As we all know, getting quality sleep is important to help our bodies and minds refresh and regenerate for each new day. Not getting enough quality sleep has been linked to fatigue, irritability, and anger. If you want to avoid those pitfalls that come from a lack of sleep or some of the other health-related problems caused by lack of sleep, check out this list.
33% of all food produced globally is lost or wasted every year
45% of root crops, fruit and vegetables produced globally is lost or wasted per year
$1,866 the annual cost of food wasted by the average American family
25% of the food wasted globally could feed all 795 million undernourished people in the world
8% of all greenhouse gas emissions each year are due to food loss and waste
Help reducing food waste from your household with these tips below:Continue reading “Top Tips to Fight Food Waste”
Whether you hang onto items too long yourself or are a self-proclaimed neat freak, on some level we all have a relationship with clutter. Our captivation with the concept has even spun out a few franchises. Thanks to TLC’s “Hoarders,” the Marie Kondo craze, and “The Home Edit” frenzy, there’s no shortage of resources for how to tidy up our physical surroundings.
But what about where we spend a great deal of our days — on our devices and in cyberspace? On average, adults will spend anywhere from 34 years to 44 years of their life staring at screens. And much of that time, we’ll be ignoring our digital clutter. After all, you can’t actually trip over hundreds of unread emails, thousands of blurry photos, and maybe even all those “The Home Edit” episodes downloaded on your devices. In fact, digital hoarding, meaning letting our digital content pile up, can have negative consequences on our wellbeing, on our cybersecurity, and on the environment.
All this to say, it’s time to look inward — in your inbox, cloud storage, desktop, phones, etc. — and ask yourself, “Am I a digital hoarder?” Consider the following points and also tips to declutter your digital life for the better.Continue reading “How Digital Hoarding impacts our Health and the Environment [Infographic]”
More than 1 billion people in 192 countries now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world. Today, we invite you to be a part of Earth Day and to help further climate action across the globe.
Restoration is imperative to fighting climate change and making the Earth a safer, healthier, and more equitable place to live. It’s time to step up. It’s time to make a change.Continue reading “Earth Day: Restore our Earth [Quiz + Docus to watch]”
When was the last time you reevaluated your lawncare tactics and outdoor plant choices? A low-maintenance landscaping mindset will not only make it more affordable to help your yard blossom this Spring, but also makes it easier and more environmentally friendly. Ultimately, certain plants that don’t require a lot of water can help the planet and lower your utility bill.
Customize your plant selection to be eco-friendly and you’ll save yourself both time and effort while benefitting mother nature in the process. Check out some of the tips and plant recommendations mentioned below to conserve water and create an eco-friendly environment.Continue reading “Easy, Eco-Friendly Landscaping: What to Know [Infographic]”
Every April 22, it’s a day to celebrate Earth Day but also to create awareness that Our world needs transformational change. We believe that caring for the Earth is not a matter of one day but a change of habits to transform our individual lifestyle (which will influence as a consumer, a voter, and a member of a community that can unite for change).
Whether it’s a creative or functional upcycling, a walk in a park or through the woods, picking up litter, or buying more Earth-friendly products, here are many ways that you can help to care for your planet and making Earth Day Everyday.Continue reading “Earth Day Activities and Upcycling Crafts”