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The Ultimate Guide to a Sustainable Travel Experience

The Ultimate Guide to a Sustainable Travel Experience

From finding the perfect destination to eagerly packing your bags, planning your next vacation can be quite a fun and exciting task. However, instead of making travel beneficial only for you, why not do your best to benefit the world around you as well? From choosing sustainable means of transport to booking accommodation that doesn’t …
6 family fun recommendations to do this Spring

6 family fun recommendations to do this Spring

source: KGW Spring is looking very different this year as health officials continue to urge caution due to COVID-19 but that doesn’t mean you have to be stuck at home. As daily coronavirus cases continue to fall and Oregon counties begin to gradually reopen, there are plenty of fun, local activities to try with the …
Early signs of life in travel industry as COVID-19 vaccines revive Americans’ wanderlust

Early signs of life in travel industry as COVID-19 vaccines revive Americans’ wanderlust

Source: MEGAN CERULLO The beaten down travel industry is showing signs of life as coronavirus vaccines allow homebound Americans to start thinking of hopping a flight. Melissa Biggs Bradley, founder of Indagare, a membership-based travel company that operates its own tours around the world and that had seen 14 straight years of growth before the pandemic, said new …

How To Make Your Move More Eco-Friendly

In 2020, we’re all a lot more environmentally conscious than we used to be. There’s now so many different ways that we can adapt our daily lives to become more friendly to the environment, though there are still the odd occasions where it’s difficult to keep your carbon footprint as low as possible. With the …

Common Winter Heating Problems and How to Fix Them

Source: emergency air During the winter months, there are instances when the weather can get surprisingly chilly, with the average lows dipping to the 30s. Understandably, the last thing you want is a malfunctioning heating system that leaves everyone huddled up in a mound of blankets on the couch. Fortunately, HVAC repair contractors can quickly resolve …
The top 25 most sustainable fleets

The top 25 most sustainable fleets

Source: Greenbiz However you look at it, 2020 is a turning point for fleets. Thanks to converging forces — including supportive policies, dropping battery costs and aggressive climate goals — transportation leaders at large and small organizations are increasingly turning to new zero-emission and low-carbon options that decarbonize fleets and in some cases save money. Fleets are often …
What happens when loggers and environmentalists work together?

What happens when loggers and environmentalists work together?

Source: OPB So, a logger and an environmentalist walk into a forest together It sounds like a joke, because, at least historically speaking, loggers and environmentalists didn’t go anywhere in Oregon together. If they crossed paths in the forest, it was because they were on opposite sides of a road blockade or logging protest. But …

Safe and Responsible Travel during COVID-19 – A Useful Guide

01. How COVID-19 affected travel The coronavirus pandemic has hit us all hard. The way we work, the way we socialise, even the way we exercise – it all changed. When the UK Government announced we’d be going into lockdown on the 23rd March 2020, most plans, including travel, were put on hold.   …
Why sustainability professionals should embrace Black Lives Matter

Why sustainability professionals should embrace Black Lives Matter

Source: Charles Orgbon September 23, 2020 Long before corporations acknowledged Black Lives Matter, they championed the plights of specific endangered species. Corporate conservation campaigns used phrases such as “Save the ,” which have been catchy, effective and oddly similar to the language we’re now using to educate people about the status of Black …

5 Tips for Travelling With Pets

By: Veronica Lewis A family vacation is generally not a very happy time for a pet. And that’s not because they understand what’s happening and realize they’re being left out of all the fun, but just because they’ll be left behind for a while.   They’ll be left in some kind of pet-boarding location, which …

Summer travel trends and safety during COVID

By: Bankrate Staff After several weeks hunkered down at home, a quick grocery store run is slightly exciting nowadays. As states phase in relaxed COVID-19 restrictions and the country slowly reopens, it’s hard to ignore the urge to get away – somewhere beyond the confines of your neighborhood. From national parks and theme parks to …
Eco-Friendly Beauty: Zero Waste Beauty Routine When Traveling

Eco-Friendly Beauty: Zero Waste Beauty Routine When Traveling

By: Helen Bradford Are you one of those people who can’t wait to pack their bags and head off someplace new? People who love to travel (sail, fly, camp, backpack, and have road trips) know the importance of proper packing. It seems like experienced travelers can fit their entire house into a small backpack, and …
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