Zero Waste [Checklists]

If you’re passionate about the environment, it’s likely that you’ve looked for places in your life where you could reduce your waste. Whether you’re a business owner running a sustainable restaurant or you’re a stay-at-home parent looking to reduce waste, there are opportunities all around us to make the planet a little greener.

That’s what the zero-waste movement is all about—the idea of completely eliminating all of your waste and living an entirely sustainable life. It sounds lofty because it is, and it may not be feasible for everyone. Like all lifestyle changes, it won’t happen overnight. Making small changes here and there can make a significant difference.

Not sure where to start? These e-checklists from our friends at Self Lender offer sustainable swaps for products we use at home and when we’re out and about. Download them by clicking the links below:

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Reducing Heat loss in your Home [Infographic]

Heat loss in the home can result in recurring high utility bills and that is something that no one wants! Running a household is stressful enough without losing money through heating the home only for it to be lost out through non-insulated areas. Furthermore, in an age where we need to be more conscious of our environment, not being energy efficient is irresponsible so it’s important to be educated about how we can instigate change, even on a small scale!

The guys from Senator Windows have put together this infographic below that details some interesting statistics related to heat loss; it explains where exactly the heat is lost throughout the property, it defines “r-value” and it also highlights a number of ways that heat loss issues can be tackled.

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Reasons Why you should Sleep Naked (according to Science) [Infographic]

Sleeping naked has always been a controversial topic, and definitely not something to discuss over a family dinner. But how much do people actually know about the real benefits of sleeping naked? The answer is quite obvious, given how only 1/3 rd of the people sleep in the nude.

In fact, most of us seem to be too attached to our pajamas and tend to spend the entire weekend in it. But when you do go to bed, Science says it’s high time you consider your birthday suit over pajamas. Multiple surveys have proven it to be an effective remedy for weight loss, which is one of the easiest remedies to date.

Moreover, it can improve skin and promote hair growth, while also preventing unwanted body odors. Talk about cutting your little fortune spent on cosmetics! All you need is to ditch your clothes and you’d fall right into a healthy lifestyle.

Having no barriers of clothes between you and your sleeping partner will also contribute to a healthier relationship and reduce stress levels. Actually, there’s more to this list of benefits than you can imagine. That’s why Snore Mentor has put together an infographic on 13 Reasons Why You Should Sleep Naked.

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The Ultimate Meditation Guide [Infographic]

Meditation is the practice of purposefully focusing your mind and body to achieve a state of relaxation. Through techniques such as breathing exercises, chanting, physical activity or some combination of them, practitioners of meditation hope to achieve a clearer state of mind and ward off the effects of physical and mental stress. In one form or another, meditation is a component of most major religions, as well as a popular form of maintaining wellness.

This infographic will guide you through the benefits of meditating as well as the different types of meditation:

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Transporting Plants: A Survival Guide [Infographic]

Many professional moving companies won’t move live plants and doing it yourself ensures it gets done right.

These tips work best for smaller plants but can be used for medium-to-large plants, as well. Like all living things, plants require a balance of attention and careful handling, especially during moves.

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