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50 Photos of Urban Farming That Will Make You Want to Get Back to Nature

Posted on March 22, 2018 by

Spring is in the air and here at Just Energy we’re loving the higher temps and sunny skies. In our excitement, we scoured Instagram for #UrbanFarming so that we could share the joy of green sprouts and downy chicks, among other springtime delights. Scroll down to learn a little bit more about urban agriculture and peep some adorably sharable photos from urban farms on Instagram.

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Top 25 Greenest Cities in Texas

Posted on October 30, 2017 by

It’s easy to label certain Texas cities as either green-leaning communities or oil-guzzling metropolises. But you might still be surprised by our list of Top 25 Greenest Cities in Texas. That’s because we dug deep, using greenhouse gas emissions, LEED building certification, and public transportation data to rank Texas cities, which resulted in some intriguing […]

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Green Lunchbox and Snack Ideas

Posted on August 14, 2017 by

  Last week on the Eco-Centric blog, we doled out a few of our favorite tips for sending your kids back to school sustainably, setting them up for their greenest year yet. One of our suggestions was to pack their lunch in a reusable bag, utilizing reusable sandwich bags, jars and containers for their meal. […]

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Eco-Friendly Back to School

Posted on August 7, 2017 by

Summer is drawing to a close and it’s about that time…to head back to school! Whether you’re bummed out about the end of summer, or thrilled that your kids will be out of your hair – er, embarking on their next academic journey – make sure you’re sending them back to the classroom with plenty […]

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Fun Summer Activities to Keep Kids Learning

Posted on July 17, 2017 by

When the last day of school arrives, it’s safe to say both kids and parents breathe a sigh of relief. For a few months, there’s a break from early wake-up calls, struggling through carpool and staying up late to finish homework and projects.  Everyone enjoys a little more time to relax and a much-deserved respite […]

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Lower Your Energy Bills With Landscaping

Posted on June 19, 2017 by

Turn off the lights when you leave the room! It’s a mantra we’ve heard all our lives. From installing programmable thermostats and taking shorter showers, to using high efficiency light bulbs and appliances, there are many actions we can take inside our homes that will decrease home energy use. But there are some fantastic ways […]

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Fresh Spring Trends To Brighten Your Beauty Routine

Posted on May 22, 2017 by

You’ve put away those winter clothes and boots and pulled out of hiding the sandals and beach cover-ups. Finally, it’s spring! Now it’s time to find a beauty routine to match your easy breezy wardrobe, and one that’s also kind to the environment. Here are our favorite, eco-friendly ways to lighten and brighten your beauty […]

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Your Eco-Friendly Spring Soiree

Posted on May 12, 2017 by

We’ve been cooped up indoors all winter long!  And now, springtime practically begs us to throw a party in its honor. Celebrate the warmer weather and outdoor season with a spring soiree that’s eco-inspired! All fabulous events have four main elements: 1) invitations, 2) a sweet table setting, 3) decorations, and of course, 4) food […]

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Get Outside! Enjoy Winter Activities

Posted on February 27, 2017 by

It’s the middle of winter, and for much of the U.S. and Canada, snow covers the ground and cold temperatures keep us indoors. If you’ve binge-watched every show on Netflix and tried your hand at each new recipe you’ve seen online, then it’s probably time to get outside and participate in some winter fun (and […]

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