, not all of them monetary. Certainly you’ll have to lay out some cash for new clothing and school supplies, but the cost to the planet is something to consider, as …

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Aug 18

Green Benefits of Shopping Locally

The health benefits of shopping locally are obvious: fresh, quality, nutritious and organic goods that have come from local farmers. While many shop local for their health or the convenience, the environmental benefits are equally valuable for the health of our planet. Shipping An apple a day can keep the doctor away, but it can …

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Aug 10

Eco-Friendly Date Ideas

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As if dating weren’t hard enough, those of us who have embraced an eco-friendly lifestyle also have to come up with ideas that will not only impress on a first date, but meet our criteria for doing less damage to the Earth in the process. Be honest, your fallback is the only restaurant in town …

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Aug 02

Planning a Green Business Event

Business events such as conferences and exhibitions can be major sources of carbon emission. Travel to and from the event, energy used by the venue and promotional materials amongst other things emitted over 60,000 tons of CO2 in 2009, from UK events alone. With a bit of careful planning, these sorts of emissions could be …

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Jul 18

Homemade and Eco-Friendly Pet Care

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As if living green and vowing to sustain the planet wasn’t already expensive enough as it is—buying organic produce and clothing can add some extra tension on your wallet—finding various methods so that your furry friend can be cared for in an eco-friendly manner as well can put even more strain on your finances. But …

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