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If you're interested in supporting veterans or sustainability and empowering change, become a blog writer for Veterans Off-Grid. Not only are we building sustainable housing for homeless veterans, but we also want to educate the world about the issues. We want to know your story, credible insights, and your ideas to help our heroes and protect our earth. Send us a message to get started!
Oct 30, 2018 by Megan Ray Nichols as a Guest Contributor to Greentumble in Sustainability
In the United States, people are always encouraged to buy more things. Television advertisements, fashion magazines and towering billboards all offer what only the best, ...
Oct 28, 2018 by Colby Carson with Veterans Off-Grid in Education
As a community college student, I frequently get an underwhelming “oh ok…cool” after answering where I attend school. Yes, community colleges tend to be frowned ...
Aug 14, 2018 by Colin Thomas with Veterans Off-Grid in Sustainability
Why do we not usually take baths in ditches, brush our teeth in lakes, or serve up a glass of ice-cold ocean water? The reason ...
Jul 15, 2018 by Colin Thomas with Veterans Off-Grid in Sustainability
Whether you are living off the grid, in the suburbs, or in the heart of the city, there are benefits for indoor plants such as ...
Jun 19, 2018 by Sara Slavikova from Greentumble in Veterans
Walking in nature makes you more mindful and relaxed when compared to walking for the same amount of time along city streets. Numerous scientific studies ...
Jun 18, 2018 by Megan Ray Nichols as a Guest Contributor to Greentumble in Sustainability
As you plan a garden for the spring, you may not be thinking much about its biodiversity. You should. Biologists explain biodiversity as the
Jun 09, 2018 by Colin Thomas from Veterans Off-Grid in Sustainability
Landfills, despite common practice, are not environmentally friendly; however, there are more damaging ways to dispose of our garbage. For decades, various communities, corporations, and ...
May 22, 2018 by Nicole Alfaro from Veterans Off-Grid in Education
Enacted in April 1997 by President Bill Clinton, Executive Order 13045 was emblematic of a more conscious society focused on the consequences of environmental decisions ...
Apr 11, 2018 by Greentumble Editorial Team in Sustainability
Fossil fuels are formed by natural processes that take place over the time span of hundreds of millions of years deep underneath the Earth’s surface. ...
Apr 11, 2018 by Greentumble Editorial Team in Sustainability
Each day we are breaking new ground with renewable energy: from the new record, Germany broke by generating 35% of power from renewables in the ...
Apr 11, 2018 by Sara Slavikova from Greentumble in Sustainability
Recycling is more important today than ever before. The amount of waste produced worldwide is estimated to triple by 2025, from 0.68 to 2.2 billion ...
Apr 11, 2018 by Greentumble Editorial Team in Sustainability
From recycling and efficient heating solutions to renewables and buying locally sourced organic produce, we are spoilt for choice when it comes to ways we ...
Apr 11, 2018 by Greentumble Editorial Team in Sustainability
Although deforestation is an ongoing environmental issue which receives a lot of media and internet coverage, many people don’t realize that it is happening on ...
Apr 11, 2018 by Greentumble Editorial Team in Sustainability
Forest fires can and do occur naturally and play a number of essential roles in ecosystems, and are commonly referred to as “wildfires.” These fires ...
Apr 11, 2018 by Greentumble Editorial Team in Sustainability
Livestock farming involves the rearing of animals for food and other human uses, such as producing leather, wool, and even fertilizer. This type of farming ...
Mar 12, 2018 by Colby Carson from Veterans Off-Grid in Veterans
An estimate published by the National Alliance to End Homelessness says there were approximately 565,000 homeless citizens nation-wide in 2015. According to Utah State University, ...