Sustainable Benefits and Drawbacks to Remote Work — ecogreenlove

In 2020, remote work went from an occasional perk to a way of life around the globe. While working from home (WFH) has often been touted as a sustainable way to work, as more and more people have engaged in it, it’s shown that, like everything else, it has its sustainability pros and cons. Here are a few of the biggest considerations when it comes … Continue reading Sustainable Benefits and Drawbacks to Remote Work — ecogreenlove

Staycation: Benefits + Ideas [Visual] — ecogreenlove

Staycations, of course, refer to vacations taken in and around your city—or in and around your own house. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, people weary of canceled flights, pricey resorts, and highway traffic jams opted to unplug from their devices and plan a week doing everything they’d always wanted to do at home, or happily doing nothing at all. A staycation doesn’t have to be … Continue reading Staycation: Benefits + Ideas [Visual] — ecogreenlove

7 Flavorful Spices + Health Benefits [Visual] — ecogreenlove

Not only can spices add zest to your meals, but their rich chemical compounds can also boost your body’s ability to ward off disease. Plus, they can aid digestion and help reduce pain and regulate blood sugar. Adding new spices to your diet can be as simple as sprinkling a little into your go-to dishes and favorite snacks. And spicing up your diet may lead … Continue reading 7 Flavorful Spices + Health Benefits [Visual] — ecogreenlove

Recycling Labels Explained [Visual] — ecogreenlove

According to a BBC poll, 47% of people report having arguments about what types of plastic can be recycled. The reason for the confusion? There are seven different types of plastic packaging and some are recycled more often than others. Also, due to funding and resources available, each local authority collects and processes recycling waste in different ways. Here is a handy chart of recycling … Continue reading Recycling Labels Explained [Visual] — ecogreenlove

Reef Safe Sunscreen Guide [Visual] — ecogreenlove

Many popular sunscreen ingredients like oxybenzone are known to bleach and kill coral reefs. In addition to harming reefs, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) found that sunscreen chemicals cause reproduction, growth and immune system complications for sea wildlife. Bans on sunscreen with harmful ingredients are already in place in a few areas. However, these ingredients are still present in many popular brands. Unfortunately, grabbing “reef … Continue reading Reef Safe Sunscreen Guide [Visual] — ecogreenlove

UK Litter Crisis [+ Visuals] — ecogreenlove

The UK is facing a litter crisis with popular beauty spots such as beaches, parks and woodland areas being littered with items, causing harm to wildlife and creating an untidy environment. To highlight how severe the UK litter crisis is, Regatta have launched a campaign which looks at the matter in detail. From the amount of litter dropped every second, to the most common types … Continue reading UK Litter Crisis [+ Visuals] — ecogreenlove

The benefits of standing desks to improve your workday [Visual] — ecogreenlove

Most office workers know it’s difficult to maintain the correct posture in an office chair for hours. And sitting in front of a computer all day can cause back pain, neck pain, and tight shoulders, among other possible issues. It’s little wonder, then, that standing desks are growing in popularity. The benefits of standing desks to improve your workday [Visual] — ecogreenlove Continue reading The benefits of standing desks to improve your workday [Visual] — ecogreenlove

Going Green in your Apartment [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Living in an apartment is a more sustainable way of living than other modern lifestyles. Still, there are countless ways to make your living arrangement much more environmentally friendlier! And many of them are simple and easy to implement. Going Green in your Apartment [Infographic] — ecogreenlove Continue reading Going Green in your Apartment [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

4 Simple Stretches to Get Rid of Upper Back Pain (Chiropractor Approved) — ecogreenlove

When it comes to back pain, you don’t want to just take anyone’s word for it. Improper stretching and movements can increase your back pain and even cause further problems. That’s the last thing you want. Luckily, we went straight to the source for simple stretches to get rid of upper back pain (chiropractor approved). 4 Simple Stretches to Get Rid of Upper Back Pain (Chiropractor … Continue reading 4 Simple Stretches to Get Rid of Upper Back Pain (Chiropractor Approved) — ecogreenlove