How To Create A Sustainable Business Post-Pandemic
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by Ella Hendrix
2y ago
We’ve all had to consider making adjustments to how we do things due to the coronavirus pandemic, and the way we approach our working lives is no exception. Whether you’re a business owner, working within a company or are self-employed, you might be thinking about the next steps for your business post-pandemic.  You may have started to think about the impact your business is having on the environment and whether you are doing enough to offset your carbon footprint, as concerns over the impact of climate change increase with each passing year. Now could be the perfect time to adapt in ord ..read more
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5 Energy-Efficient Landscaping Tips
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by Pat Woodard
2y ago
Source Whoever came up with “my home is my castle” deserves a time-out in a dungeon. A typical castle’s energy costs could bankrupt a king. If that’s happening at your castle, cost-saving solutions for the inside can start on the outside. The right approach to landscaping can significantly reduce home heating and cooling costs, bring down water bills, and give a more elegant appearance to grounds that may look less than regal.  Here are five energy-efficient landscaping tips. Source 1. Kill the Grass Blasphemy? Maybe, but the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates that 30 to 6 ..read more
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Los Angeles’ Air Pollution Impacts Everyone. Here’s How You Can Help.
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by Nicole Rankin
2y ago
I loved the sunshine… until I moved to the city of Los Angeles. Now, I hope for rain. It all started one morning when my lymph nodes enlarged, my throat stiffened, and my head throbbed. At first, I thought I caught a mild virus because I was still able to function at work. When I mentioned this to a colleague of mine, they said they felt the same way. While thinking we could both have allergies, I checked the index, but it was low for the day. Beyond my desk, I could see the city skyline, and beyond the horizon lied brown smog. The colleague said, “Foggy today, huh?” “That’s not fog, that’s ..read more
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Ways to Maintain the Eco-Impact of the Coronavirus
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by Ella Hendrix
2y ago
There’s no doubt about it – what has been experienced as a terrible crisis for humankind is proving to be a real boon for the environment. As the world stays indoors, international travels grinds to a halt and road traffic is at record lows, the planet seems almost to be heaving a sigh of relief. It’s certainly an encouraging phenomenon, and one that more and more people are turning attention to even amidst our more human struggles with the virus. How can we seize this moment of relative calm and maintain some of the unexpected eco-impact that the pandemic has brought? Here are 4 coronav ..read more
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Ways to Reduce Household Waste in 2020
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by Ella Hendrix
3y ago
Ways to Reduce Your Household Waste In 2020 We know that the planet is in a climate crisis, and one of the biggest issues that we are facing is concerned with the amount of household waste that we are creating. Whether it is plastic that is going into landfills, sewage that is being treated by chemicals, or food waste, we should all be trying to do our bit to help to reduce our household waste and give the planet a chance. Reducing your overall household waste doesn’t necessarily mean making massive changes to your lifest ..read more
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Sustainable and Innovative New Property Options to Consider in 2020
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by Ella Hendrix
3y ago
Over in Britain today, they’re in the middle of a housing crisis. With a massive shortfall of affordable homes around the UK, a rising population and unpredictable economic output, it can be tricky for people who are trying to get on the housing ladder or even afford to rent in Britain at the moment. We are also facing challenging times in terms of the planet and the climate crisis and must be conscious of the effect that we are having on the environment in everything that we do – including the provision of more housing. It can be difficult to balance these two important issues but it is vital ..read more
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Green Stormwater Infrastructure: Opportunities for Community Engagement & Workforce Development
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by Qidan Wang
3y ago
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Eco-Friendly Travel Tips
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by Annie Andrews
3y ago
Being a sustainable traveler doesn’t mean using only your bike to travel or going camping, but it’s a much broader concept. Ecotourism is all about making some simple “green” choices and leaving nothing behind but your footprints. The idea is that you reduce your negative impact while traveling and become more conscious about the destination and the environment. So, here are some great eco-friendly travel tips that will help you leave no trace, no matter where you go. Pack and Bring Your Meals Airports and planes offer plenty of tasty food, but the plastic food packaging this food comes in has ..read more
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The Future of Sustainable Travel
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by Global Green
3y ago
[This is a guest article] The travel market is expected to be worth $441 billion by 2019. That much travel means an exponential rise in the environmental impact of the travel industry. It goes without saying that sustainable travel is becoming less of a niche and more of a necessity. If existing practices aren’t adopted, and new methods to travel sustainably aren’t developed, there won’t be much of a world left that’s worth seeing. There are several small changes you can make to your travel habits to be more green. Here are ..read more
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How to Ensure your Home is Energy Efficient
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by Ella Hendrix
3y ago
As the world appears to tumble towards climate disaster, we are increasingly looking for things that we can do both as a world community but also as individuals to help to reduce the impact that we are having on the environment. Although governments and big business must do a lot of the heavy lifting, the truth is that we all have a responsibility to do what we can. One area that we can all try to improve on is the energy efficiency of our homes. Whether it is in the amount of energy that we are using, the type of energy that we are using or in the amount and type of waste that we are creating ..read more
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