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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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The Organic Revolution: How Consumer Preferences Are Supporting A Green Future

In recent years, the gap between food production and consumers has closed considerably. People are giving much more thought to not only to where their food is coming from, be it meat or fruits and vegetables, but how it is grown. Even as meat consumption is increasing in the United States, with consumption projected at levels of more than 200 [...]

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5 Tips To Fix Your Roof After Winter

It’s no secret that winter weather can be incredibly difficult on your home. Between added moisture, cold temperatures, and general wear and tear, the colder seasons of the year can wreak havoc on your home. One of the larger components of your home that has to handle added stress due to the season is your roof. Here are a few [...]

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Chemical Conversion Technology Could Address Global Oceanic Pollution

The battle to preserve the environment isn’t going to end any time soon. Every day, individuals, organizations, and entire nations are performing various experiments, researching, and doing everything in their power to limit pollution in the oceans, groundwater, and the environment. According to Purdue University, a new chemical conversion process could transform the world’s polyolefin waste, a specific form of [...]

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4 Pro Tips To Remodel/Refinish Your Basement With Sustainability in Mind

Though many areas through the U.S. are still in the throes of winter, it’s never too early to look ahead and start planning for a spring remodel of your home. Your basement, in particular, can become susceptible to water damage come springtime: even though most newer roofs are built (or are supposed to be built) to withstand snow loads of [...]

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4 Easy Green Home Upgrades You Can Make This Year

People often make the mistake of thinking that making eco-friendly changes to their home is going to cost them an arm and a leg. Fortunately, this is not the case — there are tons of easy, inexpensive ways to make your home greener. So if you’re looking for some great tips on some easy green home upgrades you can do [...]

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Go Green at Work: Make Your Office More Eco-Friendly

It’s a new year, which means it’s the perfect time to make some 2019 resolutions. But while friends and family members may be vowing to exercise every day or to embrace a healthier diet, those aren’t the only kinds of goals you can set for yourself. If you really want to have an impact on our planet’s precarious position, you [...]

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4 Eco-Friendly Ways to Get Rid of Old Clothing

When the closet becomes so full that you can’t shift the coat hangers, you know it’s time to do a little purging. Cleaning out your closet is a great way to de-stress, re-organize, and spend less time deciding what to wear every morning. However, as a culture, we tend to make clothing choices that aren’t so kind to the planet. [...]

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Forest with 117,000+ trees can be found in…Las Vegas?

When people think about Las Vegas, they don’t often think of the beautiful green landscapes. They probably don’t think about those green landscapes at all, actually, they think about the dreamjackpot casino games. But that is starting to change. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, an unknown forest with more than 117,000 trees is actually located in America’s driest desert. [...]

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