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5 Amazing Trees That Have Many Useful Parts

5 Amazing Trees That Have Many Useful Parts

What is the value of a tree for humanity? Some might say that trees are essential for building houses and furniture while fruit-bearing trees provide sustenance. Others would rightfully claim that they prevent soil erosion while providing us with natural shade.

Still, there is so much more to trees than just the wood and its fruits. Here, we take a brief look into five trees – all of which have numerous parts that should not be taken for granted.

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8 Ways to Make your Business Sustainable

8 Ways to Make your Business Sustainable

Every once in a while, businesses follow a trend or a new practice. Some end up becoming popular while others fade away. Sustainability in business is a good example of a trend that has stuck around and becomes really popular. Sustainability is great for the company as well as the environment — a win-win situation.

 

If you want to run a sustainable business, here are 8 ways to do so.

 

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4 Stark Realities Of The Global Water Crisis

4 Stark Realities Of The Global Water Crisis


Every day, millions of people take clean water for granted. We don’t give a second thought to taking a long shower or cleaning our cars. We bathe our children in crystal clear water and cool off with the hose. We drink tall, cold glasses of water, one after another, without worry about where our next glass will come from.

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How to Live with Less Plastic

How to Live with Less Plastic

There really isn’t any excuse for being wasteful. Using too much plastic is exactly that. More than likely, wastefulness has a negative impact on something or someone, somewhere else. One example is marine life. So, why should you use less plastic? For starters, plastic is accumulating and forming islands such as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Midway Atoll is one of the most remote islands on earth. Yet, it is surrounded by plastic carried by the current from other continents. As a result, thousands of albatrosses have died because they ate plastic floating in the ocean. Some of the items found in dead albatrosses include lighters, pens, and toothbrushes. Plastic may not bio-degrade for a thousand years. Buying convenience products costs more in the long run. Of course, it’s difficult to be 100 percent green. But, you must do what you can. Here, we’ve outlined several steps for using less plastic.

 

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Alternative Energy Sources For an Off-The-Grid Living

Alternative Energy Sources For an Off-The-Grid Living

Living off the grid has many advantages. It significantly reduces the pressure on fossil fuel use, and thus reduces the environmental impact that most people have on the planet. Here are a few simple alternative energy sources for off the grid living if you choose to do so.

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