Celebrating American Trends

07 July 2019, 15:57

Forbes talks eco, Ivanka talks entrepreneurship, & July goes plastic-free


We hope that you had a fantastic 4th of July holiday. In celebrating America this month, we bring you:

  1. How to become more plastic independent this "Plastic-Free July"
  2. Highlights from the Global Entrepreneurship Summit
  3. Forbes on sustainability as a emerging force in the real estate industry
  4. Realty Sage Pros, our data-driven platform matching buyers and sellers to agents
  5. Featured listing received a Sage Score of 100+

Thank you for continuing to support Realty Sage (formerly Viva Green Homes). Feel free to drop us a line at [email protected],

Sincerely, Kari Klaus, Founder of Realty Sage

Plastic-Free July

Tips and Info to Go Nearly Waste-Free

The global movement to go plastic-free in July is an essential part of an eco-lifestyle. What impact is our trash having on the environment? Check out these easy tips from our sustainability content writer Syd Ulrich-Dogonniuck to reduce your everyday and beauty-routine waste.

Are We Wasting Our Waste?

When you think of “waste” what do you think of? Trash day? Think again. Your trash's life cycle doesn't end at the curb. How rethinking your waste may be one of the best eco-friendly things you do.

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Go Waste-Free Beautifully

Your beauty routine may leave you with squeaky clean skin, feeling refreshed and ready for the day—but have you ever thought of how those exact same products might affect our environment? The beauty industry has a lot of catching up to do in terms of going waste free, however we have compiled a quick list of our favorite tricks to reduce waste from your beauty routine, all without compromising your style!

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8 Tips to Reduce Your Waste

Living an eco-friendly lifestyle can start with a few quick, easy changes to your everyday routines! These changes may seem small at first, but as these changes become habits you’ll start to see just how much of an impact each person can have when they simply think ahead to “What will happen to this product after I’m done with it?”

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Global Entrepreneurship Summit

Realty Sage's Founder at The Hague, Netherlands

Kari Klaus, the Founder of Realty Sage, [photo: far right] with the Mayor of The Hague, Netherlands [photo: middle] and fellow GES attendees including entrepreneurs and investors.

The Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), co-hosted by the US Department of State and the Dutch government brought together entrepreneurs, investors and global leaders from over 130 countries to the Hague, Netherlands to create immeasurable collaborative and business opportunities. Ivanka Trump and Secretary of State Pompeo talked about the American entrepreneurial spirit and the role of females in this space. Klaus met the Singaporean and British Ambassadors to the Netherlands, hundreds of other entrepreneurs and investors during this multi-day networking event.

More Information: Sustainable Scoop (video), RealtySage Press Release or GES event site

Ivanka Trump

Ivanka Trump talks about global female entrepreneurship at the GES

Queen Maxima of the Netherlands

Queen Maxima of the Netherlands encourages entrepreneurship and sustainability at the GES

Klaus and UK Ambassador Wilson

Peter Wilson (UK Ambassador to the Netherlands) with Klaus during the Excellencies & Entrepreneurs dinner.



The Increased Importance of Environmental Sustainability in Real Estate

"According to the National Association of Homebuilders, homebuyers want — and will pay more for — sustainable features like energy-efficient appliances, windows and the like, alongside features that ensure better air quality." -- Nathan Miller

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