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Energy-Efficient Home Hacks for Vacation [Visual]

Energy-Efficient Home Hacks for Vacation [Visual] | ecogreenlove

Although you’re taking a vacation, your home will still be working while you’re gone. Here are a few steps to take to minimize your house’s energy consumption and to mitigate the risk of potential damages while your home is unattended.

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Global Water Waste [Visuals]

Global Water Waste [Visuals] | ecogreenlove

With two-thirds of the global population predicted to live in regions of high water stress by 2025, providing an accurate and deep understanding of this issue is critical.

Utility Bidder, a UK-based utility comparison service created this insightful resource on Global Water Waste. It covers everything individuals, homes and businesses need to consider:

  • The impact of wastewater on the environment.
  • Global water waste statistics, with countries, ranked and country-specific case studies. The most common water-wasting habits.
  • The entire water process, including production, collection, treatment, and reuse.
  • How individuals and families can reduce water waste.
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5 tips for Minimizing Online Clutter [Visual]

5 tips for Minimizing Online Clutter [Visual] | ecogreenlove

When it comes to clutter, there are several types that can pollute our space, productivity, and, ultimately, our lives. Of the many types of messes we accumulate, digital clutter rarely gets the attention it deserves.

However, with remote work here to stay and devices increasingly being part of our daily lifestyles, purging ourselves of unneeded stimuli online is more important than ever. Having devices inundated with data, apps and documents can impact your health, productivity and even put your personal information at risk.

This infographic by The Zebra shows the benefits of renovating your digital space + 5 ways to practice digital minimalism as well as some apps for organizing.

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The problem with “Nurdles”

The problem with "Nurdles" | ecogreenlove

Nurdles, the colloquial term for “pre-production plastic pellets” can be made of polyethylene, polypropylene, polystyrene, polyvinyl chloride and other plastics.

“The sinking of the X-Press Pearl – and spill of chemical products and plastic pellets into the seas of Sri Lanka – caused untold damage to marine life and destroyed local livelihoods,” says Hemantha Withanage, director of the Centre for Environmental Justice in Sri Lanka.

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7 Sustainable Ideas for Eco-Entrepreneurs [Visual]

7 Sustainable Ideas for Eco-Entrepreneurs [Visual] | ecogreenlove

The goal of any new business is to make money, but what if you could fill your bank account and help protect the planet? 

There’s no shortage of benefits to starting an earth-friendly business. Today’s consumer is more eco-conscious than ever and no longer makes purchasing decisions based solely on price and quality. In fact, people are pushing brands to help them be more environmentally aware, 88% to be exact.

The visual below will show you 7 sustainable business ideas:

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