Rosaly Byrd

5 Tips for a Sustainable, Eco-Friendly Fourth of July

With summer in full swing and the Fourth of July around the corner, everyone can benefit from a few tips on how to reduce the environmental footprint of their summer celebrations. Here are five tips to be more environmentally friendly for the Fourth of July (and all summer activities we take part in) and how we stay cool (as well as some motivating statistics to illustrate why its important to do so):

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5 Inspiring Signs That Sustainability Is Gaining Traction in the U.S.

The first half of 2016 saw devastating events that have left many—including us—feeling pessimistic about the future of the U.S. and the world.

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5 Items You Use Every Morning That Are Terrible for the Environment

Natural resources such as water, trees, land, and minerals are the base of products we use every day. But through intense manufacturing and complex supply chains it can be difficult to picture where these products even originated and what they went through before reaching our homes. These products probably won't be disappearing from your life anytime soon so it's beneficial to understand the inputs and impacts to have complete information and choose sustainable options. Here are the main environmental concerns of 5 items you come across even before you leave the house:

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