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Eco-friendly tips on how to be green and reduce, reuse, and recycle

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Simple Eco-Friendly Tips That Anyone Can Master

Being eco-friendly and practicing sustainable methods is simple which is why we've decided to go back to the basics and focus on three simple, eco-friendly steps that anyone can master: reduce, reuse, recyle.  Reduce  Cut down your water use. From showering to brushing your teeth and watering the lawn, if you aren't using the... read more
Ways to make Memorial Day more eco-friendly

3 Eco-Friendly Ideas for Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the U.S. dedicated to honoring and remembering those who died while serving in our country's armed forces and it's right around the corner which means you probably have a long weekend of fun festivities planned with your friends and family. But if you're playing it by ear or are stuck for ideas... read more
How much do you know about wind energy? Take the quiz to find out

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About the Future of Wind Energy?

There was record installation of renewable power capacity worldwide in 2016. Over 112 billion dollars was invested into wind power last year making it one of the fastest growing business segments in the world. Investment in offshore wind grew 40 percent indicating a strong push away from fossil fuels toward renewables. And just... read more
Florida city, Coral Gables, just became the first city in the state to ban plastic bags and promote reusable bags

This Is the First City in Florida to Say Hello to Reusable Bags and Goodbye to Plastic Ones Forever

Based on all of the plastic bag happenings we've witnessed thus far, particularly in 2017, it clear that the war on plastic bags is far from over. We've seen lawmakers in several states try to ban plastic bag bans. And NYC essentially voted down on using reusable bags. Yet we also saw positive strides for change, particularly... read more
Eco-friendly travel guide for wanderlusters

Green Wanderlust: Your Mini Guide to Eco-Friendly Travel

Whether you're an experienced globetrotter or are about to embark on your first journey, you've probably noticed that traveling isn't exactly eco-friendly. From taking multiple planes to get to your desired destination to the resources you use once you arrive, traveling is an incredible way to see the world, but it creates a lot of... read more
For an greener, eco-friendly home, consider these tips.

Green Spring Cleaning Tips For An Eco-Friendly Home

The sun is shining, the birds are tweeting, and flowers are blooming which means spring is here. Of course, after opening the windows and letting in all of that sunlight and breeze, it won't take you long to realize just how dusty and cluttered your house has become during the winter months. The solution? Spring cleaning of course.... read more
Climate change is directly impacting the wine industry

Please No, Not the Wine! Climate Change Takes Its Toll on the Wine Industry

For some, climate change doesn't feel real unless it impacts them directly or hits close to home. If you don't live in an area that's feeling the brunt of rising sea levels, natural disasters, and rising temperatures, you might be wondering what all of the fuss is about. But if there's one thing most of us can relate to, it's wine. A... read more
Reusable Bags: Top Ways to Remember to Use Them

Ways to Actually Remember Your Reusable Bags

Unless you live in a place where plastic bags are officially banned, then chances are you can still be tempted by their infamous "convenience" factor at your local grocery store or retail shop. Making the switch to reusable bags is a simple enough concept – it's forming a new habit of remembering to use them which can be the hard... read more
Reusable shopping bags aren't just for grocery shopping.

5 Alternative Uses for Reusable Shopping Bags

When people think about reusable shopping bags, they normally associate them with grocery or retail shopping. However, going green means taking every opportunity you have to reduce, reuse, and recycle. Below are five alternative uses for your reusable shopping bags that will help you limit your carbon footprint. 1. Use Them As... read more
Wax worm, caterpillar found to eat plastic bags

Could This Tiny Insect Help Solve the World’s Plastic Bag Problem?

What is 1-inch-long (3 centimeters), typically used for fishing bait, known for damaging beehives, and can break down plastic bags? According to a new study, the answer is a caterpillar. The wax worm, the caterpillar larvae of the common insect called Galleria mellonella, or greater wax moth, was recently observed by research... read more
Google's latest doodle send an important message out about climate change.

Google’s Earth Day Doodle Sends An Important Message About Climate Change

Earth Day is on April 22 but Google is celebrating one day early and is using today's doodle to promote an important message about our conservation efforts and ultimately, climate change. The Earth Day-themed doodle, designed by doodler Sophie Diao, is presented in a series of child-like illustrations that tell the tale of a fox... read more

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