Category Archives for "Sustainable living"

What Is Rubberwood and How Sustainable Is It? (Full History and Uses)

Mahogany, jarrah, teak, are all names that people usually associate with high-quality and luxurious furniture. However, the increasing demand for these timbers has caused vast swathes of tropical forest habitat to be destroyed. Seeing that items made from these trees are now incredibly expensive, it’s probably time we turn to more sustainable furniture materials. What is […]

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Is Styrofoam Recyclable?

Styrofoam has become a regular part of our day to day life – whether it’s in the form of peanuts, cups, or packaging. While some might not think too much about it, others wonder: Is Styrofoam recyclable? And if so, what’s the best course of action? Defining the term Its real name is Expanded Polystyrene […]

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Small Houses, Big Sustainability

Small houses are about much more than looking cute. They are part of a growing movement that promotes sustainable community development. Did you know that the typical American house is around 2,600 square feet? Despite the fact that the American family size has shrunk over the years, the square footage of American homes continues to […]

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Sustainability: Today’s New Way of Living

Sustainability Sustainability momentum is growing in our global community. Whether you are a student, a startup or a business owner, sustainability is the new society wave. Yet, the definition of sustainability largely used today is surrounded by a huge misconception and does not carry the same meaning, for people coming from different backgrounds and cultures. […]

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