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Sustainability is about ecology, economy and equity.- Ralph Bicknese


Fulfilling our Shoes’ Potential


chrisSpeaking of walking, the simple act of hoofing it sometimes gets lost in the shuffle when it comes to getting places, and it’s certainly not the only sustainable mode of transportation, what with bikes, buses, and ride-share options. With all of these faster ways to go, the thought of walking can easily be glanced over, to the point that you might forget about just how possible, and good for you, it can be. Continue reading

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More Physical and Mental Health Benefits of Being in Nature


skymallAbout a month ago I happened upon an uber-cool nature fact regarding the ability of soil to improve our mood, acting in a similar way to antidepressants. As it turns out, digging into the matter can bring up scads more information on the subject of nature’s human benefits. Speaking personally, the research I found reveals what I’ve always felt when in nature, but never knew had scientific grounding. My guess is that a lot of people might be in a similar boat. Continue reading