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How to Start Building Sustainable Habits

By |2019-03-21T16:43:04+00:00March 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+00:00March 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+00:00March 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+00:00March 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+00:00March 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+00:00February 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+00:00February 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+00:00February 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+00:00February 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+00:00January 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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How to Make Your Own DIY Living Wall: Benefits + Style Inspiration

By |2019-06-13T18:05:28+00:00January 25th, 2019|Categories: DIY, Gardening, Green & natural home, Green living, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , |

Living walls have become very popular in recent years and with good reason. They are very common in offices, on trendy eco-friendly structures and modern or updated building designs. Many people are now embracing this idea and including living walls into their own homes. So, ProFlowers created this helpful living wall guide to help people create their [...]

Next Time You Move, Make It Green 

By |2019-06-13T17:57:53+00:00January 17th, 2019|Categories: Eco-friendly, Home, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , |

Moving isn’t just taxing on you — the stresses of relocating to a new home have notable health effects — it also has major detrimental impacts on the environment. The materials used to pack your possessions, the fuel consumed to ferry them from one part of the city (or country, or world) to another and even [...]

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Greenhouse Grown Watermelons Are Awesome and Here Are 6 Things to Know If You Want to Take a Shot At It 

By |2019-06-13T18:02:23+00:00January 5th, 2019|Categories: Gardening, Green living, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , |

There are a variety of delicious treats that you can grow right at home with your own greenhouse. Watermelon is one favorite that you can produce in your own backyard. With planning and care, you can successfully grow this sweet treat in your own greenhouse. If you like, you can start your watermelons off in a [...]

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7 Tips to Create a Green Office Environment

By |2019-06-13T18:00:09+00:00January 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+00:00December 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+00:00December 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+00:00December 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+00:00December 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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Wrap Holiday Gifts Furoshiki Style: The Eco-friendly Art of Japanese Fabric Wrapping

By |2018-11-29T20:45:18+00:00November 29th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Gifts, Holidays, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , |

This holiday season, step away from your usual wrapping routine, and explore different, more exciting and eco-friendly ways to wrap gifts. This year, try furoshiki. If you’ve never heard of it, furoshiki is an ancient Japanese practice that uses a cloth or fabric to wrap or transport items. Though primarily used to transport goods and treasures [...]

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Green Gift Guide: Make Your Own DIY Gifts This Holiday Season

By |2018-11-19T21:28:25+00:00November 19th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Gifts, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , |

During the holidays, many people get excited to go shopping. After all, when else do you have an excuse to buy gifts for your loved ones — and maybe yourself too — all at once? As consumerism ramps up in the festive months, it can be easy to forget the impact your buying habits have on [...]

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Preparing Your House for an Eco-Friendly Holiday

By |2018-11-15T21:31:52+00:00November 15th, 2018|Categories: Christmas, Featured, Holidays, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , |

Decking the halls is a big part of the holiday season. But prepping your home for the most wonderful time of the year can be difficult if you lead a green lifestyle since so many of your former go-to items are unlikely to fit in with the way you live day to day. Fortunately, you're not [...]

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Everything You Need To Know About Solar Devices

By |2018-11-09T17:56:18+00:00November 9th, 2018|Categories: Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green, Solar energy|Tags: , , |

As the world continues to age, it becomes more and more apparent that the human race is not going to be able to continue relying on fossil fuels and similar resources. Also, the use of certain materials can be damaging to the environment. Because of this, scientists and researchers are striving to create alternative ways of [...]

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Nurturing Your Garden: 5 Ways to Keep Your Plants Healthy  

By |2018-11-03T12:34:48+00:00November 3rd, 2018|Categories: Gardening, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , |

There is something very alluring about a garden that is filled with greenery and healthy, thriving plant life. The air is fresh, the scent of various flowers and herbs entice your senses, and the vivid colors create an atmosphere of peace. However, you won’t get to enjoy the benefits of a garden unless you take the [...]

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How Switching to Shaving with a Safety Razor Can Help Save Money and the Environment   

By |2018-10-30T12:37:18+00:00October 30th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , |

For those truly dedicated to natural living, shaving can be a foreign and out-of-place concept. Those women and men preferring to go completely natural, sport their body and facial hair proudly. However, the societal norm, at least in western cultures, is to perform some regular hair-removal grooming. While hair removal as a grooming tradition has been [...]

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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.