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The Environmental Impact of Alcohol Production

Whether it’s wine, beer, or spirits, the majority of American adults enjoy a nice alcoholic beverage from time to time. In fact, the wine, liquor, and beer industry is one of the largest industries in the United States. As such a large industry, it’s important that we examine the...


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Drinking Responsibly: Finding the Most Eco-Friendly Drink on the Planet

“Drinking responsibly” is a phrase that’s often misrepresented. When you hear it, you probably think about avoiding drinking and driving, but there’s much more to it than that. You’ll want to consider the amount of alcohol consumed, the brands purchased, and most importantly, the eco-friendly nature of the drink....


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6 Things You Probably Didn’t Know You Could Recycle

Over the past few years, the spotlight has been on green practices and eco-friendly habits. But it’s not just businesses and local municipalities that need to focus on “going green.” It begins at an individual level with smart habits, such as recycling. And while we’re all aware of the...


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Be Inspired Films scoops two wins at RAR Awards

Be Inspired Films is delighted to have won two awards at last night’s Recommended Agencies Register (RAR) Awards in recognition of its work in the creative communications industry. The agency is a specialist in CSR and sustainability communications, working with responsible businesses to help them tell their unique stories...


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Clean Green Fleet: The Future of Sustainable Trucking

In the transportation industry, it’s more than just ethical to move toward sustainable energy options — it is economical. With the price of fuel a constant question mark ― and an expensive question mark, at that ― most trucking companies are eager to find green alternatives that are more...


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Starting eco-friendly solutions in your neighborhood

Regular recycling, composting, grocery shopping at your local market are some good changes to live a greener life. What more can you do? It’s time to step-up your eco-friendly inspirations into the community to support and inspire others in lightening their footprints as well. Making a difference in your...


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The 8 Most Sustainable Cars on the Market

When you’re looking for a way to reduce your overall carbon footprint, the first item you should consider is your car. Personal vehicles are responsible for approximately one-fifth of all U.S. emissions, because every gallon of gas burned emits 24 pounds of carbon dioxide and other pollutants into the...


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Simple Ways to Help Reduce Landfill Waste

While it’s next to impossible to avoid contributing to at least some landfill waste these days, all of us can still make an effort to avoid contributing more than is necessary to our local landfills. It doesn’t even take much effort to do your part in reducing landfill waste....


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7 Types of Vegetarians and Their Impact on Your Health and the Environment

The term vegetarian came into use in 1839 and referred to people who ate a plant-based diet.  However, this type of lifestyle has been in existence from the beginning of time. Some notable vegetarians include Confucius, Plato, Leonardo da Vinci and Henry David Thoreau. In modern times, as in...


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6 Environmental Responsibilities of New Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs have the power to shape their businesses into anything they want. They have full control over the scope and direction of their initial ideas, the types of processes and regulations their business follows, and of course, how the business grows over time. Even franchise owners and business partners,...


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Is RV Travel Ever Sustainable?

Travel poses a particular struggle for those concerned about the environment. You can drive a hybrid car to many vacation destinations, but hotels get expensive and driving takes quite a while. Flying has a huge carbon footprint but it saves the most time and many airlines today allow you...


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Simple and Effective Ways to Reduce Business Energy Costs

Reducing unnecessary business energy costs should be one of the main aims of any business owner. As well as doing your bit for the environment, your bottom line will also look a lot healthier at the end of the year too. Below are some of the easiest and most...


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Why Choose a Forex Broker that uses Metatrader 4?

When looking for a forex broker there are always things you should look at and ensure the one you choose is licensed and authorized to do forex trading. On the other hand, the software they use and provide to you is also very important. The best one is a...


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Avoid these common plumbing mistakes and save yourself some headaches

Most of us don’t think of the plumbing in our houses unless and until something goes wrong that needs to be fixed. However, the more we take a proactive approach to our homes’ plumbing, the less likely it is that we will end up needing to call Mississauga plumbers...


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Tips on How to Properly Maintain a Home’s Plumbing System

One of the biggest adjustments for most new homeowners is the amount of maintenance that is involved. There are a number of systems in a home that will have to be properly maintained in order for them to work right. The plumbing system is one of the most important...