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How to Rewire a House, Green Your Fireplace and More

Many homeowners have the “it won’t happen to me” syndrome when it comes to home fires. Yet, in 2016, there were 352,000 fires and 2,735 deaths (not to mention the billions of dollars in property damage), reported by the National Fire Protection Association. Proper fire prevention planning can help you avoid adding to these numbers—and […]

How to Use Your Phone to Make Your House Greener

With today’s global news focusing more and more on global warming and its eventual effects, many are beginning to wonder how they can make their lives greener and reduce their carbon footprint. Though as households, we can’t do much, every little bit counts, and if everyone does their bit (including multinational companies and governments) we […]

How Sustainable Living Can Greatly Improve Your Quality of Life

The sustainable living movement has been gathering increasing momentum in recent years. Home owners are becoming increasingly aware of the impact they have on the world around them and becoming ever more conscious of the ways, both big and small, in which they can reduce their impact on the environment. Sustainable living doesn’t just relate […]

What is Ecotherapy?

A raft of new studies conducted over the last couple of years have revealed a new form of potential therapy for treating depression and improving mental health more generally. With rates of mental health on the increase across the Western world, any tools that we can add to our arsenal when it comes to providing […]

Environmentally Friendly Things You Can Start Doing Today

So, you’ve been thinking about factoring in environmentally friendly ways into your days. Or maybe you’ve been putting it off. Sometimes, it’s better to just decide to do something today and just do it, rather than plan for any other day. Hence, today, choose to do one of the following: Plastic Water Bottles in Your […]

Why Working from Home Is Good for the Environment

Even just a decade ago, telecommuting (working from home) was a novelty that few professionals could hope to do. However, in late 2008 through early 2009, the bottom dropped out of the economy causing many white collar workers to hit the unemployment lines. Companies went bankrupt, others had to radically downsize, and others simply froze […]

5 ways to respect the environment

There is only one planet earth, so it is important that everyone respects it. Taking care of the environment is an essential part of living a responsible life and looking after Mother Nature for future generations. It is also an incredibly admirable way for you to engage with the world around you. You may already […]

Why Your Business Should Consider Going Green

There is no better time to go green than today. The impact of years of irresponsible behavior are very clear; all stakeholders, individuals and corporations, need to work together to reverse those impacts and give the planet a chance to recover. For businesses, the decision to go green can actually be based on logical, short-term […]

Cooking Green: Save Money and Save the Planet

How many times have you gone over to the oven to preheat it, wondering why it costs so much money for electricity to cook just one meal? Actually, that seems to be everyone’s plight these days as the cost of energy just keeps rising and rising. Perhaps we should do something about cleaner, more sustainable […]

The Rise of Eco-Friendly Businesses: How Yours Can Be Too

The rise of eco-friendly commerce is hard to ignore, but should all this talk about “going green” affect the way you do business? The answer, it seems, is a resounding yes. Not only is green business good for the environment, but it can also attract more customers to your enterprise and boost your profits. According […]