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Healthy Food Plans

  Just as eco-conscious people adopt lifestyle habits to keep the earth healthy and sustainable, it’s important to keep those same goals in mind for the health of our own bodies. One of the easiest, most cost-effective ways to get in shape, save time and money, are to create a healthy food meal prep.To do... Read More

How Will Sustainable Goals Drive Home Design in the New Decade?

  There’s no getting around the fact that sustainable design is on the forefront of people’s’ minds, especially when it comes to construction. The ways homes and commercial buildings are built are different from those of the past, especially when you consider materials and their impact on the environment. The choices you make have a... Read More

What Steps Must the U.S. Take to Reduce Food Waste?- The European Model

According to a Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) study, 40% of food in America goes uneaten. The behind the scenes practices of healthy food disposal rarely have anything to do with human safety, but rather, human aesthetic concern. In other words, more healthy food is thrown away because it doesn’t look good, not because it’s... Read More

Women vs. Men: How Differently They View Sustainability

Perhaps it is because we bear children, delivering them into a world we clearly can influence to a degree, or perhaps it is because we are made up of about 75% water – whatever the reason, growing bodies of social science indicate that women’s values and a green lifestyle are strongly linked to environmental concerns.... Read More

Would You Like to Grow Your Own Food & Herbs?

Heal Estate guides you how to grow food either in your backyard or your apartment. There are many tips on the most effective and least expensive ways to provide for your family on a limited budget. We know the best resources at low cost, and can tell you how to keep your family healthy and... Read More

Innovative Patio and Outdoors: Use Compost, Save Soil

If you live in a city where the local government provides a compost bin, then kudos to you. You have an advantage on green outdoor living and healing the planet from environmental destruction. For those of us in most cities and suburbs, we don’t get a tiny plastic bin to store on our countertop to... Read More

Green Living: Systems That Turn Waste into Fuel: What is the Global Impact?

According to Dan Hoornweg et al. of the World Bank, by the year 2100 garbage, or solid waste, will triple its 2010 level. When anaerobic bacteria that live in landfills decompose organic waste, they produce biogas. Its major component is methane (CH4) a potent greenhouse gas that warms the planet 86 times more than carbon... Read More

Sustainable Living: How to Create Conscious Water Consumers: 6 Steps to Take

Sustainable living is all about taking conscious steps to minimize the impact of our purchases and actions. With water as earth’s most precious resource, it is important that we practice sustainable living and help to conserve it. Here are six steps that you can take to help conserve water as a consumer.       Use less water:... Read More

Green Building: 5 Reasons For Real Estate Agents to Recommend Green Building Contractors

It’s no secret that real estate agents and contractors are closely linked with one another. This is especially true for real estate agents who have clients that are looking to either build from scratch or make valuable renovations to their existing homes. The ability to recommend the right contractor can lead to a large degree... Read More

Green Lifestyle: Sustainable Choices for Patio and Outdoor Decor

Whether you have a small balcony or a big backyard for entertaining and enjoying the outdoors, you can find beautiful green lifestyle home solutions that have a minimal environmental impact. In regards to sustainable outdoor décor, think of your outdoor patio and yard as an extension of your green lifestyle home. Just as you made... Read More

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