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Thinking Green? Think Used 

By |2019-08-10T00:36:17-04:00August 9th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green, Reuse|Tags: , , , |

With more and more people turning to an eco-friendly mindset, it is important to try to roll that out to every area of your life. Many people think they need to buy entirely new when they make this switch but you can often find some great deals if you go used. Let’s take a look at [...]

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A Room-By-Room Guide to Reducing the Environmental Impact of Your Home

By |2019-07-27T15:00:28-04:00July 27th, 2019|Categories: Green & natural home, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , |

With increased awareness about the critical importance of saving energy and reducing the environmental impact of our lifestyle choices, more and more people are making eco-friendly moves to help save the planet. One of the biggest areas for improvement involves their homes. There are eco-friendly home improvements to make in essentially every room of a house. [...]

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5 Ways to Throw an Epic Zero-Waste Birthday Party for Your Kid

By |2019-07-22T13:23:24-04:00July 22nd, 2019|Categories: Children, Featured, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green, Zero Waste|Tags: , , |

Caring for the environment is crucial nowadays more than ever. The amount of plastic found in the ocean is frightening, but what’s more horrifying is the massive number of animal casualties. In the beginning, using plastic for convenience was a stellar idea, until the population grew and so did the number of people who use it. [...]

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How to Create an Eco-Friendly and Sustainable Home 

By |2019-07-18T15:41:59-04:00July 18th, 2019|Categories: Home, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , |

Sustainable homes have been on the rise in the last decade as many homeowners are becoming aware of the many benefits these type of home brings. Luckily, our perspective is changing - building a sustainable home isn't just about reducing our bills, thus, saving money but it's also about an eco-friendly way of life. More and [...]

How to Make Safe and Natural DIY Bug Repellants

By |2019-07-11T13:26:31-04:00July 11th, 2019|Categories: DIY, Healthy Living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|

Summer is now in full swing, and with the hot July weather it’s time to relax in the shade indoors. Unfortunately, summer is also the time when many household bugs begin to make an appearance, and these creepy crawlies can make it difficult to enjoy being indoors. Let's face it, although summer is a time for [...]

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How to Make Safe and Natural DIY Bug Repellants

By |2019-07-11T13:26:31-04:00July 11th, 2019|Categories: DIY, Healthy Living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|

Summer is now in full swing, and with the hot July weather it’s time to relax in the shade indoors. Unfortunately, summer is also the time when many household bugs begin to make an appearance, and these creepy crawlies can make it difficult to enjoy being indoors. Let's face it, although summer is a time for [...]

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6 Nontoxic, Eco-Friendly Projects for Kids to Do Outside

By |2019-07-09T14:34:41-04:00July 9th, 2019|Categories: Children, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green, Summer|Tags: , , , |

Getting our kids outside during the summertime is more challenging today than ever. Most little ones would rather spend their time in front of the television or computer than head out that door and explore the world around them. Add to that the fact that many of the classic summer activities aren't as eco-friendly as they [...]

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A Practical Guide to Choosing Eco-friendly Sneakers

By |2019-07-01T17:30:45-04:00July 1st, 2019|Categories: Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , |

Sneakers are all the rage footwear not just for casual occasions but also for the modern workplace. However, they create a significant environmental footprint, given the rigorous process used to produce them. The production process involves a complex blend of up to 80 components, including leather, plastic, cotton and rubber. All these components have to be [...]

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How Can Using Reclaimed Wood Benefit the Environment?

By |2019-06-05T19:34:38-04:00June 5th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , |

Since the 1980s, reclaimed wood has become an increasingly popular choice for flooring, furniture, and even building materials. People choose reclaimed wood for a variety of reasons, including aesthetics and versatility. This is especially true among those who are looking for a more natural and rustic style. But while this material can be beneficial for homes, [...]

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A Used Textbook Can Make the World Better

By |2019-05-19T18:40:06-04:00May 19th, 2019|Categories: Books, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green, Reuse|Tags: , , , |

Textbooks comprise one of the many costs of higher education. These and other required reading courses come in new, used and digital versions. As you read below, having used printed books provide financial, environmental and academic benefits.   "Think of used textbooks as a form of recyclable literature and content."   The Price On average, used [...]

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Is an Electric Vehicle Right For Your Teen? 

By |2019-05-18T00:57:06-04:00May 18th, 2019|Categories: Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , |

If your teen is in the process of preparing to get a driver’s permit or license as a parent, you may be thinking about what type of vehicle to get them. Of course, not every teen gets a car right away, but many do because it actuality it can help parents to have another driver in [...]

How to Reduce Marijuana’s Environmental Impact

By |2019-05-14T18:52:16-04:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: Environment, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , |

Marijuana has had a rise to popularity and demand since it has recently become legal for medical use in some areas of the United States and throughout Canada. Medical Cannabis is now presently the fastest growing industry in the U.S., and there are more than 180 million users worldwide. This growing popularity can produce problems for [...]

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6 Ways to Be More Sustainable This Year

By |2019-08-23T18:30:15-04:00April 17th, 2019|Categories: Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , |

How many of us have new years resolutions that got at least a little bit forgotten? We’re a few months into the year, and I can tell you that I haven’t given a lot of thought to a few of my new year's resolutions since January ended. Whether you were like me, a little too ambitious, [...]

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How Green Living Creates a Healthier Home

By |2019-04-17T00:06:20-04:00April 17th, 2019|Categories: Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , |

As our society has become increasingly aware of many social issues throughout our world, people have made the pledge to live a greener lifestyle. Whether that be through eating, exercising or any other aspect, the bottom line is to be conscious of the things you expose yourself to, including in your own house. Whether you live [...]

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15 Easy Ways to Go Green and Save Money

By |2019-04-10T11:37:57-04:00April 10th, 2019|Categories: Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , |

Often times, many people often avoid diving headfirst into a green, more sustainable lifestyle because they fear that it will take a toll on their wallets. In reality, there are various ways in which you can make the swap to a more eco-conscious lifestyle that are in fact budget-friendly.   "There are numerous ways to live [...]

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4 Ways to Green Your Home Routine for Earth Day — and Everyday!

By |2019-04-05T15:06:36-04:00April 5th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , |

The arrival of April means rain showers, blooming flowers, and Earth Day! Embracing a green lifestyle can be easier than you think as you prepare for Spring cleaning. If you are someone who has been looking for ways to adopt a more planet friendly lifestyle, use the arrival of this new season to bring out your [...]

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How Giving Up Meat Helps Protect the Environment

By |2019-02-25T20:44:13-05:00February 25th, 2019|Categories: Environment, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green, Plant-based diet|Tags: , , , , |

No matter where you live on this planet, even if it’s Calgary, in the heart of Canada’s largest beef producing province, giving up meat is a great way to help protect the environment. In fact, a recent scientific analysis found that avoiding meat (and dairy) is the single biggest way to reduce one’s environmental impact. How? [...]

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6 Ways to Reduce Your Impact on the Environment

By |2019-06-13T18:11:39-04:00February 11th, 2019|Categories: Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , |

More and more people are realizing that the impact they have on the planet and environment is a lot larger than they had initially thought. We tend to think that since we are just one person, we don’t make much of a difference either way, so it doesn’t matter what you do. This is far from [...]

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5 Eco-friendly Uses for Recycled Tires 

By |2019-06-13T18:08:26-04:00January 30th, 2019|Categories: Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green, Recycling|Tags: , , |

Watch any film from over 30 years ago that featured a junkyard, and you’d, at one point, probably see a gigantic pile of old tires. These days, these used tire stockpiles are quite rare, or at least they never really reach the sizes they once did. Why is that? Simply put, tires are much easier to [...]

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7 Tips to Create a Green Office Environment

By |2019-06-13T18:00:09-04:00January 4th, 2019|Categories: Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , |

If you’re a business owner, your responsibilities include your workers, office, and nature. Aside from taking care of your office, taking care of your employees is also as important. One way of doing this is by allowing third-party companies to provide a healthy vending snack delivery. Furthermore, workers spend plenty of time in their office spaces, [...]

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Why You Should Consider Homesteading 

By |2019-06-13T17:56:16-04:00December 29th, 2018|Categories: Green & natural home, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , |

Homesteading is not a new practice. It’s actually an old practice – the way our grandparents and great-grandparents used to live. It relies on the notion of self-sufficiency, which means that the point of it is to make you as independent of other people as possible. Sure, it takes some work, but many say that it’s [...]

Eco-Friendly Fashion Tips to Try All Year Long  

By |2018-12-16T20:44:23-05:00December 16th, 2018|Categories: Eco-friendly, EcoStyle, Fashion, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green|Tags: , , |

The clothing industry can use your help in keeping the environment safe — and your style can still shine while you're making eco-friendly choices. Each year, new trends don't seem to slow down, so you may feel like you can't catch a breath to start living green. This endless cycle of fast fashion is precisely why [...]

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Keeping Your Garden Healthy: 5 Best Practices for Optimal Plant Growth

By |2018-12-14T22:01:08-05:00December 14th, 2018|Categories: Gardening, Green & natural home, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , |

Gardening can be an amazing adventure. Watching those tiny seeds sprout into thriving plants could be considered its own reward for your time, patience and persistence, but enjoying the spoils of victory definitely takes the experience up a few notches. Having said that, few things are more disheartening than watching helplessly as a garden wastes away [...]

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Apartment Detox: 8 Ways to Decrease Your Exposure to Chemicals 

By |2018-12-09T14:56:53-05:00December 9th, 2018|Categories: Detox, Home, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , |

At any given moment, your cozy apartment may be home to toxins and chemicals that are harmful to your health. Did you know the air indoors is often many times more polluted than the air outdoors? The four walls of a home can do a great job keeping chemicals and pollutants trapped, sometimes allowing it to [...]

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This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.