A Beginner’s Guide to the Minimalist Movement [Infographic]

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“My greatest skill in life has been to want but little.”
– Henry David Thoreau, Walden

In today’s world, the average individual is likely to have more stuff than at any previous time in history. It can be difficult, in a society focused on conspicuous consumption, to follow the siren song of simplicity. But a growing movement known as minimalism shows us that living well with less isn’t just possible—it can be highly rewarding.

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Why Prolonged Sitting and Standing Is Unproductive [Infographic]

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The key to reversing the effects of sitting is not standing – it’s standing up regularly. Switch up sitting and standing every 30 minutes, advises Cornell University ergonomics team.

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Tips on Dumpster Diving [Infographic]

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While some people spend the early morning hours asleep, partying, or getting ready for work, other people around the world pursue a slightly less conventional activity: digging through trash.

Why, you might ask, would someone enthusiastically subject themselves to the often disgusting sights and smells on the inside of a dumpster or in the middle of a trash heap? Turns out, these intrepid dumpster divers are on to something. Read on to learn what dumpster diving is all about and how you can take advantage of the wonderful treasure that is other people’s trash.

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Environmental Dates: Earth Hour

Earth Hour 2015 is about getting the crowd to use #YourPower to change climate change. Take action and join the global movement today at http://earthhour.org/join-the-movement.

Earth Hour: 28 March 2015 at 8:30-9:30pm local time

Eco-fashion [Infographic]

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Many name brand companies are incorporating eco-fashion into their lines by producing their clothing using methods that create a minimal carbon footprint without the use of harmful or synthetic chemicals. From Adidas apparel made with bionic yard, a textile made from plastic debris in the sea, to Burberry’s sustainable cotton program in Peru—explore which brands are leading the way into the green garment movement by positively impacting the environment.

Eco-friendly clothing is categorized into two types, natural organic fibers and recycled fibers. Natural fibers include cotton, hemp, bamboo, and soy. Whereas recycled fibers can be made from natural recycled fibers, plastic, and wool. Explore these different fibers and the process used to produce each of them.