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How to Save Even More Money by Living Eco

Not long ago, we shared a short list of suggestions for saving money by living the eco life, and we're back with fresh tips, as this topic has been one of our most popular to date, and the most opened newsletter based on our analytics. We hope you'll enjoy this awesome list of additional green-saving ideas! Save Money at Home1. Put a brick in your toilet tank.There are many ways to reduce your water consumption at home, like taking shorter showers, installing low-flow showerheads, and reducing lawn watering, but there's another place where a simple action can make a big difference, and that's by placing a brick in your toilet tank. This will displace and reduce the amount of water wasted with every...

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How to Attract the Love of Your Life by Living Eco

Chances are your ideal match is, like you, conscientious and environmentally aware and just waiting to be discovered! Here are earth-friendly steps you can take to put yourself in the right place at the right time to make “the connection.” Budding love can be found in a community garden. If you live in a city, spending some time helping out in a community garden or urban farm can be a wonderful way grow both food and a solid relationship. Most groups accept individuals for a one-time gig or regular participation. Non-profit community farms often present opportunities to educate others about food systems and nutritious diets, sustainable farming practices, and giving back to the community by donating fresh, nutritious food to low-income families....

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How to Lose Weight Living the Eco Life

Are you eager to take action on your weight loss goals, and thinking about how to keep it eco-friendly? Here are our 5 top tips to get going! Invest in eco-friendly workout gear. Special equipment is not required for working out, but when you’re just getting started or your running gear is showing signs of wear and tear, you may need to shop for new gear. When the time comes, you may consider vendors that have a selection of eco-friendly workout clothes made with organic cotton, hemp, bamboo, recycled and even soy fibers, which are usually grown and harvested in a sustainable manner. Eat less meat. Livestock farming has a vast negative environmental impact, far greater than any other food...

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How to Calculate and Improve Your Carbon Footprint

For many years, scientists have warned that a hole in the layer of ozone surrounding the earth will contribute to global warming, and could have serious negative effects on human and environment health. This problem is being addressed through global agreements to stop the use of ozone-depleting chemicals that damage the ozone layer. Carbon dioxide (CO2) is a greenhouse gas that contributes to global warming, along with other greenhouse gases such as methane and ozone. When calculating an individual’s carbon footprint, methane and ozone are usually converted into the amount of CO2 that would have the same impact on global warming (the equivalent is called a CO2 amount). Your carbon footprint is the total amount of greenhouse gases produced to directly...

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20 Totally Painless Tips for Reducing Waste

The average American is responsible for generating 4.4 pounds of trash generated daily and most developed world numbers aren’t far from this norm. Shocking, isn’t it? Don’t despair, there are actions you can take in your everyday life to reduce waste and do your part to curb the trend! Here are our 20 tips: 1. Invest in a good reusable water bottlePlastic single use water bottles and paper drink cups are terrible for the environment and downright unnecessary, for general use. Your choice to select a durable water bottle and a good travel mug for hot drinks will ensure that you are always in control of your hydration on the go and keeps bottles and cupsout of the landfill.2. Say no...

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