Posts tagged Green Living
Heart & Arrow's 'Green Team' Adopts a Highway!

We had a blast this past Saturday as the Heart & Arrow Green Team descended on our 1.3 mile stretch of Rt. 209 outside Kingston, NY. This popular “gateway” to the Hudson Valley is a beautiful stretch of road. We’re stoked to be stewards of this section for the next 2 years.

It was gray and wet, but warm and springy- and we got our cleanup on!

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3 Simple Tips for Living a Greener Lifestyle in the New Year

"Change can happen if we all live like we’d like the change."

Former Vice President of the United States, Al Gore, said in his 2015 talk at the annual Climate Reality Leadership Program in Delhi, India.

Think about it, we talk about wanting and needing change in the world, but how much are we actually doing every day?

It all comes down to making small lifestyle changes that can actually bring about the biggest change.  To help you along, here are 3 simple tips to help you live greener, like you’d like the change.

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3 Ways To Be More Environmentally Conscious & Sustainable This Holiday Season

With the festive season just beginning, chances are you’ll soon be purchasing holiday gifts for all your friends and families to show them how much you cherish them.

Purchasing gifts can be a little stressful, especially if you leave it for the last minute, not to mention it’s not great for the environment thanks to all that extra paper and product packaging. In fact, millions of tons of plastic ends up in landfills every year, especially at this time of year, where it pollutes our precious earth, because plastic is not degradable.

In this article we’ll show you how to shop a little cleaner and greener these holidays so you can know you’re doing your part towards keeping our environment a happier, healthier place.


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Coconut Wax vs Paraffin Wax Candles: Which is the best vegan option?

Have you ever wondered what exactly you’re burning when you light up your new fragrant candle? The one that fills your room with an ambient atmosphere and the air with a gorgeous, lingering scent…

Don’t be embarrassed if you aren’t sure at all!

Sure, you know candles are primarily made up of wax, but did you know that there are different kinds of wax?

Also, those scents at big name stores, from pumpkin spice to marshmallow fluff, are often scented using synthetic chemicals that can actually put your health at risk when they turn to liquid and fill the air.

Don’t be too alarmed, there certainly are natural alternatives and after reading this article you’ll be armed with all the knowledge you need to purchase a candle that is all natural and safe for you and your family.

Keep reading to learn more!


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