Displaying items by tag: Green Living

Clothing Donation Tips, Image: Alliance Images/shutterstock.comClothing Donation Tips  
Understanding Where Secondhand Items Go  

Donating clothes feels good because we expect it to help someone else. More than 70 percent of the global population wears secondhand clothing. These purchases can...

The Joys of Minimalism, Image: djovan/shutterstock.comThe Joys of Minimalism  
A Rich Life with Less Stuff  

After a pandemic largely spent at home, many Americans are holding up a mirror to their lives and examining what really matters. Finding that material possessions weigh them down, people are turning to minimalism to simplify their physical, mental and emotional space. According to a study in ScienceDirect ...

Green Fitness, Image: pixie mfr/shutterstock.comGreen Fitness  
Choosing an Earth-Friendly Gym   

The green gym is redefining fitness with an emphasis on sustainability. Traditional fitness centers consume significant amounts of electricity, water and other resources, but more gyms are rising...

Recycled Art, Image: Photo by JenHardwick/ redheadhardwick@gmail.comRecycled Art  
Transforming Trash Into Treasure  

It takes a special kind of artist to create a work of art out of discarded items. These imaginative, multimedia visionaries see beauty and purpose in the most mundane materials, including paper, computer parts, bits of...

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Understanding Light Pollution, Image: best works/ShutterStock.comUnderstanding Light Pollution  
Environmental Concerns and Achievable Remedies  

At Montana’s Medicine Rock State Park, visitors have a rare opportunity to look up at the night sky and see an awe-inspiring display of planets and constellations, as well as the Milky Way, our spiral-shaped galaxy that contains about 100 billion ...

The Microbiome Connection, Image: Photo by Rodale InstituteThe Microbiome Connection  
How Soil and Human Health Are Related  

The human gut microbiome, which is critical to fighting off disease, and soil microbiome, which enables plant growth, are vitally important to maintaining all life on...

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Socially Conscious Investing, Image: Canva.comSocially Conscious Investing  
How to Choose Sustainable Stocks and Mutual Funds  

“Vote with your pocketbook,” the saying goes, prompting consumers to buy parkas from planet-friendly Patagonia or socks by Bombas, which donates a pair to...

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Gardening Therapy, Image: HollyHarryAdobeStock.comGardening Therapy  
Healing Mind, Body and Spirit in the Yard  

Gardening outdoors adds color and texture to yards and neighborhoods and, with the right plants, attracts pollinators, whose numbers are declining. It also can improve human health. The exercise, sunshine and...

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Fulvic and Humic Minerals, Image: Fulvic and Humic Minerals  
Two Vital Molecules for Healthy, Thriving Soil and Plants  

Fulvic and humic minerals play a crucial role in the promotion of regenerative farming and sustainability. These natural substances, derived from organic matter, enrich the soil by enhancing ...

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A New Dawn  on the Farm Front, Image: Image courtesy of RodaInstitute.orgA New Dawn on the Farm Front  
Stepping Away From Industrialized Agriculture   

We all have to eat, and the food industry is big business, with wide-ranging implications across many arenas. Because agriculture is controlled by a handful of multinational corporations, the priority to...

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