Sustainable Agriculture for our Future and for the Earth — ecogreenlove

For a long time, there’s been a misinterpretation of the concept of “sustainability” in agriculture, mainly influenced by political and personal ideologies of its main proponents; thinking of sustainable farming as synonymous with “ecology” is a simplistic view of something broader and complex. Therefore, in order to understand sustainable agriculture, and how to realize it, we will explain the concept of sustainability and its relationship … Continue reading Sustainable Agriculture for our Future and for the Earth — ecogreenlove

Tips on Cultivating a Year-Round Eco-Friendly Garden — ecogreenlove

Gardening, in general, is typically an eco-friendly activity. However, if you want to have a garden year-round, you might think you have to make choices that aren’t exactly good for the environment. For some, that might include using pesticides in the summer. Or, you might turn toward chemically-laden soils and “boosters” to help plants grow in cooler temperatures. Tips on Cultivating a Year-Round Eco-Friendly Garden — … Continue reading Tips on Cultivating a Year-Round Eco-Friendly Garden — ecogreenlove

Guide to Sunscreens [Visual] — ecogreenlove

Although much has changed over the past year, a few things remain the same: the sun’s harmful rays can increase our risk of developing skin cancer, and proper sun-safe behaviors – like wearing hats, clothing and sunglasses, avoiding the sun when it’s at its peak and choosing a safe and effective sunscreen – are our best defense for protection. Before heading out into the sun, … Continue reading Guide to Sunscreens [Visual] — ecogreenlove

How a Business can Make Money and Be More Sustainable — ecogreenlove

As we progress, we’re seeing the importance of going green day by day. Global warming is here, and the only way to stop it is by reducing pollution. Many ideas have been brought to the table to facilitate this. Among the most discussed is the recycling business, as recycling is one of the safest ways to dispose of pollutants. For a successful recycling business, you … Continue reading How a Business can Make Money and Be More Sustainable — ecogreenlove

EWG’s Guide to Avoiding PFAS Chemicals [Visual] — ecogreenlove

PER- AND POLYFLUOROALKYL SUBSTANCES, KNOWN AS PFAS CHEMICALS, constitute a multi-billion dollar family of chemicals that are widely used to make water-, grease- and stain-repellent coatings. They’re also used in a vast array of consumer goods and industrial applications. These chemicals are notoriously persistent in the environment and the human body, and some have been linked to serious health effects. EWG’s Guide to Avoiding PFAS Chemicals … Continue reading EWG’s Guide to Avoiding PFAS Chemicals [Visual] — ecogreenlove

“The Day the World Stops Shopping” by J.B. Mackinnon [Review] — ecogreenlove

What would happen if everyone would start to buy less? Would it be the end of the world? This book is described by the author as a thought experiment that explores what would happen if we did not exactly stop shopping (you could say that the title is a bit of clickbait) but if we would shop significantly less – like 25% less. “The Day the … Continue reading “The Day the World Stops Shopping” by J.B. Mackinnon [Review] — ecogreenlove

Sustainable Livestock Farming: Types & Benefits — ecogreenlove

Surely you may have read or heard something about sustainable livestock farming; its most common meaning is applied to the environmental context, where production processes are based on techniques and technologies with the least possible impact for the earth.  It is a much-discussed topic in our society, because it becomes a criterion for consumers’ choice […] Sustainable Livestock Farming: Types & Benefits — ecogreenlove Continue reading Sustainable Livestock Farming: Types & Benefits — ecogreenlove

What makes a Home Energy-Efficient? [Visual] — ecogreenlove

Energy-efficient homes are designed to reduce energy consumption and waste. If the thought of upgrading your home sounds stressful for expensive, know that it absolutely doesn’t have to be! Here are 5 easy changes you can make to get started. What makes a Home Energy-Efficient? [Visual] — ecogreenlove Continue reading What makes a Home Energy-Efficient? [Visual] — ecogreenlove

Upcycling Day 💚 15 Creative Ideas to Repurpose — ecogreenlove

If you happen to have old CDs, plastic bottle caps, aluminium pop tabs, chips can tube or old/broken kitchen utensils, give it a try to these ideas and turn “trash” into something functional or decorative. Upcycling Day 💚 15 Creative Ideas to Repurpose — ecogreenlove Continue reading Upcycling Day 💚 15 Creative Ideas to Repurpose — ecogreenlove