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Eco-Friendly Valentine's: Share Your Love All Year Round

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Eco-Friendly Valentine's: Share Your Love All Year Round

Was your valentine's day just another day, filled with stress and disappointment or did you take the opportunity to stop and smell the roses (pun intended). No matter where you are on the relationship spectrum here are some eco-friendly valentine ideas to share your love all year round. Love Yourself Take time out to relax with a sustainable candle, socially responsible book, or your favorite playlist and snuggle into a handcrafted blanket to rejuvenate and celebrate you.   Love Your Family Gather in the kitchen and cook a family favorite or try a new recipe to everyone's delight.     Love Your Friends Keep an...

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The Savvy Elephant Defines Sustainable Living for the Home

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The Savvy Elephant Defines Sustainable Living for the Home

A big shout out to The Sanctuarian for inviting The Savvy Elephant onto their Facebook live event last week. The Savvy Elephant co-founders Lori Falk and Lynn Horwitz were able to say in their own words what prompted them to start the sustainable furniture and home décor online marketplace, what sustainable means to them and ways for anyone to get started living a sustainable life. Read more for a link to the recording.

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Key Elements for a Sustainable Community

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Key Elements for a Sustainable Community

Sustainable communities are forward thinking, prioritizing being good stewards to ensure current and future generations have the resources and opportunities to thrive. Inclusivity is a key component ensuring that diversity is welcome and prosperity is for all. In 1995 ISC (Institute for Sustainable Communities) established the following as key elements for sustainable community:

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