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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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Is Your Tote Bag Actually Better For the Environment?

As a society, we rely on plastic. From the medical equipment and household goods created by the reaction injection molding process (wherein two liquid components are mixed, injected into a mold, and cured) to the bottled beverages we bring home from the grocery store, the convenience we love is often tied to this material. In recent months, single use plastics [...]

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Single-Use Plastic Grocery Bags With Embarrassing Messages Seek To Discourage Waste

Sometimes the best intentions have unintended consequences that swiftly remind us that we live in a vortex of unpredictability. So it goes with the planet we live on. The recent conversations surrounding the environment have been louder than ever. For good reason, too. As long as we live on this space suspended rock that sustains our very existence, we should [...]

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6 Tips To Keep Cool While Lowering Your Energy Bills This Summer

No one enjoys being faced with a high energy bill. Unfortunately, with summer just around the corner and temperatures heating up, your home may soon be facing off with your electric company. The good news is there are plenty of ways you can keep your home cool this season without digging into your savings account. Here are a few tips [...]

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Spring Cleaning With A Twist: 3 Ways To Save Energy In Your Home This Season

No one can deny that society is becoming more environmentally-conscious; we are all aware of (and focused on) the impact our life has on this planet, from that piece of plastic we recycled to whether or not our groceries are pesticide-free. While not everyone is able to power their home with a renewable form of energy, there are plenty of [...]

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3 Very Good Dogs Are Helping Replant Chilean Forests After Devastating Fire

As if the title wasn’t enough to make you smile, these three furry environmental helpers will only cause more. The bond between animals and the environment has always been a close one. Where human beings enter into the delicate symbiosis isn’t always in the best ways. Take a look at our relationship in a nutshell. Sheepskin will absorb 30% of [...]

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Walking In The Wind: Life As A Turbine Maintenance Technician

Your average service technician faces a variety of dangers. Electricians risk electrocution, mechanics risk bodily injury — even plumbers can suffer the effects of lead and asbestos exposure. While these hazards can certainly do a lot of harm, they don’t quite compare to the demands of wind turbine repair and maintenance. The best way to understand the risks involved with [...]

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DIY Don’ts: When You Should Call A Professional

Oftentimes, doing your own home projects can sound like a great idea: you can save money, and you feel more accomplished once you’ve successfully finished. So why not DIY your various home improvement projects? Believe it or not, in some situations choosing to tackle home improvements yourself can actually cost you more money and do damage to your home. With [...]

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The Importance Of Environmental-Resistant Technology

In this technological era we live in, you’d be hard-pressed to find industries that don’t rely on tech to do their jobs. Since many of these — such as the military, maritime, and oil and gas fields — take place in a variety of climates and weather conditions, it’s vital that their equipment be safeguarded from any potential damage. Practical [...]

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The Tiny Home Revolution: Why Smaller Is Better

Despite what we humans like to believe, our planet was not made to support us indefinitely. As our population continues to grow (the UN predicts we’ll reach a staggering 9.8 billion by 2050), space has become a major concern. Those already here are forced to deal with exorbitant home prices due to the fact that the number of people vying [...]

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How Steel Shipping Containers Are Helping the Global Housing Crisis

Despite the growing need for housing across the nation, houses are becoming more expensive than ever. This is putting them out of reach for countless Americans. In fact, the rate of new houses being built now is over 20% lower than the rates previously seen between 1975 and 2000, according to the National Review. Just last year, the United States needed more than [...]

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