How to Stay Green as a New Parent

Keeping the environment safe and healthy should be a priority for every human on earth. In the modern era, every poor choice of lifestyle and recklessness towards nature destroys it little by little. Luckily, many people gained awareness about this issue, and they've started addressing it by changing their way of living and taking care of their surroundings. Being ecologically aware means you will have to make some sacrifices for the benefit of the planet. But when a significant change happens in our life, we often need to adapt to circumstances the best possible way.

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5 Simple Ways to a Green-Minded Life

With the climate crisis becoming ever direr, it is critical for us all to do what we can to help protect the environment. These five tips can help you live a greener lifestyle. 

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Mikkie Mills is a freelance writer who's passionate about health, fitness, organic cooking and eating, and yoga. When not writing she loves traveling, hiking, and cooking. Find more from Mikkie on Google+.

4 Ways to Make a Difference With Climate Change

With each passing year, the planet accumulates more and more pollution. The result is the climate changing at an alarming rate and the Earth, bit by bit, will become a less safe place to live than before. If you want to do your part to fix this, luckily, you have several options for ways you can contribute to saving the environment; many of which only take small changes to your everyday life. These changes can ultimately add up to making a big difference in helping the Earth. This article will contain a list of simple things you can do to help take care of the planet.

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Indy Summers is a freelance writer interested in fashion, healthy living, and fitness. She has worked as a master in esthetician, as a personal trainer, and as a freelance model for several years so considers herself an expert in these industries. For more of her work, visit https://nouw.com/indysummers.

6 Tips on How to Go Green at College

Sustainability is a growingly important word in the media, but the truth is that many people still think that environmental concerns are a responsibility exclusive to the government and large companies. This idea could not be more wrong. Incorporating sustainable attitudes into our daily lives is a duty of every citizen who is concerned with our planet and how we will leave it for future generations.

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How to Set Goals to Become More Eco-Friendly

At some point, most people come to realize that living a more simplistic life has tremendous value.

For starters, it can reduce stress levels. While that alone is a good enough reason to simplify your life, there’s also the fact that you can contribute to a greener world. The information below can help you set goals to become more eco-friendly. Although it won’t happen overnight, you’ll appreciate making small changes that start to add up over time.

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Mikkie Mills is a freelance writer who's passionate about health, fitness, organic cooking and eating, and yoga. When not writing she loves traveling, hiking, and cooking. Find more from Mikkie on Google+.

7 Easy Ways to Start Going Green

Many people want to live a more environmentally-friendly life.

This can, however, seem like a big project to take on. The good news is that even minor changes can have an impact. Furthermore, it is better to get started with small steps now than to wait to do more in the future. The following are seven ways you can start going green right away.

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Jade is a full-time mother of three children she adores. She graduated with her bachelors degree in Family Studies and Nutrition and works hard to implement her learning into her family life. When not writing, you can find her in the outdoors or exploring museums and aquariums with her loving husband and children. 

6 Reasons to Make Your Home More Eco-Friendly

With the 20 tons of CO2 that each household in the US contributes per year, imagine what the Earth will look like 20 years from now. Will it still be safe to live in? No. The planet is dying, and there’s no better time to start redeeming it than today.

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Jim Hughes is a content marketer who has significant experience covering technology, finance, economics, and business topics for about 3 years. He likes to share all the insight and knowledge he has. 

How to Grow Oyster Mushrooms at Home (and Get Plenty of Flavor and Protein for Free)

You don't need a garden to grow mushrooms—any cool, shady space will do, even a cupboard or dark corner.

It’s fairly easy to grow oyster mushrooms indoors in a bag or a 2-gallon bucket using sawdust or spent coffee grounds as the growing medium. Mushrooms appreciate the nitrogen in coffee grounds, and the coffee-making hot water treatment clears grounds of mold or microorganisms that might compete with your fungi as they get their mycelium running.

Some Japanese researchers are treating cancer patients with a compound derived from mushrooms.

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YES! Magazine reframes the biggest problems of our time in terms of their solutions. Online and in print, we outline a path forward with in-depth analysis, tools for citizen engagement, and stories about real people working for a better world.

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With the 20 tons of CO2 that each household in the US contributes per year, imagine what the Earth will look like 20 years from now. Will it still be safe to live in? No. The planet is dying, and... read more
oyster mushrooms growing on tree in woods
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You don't need a garden to grow mushrooms—any cool, shady space will do, even a cupboard or dark corner. It’s fairly easy to grow oyster mushrooms indoors in a bag or a 2-gallon bucket using... read more
Two parents hold their baby at the beach
07/06/2021
Keeping the environment safe and healthy should be a priority for every human on earth. In the modern era, every poor choice of lifestyle and recklessness towards nature destroys it little by little... read more
Close up of girl eating an apple while looking out the window
08/17/2020
With the climate crisis becoming ever direr, it is critical for us all to do what we can to help protect the environment. These five tips can help you live a greener lifestyle.  1. Shop... read more
A calving iceberg or glacier in the ocean
07/02/2020
With each passing year, the planet accumulates more and more pollution. The result is the climate changing at an alarming rate and the Earth, bit by bit, will become a less safe place to live... read more
Group of five college friends sitting together on a wall
03/09/2020
Anonymous (not verified)
Sustainability is a growingly important word in the media, but the truth is that many people still think that environmental concerns are a responsibility exclusive to the government and large... read more
Woman comfortable at home with coffee and reading
02/21/2020
At some point, most people come to realize that living a more simplistic life has tremendous value. For starters, it can reduce stress levels. While that alone is a good enough reason to simplify... read more
Parents with kids in meadow
12/17/2019
Many people want to live a more environmentally-friendly life. This can, however, seem like a big project to take on. The good news is that even minor changes can have an impact. Furthermore, it... read more
Many homes in a hillside subdivision
09/24/2019
With the 20 tons of CO2 that each household in the US contributes per year, imagine what the Earth will look like 20 years from now. Will it still be safe to live in? No. The planet is dying, and... read more
oyster mushrooms growing on tree in woods
01/09/2015
You don't need a garden to grow mushrooms—any cool, shady space will do, even a cupboard or dark corner. It’s fairly easy to grow oyster mushrooms indoors in a bag or a 2-gallon bucket using... read more