Sustainable Living

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Tips on how and why to consume more responsibly, make informed stewardship choices and find greater harmony with the planet in your every day life.

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No Air Conditioning? 20 Weird, Wacky Hacks Our Readers Use to Stay Cool at Home

Now that the high temps have really kicked in, it's hard to remember that this is the season everyone longs for during the darker, colder months of the year.

Strut Lightly: 17 Simple Solutions for Reducing your Fashion Footprint Red Hen, Mature Fashion, Sewing Lessons, Fabric Yarn, Sustainable Living, The Struts, Ethical Fashion, Footprint, Mother Earth

Strut Lightly: 17 Simple Solutions for Reducing your Fashion Footprint

Tips for inventorying your closet, applying the 6 Rs and cutting through the greenwashing.

9 Guidelines for Green Giving – How to avoid filling the world with more plastic, toxic, resource-sucking or unwanted crap this holiday season. Gift Of Time, Sustainable Living, Giving, Gift Guide, Sustainability, Plastic, Concept, Holiday Decor, Green

9 Guidelines for Green Giving

How to avoid filling the world with more plastic, toxic, resource-sucking or unwanted crap this holiday season.

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9 Guidelines for Green Giving

How to avoid filling the world with more plastic, toxic, resource-sucking or unwanted crap this holiday season.

13 ways to green your wardrobe - Greenpeace Australia Pacific Green Living Tips, Eco Green, Healthy Environment, Reuse Recycle, How To Find Out, How To Make, Green Life, Save The Planet, Social Issues

13 ways to green your wardrobe - Greenpeace Australia Pacific

Here at Greenpeace we have been campaigning to clean up fashion, working with YOU to convince big brands to stop contributing to the global water pollution scandal and get rid of hazardous chemicals. Alongside supporting petitions and telling brands they need to change, there are lots of other things you can do to help reduce the world’s fashion footprint. Here’s our selection of the best fashion-forward tips!

Simple, Practical and Enjoyable Ways to Recycle Pumpkins After Halloween Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown, Ways To Recycle, Sustainable Living, Meals For One, Halloween Pumpkins, Pumpkin Carving, Recycling, Canning, Simple

Can we Green Hallowe'en without Chuckin' the Punkin'?

Using cradle-to-cradle thinking to get the most out of your jack-o-lantern.

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Rain barrel. Note spigot on bottom, overflow valve on top. 20 Insanely Clever Gardening Tips And Ideas

Tips for keeping a green lifestyle in the busy back-to-school season! Back To School Shopping, Sustainable Living, Sustainability, Lifestyle, Green, Tips, Advice, Sustainable Development

A\J's Better Back to School Guide

10 tips for getting top marks in sustainability this year, from junior kindergarten right up to grad school.

Deforestation-free commodities represent a major investment opportunity: Report Agricultural Practices, Global Supply Chain, Borneo, Sustainable Living, Sustainability, Opportunity, City Photo, Investing, Palm Oil

How Not to Contribute to Palm-Driven Deforestation

Our demand for this cheap oil is devastating ecosystems around the globe. Here’s how to look for it on food and household product labels.

Just go to any cosmetic counter or drugstore, and you'd be faced with an overwhelming array of anti-aging skin care products that promises to turn back the Cosmetic Labels, Skincare Dupes, Skincare Routine, Skincare Logo, Make Up Anleitung, Quites, Health And Beauty Tips, Anti Aging Skin Care, Skin Whitening

Toxic Triclosan

Anti-bacterial agent triclosan is toxic, pervasive and persistent. Find out how to avoid it.

Car-Free Camping: You Can Do It! Sustainable Living, You Can Do, Conservation, Sustainability, National Parks, Outdoors, Community, Camping, Future

Car-Free Camping: You Can Do It!

Don't let gas prices and traffic jams spoil your weekend away from it all. Leaving the car at home ups your relaxation and lowers your impact.