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Deciphering the Seven Plastic Identification Codes

If you’re interested in living a green lifestyle, avoid using plastics. Plastics are one of the least eco-friendly materials in both initial production and recycling. Conventional plastics often use petrochemicals [more…]

Overconsuming: Mother Nature’s Laws of Supply and Demand

Everything you consume comes at a cost to the planet — energy uses finite fossil fuels, even food depletes land, water, and light resources. Living a green lifestyle means looking at the resources you [more…]

Reducing Your Waste to Be More Green

For many people, trash is “out of sight, out of mind” as soon as it leaves their homes. But being green means reducing your impact on the planet, which means reducing your trash. Looking at what you throw [more…]

What Actions Add CO2 to the Environment?

Reducing our carbon footprint by lowering CO2 (carbon dioxide) emissions means being aware of what daily activities pollute the environment and making better choices to reduce the impact you have on the [more…]

CO2 Emissions Measuring Tools

How much CO2 is going into the environment? If you’re wondering about how much carbon dioxide is released into the air from your actions, use these resources to find out: [more…]

Reduce Food Packaging for a Greener Lifestyle

The general guideline for minimizing your trash for a more eco-friendly trash heap is to buy products with the least possible packaging or with recyclable packaging. Shopping at grocery stores that sell [more…]

Tips for Conserving Water at Home

Water is becoming the world’s most precious resource, and changing your cleaning habits contributes to water conservation. Practice these clean and green ways to conserve water and reduce water waste at [more…]

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