Environmental Crisis: Cities Fighting Plastic and Air Pollution

Have you ever seen a bunch of plastic bottles and bags floating in your local river or lake? Were you ever tempted to grab a mask in order to prevent smog from getting into your lungs? Pollution today is all around us, some results of it we can see (trash, landfills, smog) and some we can’t see which makes them even more dangerous. Luckily, city authorities are finally cracking under pressure and making serious steps to put a stop on our environmental crisis. Here’s what urban settlements can do in order to fight plastic and air pollution.

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11 Yoga poses for the Car or Plane [Infographic]

A road trip can recharge your soul, but all those sedentary hours in a car can wear on your body, especially if you’re the driver. More often than not, you arrive at your destination feeling exhausted, even when all you did was sit there and push the gas pedal with your foot. Not to mention, road trips can be particularly hard on the low back and hips, which makes sense since you’re spending long periods of time in a seated position.

Fortunately, there’s a way to treat your body and be more mindful to help reduce the feelings of stagnation that come with being on the road — car yoga.

Next time you’re on a long road trip or simply stuck in commuter traffic, refer back to these simple car yoga moves to get you through the drive and arrive at your destination more relaxed.

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How to afford to Be Eco-Friendly while you’re Stuck at Home

It’s not uncommon for the terms expensive and eco-friendly to be paired together, but this doesn’t always have to be the case. With an increasing number of the population spending more time in their homes, it’s important to assess how increased hours spent indoors can impact our planet. As energy bills rise, now is the perfect time to consider how you can be more eco-friendly with your choices at home, and more importantly how to afford to make these changes.

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Día de la Tierra 🌎

Éste 22 de Abril celebra con nosotros el Día de la Tierra haciendo un dinosaurio reutilizando materiales. Sube tu foto públicamente a Facebook o a Instagram para que aparezca en las redes sociales de ecogreenlove. ¡No olvides etiquetarnos! @ecogreenlove 💚

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Unexpected Health Benefits of Going Green

You probably have heard of the “green movement” and understand the beneficial ways that it impacts the environment. However, did you know that there are additional health benefits to going green as well?

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