How to calculate your impact on the environment


#URSustainable knows, the first step in living a more sustainable life is knowing how your behaviors and actions impact the environment. These four calculators can help you identify how your everyday choices contribute to carbon emissions and global… Read More

Does Online Shopping reduce my Carbon Footprint?


This week’s Sustainability Tip of the Week #STOTW discusses the impact online shopping has on carbon footprint. Over the past decade, the popularity of online shopping has grown exponentially. Almost every major store in the United States has… Read More

6 Steps you can take to reduce food waste


This week’s Sustainability Tip of the Week #STOTW tells us how to reduce food waste.  According to National Geographic, 30% of the food we produce is never eaten and the average American family wastes more than 1,160 pounds… Read More

12 Electric and Hybrid Cars You will want to own

Best Cars

Most people know that driving a car everyday isn’t very sustainable but it is also one of the hardest lifestyle changes to make. If you live far away from work and carpooling and public transportation aren’t an option,… Read More

Upcycle furniture – clothing – art

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Throwing away used items such as plastic and glass bottles might be the easiest thing to do however, it’s certainly not the most economical. Common household trash can be creatively repurposed into useful household items that would not… Read More