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geodesic dome house

Geodesic Dome House: What Is It — And What For?

Geodesic dome houses are not an entirely new concept, but have yet to become a construction norm despite their many benefits. Keep reading to learn more. Read more

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Black Owned Businesses NYC: 8 Sustainable Companies to Support

Help Black entrepreneurs and the local NYC economy thrive by supporting Black-owned businesses. These eight companies cover products ranging from food to fashion and home goods. Read more

How is paper recycled

How Paper Is Recycled: The Process, Explained

We use paper every day, but how is it recycled? Read on to learn what types of paper can be recycled, and for tips to reduce your new paper use. Read more

bees extinction

What Happens if Bees Go Extinct? 10 Things That Would Disappear

May 20th is World Bee Day – a day to remind us that we all depend on the survival of bees. Bee extinction would mean losing a tremendous amount of everyday things, and not just fruit and vegetables.  Read more

Dolphin safe

Dolphin-Safe: The Label, Its Promises And “Dolphin-Safe Tuna”

Can tuna really be dolphin safe? Research suggests that dolphin-friendly labels, familiar to most shoppers, are not as friendly as they may seem. Read more

hybrid plants

Hybrid Plants: The Pros and Cons of the Superplants

Hybrid plants, created by cross-pollinating two genetically different species, are bred to maximize the most desirable characteristics of the original plants. Read more

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5 Uses for Rhubarb Leaves: Don’t Let Them Go to Waste

Although rhubarb leaves are poisonous to humans, you don't need to just throw them away! We'll look at the best ways to use rhubarb leaves. Read more

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Gender Neutral Clothing Brands: 7 Eco-Friendlier Options

Check out a few of our favorite sustainable, gender-neutral clothing brands to perfect your androgynous look while keeping the planet in mind. Read more