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anxiety

What to Do When You Find Yourself Experiencing Eco-Anxiety

Mar 28 2019 The headlines detailing extreme weather events seem to be more frequent than ever! Your social media feed might be full of record setting temperatures. Unfortunately, some people in power are still denying not only the full impact but also the existence of climate change itself. The reactions to this haven't been very sunny. An... read more
easter

Eco-Friendly Chocolate for Having an Eco-Friendly Easter

Mar 26 2019 Easter is right around the corner. In just under a month, children everywhere will be hunting for plastic eggs full of candy. While this is greener than it sounds, as these eggs are reusable, unfortunately, a lot of people just toss them into the trash when Easter is over. But what about the chocolate inside? How do you make sure... read more
fashion

Second-Hand Fashion Might Just Help Stop Pollution

Mar 21 2019 "We don't have enough resources to keep feeding this monster."Traid CEO Maria Chenoweth These are the words of warning about the new clothing industry from the CEO of Traid, Maria Chenoweth. Traid is a UK charity that is working to stop clothing from being thrown away.Stop throwing away so many plastic bags by replacing them with... read more
irish architecture

Irish-American Architect Was Designing Buildings in the Future

Mar 19 2019 Kevin Roche was a prize winning architect who was still working well into his 90s; and according to Interiors Editor and Features Writer at the Irish Examiner, Eve Kelliher, he was creating eco-friendly buildings before they were the norm. Although the Irish-American reached the peak of his profession, he avoided the label... read more
trafficking

Eco-Friendly Can Also Be Eco-Evil: Trafficking in Central America

Mar 14 2019 A poorly defined region between Central American countries Guatemala and Belize is proving to be fertile ground for eco-trafficking to further their criminal activities. This lawless land underscores how a lack of government control in such areas helps facilitate these crimes.Facilitate positive eco-activities with Custom Earth... read more
pageant

It’ll Take More Than a Pretty Face to Win This Beauty Pageant

Mar 12 2019 Miss Eco International Philippines 2018-2019 representative Maureen Montagne is planning to finish the pageant season with a bang. She plans to win Miss Eco International 2019 at the Almasa Capital Theater in Cairo, Egypt. If she is successful, the Philippines will become the first country to achieve a back-to-back victory in the... read more
owls

New Eco Detail Protects Endangered Short-Eared Owls

Mar 7 2019 Region 8 Environmental Conservation Officers (ECOs) recently conducted a unique detail in Livingston County, New York. This was done in an effort to both protect an endangered owl species and assist local landowners concerned with traffic and public safety. For years, Livingston County has been the winter feeding grounds for... read more
beads

Mardi Gras Becoming Mardi Green with Eco-Friendly Fat Tuesday Beads

Mar 5 2019 Today is Fat Tuesday, which marks the beginning of the Easter season. Complete with its wild parties, outrageous parade floats, and boisterous band processions, Fat Tuesday is the biggest marks the biggest day of the Mardi Gras festivities for both locals and tourists alike in the city of New Orleans, Louisiana. Unfortunately, it... read more
deal

The Hottest New Deal in American Politics Might Just Help Cool the Planet

Mar 1 2019 A sprawling and hyperambitious initiative, the Green New Deal aims to stem both global warming and economic inequity. Championed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, to date, the serious proposals for reversing climate change have been both market-based and incremental. This includes credits and offsets for carbon emissions, capturing and... read more
red carpet green dress

2019 Oscars Red Carpet Goes Green with Red Carpet Green Dress

Feb 27 2019 The Oscars were this weekend. Whether you are a film fan or not, everyone can agree that fashion is a much a focus as the awards themselves. Ten years ago, environmentalist and former actress Suzy Amis Cameron founded Red Carpet Green Dress. RCGD is an initiative that challenges designers to create sustainable red carpet designs.... read more
kitchen cooking go green

My Green Kitchen: The Ultimate Guide to an Eco-Friendly Kitchen

Feb 25 2019 Why Go Green in the Kitchen? The kitchen is one of the most important rooms in any home. It’s often the beating heart of a household, where people eat, socialize, relax, and congregate. With such a vital role, it should come as no surprise that your choices, knowingly or not, can have an environmental impact. More and more... read more
squid

The Next Alternative to Plastic Could Come from Squid

Feb 21 2019 The remarkable properties of a recently discovered protein could revolutionize materials in a way that is unattainable with conventional plastics, finds a review published in Frontiers of Chemistry. Where is this protein found? Squid, of all places! Originating in the ringed teeth of a squid's predatory arms, this protein can be... read more
Seychelles

Seychelles Opening Its Arms to Tourists with an Eco-Friendly Camp

Feb 19 2019 Tourism organization Blue Safari Seychelles (say-SHELLS or say-SHELL) has set up an eco-camp on a remote island in the nation located in the Indian Ocean. Located 1,030 kilometers (640 miles) from the archipelago's main island of Mahe, visitors can experience a true getaway adventure on the paradise island of Cosmoledo. Conservation,... read more
trees

Trees Felled by Disaster Used for Eco-Friendly Products

Feb 7 2019 Five months ago, in early September, a strong earthquake hit Hokkaido, Japan. In disaster-affected areas, an increasing number of people are finding uses for the fallen trees felled by landslides. The central and Hokkaido governments, local forestry cooperatives, and paper manufacturing companies are developing plans to use these... read more
valentine's

Red and Green Isn’t Just a Christmas Combination Anymore

Feb 5 2019 Here at Custom Earth Promos, we like to stay as relevant as possible. One of the ways we do this is by writing articles about upcoming holidays. In just over a week, it will be Valentine's Day. These days, a lot of people opt for skipping the traditional gifts. Repetition can kill romance, leaving calorie-filled chocolate and... read more