Sustainable tourism: A journey, not a destination

July 12, 2017 by  
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What will it take for stakeholders across the tourism industry to ensure ecological, economic and cultural sustainability? Here are five key ideas.

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How Old Bottles Are Recycled into Clothing

May 12, 2017 by  
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In 2016, approximately 400,000 graduates across the U.S. wore gowns made from recycled PET bottles. How many used plastic bottles did that take, you ask? About 10.8 million. The first clothing made from recycled PET bottles hit the shelves in 1993….

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Think again before building public parking garages

November 21, 2016 by  
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City leaders in Des Moines, Iowa, are among several cities across the nation rethinking the future of parking downtown.”They’re saying, ‘Don’t build parking lots, don’t build garages, you aren’t going to need them,'” said Councilman Skip Moore, citing city planners at national conferences across the country.

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Eileen Fisher has designs on keeping clothing out of landfills

November 21, 2016 by  
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Buying recycled items from trusted retailers is the next big fashion trend — and saves billions of tons of clothing from going to waste.

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New law recognizes meadows, streams as green infrastructure

November 14, 2016 by  
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Research by Ecosystem Marketplace shows a dramatic surge in payments for watershed services across the United States and around the world.

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10 Relief Remedies Using Essential Oils

September 2, 2016 by  
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All across the globe people suffer from ailments such as headaches, anxiety, insomnia, nail fungus, minor cuts and more.  Relief usually comes in the form of pharmaceuticals or alternatively, essential oils. Derived from Mother Earth, essential…

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Is Zero Waste Travel Possible?

August 31, 2016 by  
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Schools are letting out for summer break and families across the country are planning summer vacations. My family and I go on a lot of weekend and week-long road trips and over the years we have figured out ways to try and achieve zero waste…

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Yes, Plastic Bag Recycling Is Possible — What You Need To Know

August 9, 2016 by  
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As plastic bags continue to get banned across the nation and world — San Diego is the latest major U.S. city to ban plastic bags — they’ve started to feel like public enemy no. 1. They’re known for ending up in oceans, looking unsightly in tree…

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DIY Doubt? 4 Times When Its OK To ‘Just Say No’

May 3, 2016 by  
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The DIY trend has taken over the design world and inspired people across the globe to roll up their sleeves. DIYers spend hours happily getting crafty, painting, and building from scratch — and I count myself among their numbers. But the real…

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As Cities Lose Money, Is Recycling Still Worth It?

December 10, 2015 by  
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When news spread earlier this year that more than 2,000 cities and towns across the country are paying to dispose of their recyclables — rather than being paid for their recyclables — it got people wondering whether recycling makes financial sense….

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