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Spring Decluttering

Getting rid of the old can by done step by step, opening up space not only in our closets but in our psyches.

Tips for a Tree-Free Home

By switching to electronic bills, substituting cloth for paper napkins, and supporting tree-planting non-profits, we can help preserve the planet’s forests.

Poor Packaging

Each minute, one million plastic bottles are sold around the world, and most end up in the trash rather than being recycled.

Eco Jets

Europe’s EasyJet airline is working to get electric-powered planes into the sky with room for up to 220 passengers and a range of 335 miles.

Plastic Pushback

The Bahamas is joining such countries as Antigua, Belize, Kenya and the United Kingdom in moving to ban plastics linked to marine litter.

Rebirthing Books

Rather than letting books collect dust at home, we can donate them to local, national and international efforts that redistribute them to readers and underfunded libraries worldwide.

Corporate Conscience

McDonald’s plans to lower its greenhouse gas emissions by 165 million tons in 12 years, and Anheuser-Busch and Budweiser beer plans to wholly rely on renewable sources for energy in seven years.

Last Straw

To end the pollution caused by 500 million discarded plastic straws daily in the U.S., eateries are forgoing them, cities are banning them, and groups are selling bamboo and silicone replacements.

After Plastic

As leading industries turn their attention to adopt sustainable principles, engineers and inventors are developing product packaging bioplastics that readily degrade.

Green Shoes

Living an eco-lifestyle extends to the shoes on our feet, with strategies that include better maintenance, eco-friendly materials and sustainability-savvy shoemakers.
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