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Eco-Crowdfunding

According to investopedia the definition of 'Crowdfunding' means the use of small amounts of capital from a large number of individuals to finance a new business venture. Crowdfunding makes use of the easy accessibility of vast networks of friends, family and colleagues through social media...

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Recycled Orchestra: The Sound of Hope

Recently the TV show 60 Minutes aired a wonderful story about eco-friendly innovation, recycling and hope for a new generation of musicians across the world. Paraguay’s Recycled Orchestra was founded in Cateura, one of Paraguay’s poorest towns in Latin America and on the outskirts of Asuncion,...

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Teaching Kids About Climate Change

We’ve heard all about climate change in the past several years and many of us believe that this is the time for change--to learn what we can do and how we can teach the children of this planet how to become better caretakers than we...

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Green City: Hudson, NY

We, the editors at eco18.com, have decided to chronicle our travels and highlight some of the green aspects in various cities. Please feel free to submit city ideas and information for upcoming Green City features. How To Get There: A two-hour scenic drive from Manhattan, north on the...

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Art in Nature/Nature in Art

There are so many artists who have created wonderful works on their own special canvas using nature as their subject. Below are some world-renowned masters who continue to inspire countless millions of people with their vision and talent which captured the finest the earth has...

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Don’t Be Chicken: Varieties of Eggs

Going to the market to buy a dozen eggs is a very different experience today because of all the choices available, but do you know one good egg from another? According to the American Egg Board, 75 billion eggs are produced each year in the...

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Not Your Grandmother’s Frozen Dinner

Driven by a growing demand for faster-to-prepare foods and new product launches in the market, the global frozen food market is expected to reach $293.75 billion by 2019, up from $224.74 billion in 2012, according to new market data from Transparency Market Research. The U.S. was the...

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Sugar, Sugar

I don't know about you, but I certainly have a sweet tooth! How to enjoy sugary and sticky sweeteners without using heaping teaspoons of the white granulated kind to complement a snack, drink or breakfast food is something I am always trying to figure out....

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Back To School – A Time to Create Green Traditions

Some of my favorite memories from childhood include starting the new school year off with new ideas, clothes and supplies. I couldn’t wait for the annual tradition in our house. According to Wikipedia, the English word "tradition" comes from the Latin tradition, the noun from...

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Ancient Grains/Modern Chocolate

Chocolate is one of my favorite things so I’m always looking to justify my healthy appetite for sweets with my quest to incorporate a healthy lifestyle. Eco18’s Sue Taggart has written much about ancient grains and the importance of their purity and authenticity for use...