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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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3 Green Home Projects to Keep You Busy This Winter

With winter well on its way, it’s time to start thinking about what kind of projects and activities you’re going to be doing. Winter can be a difficult time to get things done, especially with low temperatures and shorter days. This is why the winter months can be a great time to get stuff done around the house. So to [...]

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3 Ways to Save Energy in the Kitchen This Winter

When the cold weather arrives, people tend to spend more time in the kitchen. From baking cookies to making yummy stews and soups, more energy tends to be used in the kitchen during the winter months. And while the delicious foods and treats that come out of it may seem worth it, it’s important to always keep energy use in [...]

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Solar Energy Shines: Volvo Adds 15,000 Solar Panels to Belgium Factory

Solar energy strikes again! It seems Volvo Cars is putting its money where its exhaust is, committing wholeheartedly to its vision of having climate-neutral global manufacturing operations by 2025. After having transformed their Sweden-based engine plant in Skövde into the first climate-neutral facility in its global manufacturing network, they added 15,000 solar panels to their factory in Ghent, Belgium. “Installing [...]

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Alternatives To Driving That Can Help Reduce Emissions

Going green is often easier said than done. While many people want to make the switch to an eco-friendly lifestyle, a lot of factors can get in the way. This is especially true when it comes to one of the largest contributors to greenhouse gas and carbon footprint: driving. Cars are responsible for a large percentage of consumer contributions to [...]

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Easy Tips To Reduce Waste At Home

In 2013, Americans created 254 million tons of trash, and that number has only increased in the past few years. Worldwide, consumption and creation of waste has never been higher, and with global warming and climate change becoming a serious threat, this practice needs to change. Some people, however, have already reduced their consumption and waste creation dramatically; many people [...]

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Tips for Going Green While Traveling

Many people strive to travel for leisure on a regular basis. After all, the world is big and there is so much to see — like the 597 square miles of Oahu in Hawaii. But as fun as traveling is, it can often have a negative impact on the environment. Fortunately, it is possible for travelers to significantly reduce their [...]

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Why Steel Container Homes Are The Green Housing Option You Don’t Want To Miss

In the world of green housing, there are some surprising eco-friendly options available for building materials. From 3D printed concrete houses, to houses made out of straw bales, to recycled plastic homes, people keep coming up with unexpected creative ways to build their homes while helping the environment. One example of this ingenuity at work: steel shipping containers. These containers [...]

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When The New Meets The Old: Modern Technology In Vintage Environments

A recent survey concluded that around 57% of American consumers are interested in vintage furniture and decor elements, a fact that is supported by just about every episode of every TV show that airs on HGTV. The style — perceived as elegant, romantic, and offering an air of antiquity that is reminiscent of a classier era — has become increasingly [...]

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Green Thumb, Small Space: How To Make A Tiny Garden In Your Tiny Apartment

Living in a modestly-sized apartment in a big city is certainly environmentally-friendly in reducing your carbon footprint, but that shouldn’t prevent you from filling your apartment with greenery. These creative solutions allow you to let your green thumb go crazy and make the most out of small outdoor or indoor spaces. Grow Vertically When you have limited floor space in [...]

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Technology and Horticulture: Why Gardeners Should Utilize Apps and Devices

Gardening is one of the most relaxing and rewarding warm-weather activities. Homeowners can enjoy getting their hands dirty and watching their flowers, fruits, vegetables, and herbs blossom and grow right before their eyes. But there are a lot of things that can get in the way of fully enjoying gardening, like back pain, poor garden design, and even pests and [...]

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