In today's world, the term sustainability gets thrown around like its a hot potato. Although the term is quickly becoming more commonplace, sustainability still remains a multi-faceted concept that many don't wholly understand. This crash course in sustainability will give you the tools necessary to start your journey to a greener, more sustainable lifestyle.
Sometimes it can feel like the fight to save the planet is a lonely one. Making environmentally friendly choices as an individual is easier now than ever before, but what about the bigger picture? Will everyone else do their part, too? Thankfully, with the turn of 2020, there are many big-impact, environmentally friendly moves taking place in the United States. Facing major environmental risks, the 116th Congress is confronting the challenges and presenting green initiatives to address them. Check out these pending green laws that could take effect in 2020 and that would support eco-friendly initiatives and sustainability around the country.
Choosing the perfect resolution – or multiple, if you’d like to be so bold – is a challenging task, but when done effectively, can be very rewarding. The underlying purpose of a New Year's resolution is simple: improvement. While we often focus on resolutions that improve ourselves, it may be time for us all to collectively agree to commit our resolutions to improve our society and the world at large through our individual actions. If our resolutions improve more than just ourselves, then we each have the power to make the world a better place. Here are some hand-picked globally-conscious ideas to help you decide on your 2020 resolutions!
Charities give to the community year-round, yet receive 31 percent of their donations in the month of December. In other words, a gift you make this holiday season could help others all year ‘round! That’s pretty magical. Here are some heartwarming organizations for your consideration this holiday season.