sustainable living

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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11 Actions You Can Take to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

11 Actions You Can Take to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Global warming and climate change are serious global issues today. When we burn fossil fuels to power our homes, offices or vehicles, we add carbon dioxide to the atmosphere. The more carbon we add to the atmosphere, the more chances are for extreme climatic conditions, storms, and altered weather patterns.

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Top 5 Tips for Living a Greener Life

Top 5 Tips for Living a Greener Life

To live a greener life means to conserve and preserve the earth’s natural resources while we live our lives, without impacting any of the ecosystems or natural habitats of wildlife and biodiversity. It also means to ensure sustainability of our existence on this planet.

Sustainable living or “green living”  saves energy, resources and money. Living a green life also means reducing waste by reusing and recycling old materials as much as possible. When we give the earth’s resources a chance to regenerate, we will never run out of resources.

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