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3 Ways Your Smartphone Is Hurting You

Smartphones have completely altered the way we lead our lives—for better and for worse. Yes, they are an incredible technology with myriad uses that only improve our lives. But, there is also a dark s…


How Netflix May Be Hurting Your Health

About 60 percent of Americans regularly binge watch television. Binge watching is defined as watching two or more episodes of the same show in one sitting — yes, as little as two! No judgement — it ha…


Would You Dumpster Dive to Feed Your Family?

Would you dumpster dive to feed your family? With food waste accounting for 21% of total municipal solid waste in the United States, it may not be such a bad idea. After growing up in a household t…


5 Healthy Habits That Could Be Polluting the Water

You try to live a healthy lifestyle, but could some of your healthy habits be harming our waters? Here are 5 healthy habits that may have undesirable effects on the health of our water resources. W…


3 Products You Should Never Buy Again

As people with an incredible amount of buying power, we have a unique responsibility when it comes to being a responsible consumer. And with a world of options at our fingertips, it should be no surpr…


11 Things You Should Never Flush Down The Toilet

The toilet is a part of our daily lives, and thank goodness: the winter gets very cold where I live in Colorado and I'm not too keen on the idea of heading outside to do my business in an outhouse in …


Top 5 Pledges to Make for Earth Day

With Earth Day just around the corner, now is the perfect time to reassess our habits and look for ways to be more eco-friendly by cutting back on waste and energy consumption. And what better place t…


Start Preventing Food Waste in Your Home Today

In 2010, around one-third of the food produced in the United States was not consumed, and ended up being wasted. That is a troubling statistic, and represents a food waste crisis that if left ignored …


Holiday Waste: 6 Million Tons of Trash to Landfills

Did you know that household waste increases by 25 percent between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day? Learn where we waste most and how to curb holiday waste this year. Between our regular household t…


7 Tips To Save Money & Make Less Waste

It may seem impossible in our modern, cellophane-wrapped lives, but there are people out there who succeed in creating ZERO waste in their lives. That’s nada, nil, zilch. That means food, furniture, p…


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