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How to be (more) sustainable living in a dirty city 

Find one thing that’s important to you when it comes to sustainable living and focus on doing that – not perfectly – but most of the time. Maybe it’s water consumption, composting your food scraps, using your car less… No matter where you live there is always room to pick one habit and change it. Here are a few things I do (imperfectly).

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The benefits of composting & why greenhouse gases aren’t the bad guys

The power of compost: turning kitchen garbage into soil savers, water filters, and new life. As a midwesterner I had never heard of compost until well into my 20’s. As a sustainability champion (ok, that’s dramatic) however, I’m all about it and have even found a way to compost whilst living in Chicago! I wrote this blog as I was learning all about the amazing things about composting and greenhouse gases. Take a look (… it’s in a book)…

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5 easy swaps to be more eco-friendly

Switching to a bamboo toothbrush isn’t going to save the planet. I’m with you that the responsibility for making sustainable products (and cleaning up the existing mess) should be on the manufacturers. But they’re after a bottom line – and mother Earth isn’t on it. It’s up to us to not just BUY sustainably, but to support sustainable businesses and create a society passionate about a healthier future.