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2021 Holiday Gift Guide: Shop Your Values, Support Zero Waste

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2021 Holiday Gift Guide: Shop Your Values, Support Zero Waste

Shop ethically crafted home décor products manufactured using zero waste principles. These brands are committed to a circular economy, recycling and reusing materials to reduce landfill. Crafted with no or limited dyes and chemicals to ensure the natural beauty remains intact these brands support your zero waste lifestyle.

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Zero Carbon In the Built Environment: You Can Make A Difference

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Zero Carbon In the Built Environment: You Can Make A Difference

The building sector accounts for almost half of the energy consumption (49%) and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (47%) in the U.S. Read how we can all make small changes in how we live for a really big impact.

Inspiring Reads - Healthy buildings

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  • VIVAIA makes eco-friendly women's shoes that are stylish, comfortable and washable that are also manufactured with upcycled materials with zero waste technology.
  • Santicler's sustainable luxury women's apparel and accessories.
  • Upgrade your meals with socially responsible East Fork Pottery.

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Carbon Part Three - Carbon Neutral, Carbon Negative and Climate Positive. All steps in the right direction.

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Carbon Part Three - Carbon Neutral, Carbon Negative and Climate Positive. All steps in the right direction.

In case you missed it. Carbon part one defined carbon emissions and revealed how the term carbon footprint was an attempt to manipulate the public and shift responsibility away from big industries. Carbon part two touched on the business of carbon offsets and the complexities related reforestation and other offset programs.  This week we look into the next layer of social responsibility with terms Carbon Neutral, Carbon Negative and Climate Positive. Carbon neutral is defined as having no net addition of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere and is often achieved with carbon offsets that counter balance emissions. To be fair this is no simple task....

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Carbon Part One - Emissions, Whose carbon footprint should we measure?

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Carbon Part One -  Emissions, Whose carbon footprint should we measure?

Carbon emissions and carbon footprints, as individual consumers we can do our part, but when it comes to curbing climate change only global regulation and holding manufacturers accountable will have the impact we need.

Inspiring Reads - Check out our recommendations by leading authority Daniel Yergin.

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