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Owning a pet sustainably

We try our best to help the environment. From community to households, sustainable living is quite the challenge but we do what we can to make a greener living. Are you a fur-parent or planning to be one? Here are some tips so you can live sustainably with a pet. Adopt don’t Shop About seven million dogs and cats are euthanized each year in the United States because there is no room for them in shelters. The distressing part is 70 million stray animals living in the U.S alone are not given proper food or shelter. These stray animals are already in need of a home and family, so you might as well choose them rather than buy. You won’t...

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5 Simple Steps to a More Sustainable Life

Every little decision we make affects the environment and other species unknowingly. We must be vigilant in what we do because there’s a domino effect when we do things wrong. If you are switching your life to be more aware of your environment, here are 5 simple steps to a more sustainable life.  Switch to LED light bulbs Still, using incandescent bulbs? It’s time for you to switch to LED. It uses 75% less energy and lasts 35 times longer. When you do this, you’re also contributing to clean energy, which we need now since our environment is incredibly polluted. So, the next time you're getting a bulb, choose LED ones. Go with inverter appliances Planning to get a new...

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Celebrate a Covid-Free Earth Day

Earth day is an annual event to demonstrate support for environmental protection. People are expected to do activities that will benefit the Earth. But at this time, it is pretty hard for us to participate in this event since we can't go out whenever we want. Here are some ways how to celebrate Covid-Free Earth Day. How Earth Day Started Earth Day was first held on April 22, 1970, to demonstrate support for environmental protection.   Decades ago, America was involved in consuming leaded gas, which belched out smoke and sludge that caused air pollution. Inspired by the coed effort, Senator Nelson wanted to infuse the energy of student anti-war protests with an emerging public consciousness about air and corrosion. Senator...

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Is Your Fresh Produce Going Bad Quickly?

Do you find yourself trying to force-feed yourself produce you purchase because it seems to go bad quickly? If so, there are a couple reasons why that could be. The first, and most obvious, is that you’re buying produce that’s already too ripe. Unless you plan to eat it within a day or two, you may want to try and get something that will take a little more time to ripen. If the produce isn’t too ripe at the time of purchase, but still spoils quickly after you get it home, you could be storing it wrong. Below are a few tips on how to store your produce so it will last longer. How Do You Store Green, Leafy Veggies?...

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What Other Purposes Can Mesh Bags Serve?

The practice of sustainable living is on the rise nationwide. Reducing demand on natural resources by replacing what is used is not only popular—it’s necessary. To the best of our abilities this practice must become a way of life if we are to preserve our natural resources. That can mean many things. Choosing not to consume a product that adds to the destruction of our planet or is dangerous to animals is one such way we can promote sustainability. Actress Rosario Dawson is also a producer, comic book writer, singer, and political activist. She is also a sustainable fashion designer through her sustainable fashion brand Vos. As co-Founder she focuses on bringing people closer to what they wear. The rise...

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