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5 Ways to Use your ecoffee cup

5 Ways to Use your ecoffee cup

3 Minute Read. Multifunctionality. It’s one of the key principles of sustainability. However, we are often trained by excellent marketing ads to think we need the perfect tool for every job. To clean the house, we NEED: Windex for our windows, Lysol for our counter […]

A Plant-Based Diet: the Solution to … well, a lot of things

A Plant-Based Diet: the Solution to … well, a lot of things

11 Minute Read. In 2013, a friend lent me the book Eating Animals. It gave me a new perspective about the human-animal dynamic we are all a part of without imposing its beliefs on me. The book allowed me to process the information without graphic imagery or […]

Makeup, Insecurity & Sustainability

Makeup, Insecurity & Sustainability

7 Minute Read. What’s in your makeup bag?   Aside from an array of powders and creams, I guarantee the most common item found in your makeup is plastic, since the majority of it is packaged in just that. With this in mind, I recently […]

3 Ingredient Tooth Powder

3 Ingredient Tooth Powder

6 Minute Read. “What’s in my toothpaste?” Survey Says! A TON! Additives such as sorbitol (sweetener), sodium laurel sulfate (skin irritant), and cellulose gum (filler) are prevalent in all of the major brands. And most of them aren’t even needed to clean your teeth, so why are […]

Zero Waste (One-Ingredient) Nut Milk

Zero Waste (One-Ingredient) Nut Milk

4 Minute Read. ‘Nut Milk’. It has a certain Je Ne Sais Quoi . . . Don’t You Think? Even better is the term: ‘Nut Bag’, which in actuality, has the ability to do so much more than squeeze the juice out of your nuts. […]

What about the Broccoli Stalks?

What about the Broccoli Stalks?

2 Minute Read. Did you know that Americans throw out approximately 40% of their food every year? That’s not only a ton of money going down the drain (about $2,275 for every household of 4), but its also the largest contributor of waste in our […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Waste Disposal & Recycling

A Beginner’s Guide to Waste Disposal & Recycling

7 Minute Read. Most of us know that glass, metal, and paper are recyclable, but what about toothbrushes, rubber bands, and old computers? These items don’t really fall into standard recycling categories, so what do we do with them? The truth is: there’s no one-size-fits-all […]

How to Save the World Without Lifting a Finger

How to Save the World Without Lifting a Finger

4 Minute Read. Ok maybe you have to lift a finger, but literally, only one finger . . . How many times a day (or week) do you Google something?   Do you know that Google performs approximately 40,000 search queries every single second (InternetLiveStats)? This means […]

My Top 10 Food Storage Faves

My Top 10 Food Storage Faves

6 Minute Read. Who’s hungry? Oh wait…that’s me! But seriously, let’s talk about food ‘cus I’ve got some goodies for you. One of the biggest sources of household waste comes from the kitchen: Ziploc bags, Glad Tupperware, and dare I say it . . . […]

Picking Up 1 Piece of Trash a Day could Change the World

Picking Up 1 Piece of Trash a Day could Change the World

 5 Minute Read. “More than 8 million tons of plastic is dumped into our oceans every year” (Plastic Oceans Foundation), and that number is expected to increase tenfold in the next decade. If this doesn’t put your radars on high alert, let’s take a look […]