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Sustainability

12 Easy Ways to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

by Jessica Malen

Read on for easy ways to reduce, reuse and recycle. Small changes really do make a difference. Plus, it’s easier than you might think! If you don’t have a recycling bin at home, get one. Recycling bins can be purchased… Continue Reading →

Why Switching to Green Cleaning Is Significant for Your Family and the Environment

by Jessica Malen

In the past, you may have purchased a cleaning product without giving it much thought. You selected the brand you knew, the one you trusted. Today, it’s rare to not have a large selection to choose from; sometimes it can… Continue Reading →

Can Switching to a Plant-Based Lifestyle Enhance Your Health?

by Jessica Malen

A recent study by Harvard University suggests that one-third of early deaths could be prevented if people move to a predominantly vegetarian diet. “Healthy diet is related to a lower risk of almost everything that we look at. Perhaps not… Continue Reading →

Chronic Stress and the Love of a Good Dog

by Tom Ersin

Fido Dog Years ago, our family moved back to Michigan from North Hollywood, California, a suburb of Los Angeles. My wife, Norma, was in our Dodge Omni with the two kids. I was leading the way in a giant U-Haul… Continue Reading →

Spring Clean Your Kitchen With a Pantry Purge

by Maya Munot

Spring is just around the corner (starting March 20), which means it’s that time of year to start your spring cleaning. The start of a new season can be inspiring enough to declutter and reorganize. So, why not get rid… Continue Reading →

Lettuce Grow Together

by Jessica Malen

At Asset Health, wellbeing is more than a job, it’s a way of life. So this past spring and summer we started a garden at our Troy office, not only to add some beauty to our grounds, but to offer… Continue Reading →

How to Fight Seasonal Blues and Stay Active Throughout the Winter

by Jessica Malen

The colder, darker months of the year can be a trying time since access to the outdoors and sunlight can become limited. But that doesn’t mean winter has to be dreary. Read on to check out our guide to help… Continue Reading →

The Farm-to-Table Lifestyle Is Thriving at The Root Restaurant & Bar

by Jessica Malen

“We like to say around here that ‘delicious is the only rule,’” said Nick Rodgers, executive chef at The Root Restaurant & Bar. “As long as it’s delicious, it’s allowed.” It was 12:30 p.m. and he was seated at the… Continue Reading →

Fresh Cut Detroit Is Encouraging Detroit to Bloom

by Jessica Malen

 “We can offer a different type of romance, a unique product based on solely local flowers.” – Sarah Pappas, owner of Fresh Cut Detroit. In the heart of Detroit, a not-so-secret garden sprouts sustainably grown seasonal flora to provide the… Continue Reading →

The Michigan Urban Farming Initiative Is Helping Detroit Grow

by Jessica Malen

When you think of a city – an urban jungle filled with concrete, traffic and all walks of life – chances are farming isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. Yet the Michigan Urban Farming Initiative is positioning itself… Continue Reading →

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