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Declutter Your Home: 10 Household Items You Don't Need to Buy

Posted by ThreeMain on Feb 6, 2019 6:03:40 PM

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How to "Bring Joy" to Your House by Getting Rid of Things You Don't Need

As consumers, we often stockpile items in our home that we don’t really need. As a result, we create more waste and negatively impact the environment. It’s time to start minimizing the clutter while also helping the environment by stopping the use of non-recyclable and non-Earth-friendly items.

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Topics: Healthy Living, Minimalism, Sustainable Shopping, greenliving, Shopping, sustainable

What is Green Cleaning (and Why Should You Care)?

Posted by ThreeMain on Jan 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM

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Why It's So Important to Green Clean

There’s been a lot of buzz surrounding green cleaning in recent years, with many companies claiming they are “going green.” And let’s face it: when most people hear the words “all-natural,” “organic” and “green” they simply translate that to “better for the environment.”

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Topics: Clean Consciously, environment, everyday cleaning, Going Green, green products, Healthy Living, clean environment, green cleaning, greenliving

Sustainable Eating: 4 Foods You Can Grow Year-Round

Posted by ThreeMain on Dec 20, 2018 8:00:00 AM

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How to Maintain a Sustainable Home Garden All Year Long

Many of us count down the days until we can eat fresh fruit in summer, pumpkins in the fall and wait for the season to enjoy the foods we love.

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Topics: Sustainability, greenliving

Green Generation: How Millennials Are Saving the Environment

Posted by ThreeMain on Dec 13, 2018 8:00:00 AM

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For Millennials Environmental Sustainability Means Making a Difference Today

Millennials are known to be very outspoken about climate change, with 76% being “somewhat to extremely concerned” about the impact climate change will have on their quality of life during their lifetimes, and 82% being worried about the impact of climate change on their children’s quality of life (Earth911).

While they express significant concern, their strategies for evoking change are a bit different than that of other generations. In a recent study done by marketing firm The Shelton Group, it was determined that Millennials are actually less likely to recycle compared to other generations.  

So how exactly are Millennials lobbying for change?

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Topics: Going Green, maketheswitch, Social Responsibility, greenliving, Millennials

12 Swaps You Can Make to Embrace Plastic Free Living

Posted by ThreeMain on Nov 29, 2018 8:00:00 AM

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Reducing Plastic as a Family Is Easy. Here's how.

Is life without plastic possible? Yes, and rest assured, reducing your own plastic footprint is not only possible, but it’s actually quite easy to accomplish with a few minor lifestyle changes.

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Topics: green products, plasticfree, Sustainability, Sustainable Shopping, greenliving, plastic-free, safer products, Shopping

The Real Impact of Cleaning Products on the Environment

Posted by Alecsandra Thadani on Nov 27, 2018 5:37:00 PM

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How exactly do your cleaning products affect the environment?

Think about the number of cleaning products you use on a weekly basis. In your home alone, chances are that more than half of those products contain at least two to three toxic ingredients. Now think about the billions of people around the world using cleaning products on a daily basis. The sad truth is it’s impossible to count the number of toxic chemicals polluting the environment and damaging our ecosystem.

At ThreeMain, we believe knowledge is power. Our goal is to raise awareness regarding green cleaning and the importance of making eco-friendly choices as a consumer.

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Topics: Clean Consciously, cleaning routine, Cleaning Tips, environment, Sustainability, clean environment, cleaning, green cleaning, greenliving

How to Recycle the Right Way

Posted by ThreeMain on Nov 20, 2018 11:53:00 AM

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The 7 Recycling Mistakes You're (Probably) Making

Did you know Americans consume 850 million trees annually? To put it in perspective, if we recycled just one-tenth of our newspapers, we would save 25 million trees a year. And this is just for paper.

Can you imagine the impact we could have if we did this for plastic and other recyclable materials?

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Topics: environment, Healthy Living, plastic problem, Sustainability, clean environment, greenliving, Recycle, sustainable

3 Ways to Go Green at Work (Without Putting in Too Much Extra Work)

Posted by ThreeMain on Nov 15, 2018 8:00:00 AM

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How to Create Sustainable Workspaces

There’s no denying the therapeutic, healing benefits of nature. Being outdoors is scientifically proven to promote your physical, mental, and emotional well-being. However, since many of us spend our days inside an office, enjoying the outdoors isn’t always realistic.

This raises the question: Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could experience the healing benefits of nature indoors? We’re thrilled to report that you can!

As it turns out, there is a growing trend among architects and developers to create office buildings with a biophilic design. By incorporating various elements of the nature in the workplace, there is not only an increase in physical health, but also in productivity, and work performance.

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Topics: workplace wellness, Going Green, Healthy Living, Sustainability, clean environment, green office, greenliving

Team Green: How Sports Stadiums are Becoming More Eco-Friendly

Posted by ThreeMain on Nov 8, 2018 8:00:00 AM

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What Sports Stadiums Are Doing To Be More Eco-Friendly

When it comes to sustainability, a sports stadium is typically the last place that comes to mind. Between the high-powered lighting, cooking food to feed thousands of people, and plastic cups being tossed left and right, it’s nearly impossible to keep track of the amount of wasted energy and resources.

The good news is that there’s a growing trend among sports arenas to reduce their carbon footprint. According to a recent article in the New York Times, many sports stadiums are becoming “showcases for green design,” with leagues “wrapping themselves in eco-friendly banners to help market their sports.”

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Topics: Going Green, Sustainability, clean environment, greenliving

10 Super Easy Ways to Sustainably Shop

Posted by ThreeMain on Nov 6, 2018 12:12:00 PM

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Our guide to shopping better and using more of what you already have

While you may not be able to change the world in one day, you can take small steps to help make it a bit greener. When it comes to living an eco-friendly lifestyle, the best place to begin is sustainable shopping.

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Topics: green products, maketheswitch, Sustainability, Sustainable Shopping, greenliving, Packaging Education, Shopping, sustainable, sustainable packaging

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