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Across the country, many breathe a sigh of relief as the oppressive, muggy heat of the summer begins to subside and give way to more temperate fall weather. Nature hikes and other outdoor activities become significantly more enjoyable, which can be an especially good idea to help work off the extra cookout weight that’s so easy to put on over the course of the summer months. Many nutrition experts … [Read more...]

Can Social Media Really be Helping the Environment?

Now a days, everything is done through social media. Whether its catching up with friends, or staying current on your favorite celebrity gossip, everyone uses social media. With the concept of having trending topics, any media site can allow its users to view the most popular talked about issues. With adding hashtags, social media users can actually search for issues going on in the world. For … [Read more...]

Purpose of the plastic bag tax

Just 8 years ago, distributors of plastic bags bullied there way into making a bill that would eliminate the threat of cities and states placing a tax on plastic bags. Today, eight major U.S cities have imposed a tax on the plastic bags in order to start going green.No states have been able to enforce a tax throughout the entire state, but bills are being drawn up. The concept of having customers … [Read more...]

Green Tips for College Students

As you continue your education in college, you should also continue educating yourself on the environment. For many, college is a chance to finally live on your own and experience new things. With this great new freedom comes a lot of new responsibilities.  This is a great opportunity for not only you to experience a new lifestyle, but also make the switch and go green. Here are some tips that … [Read more...]

Make the switch, Go Green!

Like anything else in life, change can be scary. The fear of the unknown is what prevents most people from straying from their normal routine. Going green might seem like a daunting task that is extremely time consuming. However, that is not the case! Little things such as making sure the light switches are off when you leave the room, or using cloth napkins instead of paper ones can go a long … [Read more...]

The danger of plastic bags

There are many reasons why one should switch from plastic bags to ones that are more environmentally friendly. For starters, plastic bags cost more money to recycle then they do to produce so most recycling places will not accept them. When plastic bags are thrown away into landfills they last anywhere from 15 years to over 1,000. The bags don't biodegrade, and have the risk of photo degradation, … [Read more...]

The Psychology of Reusable Shopping Bags

Does grocery shopping with a reusable shopping bag make consumers choose different food items than those who opt for single use paper and plastic bags? Do they choose foods that are better quality and more eco-friendly? Researchers at Harvard Business School analyzed two years worth of purchases at a large chain grocery store in California to determine whether consumer buying patterns were … [Read more...]

That Really Gets My Goat: Innovative Landscaping Alternatives

There’s been a lot of reports surrounding Green Goats and Prosperity Acres Farm providing Maryland and Northern Virginia with an interesting alternative to potentially-harmful landscaping practices. The company will be using their goats in place of herbicides and machinery to clear overgrown land areas. Using goats for landscaping is not a new concept, but with the rising interest in … [Read more...]

Paper or Plastic?

Would you like paper or plastic? Everyone’s heard the question at the grocery store as their items are being rung up. In the plastic vs. paper bag debate, a number of consumers opt for paper bags, believing that they are the better choice for the environment than their plastic counterparts, when in reality, reusable shopping bags are the best alternatives of them all. You generally hear all the … [Read more...]

Encourage Your Customers to Adopt “Think Green Thursdays”

A number of eco-friendly movements have begun to emerge in today’s society in addition to reusable grocery bags to encourage a healthier lifestyle and bring attention to sustainability. Joining Meatless Mondays and Waste-Free Wednesdays is “Think Green Thursday!” Motivate your customers and employees to join the movement through inspiration. Make Think Green Thursdays a standard part of the … [Read more...]

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