How Do You Live Without Plastic Bags?

Plastic sucks. Sure it’s an amazing product in many ways, but what isn’t amazing about it is that we have taken something that should be used for the long-haul and turned it into something we dispose of incredibly quickly, sometimes within seconds of using (like those damn coffee stir sticks). So whittling away at our daily use of these readily disposable plastics has meant finding a way to do away with the ubiquitous plastic bag.

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Ultimate Guide to Zero Waste Gift-Giving

We have all received gifts we don’t actually want, right? Then where does that gift end up? Do you donate it? Give it away? Does it end up in the landfill? What if you rethought your gift-giving this holiday and not only found a way to hit the gift-giving nail on the head, but also was better for the environment? Win-win! Check out these tips to guide you in your giving.

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Compostable Dishware: What is the Impact?

Recently I began wondering about the impact of so many of these compostable products we’ve seen shops and restaurants switching to these days and what their true impact is.  Shouldn’t the answer be obvious? I mean, they’re compostable after all!

Compostable is always better, right?  But is it?

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7 Tips for Shopping Ethically and Sustainably

How you shop and what you buy matters. It really does! So here are some tips for helping you shop wisely that will allow you to do everything you can to do what’s best for the world with every hard-earned dollar you spend!

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Our Approach to Carbon Offsets

For the past year our family of four has been traveling around the world. And while we’ve been doing everything in our power to cut down the typical waste travelers produce, the fact of the matter is that we have had a huge negative impact on the climate with all of our plane flights.  So what, if anything, can be done about this?

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