Green Living Tips

December 29, 2015

10 Simple Green Travel Tips

Once upon a time, responsible travel essentially boiled down to the old adage, “Take only pictures, leave only footprints.”

For thousands of years - dating back to the Egyptians - people have found uses for vinegar. The active component that makes vinegar so useful is acetic acid, a byproduct of a bacteria called acetobacter.

August 29, 2013

Green Guide to Tailgating

Kick-off is finally here and whether you cheer for your alma mater or the local pro team, chances are we all want to ensure our love for football has minimal impact on Mother Earth. And while the greenest tip would be to skip the drive to the stadium and watch at home, here are a few tips to help make your tailgate festivities more ecofriendly.

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While Earth Day may only be celebrated on April 22, everyone at International Expeditions is a firm believer in celebrating the world EVERY day. And while many people may still think that adding Earth-friendly practices into your daily life can cost both time and money, our staff compiled a list of six tips that will help our planet without costing you a dime.

September 12, 2011

Tips for Greener Grilling

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Something about the hint of smoke in the fall air compels many of us to spend hours in front of a hot grill. Whether you’re slow-smoking pork ribs or sautéing fresh vegetables, consider choosing more eco-friendly options for your cook-outs.

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One advantage to International Expeditions' location along Alabama’s Cahaba River is that we see so much wildlife. This hooded warbler had to be rescued by our own nature travel planner Charlie Weaver when it was injured after running into an office window. After a few minutes, this warbler was back in the wild. But the experience made us wonder what we can do to help birds steer clear of reflective windows. Here are a few tips we found from wildlife experts.

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 Even small changes can make a big difference for our earth. The staff at International Expeditions offers five quick and easy tips to make every day Earth Day!

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Sometimes we all forget to take our reusable shopping bags to the store. But even using just one reusable shopping bag can eliminate as many as 1,500 plastic bags from landfills in its lifetime. Need some more great reasons to grab a cloth bag next time you head to the store?

December 21, 2009

Dreaming of a Green Christmas?

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Tis the season to be green, but between running errands all over town and wrapping gifts, it may seem impossible to keep the holidays environmentally friendly. While it's not easy being green, these tips from the International Expeditions staff can help make your holiday a little greener.

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