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Benefits of Eco-Friendly Beauty Products

When you look good, you feel good. We’ve all heard that before. Most of the country agrees with this as well. In fact, an increased focus on wellness has resulted in more than 179 million people in America visiting spas in 2016 alone. People all over the country are buying products that will increase their health and wellness, including new [...]

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Malibu Bans Restaurants From Using Plastic Straws and Other Utensils

Malibu is taking a stand on the plastic usage in their city. On Monday, February 12, the city council met to discuss the issue. The 65 seaside restaurants and food vendors have until June 1 to cease the use of all plastic straws and other utensils. This means that they have just over three months to make the switch. Materials [...]

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The Ultimate Two-Minute Guide To Buying An Eco-Friendly Watch

It’s no secret that more and more consumers are prioritizing sustainability and eco-friendliness with many of their purchases. From furniture to apparel and accessories, there’s seemingly a more sustainable solution to just about everything — including watches. Watches haven’t always been associated with eco-friendliness and sustainability, but many manufacturers are following the demand by emphasizing responsible sourcing in their products. [...]

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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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