According to Newsweek, every year between Thanksgiving and New Years, household trash increases by 25 percent. Christmas is "Scrooging" the environment every year... so how can you enjoy the holidays without feeling guilty about hurting the planet? Don't worry. You don't have to give up on Christmas just yet. Here are some fun tips and tricks for decorating this holiday season while still keeping your home eco-friendly.
Climate resilience is a complex concept that puts millions of dollars at stake every year. At its core, though, climate resilience is simply the ability of a community to absorb and bounce back from climate-related events like hurricanes, droughts and wildfires, earthquakes, rising sea levels and crumbling coastlines, and more. Here's everything you need to know about climate resilience in order to make yourself and your community a safer place.
Family. Football. Feast. The three "F's" of Thanksgiving. After the traditional holiday dinner we could add "full" to the list as our belt discovers another notch. Yet for too many, the day isn't full of good things. Thankfully, there are numerous humanitarian organizations working to add joy and fulfillment to the lives of others during the season of thanks and throughout the entire year. As you are celebrating the holiday season, be sure to give thanks for what you have and who you have in your life. If you’re able, consider supporting one of these incredible charities during the Thanksgiving season. Here are some humanitarian organizations doing their best to honor the day by helping those in need.
We all have a vested interest in taking care of the world we live in. Being good stewards of our resources – whether natural or technological – makes for better living. The word to describe this growing movement of protecting our planet, resources, and future is: sustainability. And it's a big of a concern to individuals as it is to large corporations. In thinking about the future, many companies have set sustainability goals they aim to reach by 2025. But how can we as a society increase efficiency, minimize waste, and preserve the planet in just 5 short years? Here’s what some prominent companies like McDonald's, Anheuser-Busch, WalMart, 3M, and others are doing to make the planet a better place and reach those sustainability goals.