This holiday season, deck the halls with green decor, re-purposed wrapping paper and LED Christmas lights.
Consumers today have a heightened awareness of where their coffee is grown, their bananas are picked and where their scarves are sewn. The Fair Trade Movement and labeling and certification process seeks to shed light on supply chain processes to ensure sustainable manufacturing, packaging and distributing.
The most environmentally conscious way to heat homes is to embrace efficient heating lifestyle practices. Slight alterations in personal heating practices will decrease heating bills and improve the environmental quality of the home.
While the demand and frequency of local farmers’ markets might decrease towards the end of the summer season, fall and winter produce selections will satisfy consumers’ needs for fresh fruits and vegetables.
There is a handful of apps that offer the best interactive mechanisms for users to engage in more environmental and sustainable lifestyles by reducing their ecological footprints.
Gardeners can enhance their personal havens by focusing on gardening techniques that align with sustainability practices.