YaShekia King

YaShekia King, of Indianapolis, Ind., began writing professionally in 2003. Her work has appeared in several print and online publications including the “South Bend Tribune,"Ehow.com, Wisegeek.com and “Clouds Across the Stars," an international book. King holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Ball State University. She also is a licensed real estate agent, is a clinical certified dental assistant and is completing her master’s degree in human resource management through DeVry University. Connect with YaShekia on YaShekia King

Green Jobs: Easy Green Beauty Swaps for 2018

Do you like what you see when you look in the mirror? If not, we’ve got some tips for you; we’re going to talk a look at how some simple switches to your everyday beauty routine can actually help you be more sustainable -- and that’s something you can feel proud about in 2018. It’s far short of getting green jobs, but little changes like these can have a ripple effect on the way you live to make you an overall more environmentally friendly person.

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Green Jobs: Make Way For The First 16-Mile Solar Highway

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A 16-mile stretch of I-85 in southwestern Georgia is offering a glimpse of a more sustainable road of the future -- and the green jobs that come with it.

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Green Jobs: How To Go Green On New Year’s Eve

Switching careers to a green job is a great New Year’s Resolution, but you can also aim a little smaller with your sustainable efforts. And you don’t actually have to wait until the clock hits midnight to start being more eco-friendly. Why not kick things off during your New Year’s Eve bash, which otherwise has the potential to be a very wasteful affair? Here are a few ways how.

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Green Jobs: Odd Materials That Could Replace Plastic

While plastic has certainly proved itself as a versatile and reliable material over the past 100 years, it also is extremely harmful to the environment. With new options emerging, it’s time for the world to start taking care of our planet and using alternative materials for bags, bottles, and more. A shift to other materials could also put a wide variety of new green jobs on the market.

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Green Jobs: What If Edible Straws Could Save The World?

While making a career switch to green jobs is a great way to help make an impact on your environment, there are several changes you can make at home to be more sustainable as well. And if people are able to adapt certain strategies on a larger scale, there is great potential to make a real difference.

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Green Jobs: How To Be Greener This Christmas Season

In keeping with the season and our theme of green jobs, we’ve got a few strategies for you to keep your home more eco-friendly for Christmas. Santa is all about going green, didn’t you know?

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Green Jobs: Support Them with Holiday Ecotourism

You might be sitting at home, at work, or on the subway right now, but your heart may be hundreds or thousands of miles away in a land where the earth is your footstool, and where nature is uninhibited. The quickly approaching holiday season may be the perfect time for you to start a new yearly tradition -- a holiday ecotourism trip with family that allows you to combine your love for nature’s beauty with your love for preserving Mother Earth herself.

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