Eco-Friendly Tips for the Winter

Once November arrives, a good portion of the country, from the Upper Northwest straight across to the Northeast, prepare for a hibernation of sorts and surviving through the next four or five months of snow and cold. If you’re an eco-minded individual or are trying to reduce your carbon footprint, you may find it easier…

Got an Arizona DUI last night, now what to do?

Getting a DUI is for most people one of the most frightening experiences of their life. You are likely wondering what is next now, how this DUI will affect you and what it means for your future. The most important thing is to take logical steps through the DUI legal process. Below are some of…

10 Ways to Help Other Motorists See You on Your Motorcycle

Law enforcement officers frequently hear one statement on the scene of motorcycle accidents. That statement is made by drivers whose cars have collided with a vulnerable motorcyclist: “But I did not see that motorcycle coming.” Despite these being common words after a motorcycle wreck, the responsibility for seeing motorcyclists to prevent an accident still falls…

Dakota Access Pipeline, Too Much, Too Late

In the nineteenth century, we Americans took over their land under the curious and clearly faulty doctrine of Manifest Destiny. We put the Native Americans on reservations, and ever since we have been whittling away at these seriously reduced holdings. A perfect example is the Dakota Access Pipeline, a case of pipeline location mismanagement that…

Grass is Not Green

It’s disturbing that so many influential environmentalists have avoided what is one of the overriding “green” issues of our time. That issue is grass. Yes, ordinary yard grass, in about three ordinary subspecies, decorating the lawns of approximately 75 million American homes. Not to mention all the grass surrounding apartment buildings, commercial buildings, public parks,…

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Lawns, the Environment, and What’s Next!

Lawns have long had a treasured role in the United States. For many American homeowners, the law has represented success, physical evidence they’ve reached the dream of personal independence and middle class status. To these people, lawns signify prosperity, self-control, and freedom. Not everyone agrees. Many people, including ecologists, landscapers, individualists, and earth-conscious homeowners have…

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Reducing Your Carbon Footprint

There’s always talk about reducing one’s carbon footprint, in order to benefit the environment, but what do you really know about your carbon footprint? A carbon footprint is the “total amount of greenhouse gases produced to directly and indirectly support human activities” and is typically expressed in equivalent tons of carbon dioxide (CO2). Many of…

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Gardening for the Environment

Gardening is one of the ultimate spring and summer hobbies that is also full of benefits. Not only has gardening proven to boost your immune system, lower your stress, and make you happier and healthier overall, but planting a garden allows you access to some of the freshest fruits and vegetables. Additionally, if done mindfully,…

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What Can You Do To Help Keep The Seas Trash Free?

Oceans are what connect all living things on Earth, and they’re what keep us all alive. To say that oceans are important is an understatement – they’re vital to all beings and humankind. Because we’re all connected with the ocean, we have to understand how all of our choices on this planet affect it. Everyone’s…

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Is it Legal to Live Off Grid?

Many people make the bold move to go off-grid to live a more eco-friendly lifestyle and reduce their carbon footprint. By building homes with solar panels and wind turbines, off-grid residents attempt to be self-sustaining without relying on public utilities. Not only are people, who choose to live the off-grid (if done properly), reducing their…

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