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Can Human Bodies Become Compost?

Our burial practices are generally a taboo topic. We donít like to think about death, least of all how our burials will affect the environment. Unfortunately, burials arenít very sustainable, so letís…

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PACT: Clothing That Makes a Real Statement

PACT started out as an underwear company back in 2009, and their story is one of truly sustainable growth. Over the years the company has expanded its line to include an array of activewear while also…

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Sustainable Drinking: Making Beer With a Conscience

We love to highlight companies that are doing good on Care2. Today, our focus is on sustainable brew -- specifically the people behind the label of New Belgium beers. New Belgium Breweryís dedicati…

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Why You Should Give Back This Holiday Season (Infographic)

Think of the word "volunteers" and you might picture a group of people so generous that they put aside the fun things in life - say, Xbox games and time on the beach - in favor of spending dull, grind…

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15+ Ways to Give Back for the Holidays

Are you in the thick of holiday shopping? What if this year you replaced some of your store-bought gifts with charitable giving? We spend an average of $700 apiece on holiday gifts every year. That a…

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Green Gifts for Animal & Earth Lovers

My niece Erin is an incredible young woman with a†to-die-for job. She takes groups of kids and adults on Outward Bound and Wilderness Orientation adventures, which expand their personal growth by push…

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Why Do You Give Back to Nature?

Thanksgiving is fast approaching and along with it -- the season of giving back and giving thanks. At The Nature Conservancy, the environmental nonprofit where I work, we recently reached out to ou…

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Charitable Giving: 35 Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

With Black Friday on the horizon, a lot of folks have shopping on the brain, and this seemed like the perfect time to talk about an alternative to all of that consumption: charitable giving. I don'…

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5 Tips for Living from the Heart

A growing number of people are discovering that living from the heart is a beautiful way to walk through life and observe the world around us. Not only can living from the heart improve health, self-c…

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What Would You Do With a Year Off?

By Chelsea Roff Close your eyes. Imagine for a moment that you had a year -- 365 days, 8,760 hours, 525,600 minutes -- to do anything you please, with $100,000 to cover your expenses. Would you tra…

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