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Lessons Living Abroad: Sustainability

Lessons Living Abroad: Sustainability

With the growing number of “sustainable” products on the market, sustainability is misconceived as a value that can only be “bought” and lived out with a high balance bank book. While these corporations should get credit for being environmentally mindful and carrying out their social responsibility in a way that meet our comforts, mind you, this isn’t the only way to be sustainable. Truth be told. You don’t have to break the bank to help save the environment. Responsible lifestyle…

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Sustainable Impact: Infrastructure for Healthy Living

Sustainable Impact: Infrastructure for Healthy Living

How Urban Infrastructure Influences Our Health and Environment. City & regional planning can support fresh food access and active lifestyles that affect not only our health, but also the Earth’s ability to support our livelihoods. //ISSUE POINTS According to the American Heart Association, nearly 70% of American adults are overweight or obese—this means 7 out of 10 of our constituents are at high risk for chronic diseases such as heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure and diabetes. Heart disease, alone,…

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