Sustainability

Woman In Nature

Ecofriendly Money Saving Tips – Save The Planet And Your Wallet

Jackie Lutze • October 11, 2017

This post was written by Jackie Lutze and used with her permission.  To learn more about Jackie, visit http://www.jackielutze.com/ Looking to reduce your waste while keeping your wallet full?  Here are five easy eco friendly money saving tips. The big scary world of going zero waste and living a more sustainable life can be in fact that, scary.   When I first jumped down t
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Beauty Bites: Seed Phytonutrients

Chanda Stacker • September 28, 2017

This post was written by Chanda Stacker and used with her permission. To learn more about Chanda, visit http://www.pancakestacker.com/ Last week, I had the pleasure of being introduced to L'Oréal's new incubator beauty brand, Seed Phytonutrients. I know what you're thinking (because I was, too) - another beauty brand? Do we really need one? Probably not, if it's just another brand. But aft
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Why We Need to Revitalize Organic Seed Farming

Adapted from The Outsize Importance of the Tiny Organic Seed by Rachel Levin • September 14, 2017

As agriculture has become more and more industrialized during the past century, genetic diversity has been sacrificed in favor of efficiency and yield. The result, says Cornell University professor and plant breeder Michael Mazourek, is the bland, “one-size-fits-most crops” that dominate today’s landscape. But the outlook may be improving. Here’s an overview. The Root of the Issue Over the y
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Lifestyle

Save Some Green By Going Green: A Beginner's Guide to Sustainability

August 21, 2017

Looking to clean up your lifestyle, but are overwhelmed with where to begin? Here are 4 simple swaps to incorporate zero-waste practices into your life for a sustainable, greener you! Plastic water bottles are the biggest resident at landfills and the way they are manufactured is harmful to the environment and they are not biodegradable. All the more reason to make the jump from plastic water bot
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No Land? No Problem. You Can Still Get Growing with Containers!

Dan Nosowitz • July 27, 2017

Don’t let a lack of acreage stop you from flexing your green thumb. Our potted-plant primer makes it possible to garden just about anywhere. Containers offer lots of advantages to the space-challenged urban gardener: It’s easier to control soil quality, water levels—even the weather, by moving pots inside when temperatures drop. But there are special considerations. Meredith Sheperd, founde
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