We humans have been destroying our own precious habitat for centuries now. The smog that hangs over our cities is visible from outer space, as are the islands of man-made junk that float in our oceans. As young activists like Greta Thunberg have been imploring us, it is high time we take action before it is too late to reverse the damage done for generations to come. Fortunately, going green has never been simpler and here we have listed five steps you can personally action:Continue reading “Five Green Things you can do to Save Our Planet”
A sustainable city is one designed to address social, environmental and economic impact through urban planning and city management. Many sustainable initiatives are achieved by building eco-friendly alternatives into city infrastructure, such as adopting walk and bike lanes. Regulations and fines can also achieve change: waste removal orders have proven to reduce landfill waste.
While finding ways to help the planet is essential to sustainability, reducing costs and creating a vibrant culture for citizens are equally important. Through planned infrastructure, public green spaces, smart waste removal and more, cities can leave behind a net zero footprint for a more sustainable world.
Cities who reduce their risk of climate effects and other naturally occurring disasters will see less property damage, insurance losses and even casualties, making sustainable city practices a necessity for long-term success.
To learn more about the characteristics of a sustainable city, check out the visual below.Continue reading “Sustainable City Solutions [Infographic]”
You might think that one person’s actions couldn’t possibly have an effect on the overall situation, especially since there’s so much waste being produced every hour. However, it’s incredible how small steps can become giant leaps!
In this infographic, you can learn 18 tips on how you can go green today! There is no need to go vegan or throw out all of your plastic stuff right away, you can make this transition smoothly. Plus, no student should ignore an opportunity to save some cash, and a sustainable lifestyle is much cheaper!Continue reading “How to Be Sustainable in College: 18 Green Tips for Students [Infographic]”
Whether you celebrate Valentine’s Day or not, is always good to show your appreciation (any time of the year) to your significant other, your friends or yourself!
Show your love in an ethical way with sustainable gifts or –even better– with experiences 💚Continue reading “Sustainable Valentine’s Day Gifts [Visual]”
Getting your grocery budget in order is essential, but did you consider the dual impact of embracing plant-based eating and money-saving techniques? Enjoying fresh produce — and reducing or eliminating meat from your diet — doesn’t have to create added expense.
You don’t have to live on a diet of ramen noodles and over-processed, inexpensive junk to save cash. Instead, plan for a creative, plant-based diet that benefits your health, the environment and your wallet all at once. Here’s how you can save money with a plant-based meal plan.Continue reading “How to Save Money with a Plant-Based Meal Plan”