Using coronavirus as a restart button for living a sustainable lifestyle

Green Prophet

We, as individuals, can even use the crisis as a reset button for our lives and use it as a means to live sustainably. If you are a business owner, you should start thinking about how limiting the commute of your workers can help them contribute to living sustainably.

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5 Sustainable Lifestyle Resolutions for 2017

Green Living Ideas

These five simple sustainable lifestyle resolutions will have you taking climate action into your hands and making greener choices for our planet. The post 5 Sustainable Lifestyle Resolutions for 2017 appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Green Lifestyle efficiency green lifestyle minimalism new year's resolutions plastic-free resolutionsChoose to make 2017 your greenest year yet!


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Life in 2050 - Sustainable Lifestyle

The Green Changemakers

[link] Sustainable Lifestyles 2050 For decades there was a dramatically increasing upward trend in consumption levels, first in what was then called the ‘developed’ world, and then in the ‘emerging’ markets. It all began when we partnered with Collective Invention to create a deeply immersive futures experience called Sustainable Lifestyles 2050. Future Sustainable-development Life-style Green

10 Sustainable Lifestyle Tips

The Green Changemakers

Written by Zachary Shahan Lifestyle is the biggest underlying contributor to our environmental impact. The things we buy, the products we use, the way we travel, are all influenced greatly by our lifestyle. Our lifestyle is the root of all our green (or not green) actions in some way or another. How we think, what we think about, how we spend our free time, our daily and weekly habits, what we decide to bring into our lives — this is our lifestyle. Live sustainable.

Living a natural and sustainable lifestyle should be simple and attainable for everyone

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) Living a natural and sustainable lifestyle should be simple and attainable for everyone is a continuously repeated slogan by one “green” vendor online in Tweets and elsewhere. But what are they then trying to achieve with this. Greensumption, that’s all. They are making this statement to get people to their online store to spend money buying green goods; goods and products that often could be made at home, such as cleaning materials.

Towards Sustainable Lifestyles

The Green Changemakers

Online version: PDF UNEP/UNESCO youthXchange Training Kit on Sustainable Consumption: Towards Sustainable Lifestyles (2nd Updated Edition 2008) What is UNEP UNESCO youthXchange? YouthXchange is a train the trainer tool that aims to promote sustainable consumption patterns among young consumers worldwide. Tags: Sustainable-development Life-style Ebook Youth

The Challenge of Sustainable Lifestyle

The Green Changemakers

Read this doc on Scribd: The Challenge of Sustainable Lifestyle. Tags: Sustainable-development Life-style Green Read or download Chapter 4 of State of the World 2008 here.

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by Rachel Botsman

Blue Earth

sustainable lifestylesby Rachel Botsman.

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An impressive electronic publication that is also a good glimpse.

Blue Earth

sustainable lifestyles eco consumerismAn impressive electronic publication that is also a good glimpse of our post-paper future, when we access much of our reading online (using high-resolution displays). ECOLUXE magazine is a global, bi-monthly online magazine. We promote only information, goods and services that inspire readers and consumers to live naturally and consciously. The online, digital format reflects our commitment to minimal environmental impact.

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Lumenhaus: Virginia Tech has built a “100% energy efficient.

Blue Earth

This house responds to the weather and performs according to its resident’s lifestyle. sustainable lifestylesLumenhaus : Virginia Tech has built a “100% energy efficient house … without sacrificing quality of living.” It uses “responsive architecture” coupled with computerized smart features. Eco-houses like this design are in development largely for the high-end market as yet.

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WorldBeing wristband tracks personal carbon consumption

Green Prophet

“There has never been a better time to use design as a tool to create meaningful conversation around our personal responsibility to make changes to our lifestyles to stop global warming,” Hubert told Dezeen, “We desperately need a platform that helps the world to understand what our personal carbon footprint is and why we should be decreasing – it in an accessible manner that has a high level of engagement.”

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Profitable New Year’s Resolution: Build Wealth as you Live More Sustainably

Living Green & Saving Energy

I have spent years researching and writing about how to generate extra money by saving energy and resources and living a greener and more sustainable lifestyle, but I have never written a book about it–until now. My New Year’s wish for everyone is to be healthier, greener, and wealthier in 2015.

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“Green It” Shop Brings Green Urban Living to Tel Aviv

Green Prophet

As the ecological movement becomes mainstream, more and more businesses cater to the green lifestyle. Lifestyle & Culture consumer behavior consumer power design Green lifestyle lifestyle sustainable lifestyle Tel Aviv urbanGreen It is Tel Aviv’s new one-stop-shop for green urban living.

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Online And In Dubai Ekotribe Caters To The Green-Minded

Green Prophet

More on living a green lifestyle in the Middle East: One of a Kind Online Muslim Sex Shop. Lifestyle & Culture Green lifestyle green living Middle East sustainable lifestyleWhere there’s a green will, there’s an eco-way, and Anu Agarwal will be leading the fray.

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Dubai Launches Arabic Carbon Calculator

Green Prophet

It looks at basic things like diet, transport modes, the use of A/C and encourages residents think about the environmental impact of their lifestyles. Hamdan Khalifa Al Shaer, Director of the Environment Department told the Khaleej Times , “It is about time residents knew how exactly their daily activities affect the environment and address their lifestyles in aspects of food, housing, mobility and consumption of goods.

5 great green hotels in Canada

Green Traveler Guides

| Greening in Canada | When it comes to traveling, people who have sustainable lifestyles might think that they have to leave their green practices at home and tolerate an overwhelming amount of wasted resources when staying at a hotel.

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Bamboo Everything

Eco Friendly Daily

There are a few different options out there for people looking to have a more sustainable lifestyle. Not only does bamboo look good, but it’s light and it’s very sustainable. Not only does this mean it’s a very useful product, but it also means that it’s a much more sustainable one. I specifically like this travel set on if you are looking for something nice, attractive, and sustainable. Categories. Garden. Kitchen.

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Sustainable Diet and Sustainable Finance E-courses

The Green Changemakers

Learn how to lead a climate-friendly and sustainable lifestyle. What are the opportunities, challenges, and enabling conditions for countries to benefit from growing sustainable investment opportunities? Find out more by taking our free e- course on Sustainable Finance [link]. Economics Education Food Sustainability Sustainable-developmentYou have two homes: Earth and your body. Your daily food choices affect both of them!

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Sustainable Alternatives to Petroleum Based Products

Hug a Tree with Me

We will never be completely free of petroleum, however, we can use less of, below is a partial list of petroleum based products along with a few sustainable alternatives. This excerpt was taken from our eBook: Transition to Green (available on Amazon for $2.99) check it out to learn of more easy tips and insights to live a sustainable lifestyle. Sustainable Alternatives. glass, aluminum, cellulose, sustainable fabric , wood, bamboo, cork, reusable bags.

Shop Ethical and Fair-Trade at Paper High

Hug a Tree with Me

We found alternatives such as buying fair-trade , handmade and local, and although big business and unethical still dominates the marketplace, we are buying more ethically today than ever before which is highly encouraging for a sustainable future. All of the products that they offer are handmade by skilled artisans from India, Sri Lanka and Nepal with the use of sustainable materials.

Puna Papaya Farms Destroyed by Trespassers

Conservation Hawaii

While many residents are working hard to support local agriculture and a sustainable lifestyle, others are destroying the very fruits of their labor. Environment SustainabilityJust last month, three papaya farms on 10 acres of land on the Big Island were destroyed. With the trespassers still at large, the community has come together to discuss possible motivations [.].

An Awesome Urban Food Garden Where Food Miles Are Zero…

Green (Living) Review

While such an extensive urban farm is a rarity in this century, Mateo Rutherford sees it as simply a swing back toward the more sustainable lifestyle of two generations ago. “My The value we have as a household is attempting to live sustainably in the world today,” explained Montgomery to the San Francisco Chronicle, “We’re growing a victory garden against having to use so much oil.”

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Make Black Friday a Buy Nothing Day

Green Prophet

Today, over 65 countries have already joined the celebration, calling for consumers to contemplate Black Friday madness and consider creating a more sustainable lifestyle of buying less and producing less waste. Fashion Lifestyle Black Friday Buy Nothing Day sustainable

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Biofriendly’s fuel additive makes dirty fuel burn cleaner

Green Prophet

The company offers entertaining ways to learn more about sustainability and the environment in its e-magazine, podcast and media network, Biofriendly Planet. “We Until we all own one of these, getting cleaner fuel at the pump should be on your radar.

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Woody Harrelson Brings Sustainable Bus To Movie Set


Woody Harrelson isn’t just known for his acting skills, but he is also recognized for his sustainable lifestyle. The actor recently showed up to the set of his new HBO movie, Game Change , with his sustainable bus. The bus was originally used in the 2003 documentary, Go Further , where Harrelson traveled California by bike and sustainable bus to spread the word about eco-friendly living.

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Eco-Education Starts Young at New Green School in Israel

Green Prophet

Located north of Petah Tikva, The Green School incorporates environmental education into their elementary curriculum to ensure that children develop good, sustainable lifestyle habits early on. Architecture & Urban Lifestyle & Culture alternative energy cleantech eco education green design Knafo Klimor Architects sustainable design The Green School

Pre-COP Webinar: Communicating Climate Change

Green (Living) Review

The earthcast will also cover: How unconscious values match to attitudes and beliefs that can be used to design action on climate change How NGOs could change their strategy on climate change and the UNFCCC Different roles the public can play in tackling climate change Behaviour change strategies for encouraging sustainable lifestyles and communities Messages about climate change that engage the public (and those that don’t) Chris Rose is an environmental campaigner and communications consultant.

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Going Green, Practically

Environmental News Network

While reading the Sierra Club Home Blog I read an interview with Susan Hunt Stevens, the founder of Practically Green, a website designed for people who want to live more sustainably but aren’t sure where to start. Whether you just use the website to set green goals for yourself, or take advantage of the websites full range of resources, Practically Green is a great tool for anyone who wants to lead a more sustainable lifestyle but knows they will need support.

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Earth Day Green Tips

Green Home Blog

Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA, which will showcase its National Sustainable Design Expo. This will be ACUA’s 23 rd annual festival, and the theme is, again, A Sustainable Future. Have people and families bring whatever they consider relevant to a sustainable lifestyle.

Israel’s epic winter storms have gold linings

Green Prophet

Work to live a more sustainable lifestyle. Lifestyle Climate Change coastal degradation epic winter storms sunken treasue wave action An Israeli diving club struck gold on a recent expedition off the Mediterranean city of Caesarea , finding a priceless trove of coins dating back more than 1,000 years. The stash was discovered on the seabed that was once home to ancient Roman-era port city Caesarea, considered one of the flagship archaeological sites of Israel.

How to Recycle Your Shoes with #SocialShoeProject

Eco Chic

This might sound like a few too many pairs, especially considering that one of the simplest (and hardest) parts of living a sustainable lifestyle is making sure that all aspects of your life are trash-free. Photo: Denise Krebs via Flick r. Who doesn’t love a good pair of shoes? According to Glamour magazine , we love them enough to spend over $25,000 on shoes during our lifetime, with the average woman owning about 19 pairs of shoes.

6 Tips to Make Kids More Nature-Friendly

Environmental News Network

Establishing eco-friendly habits at home is a great foundation for a sustainable lifestyle. Activism Education Entertainment Go Green Sustainability Green Tips By: Guest Contributor, Kimberly Grimms. Every person who lives on this planet impacts the environment in some big or small way, no matter how young or old he or she is. This is why it is never too early to teach your children to start being eco-friendly.

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Biodiversity Hotspots and Their Importance


Healthy ecosystems perform processes necessary to sustain human life on Earth. The Caribbean Islands Hotspot includes more than 7,000 islands, islets, reefs and cays sustaining 30 biologically and culturally diverse nations and territories. The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) is an organization whose goals are aligned with achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and who also contribute to the database of information.

NLWA has been at the Edible Garden Show 2014

Green (Living) Review

The Edible Garden Show, the award-winning ‘grow your own’ event has been taking place this year at Haringey’s iconic Alexandra Palace, and I had forgotten what a great venue this is, and it brought together a host of gardening and cookery experts, demonstrations and exhibits to show how easy it is to achieve a sustainable lifestyle by growing and cooking your own produce.

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Iran’s Ancient Ice Houses Showcases Sustainable Refrigeration

Green Prophet

As an increasing number of people walk away from the grid and seek more sustainable lifestyles, keeping food cool and having ice for summer beverages remains one of the most significant challenges. Architecture & Urban architecture desert Earth Construction natural building refrigeration sustainable design Refrigeration is perhaps one of the greatest inventions of modern man, but it has come at a price.

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Annual Go Green Expo Will Feature Captain Paul Watson


The annual Go Green Expo is the nation’s premiere green business and sustainable lifestyle show; with over 200 eco-friendly booths , green celebrity guests, and industry leaders aiming to educate about going green in all aspects of your life.

German media outlet Spiegel TV equates Vegans with Nazis

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) No, apparently, this is no joke and April 1st is still a little while off; at least last time I checked. According to their mindset vegetarianism and veganism is dangerous as we have to consider that Hitler, after all, was a vegetarian.

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3 Things You Must Do to Become an Environmental Entrepreneur

Green Prophet

First and foremost, you cannot be an environmental entrepreneur if you don’t live a sustainable lifestyle. It’s important, then, that you embrace the green lifestyle and that everything you do on a day-to-day basis is done with the environment in mind. Entrepreneurs across the globe are now fully embracing the green revolution.

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How to Recycle Food Waste at Home?


Recycling is one of the three R’s which define a sustainable lifestyle (the other R’s being reusing and reducing). Even people who have made a commitment to. recycling are often uncertain about what to do with their food waste. But food can be recycled just as efficiently as plastic or aluminum, and with a little research you can learn how to do it right in your own home.

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Solar retreat in the Liwa Desert – futuristic functionality or rich man’s folly?

Green Prophet

Baharash Bagherian, founder of the design firm that bears his name, said in a statement, “We are seeing a new generation of Emiratis who are looking to lead a more sustainable lifestyle, in line with UAE’s vision to become one of the most sustainable countries in the world.”. The project press release did not define other sustainability features planned for the $2 million vacation home.

Zionists Group Seeks Agricultural Homestead Where Jesus Traveled

Green Prophet

Several kibbutzim throughout the country offer a variety of useful workshops in permaculture, off-grid living, sustainable building , and organic farming. Several hundred years later, this group aims to do the same by promoting a cooperative and sustainable lifestyle. Marda Plants Sustainable Seads In Palestine. Travel & Nature agriculture Galilee organic agriculture sustainable agriculture

How to Go off the Grid and Start a Self-Sufficient Life


Some people take green living a step further by creating a self-sustaining lifestyle. This is the kind of lifestyle where you can easily go off the grid and not need the trappings of modern society. After you’ve learned the skills you need, it’s time to jump in feet first to a fully self-sufficient lifestyle. Make sure you study everything you can before you start, and then you’ll be well on your way to a happier, greener lifestyle.

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The Happy Hero – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

Named ‘Ethical Entrepreneur of the Year’ in 2008, Solitaire Townsend is co-founder of ‘change agency’ Futerra and passionate about making sustainability so desirable that it becomes the normal. Solitaire was recently Chair of the UK Green Energy Scheme, a member of the United Nations Sustainability Lifestyles Taskforce, and a London Leader for Sustainability. Her master’s degree in both Shakespeare and Sustainability are put to good use in The Happy Hero.

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