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Pass the torch: Composting

[authorbox authorid="Rebecca Joki" title="Rebecca Joki"] There are so many ways to make a difference in someone's life. There are so many less fortunate people in the world, the country, and maybe even the city or town where you live. Sometimes, though, it's difficult to know where or how to start.

A Greener Workplace

A Greener Workplace

[dropcap]As a civilization who spends about half of our waking hours at our workplaces, possibly more. Most of these workplaces are dependent on resources provided by the natural ecosystem around us (be it water, food, paper, energy & more). It is therefore ultimately in our interest to do our best

How the Animal Agriculture Industry Impacts the Planet

The animal agriculture industry is one of the biggest players in climate change to date. Our growing population, coupled with the increasing demand for animal products, is putting pressure on agriculture farms to expand and cater to the needs of the world. Many of the world's resources are also used

How to Host a Sustainable Wedding

Did you know that the average wedding produces more than 400 pounds of garbage? Annually, weddings in the U.S. contribute to releasing more than 63 tons of CO2, so it’s fair to say that the wedding industry has a waste problem. The good news is that eco-conscious couples are taking notice

8 Ways to Go Green at Home

Going green does not involve you making huge changes in your life and routine, like some may think. In fact, it’s mostly the thought that counts, because once prepared and determined, you can easily make these small and tiny changes in your life for the sustainability of the earth. Going

Be an Eco-Friendly Car Owner

Be an Eco-Friendly Car Owner

With over a billion passenger cars on the streets, and nearly a third of greenhouse gas emissions in industrialized countries like the US being attributed to transportation, the facts and impact of motorized vehicles are undeniable. While many of us car owners can't afford to fork out a cool mint

8 Ways to Save Water

8 Ways to Save Water

This gargantuan blue ball of a planet is jacketed in agua to the extent that its abundance is hard, nay impossible to miss.  However, "fresh" water is an entirely different matter, and its scarcity, while often underestimated, is very, very real. Only about 3% all water is fresh, and only about 1% of

Going Paperless: The Why & How

Going Paperless: The Why & How

Paper consumptions has almost tripled since the year 1960 and in spite of global warming, people are using papers aggressively in their daily routines. It is to be estimated that over 2500 trees are shredded to provide 10 million pages. The need of the hour is to go paperless and

Going Solar

Solar

By James Yasin Shell chose simply to pay a £29.4Mn fine, rather than clean up its operations. In addition to the wilful destruction of the earth perpetrated by corporations like Shell, we see year on year, accidental destruction of habitats and the beauty of the planet in spills like Deepwater Horizon, Exxon

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