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5 Tricks to save your avocados from turning brown

Avocados in the prime of their lives only last for what seems like a bat of an eyelash before their once vibrant, appetizing green turns into a sad, sick-looking brown. Don’t fret, though! Even though brown avocados are inevitable, there are a few easy tricks to help prolong the Read More...

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How to throw an eco-friendly wedding

Many couples who had planned their weddings for 2020 and 2021 were forced by Covid-19 lockdowns and restrictions to postpone their celebrations til this year. Now, it’s wedding season again and love is in the air. But you know what else is in the air? Planet-warming co2 emissions, smog, and Read More...

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3 eco-friendly swaps to “green up” this year’s spring cleaning

A common response to the increase in sunshine and fresh spring air is an undeniable desire to purge the heaviness of winter from our homes and make everything feel as clean and new as the budding light-green baby leaves on the trees outside. Even though spring cleaning can be hard work, Read More...

Nord-Pas de Calais

Once a French coal-mining zone, now a green tourism hub

Once upon a time, Nord-Pas-de-Calais supplied half of France’s coal. This region in the north of the country is distinguished by the giant pyramid-like black cones of slag which are a result of three centuries of environmental and economic hardship.  Now, when you get close to the slag cones, Read More...

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Beer giant phases out plastic rings for eco-friendly alternative

We’ve all seen the dismal photos of distressed wildlife trapped in various single-use plastic, or worse, strangled by those infamous plastic rings that come with many six-packs of beer.  Well, major beverage company Molson Coors has decided to take action, announcing last week that the Read More...

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The air in your home is dirtier than you think. Clean it up with these 4 plants

While it’s tempting to think that the air inside your house or office is clean, the truth is quite the opposite. According to the US Environmental Protection Agency, the air inside the average home is up to five times more polluted than the air outside. That’s an alarming fact, especially Read More...

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Reusable pallets make the UK construction industry greener

Wasted wooden pallets are a huge problem in construction. In the UK alone, the construction industry goes through 18 million wooden pallets every year (the production of which requires a total of 6,000 acres of forestry), and most of them are used only once!  At a time when it’s becoming Read More...

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The green living trends experts expect will dominate 2022

Green living and sustainability are at the forefront of many of our minds. This mentality is reflected in the droves of people who over the course of the many lockdowns have: pledged to be green-minded about their transportation options, choose more plant-based milk and food, and change their Read More...

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Research: We are more likely to trust and patron “purpose-driven” companies

What makes you buy a product from a certain brand or trust a specific company? Is it a recommendation from a friend? An advertisement? Ethical practices? A new analysis has found that consumers are more likely to trust and buy from “purpose-driven” companies across the board.  The Read More...

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Architecture firm reimagines the mall as a green community space

While commercial centers such as shopping malls don’t necessarily evoke a community feel, a Thai architecture firm seeks to flip the script by reimagining the typical Southeast Asian mega-malls as green community hubs. The design firm, called Architectkidd, has recently completed the first of Read More...