5 Ways to Shop Smart + Sustainably this Holiday — The TerraCycle Blog

This post was originally published on the Zero Waste Box blog. Visit us there for more expert advice on recycling, zero waste lifestyle tips, and more! This holiday season, show up for your people and the planet by purchasing with purpose and intent; a startling study reports Americans have spent approximately $16 billion annually on unwanted… 5 Ways to Shop Smart + Sustainably this Holiday — The … Continue reading 5 Ways to Shop Smart + Sustainably this Holiday — The TerraCycle Blog

Anatomy of an Agrihood [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Have you ever dreamed of ditching the city and heading out for wide open spaces where you can live off the land, only to then remember that farming is actually really hard work? Luckily, new planned communities called agrihoods let you embrace a farm-to-table lifestyle while leaving the crop cultivating to the professionals. Anatomy of an Agrihood [Infographic] — ecogreenlove Continue reading Anatomy of an Agrihood [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Spear fisherwoman Kimi Werner living sustainably off the land in Hawaii like her ancestors

Spear fisherwoman and champion freediver Kimi Werner is one of a number of native Hawaiians working to make the islands a more sustainable place to live. Raised off the grid in rural Maui, Kimi Werner grew up watching her dad spear fish to put food on the table. In addition to searching the waters, foraging on land for foods such as fruit and gathering eggs … Continue reading Spear fisherwoman Kimi Werner living sustainably off the land in Hawaii like her ancestors

Marmalade Lane: Cambridge’s sustainable neighbourhood reaping the benefits of cohousing

Cambridge’s first cohousing community, residents of Marmalade Lane, are reaping the benefits of shared experience and living in a more sustainable way. Marmalade Lane is a sustainable neighbourhood of 42 state-of-the-art homes offering a mix of shared facilities including a shared garden, with space for growing food and composting, and a “Common House” where residents can regularly eat and socialise together as well as host … Continue reading Marmalade Lane: Cambridge’s sustainable neighbourhood reaping the benefits of cohousing

Your Plan, Your Planet: Google’s interactive tool teaches about sustainable living in an engaging way

Google is making healthy, sustainable living available to everyone with the Your Plan, Your Planet programme. Your Plan, Your Planet provides simple tips from project partners – Google, the California Academy of Sciences, and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation – to help people and the planet thrive together. The interactive tool walks users through the idea of a circular economy, provides tips on extending the life … Continue reading Your Plan, Your Planet: Google’s interactive tool teaches about sustainable living in an engaging way

Control Change pop-up store introducing commuters to ethical brands and mindful living

Control Change is a new pop-up shop bringing together brands that are ethical and encourage mindful living. The pop-up shop, which runs until 20 October at London’s Old Street Station, offers visitors the opportunity to discover sustainable and ethical brands. As well as selling jewellery, accessories and skincare, Control Change also stocks items such as incense stick holders and smudge stick bowls for space clearing. … Continue reading Control Change pop-up store introducing commuters to ethical brands and mindful living

Our Green Future: Activities for children to learn about sustainable living

Our Green Future is a week of daily activities for children to learn all about sustainability and eco-friendly living. Coinciding with half-term, the events take place at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh from 14-19 October. Children and parents can learn about wildlife conservation, renewable energy and recycling. Our Green Future Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief @rosamedea Continue reading Our Green Future: Activities for children to learn about sustainable living

Hip Hop Garden using music to engage young people in community, nature and sustainable living

Hip Hop Garden is an innovative education model that combines hip hop and the environment to educate and empower young people to be healthy, entrepreneurial and grow their communities. The course, which is aimed at 15-25 year olds, offers a mixture of education, personal growth and skills development in teaching young people to “use music to grow their communities”. Modules include Diet and Nutrition, Permaculture, Green Economy and … Continue reading Hip Hop Garden using music to engage young people in community, nature and sustainable living

How to guide the generation of today to ensure a sustainable environment? — ecogreenlove

The younger generation needs to be taught about the benefits of environmental conservation and the hazardous effects of environmental damage. If they understand the importance of these facts, then they will themselves work towards ensuring the former and reducing the latter. via How to guide the generation of today to ensure a sustainable environment? — ecogreenlove Continue reading How to guide the generation of today to ensure a sustainable environment? — ecogreenlove