10 Shocking E-Waste Facts Everyone Should Know
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10 Shocking E-Waste Facts Everyone Should Know

The United States produces the largest amount of e-waste in the entire world. There are dangerous consequences to simply throwing out your old phone, laptop, game system, even microwave. All of these devices can cause terrible damage to the planet if not disposed of correctly. We want to help you to become informed of the…

How Does Cooking Food Affect the Environment?
Environment | Sustainable Living

How Does Cooking Food Affect the Environment?

The practice of cooking food dates back thousands of years. While our ancestors may have used it to preserve their health and make food more digestible, cooking is now a form of entertainment and an outlet for creativity. A love language in and of itself, it’s unlikely the art of cooking will ever fizzle out….

10 Reasons Why You Should Send Recycled Christmas Cards
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10 Reasons Why You Should Send Recycled Christmas Cards

During the festive season, everyone loves to receive a handwritten Christmas card with a thoughtful message written inside by family members, friends and acquaintances – especially if they live some distance away. Due to the cost and the impact on the environment, fewer people are maintaining the once popular tradition of sending Christmas cards via…

6 Benefits of Buying From Sustainable Clothing Brands (2020)
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6 Benefits of Buying From Sustainable Clothing Brands (2020)

The clothes we wear aren’t always good for our planet or the people in it. From harmful cotton farming practices to toxic chemical additives, most clothing brands have a large negative impact on the environment. But, you can be a part of the change. By switching to sustainable clothing, you can help make a difference…

6 Common Items that Aren’t Recyclable in Your Curbside Recycling Bin
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6 Common Items that Aren’t Recyclable in Your Curbside Recycling Bin

By David Guion Recycling greatly helps the environment, and in principle, everything is recyclable. However, some things should never go into your curb recycling bin.  Most communities offer “single stream” recycling, which means that we put everything in one container. From there it goes to a materials recovery facility (MRF), otherwise known as a recycling…

Sustainable Diving & Snorkeling: How to Prevent Damage to Marine Ecosystems
Environment | Sustainable Living

Sustainable Diving & Snorkeling: How to Prevent Damage to Marine Ecosystems

Whether you’re a scuba diver, snorkeler, or amateur swimmer, the ocean is a playground where you come to explore the beauty of nature and the difference from your regular life’s environment. Divers, for example, descend 130 feet under the water, seek unique-looking creatures, and observe the marine world in all its glory. What never leaves…

Everything You Need to Know About Digging a Well
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Everything You Need to Know About Digging a Well

In an attempt to become fully self-sustaining, many homeowners consider digging a well. The idea is that a well can provide your home with fresh water so that you don’t have to rely on your town’s supply. However, adding a well to your home requires more than simply digging a hole in the backyard if…

Are Electric Bikes Good for the Environment? A Closer Look
Electric Vehicles | Environment

Are Electric Bikes Good for the Environment? A Closer Look

Electric bikes aren’t a new idea, by any means. The first patent for an electric bicycle dates back more than 100 years, and there’s already a relatively large market for them in Europe. Now, North Americans are starting to make the switch, and within the next three years (2020-2023), experts expect 130 million e-bikes to sell…

7 Dangerous Cleaning Products That Should Never Be in Your Home
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7 Dangerous Cleaning Products That Should Never Be in Your Home

Did you know that, because cleaning chemicals aren’t meant to be ingested, they aren’t regulated by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration)? Because of this, cleaning products can contain a variety of potentially harmful ingredients that can be dangerous to you and Mother Earth, without your knowledge. Brightly coloured packaging and the promise of a…

Environmental Impact of Electric Car Batteries (Production, Use & Disposal)
Electric Vehicles | Environment

Environmental Impact of Electric Car Batteries (Production, Use & Disposal)

There’s been an ongoing conversation about the true sustainability of electric vehicles (EVs). It’s true that EVs are cleaner on the road than traditional gasoline vehicles, but as with anything, there are tradeoffs.  Many skeptics point to the environmental impact of manufacturing and disposing of battery packs as a reason why EVs aren’t environmentally friendly….