How to Be Environmentally Conscious

Green Living Ideas

With global changes and human factors evidently altering the course of the earth’s long-term sustainability, it’s pertinent that we focus on finding ways to counteract these effects. As such, eco-friendly decision-making and behaviors are conscious choices we make. The post How to Be Environmentally Conscious appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Sponsored Posts compost How to be environmentally conscious Recycling Water Conservation

Raising Environmentally-Conscious Kids

The Green Changemakers

I mage credit: Nature Conservancy, Paul Barwick Is creating the next generation of environmental stewards as easy as sending your kids outside to play? A study done several years ago by Louise Chawla tried to understand what factors went into the make-up of people who demonstrated significantly pro-environmental behavior. As prominent environmental educator David Sobel eloquently stated, "One transcendent experience in nature is worth a thousand nature facts."

Japan: Aspects of Comprehensive, Environmentally Conscious Housing Design

The Green Changemakers

We have continued to improve the environmental quality of our housing over the past 50 years," said Mr. Nomura. UR uses ingenuity and innovative technologies in their housing to further reduce environmental impacts. Buildings Designed and Built for Long Life UR also addresses the structure of new buildings from an environmental perspective. Housing Sustainable-development Urban

Sustainability Advice for Small Businesses

Environmental News Network

Generally speaking, people are getting better and better all the time at managing their own environmental footprints, and the effect that they have on the planet. Review your suppliers or other businesses that yours is associated, and how sustainable they are as a company.

4 Tips for Creating a Sustainable, Green Business Model

Green Prophet

Any business owner that wants to create a company that is both sustainable and green should be commended. With that in mind, today we’re going to share four tips professionals can use to form a sustainable, green business model.

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The More you Know, the Less Gold Glows.

Elephant Journal

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5 Ways Businesses Can Increase their Sustainability & Go Green

Green Prophet

And there’s no better way for a business to boost its reputation and do good for others than to increase its sustainability and go green. Plain and simple, the less waste your company produces, the more sustainable your operation becomes.

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Sustainable casino gaming – a modern reality?

Green Prophet

Our focus on the news is all about responsibility and sustainability here at Green Prophet and we’re always interested to see something that bucks a trend in an established industry, demonstrating that real steps are being taken towards sustainability in an area that you may not expect.

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Up, Up & Away: How Vertical Farming can eliminate Food Deserts.

Elephant Journal

Even the most conservative of estimates predicts that there will be 9.6 billion of us on the planet by 2050. We are only a generation or so away from a major food and water.

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Dubai Green Store Dubbed “World’s Most Sustainable Building”

Green Prophet

Gundeep Singh used to own a yacht and a porsche before he turned over a green leaf to open what is now known as the “world’s most sustainable building.” Architecture & Urban eco-products LEED The Change Initiative USGBC World''s Most Sustainable Building

Back to College: Campus and Academic Guides for Sustainability

Green Life Smart Life

Over the past few years, more and more students are looking at higher-learning institutions that breed environmental awareness, and offer curriculums and policies that parallel their green ideals. The Princeton Review and Kaplan College Guide , two well-respected and long-time resources for college-goers everywhere have releases their annual lists of ranked colleges and professions, now specifically dedicating ratings for environmentally responsible colleges and careers.

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Buy Sustainable Duds

Eco Friendly Daily

Environmentally conscious clothing is often made from natural and fair-trade materials like soy, organic cotton and bamboo. Sustainable clothing also tends to be much more comfortable. Being eco-conscious and style-conscious will soon go hand and hand.

Israeli School of Sustainability Funded By Major Polluting Firms

Green Prophet

Israel Chemicals, which is a cause of major environmental hazards in Israel, is funding a School of Sustainability in Herzliya. According to a report at Haaretz , the school will be focusing on the importance of environmentally conscious business development and entrepreneurship.

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Sustainable Architecture: Learning from Nature & The Magic of.

The Alien Next Door

The alien race in my book “Collision with Paradise” live 100% sustainably in a cooperative and synergistic partnership with their environment, including intelligent organic houses with self-cleaning floors and walls, heated, fueled and lit by organisms in a commensal relationship.

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Mindfulness and Sustainability

The Green Changemakers

At first glance mindfulness and sustainability might not seem to be that connected. An interesting study in Social Indicators Research from Jacob, Jovic, and Brinkerhoff point out that mindfulness and sustainability are actually connected. So with an increased skill in being mindful people have an easier time of making conscious and deliberate decisions. Mindfulness Sustainable-development

Change Your World, One Word at a Time: David Firth Talks Sustainability, Language & Gallbladders at TEDxCSU

Green (Living) Review

TEDxCSU’s environmentally conscious theme “Growing Greener Generations” served as a call to action for students, faculty, and community members alike to live more sustainable lives.

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Ivanka Trump Introduces Sustainable Diamond Collection

Eccorazzi

The newest addition to Ivanka Trump Fine Jewelry is the bridal collection , which features conflict-free diamonds that are not only 100% sustainable but beautiful and timeless as well. Who knew that social responsibility is a core value for Ivanka Trump ?

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Green School - Getting Kids In On a Sustainable Future

The Green Changemakers

By Suzanne Lindgren A sustainable future means teaching kids about climate change and living in balance with the earth. Green School's "Greenest Student on Earth" contest will reward three environmentally conscious students with a year-long scholarship.

Is Bamboo Fabric an Sustainable Textile Fraud? The Textile Test Series Investigates

Eco Chic

The plant’s growth puts little strain on the environment because it requires no pesticides or irrigation for growth, and can be harvested sustainably (Note: There have been some reports of rainforest and other land being cleared to plant bamboo farms , which is, obviously, not sustainable).

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Is Bamboo Fabric an Sustainable Textile Fraud? The Textile Test Series Investigates

Eco Chic

The plant’s growth puts little strain on the environment because it requires no pesticides or irrigation for growth, and can be harvested sustainably (Note: There have been some reports of rainforest and other land being cleared to plant bamboo farms , which is, obviously, not sustainable).

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J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines Announces California Sustainable Winegrowing Certification

Green (Living) Review

Lohr's success as one of the first 17 California vineyards and wineries to earn third-party certification through the California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines has earned the Certified California Sustainable Winegrowing (CCSW) distinction from the California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance (CSWA) for its estate vineyards in the appellations of Paso Robles and Arroyo Seco, Monterey County, as well as for its two wineries located in Paso Robles and San Jose.

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British Plant Nursery Guide announce new biodegradable seedling pots which makes a significant step towards sustainable gardening

Green (Living) Review

The creative new brand in horticulture, the British Plant Nursery Guide , have achieved another first to make gardening more sustainable by becoming the exclusive UK retailer of a new innovative product range which is set to change the way we garden for good.

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Eco-Friendly Shoes

Eco Friendly Daily

These days, there are innumerable ways for people to make more environmentally conscious purchases. Jared Skye is an environmental scientist and author of sustainability and self-sufficiency themed media. Categories. Garden. Kitchen. New & Exciting. Electronics.

Energy efficient and sustainable prefab studios ready in just four days

EcoFriend

This energy efficient space is not only beautiful, but is an apt example of environmentally conscious construction. Pratima Kalra: Texas based Sett Studio is famous for making inventive prefab studios that can serve as home offices, yoga spaces, playrooms, etc.

6 Tips to Make Kids More Nature-Friendly

Environmental News Network

In a world where young ones live and learn by example, it is important for us adults to be responsible role models who are always ready to guide them in making wise and environmentally sound decisions. Establishing eco-friendly habits at home is a great foundation for a sustainable lifestyle.

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Recycling Christmas Trees

Green Home Blog

Real” being a tree that has been cut from a tree farm, either by you or by a plantation worker, and please make sure it has the Coalition of Environmentally Conscious Growers (CECG) seal of approval. Tagged: compostable , RECYCLED-UPCYCLED , SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS , SUSTAINABLE.

Off the Gireed is a Sassy Egyptian Furniture Line Made with Organic Palm Fiber

Green Prophet

Egypt’s hottest new environmentally-conscious designer Manar Moursi studied in two of America’s most prestigious academic institutions before founding Studio Meem – a sassy and sustainable design studio based in Cairo. The sustainable route.

Kibbutz Lotan’s Free Eco-Guide App Makes Getting Back to Nature a Breeze

Green Prophet

Anyone who is interested to transition to a more sustainable way of life will benefit from Kibbutz Lotan’s comprehensive eco-guide app. ” Within each chapter are subchapters devoted to all of the small details of sustainable living.

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Eid al-Adha 2012 Across the Middle East: Celebration, War, Death and Charity

Green Prophet

” Many Muslims around the world are proactively engaging the ancient traditions in new ways, seeking to revive more sustainable, traditional practices and create new environmentally conscious ways to celebrate. 7 Tips for a Sustainable Eid-ul-Adha Festival.

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Guest Post: What Air Pollution is Costing Us

Environmental Economics

Pollution and health have always been directly linked, both environmentally and medically, but few people consider the economic impact felt by countries afflicted with poor outdoor air quality. Although some headway has been made in terms of sustainability and cutting back on toxins, pollution from energy production continues to cost the U.S. Participating in clean air initiatives and sustainable development are attractive markets for many countries.

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Yoav Avinoam’s Sawdust Furniture Is Nothing to Sneeze At

Green Prophet

Sawdust, a highly available yet often discarded material, is full of possibilities for the designer with the right environmentally conscious approach. Read more about sustainable furniture designers:: Studio Mesila is Paving the Track to Sustainable Design.

Biodegradable vs Compostable Plastic Bags: What’s the difference?

Greentumble

Reducing plastic bag usage has been at the forefront of the agenda for many environmental groups and government organizations. The environmental problems. Environmentally-friendly alternatives. What are the environmental problems with biodegradable and compostable plastic bags?

Green Your Home With Moss Graffiti (RECIPE)

Green Prophet

The environmentally-conscious gardener adapts to the climate, as Jordan did with its brown golfing greens. An underestimated garden ornamental, moss requires no fertilizers nor even watering after its established, making it a sustainable house decoration.

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What Is Your Carbon Footprint?

Green Home Blog

Global warming is one of the biggest environmental issues we face today – it’s estimated that in the next century average temperatures will increase anywhere from 2° to as much as 11°F. There are also a lot of questions about the effectiveness of carbon offsets, and many companies use carbon offsets as a greenwashing technique to cash in on environmentally-conscious shoppers without actually embracing real change. What Is Your Carbon Footprint?

Top Ten Eco-Friendly Toys for Kids

Green Home Blog

Educational toys can be a fun, easy way to teach your little ones about the importance of being environmentally conscious. Chose products that have been certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) to have come from sustainably managed forests and be sure that any paints used are lead-free and non-toxic. The Best Eco-Friendly Toys for Your Kids. Follow these ten easy suggestions to help make the best green choices for your little ones. Pick green plastics.

8 Ethical Boutiques to Hit Up for Holiday Shopping

Eco Chic

Stay ahead of the holiday gift game with our handy resource on boutiques you can hit up for all of your ethical and sustainable gifting needs! Sustainably Chic. Getting gifts is awesome, but getting gifts for your friends and family? That’s a tough one.

Studio Ubico’s Furniture Collection Reincarnates Wood Into Trees

Green Prophet

Studio Ubico, an upcycling and environmentally conscious design studio working in Tel Aviv , joins the ranks of other sustainable designers who are trying to make good use out of materials that are already sourced (instead of going out and taking more materials from the planet).

Eco-Friendly Home Office Tips

Green Furniture Home Design

At this time there are more choices than ever for choosing sustainable, environmentally-friendly home office furniture. With this growing number of environmentally conscious furniture manufacturers, you are sure to find something that fits your ergonomic, style and eco-minded needs. Now is the time to start making eco-conscious decisions about your home.

Samsill Branches into Raw Ring Binders

Green (Living) Review

The stylish alternative of raw ring binders is a highly desired sustainable office product. The stylish alternative of raw ring binders is a highly desired sustainable office product.

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The Future is Steel

Hug a Tree with Me

We recycle, drive energy efficient cars, use energy efficient appliances, avoid plastic, and so much more, just to leave a better more sustainable planet to our children. These days, more and more people are concerned about the environment, as they should be.

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Need for more trees confirmed by Forest Facts Summary as businesses urged to go green

Green (Living) Review

The damning statistics urge businesses to choose sustainable choices and ‘go green’ to promote accessible eco-friendly choices. If we want trees to remain a sustainable resource, then we must care for them.

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The Future is Steel

Hug a Tree with Me

They are the smart choice for the environmentally conscious consumer, looking to save a little bit of money and erect a building that lasts, not only his generation but also the next. These days, more and more people are concerned about the environment, as they should be.

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10 Ways to Conserve Biodiversity

Greentumble

Purchase sustainable products. Sustainable living. Regulating services refers to anything that lessens environmental change. We harvest large amounts of natural resources and when this is not done sustainably it has disastrous consequences. 8 Purchase sustainable products.

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