Health/Wellness


Clean Cook Stoves Project

Source: gcghana.org Published: May 19, 2017 According to the World Bank, indoor pollution from coal, dung and wood-burning stoves as well as fire pits kills nearly two million people each year – including half of all children under the age of five who die from...

Can We Ever Build A Healthy City?

Source: jllrealviews.com Published: April 20, 2016 For the increasing population of city dwellers worldwide, leading a healthy lifestyle isn’t just about eating well and doing regular exercise – the infrastructure and environmental factors of the city itself also play...

Compact and Connected Cities Are Better for People and The Environment

Source: voices.nationalgeographic.com Published: March 1, 2016 The argument has been proven, the data is clear: compact and connected cities are better for people and the environment. Importantly, compact and connected cities are also good for the economy. According...

5 Reasons America Needs Walkable Neighborhoods

Source: strongtowns.org Published: February 23, 2016 Photo courtesy of NACTO Rachel Quednau The RPA report we’re covering this week highlights the need for more housing in walkable neighborhoods. Now, walkability isn’t just something that we believe is “good for you”...

How to Naturescape

Source: plantnative.org Published: May 24, 2017 Apologies for formatting errors due to docx importing. Curious about native plants? Interested in a beautiful, low-maintenance landscape? Concerned about health and water quality? Or did you just stumble on to this page...

Green & Safe Gardening: The Ultimate Guide to Clean Plant Care

Source: brighterblooms.com Published: May 24, 2017 Sprouting a green thumb have many health benefits for adults, and even makes a great choice to teach children as a hobby they can pursue on their own. Yet you need to be aware of some of the risks and dangers found in...

Inyenyeri Rwanda Clean Stove partnership

Inyenyeri Rwanda Clean Stove partnership Matter of Trust has partnered with Inyenyeri, a fuel-utility company that provides clean cookstoves in Rwanda. Clean stove technology is an urgent environmental challenge. Every year, more than four million people around the...