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How to Work with Brand Reps to Get Photos of Your Products

I share a lot of photos of my daughter. A lot. And while I do love shooting photos of her because she’s gorgeous, I promise that’s not the only reason I do it. I take hundreds of photos of her every week because she is a brand rep. If you’re not familiar with the term, a brand rep is a [...]

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Review: 2017 Toyota Prius Prime

If there has ever been a car that epitomizes the idea of green transportation, it is the Toyota Prius. Ever since I started learning about sustainability, I have wanted to drive one. The idea of a car that gets better than 50 miles per gallon and run on an electric charge has always felt like car goals. Thanks to Toyota, [...]

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Health District Encourages Homeowners to Test for Radon Levels Linked to Lung Cancer

People all over the country are discovering that they have levels of radon in their homes much higher than the level that the EPA tells us is safe. In fact, one out of every 15 homes in the United States have estimated levels of radon that are at or above the EPA action level. Case in point: The Lahrs family [...]

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What Is In-Car Pollution, And How Can You Limit Your Exposure?

It’s no secret that many Americans are spending more time in their vehicles than ever before. In fact, about 14% of Americans have even changed jobs to shorten their long commutes, and when you factor in social events, grocery shopping, and appointments, it can seem like you’re always on the road. However, many people neglect to realize that sitting in [...]

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U.K Prime Minister Theresa May Proposes Environmental Policy Action

The United Kingdom might make a unique stand against environmental contamination in the coming years as Prime Minister Theresa May proposes a dedicated ‘no plastic’ aisle in supermarkets, alongside other ideas. Global dependence on plastic packaging has always been a hot-button issue amongst niche environmentalists, but May’s speech on the issue might make it a mainstream discussion in the Anglo-Saxon [...]

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Modular ‘Biological House’ Created From Upcycled Natural Materials

It’s no secret that construction companies are making major strides in the world of eco-friendly construction materials and practices. Technologies such as solar power and modular construction have made it easier than ever for eco-conscious homeowners to customize their living spaces while keeping sustainability in mind. In fact, as of mid-2017, the U.S. has a total solar power capacity of [...]

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A Guide to Improving Your Roof’s Energy Efficiency

A homeowner’s roof is one of the most important elements of the entire property. Without a strong roof, everything and everyone inside the home would be at risk of severe damage. However, a strong roof is also essential if you want to have an energy efficient home. Typically, it’s best to have a roof professionally inspected at least one or [...]

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Hazel Tree Farm Shows Growing Momentum In Sustainability Movement

A volunteer-led collaborative effort saw teams at The College of New Jersey come together and plant 15 hazel trees as an exercise in permaculture. Permaculture is an alternative solution to traditional agriculture. Crops that are popular today are farmed on a flat plot of land. Corn fields stretch across the Midwest, taking up miles of land that can only be [...]

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A Connection Between Earthworms, Soil, and… Mars?

Earthworms, soil, and… Mars? According to ZME Science, two earthworms are the first animals to be born in Mars-like soil conditions. There are three types of topsoil, at least on planet earth, which include sand, loam, and clay. On Mars, however, the soil conditions are a little bit different due to freezing temperatures and a lack of organic materials. But [...]

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Own an Older Home? You Can Still Cut Back On Energy Costs

Energy is something we use every single day of our lives. We use it to charge our phones, drive to work, and run our businesses. In fact, energy audits conducted by the U.S. Department of Energy show that over 50% of compressed air systems at small to medium-sized industrial facilities have energy conservation opportunities that are available at a low [...]

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Recycled Sunglasses Let Hipsters Make Environmental Fashion Statement

A new blend of environmentalism, fashion, and good old-fashioned capitalism has taken hold in the blue waters of the Mediterranean sea. Fishing boats from Catalonia have started hauling back plastic polluting the sea to be recycled for use in sunglasses. Sea2see, a Barcelona based company, is taking a visionary approach to recycling. They pay fishing boats to reclaim refuse from [...]

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