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8 Simple Strategies to Go Plastic-Free in the Kitchen

By |2019-07-25T16:28:11-04:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Living Green, Living Green, Plastic-free|Tags: , , , |

Going plastic-free is more than just a trend; it’s a way of life. If you’re diving all-in to this sustainable lifestyle, you may be looking for simple ways to make it sustainable for the long-term. For many families, overcoming plastic usage in the kitchen seems like an impossible task. However, the truth is that it’s not [...]

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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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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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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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Prepare Your Mind and Body for a Natural Lifestyle

By |2018-09-26T10:42:17-04:00September 26th, 2018|Categories: Exercise, Green living, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living|Tags: , , , , |

Switching from a traditional lifestyle to a natural lifestyle can be one of the smartest choices you ever make. There's a lot of appeal to living a natural lifestyle, including improved health, less stress, and much more. Knowing how to make the switch, though, can be a bit confusing at first. Even if you wake up [...]

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How to Start Leading a Greener Lifestyle in Birmingham, UK 

By |2018-08-25T14:21:16-04:00August 25th, 2018|Categories: Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green, Travel|Tags: , , , |

A decade ago, the idea of living a "greener lifestyle" was usually saved for more of the hippie type, the environmentalists out there who were hyper-aware of what kind of footprint they were leaving behind. Well times have changed, and here in Birmingham, people have never been more conscious of how they live their lives in [...]

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10 Ways to Help the Environment 

By |2018-08-22T15:23:30-04:00August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Eco-friendly, Environment, Featured, Green smoothies, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , |

As scientists continue to study the effects of climate change and how humans are impacting the planet, it can be easy for us to assume there is nothing more we can do. But that’s where we are going wrong, while the most dramatic changes take place on governmental scales, there are so many ways we can [...]

7 Energy-Saving Tips

By |2018-05-14T21:45:12-04:00May 14th, 2018|Categories: Energy-efficient, Environment, Featured, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , |

Summer is a fun time. The weather is nice, so naturally, you want to spend time outdoors grilling, entertaining friends, gardening, and enjoying the sunshine. When warm weather arrives, however, people tend to see their monthly bills rise as they consume more energy. To offset the costs of keeping a home in the summertime, here are [...]

7 Ways to Make Your Wedding Invitations Eco-Friendly and Cost-Efficient

By |2018-03-12T16:30:28-04:00March 12th, 2018|Categories: Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green, Weddings|Tags: , , , |

It’s no secret that weddings cost money — lots of money. In fact, the average American wedding costs around $25,000. So naturally you’ve got to cut corners when you can, where you can. It’s hard to do this on the ceremony itself, your dress, food and alcohol or your photographer and videographer. However, wedding invitations can [...]

4 Wonderful Ways to Raise Earth Loving Kids

By |2018-03-05T17:17:43-04:00March 5th, 2018|Categories: Environment, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , |

With so many factors negatively affecting the Earth—from pollution, to depletion of natural resources and global warming—there is no wonder why many parents want to make protecting the planet a family affair. Parents who are concerned about the welfare of the planet can instill in their children values that are aligned with Earth-friendly behaviors. Here are [...]

5 Green Ways to Get Around    

By |2018-01-04T20:57:13-04:00January 4th, 2018|Categories: Eco-friendly, Featured, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , , |

Driving everywhere on your own? It’s time to kick that habit if you want to be kind to the environment and do your bit to save the planet. So, let’s look at the leanest, greenest ways to get around.   Carpooling Instead of driving alone you could always find people going in the same direction to [...]

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5 Eco-friendly Ways to Refresh Your Home

By |2017-09-28T18:19:47-04:00September 28th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Green & natural home, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , , |

Your home is your sanctuary, your private space but unfortunately, as furniture gets tired, the paint starts to fade and your floors start to look dirty, home can become a dismal place to be. Fortunately, there are lots of ways you can spruce up your place and they don’t need to cost the earth. Here’s just [...]

A Dozen Ways You Can Conserve Starting Today

By |2017-09-26T21:50:50-04:00September 26th, 2017|Categories: Eco-friendly, Energy-efficient, Environment, Featured, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , , |

Did you know that three-fourths of US citizens are concerned about the state of our environment but most don't act on their concern? According to the Pew Research Center, only 1 in 5 Americans say they make an effort to live in an eco-conscious way. If you are looking to align your concerns about the environment [...]

10 Eco-Upgrades You Absolutely Need in Your New Green Home

By |2017-09-09T22:02:38-04:00September 9th, 2017|Categories: Eco-friendly, Featured, Green & natural home, Green living, Living Eco-friendly|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In love with the idea of a green home but don't know where to start? The good folks at We Love Costa Rica suggest 10 of the hottest trends to realize the green home of your dreams. Want to save money while saving the environment? This handy infographic tells you which upgrades are the most cost effective and [...]

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How to Have a Green and Sustainable Lifestyle

By |2017-07-06T12:00:55-04:00July 6th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Green & natural home, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , |

Sustainable living is all about reducing your demand on natural resources. It means changing how you do things so that you can start becoming more of an active part of the life cycle of the cycle of life. It is not a secret that global warming, resource depletion and climate change are all having an impact [...]

5 Ways to Grow Your Garden Greener

By |2017-03-26T05:20:54-04:00March 26th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Gardening, Green living, Living Eco-friendly, Living Green, Living Green, Organic Gardening|Tags: , , , , , , |

How green is your garden? No, I’m not talking about the shade of your foliage, I’m talking about your garden's impact on the environment. Living eco-friendly means making gardening choices that are safer and kinder to the environment. Most gardeners are drawn to the hobby because we love the outdoors, and we also love connecting with growing things. However, [...]

What Should You Be Giving Up for Lent This Year?

By |2017-03-22T20:00:08-04:00March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Green living, Healthy Living, Holidays, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , , , , |

With Easter on the Spring horizon, most of us will begin to have Bank Holiday fever and chocolate eggs on the brain. But, before we can kick back and enjoy Spring in all its glory, we have a second chance at displaying our powers of resistance and giving up our vices for lent. Traditionally, many of [...]

Reduce Food Waste: What Food Expiration Dates Really Mean – Infographic

By |2017-03-09T00:33:04-04:00March 9th, 2017|Categories: Green living, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , |

How often do you throw away food? In the United States, $218 billion is spent every year on food that is never eaten. Many people swear by the labeling on their food and if it the date has passed the food ends up in the bin. You might think to yourself that it isn’t the worth [...]

The Secret to Saving with Renewable Energy

By |2017-03-08T00:20:57-04:00March 8th, 2017|Categories: Eco-friendly, Green living, Living Green, Living Green, Solar energy|Tags: , , , , , , |

Not all renewable energy is created equally, especially when it comes to your pocket book. Many homeowners want to know the real secret to saving with renewable energy? Don't you? An overarching term, “renewable energy” is any energy that’s generated from natural resources which are readily available like wind, sunlight, and rain. Since they’re naturally replenished, there’s no [...]

What You Should Know Before Adding an Extension to Your Home

By |2017-02-09T12:57:05-04:00February 9th, 2017|Categories: Green & natural home, Green living, Home, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , , , |

There are many reasons a homeowner may choose to add an extension to their home: the arrival of a new little one, the desire to add value to a property, or simply a need for more space. Whatever the reason, adding an extension is no small task, and isn’t always easier than moving homes entirely. From [...]

5 Ways That Cycling Is A Green Lifestyle

By |2017-01-25T00:15:26-04:00January 25th, 2017|Categories: Biking, Green & natural home, Green living, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , , , |

There are lots of ways to be healthy, eat well, and get fit. Most people think that dieting and running are the main ways to do that, however, there’s another form of exercise you can do to be fit and healthy: cycling. Cycling works out your muscles, increases your endurance, and even makes your heart healthy. [...]

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Reducing Carbon Footprints 

By |2017-01-11T00:25:32-04:00January 11th, 2017|Categories: Carbon Footprint, Eco-friendly, Green & natural home, Green living, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , , , |

Meriam Webster defines “carbon footprint” as: "The amount of greenhouse gasses and specifically carbon dioxide emitted by something (as a person's activities or a product's manufacture and transport) during a given period."   Today, individuals and corporations both try to mitigate their carbon footprint as much as possible. From switching out incandescent and fluorescent light bulbs [...]

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Environmentally Friendly Tasks You Can Start Tackling Right Now

By |2017-01-09T06:17:26-04:00January 9th, 2017|Categories: DIY, Eco-friendly, Green & natural home, Green living, Living Green, Living Green, Recycling, Reuse, Upcycling|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Being an environmentally conscious person doesn’t have to take up a ton of time. There are a lot of things you can do to lessen your impact on the environment. Many of them are free or incredibly cheap, and take almost no time. Some of them actually help save you time!   Switch to E-Mail Alerts If [...]

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Eco-Friendly Changes to Consider This Year 

By |2017-01-06T00:35:21-04:00January 6th, 2017|Categories: Eco-friendly, Environment, Featured, Green & natural home, Green living, Living Green, Living Green|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Thinking of ways to live better this year? Why not start with reducing your carbon footprint? Green living and making eco-friendly choices is a change that will not only help you but the environment. If you weren’t particularly eco-conscious in the past, the goals you create should be easy to follow so that it encourages you [...]

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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.