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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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How to Naturally Freshen Up the Air Quality in Your Home

By |2019-07-10T14:21:27-04:00July 10th, 2019|Categories: Green & natural home, Home, Home Decor, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , |

We all long for a cozy, idyllic home to leisurely reside in, but the quality of air in our homes may hinder us from making these dreams a reality. Poor air quality can adversely affect our health and mood, triggering our allergies and making us fatigued. Stale indoor air allows harmful contaminants to circulate, but since [...]

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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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8 Best Eco-Friendly Home Decor Materials to Use Now

By |2019-06-21T21:43:31-04:00June 21st, 2019|Categories: Green & natural home, Home, Home Decor, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , |

A sustainable lifestyle starts with the usual suspects — shorter showers, smarter lightbulbs, recycling, informed food choices and more. Once you get the basics down, you can move on to your home decor. Surprisingly, there are many eco-friendly options in this realm, too. Here are eight of the best eco-friendly home decor options out there: 1. [...]

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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 Damaging Are Pets In Ecotourism Destinations?

By |2019-04-17T17:25:33-04:00April 17th, 2019|Categories: Eco-friendly, Eco-tourism, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , |

Species that are alien to certain destinations and don’t belong there can be threat to the destination’s flora and fauna. Cats and dogs can especially have a damaging effect on natural wildlife. Ecotourism operators can be to blame to a degree because they live and grow their pets in these destinations. But ecotourism doesn’t just mean [...]

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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 to Start Building Sustainable Habits

By |2019-03-21T16:43:04-04:00March 21st, 2019|Categories: Featured, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , |

It doesn't have to be the beginning of the year or the start of spring to embrace a new habit. We all have hopes for improving our routines and adding green choices into our day-to-day is undoubtedly on the list. Building sustainable habits for a positive life change can start today. The trick to building sustainable [...]

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Get Your Garden Ready For Spring

By |2019-03-18T12:54:42-04:00March 18th, 2019|Categories: Gardening, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , |

In most areas, we are saying goodbye to snow and frozen weather, and welcoming in spring. Warmer weather is coming our way, and we couldn’t be any more excited about it. Not only is spring a chance for us to finally get outside after being cooped up all winter long, but we’re now envisioning our spring [...]

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Plant Symbolism: What’s Your Spirit Plant?

By |2019-03-14T12:26:18-04:00March 14th, 2019|Categories: Home, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , |

Houseplants are the perfect eco-friendly decor to incorporate into your space. They have a ton of benefits including a more positive mental state, cleaner air and increased productivity. Did you realize that plants can be symbols of inspiration as well? Plant symbolism is a great way to find a plant that aligns with your personality or [...]

How Eco Labels Affect Consumer Buying Decisions

By |2019-03-04T11:26:12-04:00March 4th, 2019|Categories: Living Green, Living Green, Sustainable Living|Tags: , , , |

In today's business world, there are an increasing number of initiatives that advocate for sustainable food production. The main reasons why these initiatives are in favor of local (small scale) food production as opposed to industrial (mass) food production are due to the fact that they result in better quality, produced goods and a reduction in the [...]

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30 Simple Ways to Go Green in Your Office

By |2019-03-01T11:13:03-04:00March 1st, 2019|Categories: Environment, Green living, Living Green, Living Green, Work|Tags: , , |

These days, more and more of us are trying go green and do our bit for the environment. Increasingly more people understand how their actions impact the globe and, as a result, look for more environmentally-friendly options. We recycle, try not to use plastic bags, have showers instead of baths and buy cleaner products. Oddly, however [...]

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How Giving Up Meat Helps Protect the Environment

By |2019-02-25T20:44:13-04:00February 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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10 Tips for Starting an Indoor Garden 

By |2019-02-21T15:29:12-04:00February 21st, 2019|Categories: Gardening, Green & natural home, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , |

Incorporating a garden into your home can promote natural living and act as a beneficial hobby. You can grow herbs, vegetables and flowers to brighten your life and give you easy access to organic products. But starting an indoor garden can also be a daunting task. You need to know how to set it up and [...]

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Making Your Home More Energy Efficient: The Ultimate Guide 

By |2019-06-13T18:09:53-04:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: Energy-efficient, Green living, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , |

Nowadays, more and more people are starting to realize the importance of preserving nature and using sustainable energy resources. Fortunately, there are more than a few ways to make your home energy-efficient. Plus, these new eco-friendly products are not only healthier for the environment but also better for your pocket. They can help you save money [...]

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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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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.

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.