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How to Repel Outdoor Insects Yourself

By Alicia Coleman | Jul 19, 2019

Nothing ruins a pool party faster than a few persistent mosquitos. All it takes is a few bites, and those pests will send everyone running inside and scratching their new bites all the way.  Mosquitoes of all types are awful pests, but some types of mosquitoes can even be dangerous. Culex mosquitoes, for example, can …

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Plants To Grow In Your Garden or Yard That Will Help The Environment

By Alicia Coleman | Jul 15, 2019

While gardening and landscaping can serve as a therapeutic hobby for some, it can also be a great way to ensure you are doing your part to help the natural environment. Read below to learn more about the types of plants and trees you can install in your yard or garden to contribute to the …

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The Top Environmental and Animal Welfare Non Profit Organizations in Houston

By Alicia Coleman | Jul 15, 2019

In Harris County alone, there are approximately 28,520 non profit organizations that serve many purposes, all of which aim to improve quality of life for everyone. From animal welfare to education, these non profit organizations work tirelessly to achieve their missions. Fortunately, Houston is also home to a number of non profit organizations whose objective …

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How Tree Trimming and Landscape Maintenance Prevent Pests in Houston

By Alicia Coleman | Jul 10, 2019

Tree trimming can be a tedious job, but it’s a great method of green pest control in Houston. Here’s how trees cause infestations and some easy trimming tips. In the summertime, nothing beats sitting in the shade of a tree. In the Houston heat, trees in backyards provide a little relief from the relentless sun, …

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Upcoming Outdoor Summer Events In Houston To Enjoy With Your Loved Ones

By Alicia Coleman | Jul 10, 2019

Houston is a fantastic city to enjoy the summer with your loved ones and with any of the below events, you can delight in all that Houston has to offer this summer from food, movies and more! A Swingin’ Texas Country Summer Block Party at Levy Park Conservancy  Celebrate your Texas pride with a visit …

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The Impact of Single Use Plastic and Paper Items On Earth’s Environment and Safer Alternatives

By Alicia Coleman | Jul 1, 2019

One of the largest culprits of environmental harm we face today is single use plastic. These plastics come in all different forms and have a variety of uses for humans globally. When considering the negative environmental impacts of single use plastics, their value to us as humans might diminish, as the harm they are causing …

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The Role of Raccoons, Mice and Possums In Our Ecosystems

By Alicia Coleman | Jul 1, 2019

The Importance of Raccoons in Our Ecosystem Although raccoons can prove to be a nuisance when they dig through your garbage cans or eat all of your pet’s food, they do in fact hold value when it comes to their contributions to the ecosystem. Raccoons are mostly useful in regards to the food chain on …

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A Guide to Green Cleaning Products

By Alicia Coleman | Jun 26, 2019

When it comes to green cleaning, your home is most likely already a treasure trove of low cost, eco-friendly supplies. Combining a few simple, effective household ingredients is a great way to ensure you know exactly what goes into cleaning your home. But are homemade products as effective as store-bought options? With a few basic …

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The Most Sustainable Countries On Earth According To The Environmental Performance Index

By Alicia Coleman | Jun 24, 2019

With sustainability and the state of our earth’s environment at the forefront of global conversation, it is important to recognize the steps that particular countries and communities are taking to reduce their impact on the planet. The Environmental Performance Index provides a consolidated view of each country’s progress and where they need to improve in …

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