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7 Tips for Eco-Friendly Travel

7 Tips for Eco-Friendly Travel

The summer travel season is here! For the Eco-minded among us, thankfully, more and more people and companies are recognizing opportunities for making travel more earth-friendly. Recently, we even came across a nonprofit that recycles used hotel soap!

Before getting into the post, if you are wondering about this week’s blog picture, it is actually a collage of photos from one of our favorite destinations in NYC. The High Line is a modern multi-use space and park that spans approximately 1.45 miles. One of the many many interesting things about it is that it was created on an elevated section of the city above an abandoned railway that had been marked for demolition. It is a great example of how cities can honor nature and reuse spaces to create something peaceful and lovely.

Now back to the post -- whether you’re hitting the road or blazing a trail through the skies, here are some tips for keeping your trip environmentally friendly.


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Eco Gift Ideas for Father’s Day

Eco Gift Ideas for Father’s Day

Given that Father's Day is coming up soon, this week's post is a Meet the Maker's roundup featuring great gift idea's for dad. Slowly but surely, we’re adding more gift items to the store for men. So, with a focus on useful, eco-friendly items that also have a “wow” style factor, we think you (and the men in your life) will love these cool products. Here are a few of the new makers that will be gracing our pages...
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What is Meatless Monday?

What is Meatless Monday?

As you know if you follow this blog, we view healthy living through the lens of food. It all starts there for us. So, it makes sense that, being green parents and foodies, this is the kind of topic that would pop up around Modern Kids Design.  You may have heard of “Meatless Mondays” and wondered what it's about. Well, we were curious, looked into it, and set it as our intention to try it our for the month. Here is what we found. The goal is two-fold. While Meatless Monday is about reducing how much meat we eat, the goal focus is  on the environment AND our health. If you’re thinking about eating healthier, consider trying a Meatless Monday or sprinkling some meat-free meals throughout your meal plan.
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