The Future of Sustainability

What does a sustainable future look like? Two things come to mind when I ask myself this question and they are:¬†Walkable Communities & Alternative Energy Sources Walkable Communities Walk Score – a term used to estimate the walkability of a place. What makes a place walkable? WalkScore.com was able to answer this question below. What […]

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Homesteading

Homesteading is all about being self-sufficient. Self-sufficiency looks like using less energy or creating your own energy, producing your own food, and living simply off the land. This ultimately aligns with creating a lifestyle of sustainability. Homesteading is also called living Off-The-Grid or OTG. Living OTG means that the home does not rely on municipal […]

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Minimalism & the Tiny House Movement

I start this post with an infographic! The tiny house movement is understandably sustainable when looking at the statistics side-by-side. However, the tiny house movement ultimately starts with something else — minimalism. Minimalism is simply living with less or with only the essentials. Speaking for myself, I think I could start with having a minimalist […]

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Sustainable Travel

Sustainable Travel is a concept that I ran into earlier this week. After a google search – What is Sustainable Travel? – I was able to quench my curiosities. Sustainable Travel is simply finding a way that tourism can be maintained long-term without having detrimental effects on natural and cultural environments. There are also other […]

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Unsustainable Eating: Food for Thought

After watching a documentary (I love them!) called Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret on Netflix¬†about a year ago, I was shocked to learn about the impact of Animal Agriculture. “Animal agriculture is the leading cause of deforestation, water consumption and pollution, is responsible for more greenhouse gases than the transportation industry, and is a primary driver […]

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To Bury or Blossom?

Disclaimer: Quite a morbid topic for the blog today. We are all going to die; whether you have accepted that reality or not, it will happen. Therefore, your body must go somewhere. For hundreds of years bodies have been embalmed and placed within coffins and marked with heavy tombstones. However, this practice has proved to […]

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Fighting Fast Fashion

  Fast Fashion: A term used by retailers to express the designs that capture the ever-changing fashion trends that emerged from the Fashion week catwalk. Fast Fashion is a low-key tragedy. Some stores that capitalize on this type of consumerism are: Zara, H&M, Forever 21, TopShop, & Primark. Honestly, just walking into one of these […]

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