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Eco Is The New Way To Travel

October 7, 2013 |

There’s a growing trend among vacation goers these days. Tired of the phony resorts and destinations, more and more folks are turning to more authentic and sustainable getaways. Ecotravel Options Ecotravel or ecotourism is on the rise, offering travelers many varied opportunities to experience the wilderness while away from home. From the outback of Australia to the...

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They say it takes a village to raise a child – well, it takes an urban community to become the “Greenest City in the World”. Vancouver, British Columbia seems to come up often when we talk about livable and sustainable cities. After visiting Vancouver for the CanWest Horticulture Show we saw firsthand the initiatives that are...

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Eco Fashion Brands You Can Support

September 13, 2013 |

Living The Urban Lifestyle doesn’t just determine the best choices for what you put in your body (fresh, organic food) and around your body (lower waste, lower energy consumption), but also what you put ON your body.  There are more and more options these days that make The Urban Lifestyle a lot more attainable. You...

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Green buildings are becoming increasingly recognized for not only their environmental benefits but for their positive economic and social results as well. The pros of making the investment in green construction are vast. Though adhering to the strict green standards can be difficult and costly, the long term impacts provided by green buildings make them...

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Turn Your Office Eco-Friendly

September 6, 2013 |

You want to get your co-workers on board with how to make your office more eco-friendly, but where to start? Below are some awesome and easy tips for how to make your office go green as well as the benefits of making this commitment to our environment. Everything from recycling, to reducing energy consumption, to...

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If you haven’t heard about the Greencycler then stop what you are doing and order one immediately. This amazing product is revolutionizing the Urban Lifestyle. If you think you don’t have space or time for composting in your condo then this is your savior. I encourage you to check out their website TheGreencycler.com and read...

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“The new report, “Cultivate L.A.: An Assessment of Urban Agriculture in L.A. County,” is intended to aid city planners as they learn how to accommodate these new land uses in the nation’s most populous county.” -UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs All major dense North Americans cities should consider this approach to the conservation of...

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More than half of all new US projects will be “green” by 2015 as consumer demand for green buildings increase along leading to better return on investment. Read the full article from Clean Technica here. Source: Silvio Marcacci, 1 July 2013  ...

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