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What is permaculture?

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What is permaculture?

Permaculture is a holistic design approach that seeks to create sustainable systems for food production, housing, and community development. It is based on the principles of ecology, observing natural systems and working with them rather than against them. Permaculture incorporates a number of different design strategies and techniques, including:

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The Carbon Cost of Email – How Does Sending Emails Leave a Carbon Footprint?

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The Carbon Cost of Email – How Does Sending Emails Leave a Carbon Footprint?

It is hard to conceptualize or think about "How does sending emails leave a carbon footprint?", but let's take a look at this puzzling question. 

From the server farms to the energy used in production and delivery, emails do indeed have a carbon footprint. We will be exploring the specifics about this carbon cost, including how much it is and what can be done to try and reduce it.

How Much Carbon Does an Email Produce?

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What is World Clean Up Day?

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What is World Clean Up Day?

We need environmental awareness and action days (like Plastic-Free July) to help motivate and educate the world. World Clean Up Day is another great global initiative. What is World Clean Up Day?

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Bicycle is the slow death of the planet.

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Bicycle is the slow death of the planet.

"Bicycle is the slow death of the planet."

A banker made the economists think this when he said:
“A cyclist is a disaster for the country’s economy: he doesn’t buy cars and doesn’t borrow money to buy. He don't pay insurance policies. Don't buy fuel, don't pay to have the car serviced, and no repairs needed. He doesn't use paid parking. Doesn't cause any major accidents. No need for multi-lane highways.

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How to Participate in Plastic Free July

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How to Participate in Plastic Free July

Plastic-Free July is a global movement to help educate people on the horrible impact plastic has on our world and to encourage people to refuse single-use plastics and other unnecessary plastics by making simple swaps.

For example, ditching their plastic toothbrush for a fully compostable bamboo and boar hair toothbrush.

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