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what our boston fern has taught me about self-care

When Allyn and I moved into our apartment together, his sister gifted us with the perfect housewarming present: a beautiful large Boston fern. I have never possessed the greenest of thumbs, but I really wanted a houseplant—both for aesthetic reasons and to help clean the air of toxins in our new little home. 955 more words

Happiness

Green Living Guy TV Segment on Sustainable Food

When it comes to food we really don’t talk about “Life cycle assessments”. Yet they can bring better farming techniques and animal awareness to farmers and those who regularly work with the meat industry. 107 more words

Green Living

Learn Whether Probiotics Are Safe for Pregnant Women

Probiotics offer benefits to women of all ages, including pregnant women. While probiotics are generally considered safe (a study of 341 pregnant women found that probiotics are safe and support overall health) it’s best to consult with your doctor before changing your diet or taking new supplements.  1,068 more words

Biological Medicine

My Green Wardrobe

Americans throw away 14 million tons of clothing every year. Excuse me, what? 14 million tons?!  The whirlwind industry known as “fast fashion” has created a crisis of textile waste in the United States because consumers are caught in a constant frenzy for the latest trendy item. 658 more words

Green Living

Dominican Republic Can Triple Renewable Energy Share by 2030, New IRENA Report Finds

Higher renewables share would reduce CO2 emissions by 23% and save billions of dollars
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 28 July 2016 – The Dominican Republic can increase the share of modern renewable energy in its energy mix from 9 to 27 per cent by 2030, according to a new report launched today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). 394 more words

Green Living

The Eco-Friendly Pet Owner

Living a green life does not stop when it comes to pet care. You can do your part to help the environment while caring for your favorite non-human loved ones. 177 more words

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54 Easy Zero Waste Tips & Swaps For Everyone

This is part two of my two part introduction to zero waste. See the first part here!

With a little bit of effort and creative thinking, … 1,097 more words

Zero Waste