MEMORIAL DAY

Though many people in today’s society are torn apart by opinions, politics and core beliefs, we are all still connected through the intricacies of human nature. Memorial Day, a day on which we remember those who lost their lives protecting our country, is not a...

  This year, April 25th marks the annual “World Malaria Day”. In today’s post, we’re going to give you a rundown on what exactly Malaria is, how to prevent it, and how you can work to end this devastating disease. What is Malaria: As described by the...

SAY IT WITH A VINTAGE HANKIE

Valentine’s Day is a few days away and in the spirit of gifting your loved ones something unique instead of the good ol’ roses and chocolates, today we have a sentimental and inexpensive gift option. This year we thought giving your loved one a vintage handkerchief...

Weird Remedies for NYE Hangovers

Happy New Year….ouch. Did the New Year bring along a throbbing headache, dehydration and a sensitive stomach for you? Us too. While our go-to hangover remedy would rely on: carbs, greasy food and an electrolyte filled (probably artificially colored) beverage, that’s not everyone’s cup of...

Happy Veterans Day

Veterans Day is celebrated November 11th and honors members of the military both past and present for the bravery they have shown for our country.  Today we hope that you join us in honoring the courageous members of our military by thanking a veteran today.  Here at Eco18...

Transitioning to a Tiny Home

This summer, we visited the Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens, in Charlotte, North Carolina, to see a tiny home exhibit. There we met the folks behind The Village of Wildflowers, a tiny home community that focuses on two things: sustainability and enjoying life.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VAcwtGenavM 1.How did The Village...

NYFW 2016 Roundup

New York Fashion week, held in February and September of each year, is a semi-annual series of events that gives the start to a series of fashion weeks around the globe, including cities like London, Milan or Paris. But it's during early September when New York...

3 Different Types of Farming

Day 4 on our Sustainable Farming Program was a trip all the way out the Pennsylvania to visit Bright Farms. Bright Farms builds and operates green house farms that grow produce by hydroponic farming. Hydroponic farming...

Sustainability at the 2016 Olympics

The 2016 Olympics closing ceremony was just last week and it was quite the year for the Olympics. Whether we were being wowed by Simone Biles' ability to defy gravity, or shedding tears of joy with Simone Manuel on being the first African American woman...