There are thousands of Simbi users from far and wide offering to help others in exchange of a virtual currency called Simbi, that you receive from other users when you fulfil a job request for them, or helping the community and recruiting new members. No actual money ever needs to change hands, and most services are available virtually or locally, which keeps the environmental impact low.
When hard times do hit, as they have with this pandemic, we must do everything within our individual power to make our family budgets recession-proof. The concepts behind Financial Independence help us achieve that.
These are unprecedented times for all, and everyone is trying to do their best to make it through to the other side. In the midst of that, today also marks the 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day.
DIY foaming hand soap can reduce costs by 80 to 95%, is eco-friendly, and it's really easy to do.
According to the authors of Drawdown: the Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming, the single biggest contributor to greenhouse gas emissions is not burning fossil fuels at all, but instead from the cooling chemicals found in refrigerators and other appliances like residential and commercial air conditioners, even automotive A/Cs.
Navigating these uncharted waters has been challenging but with some work and dedication, I've started feeling more like myself again. A big part of this,has been reclaiming (and insisting) on some time to lovingly care for myself each day. None of this needs to cost a lot (or even a thing). Most of these are in sync with good ecological stewardship as well.
*This is a guest post from the wonderful Jolyn Decalini, an aspiring virtual assistant I engaged with on Simbi. My interaction with her on the platform was so positive, and it inspired me so much, that I asked her to draft a post about Simbi I could share with my readers. I blogged about my … Continue reading Simbi for Sustainability and Affordability
The solution to junk mail may be relatively straightforward or really complex, depending on where you live. Indeed, for Canadian residents, all you have to do is put up a notice, maybe fill out an online form if you're so inclined. If you're an American, however, the process is much more involved and convoluted. Read on to find out how.
Whether you're composting in your own personal bin or scrap heap, or participating in your municipal organic waste collection program, composting is a fantastic way to reduce your household's greenhouse gas emissions and to regenerate our depleted soils.
There are many ways and reasons to shop in second hand or in a thrift store, as well as to donate your unused or unwanted things to keep them circulating in the second-hand economy. He are 6 of them, just in time for the holiday season.