Sustainability For A Better Life

As a business owner each day is a constant balancing act to bring profitability to your business, while finding ways to operate your business in an environmentally sensitive way. Moving toward sustainability is a challenge when considering how we affect our environment, through our lifestyles, living conditions, energy use, travel and work methods and practices. https://sustainabilityi.org/
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3 Simple, Natural DIY Recipes To Repel Bugs Bugs And Insects, Diy Bug Repellent, Diy Recipes, Natural Diy, Summer Is Here, Wellness Fitness, Diy Food Recipes, Simple Diy, Better Life
3 Simple, Natural DIY Recipes To Repel Bugs
Summer is here, bringing along a slew of insects and bugs. To keep these pests at bay, you need look no further than these three simple DIY recipes — for people, pets, and the home. #diy #diybugrepellent #recipesrepelbugs #diybugrecipes
Is Seaweed a Suitable Ingredient in Sustainable Packaging? Packaging, Food Packaging, Nature, Energy Use, Sustainable Packaging, Packaging Material, What If
Is Seaweed a Suitable Ingredient in Sustainable Packaging?
But what if there were a sustainable packaging material made from something as natural and plentiful as seaweed? #foodpackaging #packagingwaste #productpackaging #seaweedpackaging
How Will Climate Change Impact Your Retirement Plans? Extreme Weather, Where To Live, Extreme Weather Events, Financial Problems, Retirement Planning, Stay Healthy, Environmental Impact
How Will Climate Change Impact Your Retirement Plans?
Climate change will influence retirees’ decisions on where to live, how to stay healthy, and how to avoid financial problems brought on by extreme weather events. #climatechange #retirement #retirementplanning #environmentalimpact
Where Does Environmental Justice Fit? Civil Rights Movement, Civil Rights, Environmental Justice, Our Environment, Carbon Footprint, Pollution, Sustainability
Where Does Environmental Justice Fit?
The environmental justice movement grew out of the civil rights movement. It is the fight against environmental racism — the unfair burden of pollution that occurs as an extension of institutional racism. #environmentaljustice #carbonfootprint #environment #environmentalracism
How Eco-tech Can Help Us Tackle Global Carbon Emissions Gas Heating, Renewable Sources Of Energy, Green Technology, Carbon Dioxide, Energy Sources, Renewable Energy, Innovation Technology
How Eco-tech Can Help Us Tackle Global Carbon Emissions
While the forecasts aren’t optimistic, some innovative companies are working on new eco-technologies that could help. These eco-tech solutions could be the key to ensuring we don’t go back to pre-COVID CO2 levels. #ecotech #carbonemissions #carbonfootprint #environmentalimapct
Good, Better, Best: The Climate Impacts of Milks Good Better Best, The Greenhouse, Dairy Milk, Glass Of Milk
Good, Better, Best: The Climate Impacts of Milks
To help you make informed shopping decisions, we rank the greenhouse gas emissions of five of the most popular alternatives to plain-old cow’s milk and explore their overall environmental impacts. #sustainability #environmentalimpact #green #emissions #carbonfootprint
Maven Moment: Icebox Cake Make Dessert, In The Summertime, Icebox Cake, My Grandmother, Favorite Desserts, The Oven, No Bake Cake, Summer Time
Maven Moment: Icebox Cake
My grandmother’s “icebox cake” was one of my favorite desserts growing up. This was a great treat to make in the summertime because Grandma didn’t have to turn on the oven and heat up the whole kitchen just to make dessert. Another benefit to making icebox cake was that she saved gas, and saving money was important to her. #sustainable #nobakecake #iceboxcake
How Many Times Can That Be Recycled? Recyclable Items, Plastic Water Bottles, Into The Blue, Recycled Items, A Park, Plastic Bottle, Recycle Plastic Bottles, Synthetic Fabric
How Many Times Can That Be Recycled?
I used to think that plastic water bottles could be infinitely recycled, that every time I tossed one into the blue bin, it eventually came out to be another plastic bottle. As it turns out, that’s not the case. Some materials can be recycled infinitely, but plastic is not one of them. #recycled #recycling #recycleplasticbottles #recycleplastic
Will Going Solar Increase My Property Value? My Property, Solar Energy System, Energy System, Solar Energy
Will Going Solar Increase My Property Value?
One important consideration is how solar panels will impact the property value. Gaining some understanding of the benefits of a solar energy system on a home’s resale value can make going solar more appealing. #solarenergy #solarpanels #carbonfootprint #environmentalimpact #propertyvalue
Mosquitos Driving You Nuts? Attract a Bat Colony Insects, Flying Insects, Harmful Chemicals, Habitat, Chemicals, Nuts, Bat
Mosquitos Driving You Nuts? Attract a Bat Colony
Is your yard swarming with mosquitos? An excellent way to keep flying insects at bay without harmful chemicals is to recruit bats to eat them. Providing bats with the right habitat encourages them to take up residence nearby. #mosquitos #batcolony #sustainable #environmentalimpact
How Do I Identify Sustainable Travel Lodging? Travel, Cream, Set Apart, Sustainable Travel, The Cream, To Tell, Green
How Do I Identify Sustainable Travel Lodging?
Green accommodations are an essential element of a more sustainable approach to travel. Unfortunately, it can be tough to tell which hotels are really green. To help set apart the cream of the crop, several organizations created green certification programs. #sustainabletravel #greenlodging #greencertification #greenaccommodations
Vineyard Update: Veraison & Crop Thinning California Wine, Red And Purple, Red Grapes, Ruby Red, The French, Ritual, Color Change
Vineyard Update: Veraison & Crop Thinning
Walking the vine rows this time of year is always such a treat, especially when looking at our red grapes. The clusters are changing color from green to variations of ruby red and purple, during the annual ritual of summer known by the French term, “Veraison.” The deep hues spreading throughout our vineyards are a telltale sign that harvest is around the corner. #wine #vineyard #napavalley #californiawine #veraison #cropthinning
How the First Net-Zero Energy Communities in the U.S. Operate Non Renewable Energy, Zero Energy, Net Zero, Power Grid, Energy Consumption, Green Energy, Customer Experience
How the First Net-Zero Energy Communities in the U.S. Operate
Making a single building net-zero was doable, but what if an entire community could offset its energy consumption by using readily available green energy? That dream has become a reality. Dozens of net-zero communities are popping up across the U.S. and setting the stage for a nationwide shift to renewables. #sustainability #netzerobuilding #greenenergy #environmentalimpact
U.S. Flood Risk Is 67% Higher Than Historic Projections American Homes, Save Your Life, High Risk, Fat Face, 30 Years
U.S. Flood Risk Is 67% Higher Than Historic Projections
Will your home face flooding due to climate change? A new study by the New York-based nonprofit First Street Foundation found that 67% more American homes than previously estimated face a high risk of flooding during the next 30 years. It could save your life and can save you money.#sustainability #climatechange #floodrisk #environmentalimpact
Now, Is the Time To Start Thinking About Net Zero Homes Net Zero Homes, Renewable Energy Systems, Geothermal Energy, Hydro Electric, Solar Wind
Now, Is the Time To Start Thinking About Net Zero Homes
Cities, counties, and states around the U.S. are committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and are implementing mandatory “zero” policies or codes regulating new construction, according to New Buildings Institute(NBI). This is a reasonable path for homeowners who want to shift to renewable energy, efficient heating and cooling, and sustainably built homes. #sustainability #environmentalimpact #green #netzerohomes