Category Archives for "Green Living"

The plastics industry is as dirty as 600 coal-fired power plants

As multiple nations move toward eliminating coal power to reduce carbon emissions, the plastics industry is producing enough emissions to equal more than 600 coal power plants, according to a sobering new report. Coal is quickly being replaced in several countries by renewable clean energy sources such as wind and solar power. The United Kingdom […]

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Italian island of Capri bans single-use plastics in win for the environment

Capri is a small island off the coast of Italy, but it is determined to lead the way toward a greener and pollution-free world by banning single-use plastics a full two years before a European Union-wide ban takes effect in 2021. That’s why the Capri city council passed a new law that takes effect this […]

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London is set to become the world’s first National Park city

The city of London is aiming to become the first National Park city in the world as part of the effort to go green and reduce the city’s carbon footprint. Cities around the globe are big polluters of the Earth. Scientific American reports that “residents of just 100 cities account for 20 percent of humanity’s […]

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What Is the Difference Between Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources? 7 Things You Need to Know

What is the difference between renewable and nonrenewable resources? These terms get thrown around a lot, but we want to help you understand their real meaning. So what is the difference? Renewable resources come from energy resources that can be used over and over, but non-renewable resources have a finite limit and can be depleted. While […]

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Planting trees is easier than ever — just use Ecosia

One of the frequent laments of those who aspire to be environmentally conscious is that they have no idea what to do first. Sometimes, they feel as if it must be high profile to make a difference. For example, recycling, composting, limiting personal waste, biking, and organizing to pressure politicians on strong environmental regulation are […]

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Most Eco-Friendly Herbicide: The Top 6 For The Food You LOVE!

There is something satisfying about growing your own food and tending to your garden. Sustainable living allows you to provide the healthy food you want for yourself and your family. Your green thumb yields an array of delicious, nutritious fruits and veggies. However, weeds and other invasive plants harm the harvest you work so hard […]

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The Hype Behind Hydroponic Plants: What They Are and 3 Top Choices for Starting Your Own System Today

If you have ever sprouted a seed in a glass of moist paper towels, you have grown hydroponic plants, or at least sprouted them. Hydroponics is one of the most fascinating ways to grow indoor or even outdoor plants. Instead of using soil, hydroponics relies on the use of an imminent medium such as clay pellets, […]

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How educating girls and family planning tops solutions to turn around climate change

What is the number one solution for addressing climate change? Most people might say, “moving away from fossil fuels.” However, there are many more impactful and much less talked about solutions according to legendary American environmentalist, entrepreneur, author, and activist, Paul Hawken.   As Vox beautifully illustrated, one of Hawken’s top solutions would be in […]

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Living in harmony with the land at the Sunburst Sanctuary

Imagine a “divine society of beings that no longer pollute” this garden of beauty, creating heaven here on Earth. A tribe who abandons the notion of coveting material things and becomes caretakers of the land of each other, seeking divine wisdom and knowledge. If that sounds like hippie talk from the 60s, that’s because it […]

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