Plastic-Free Living

Valentine’s Day Dilemma

Valentine’s Day Dilemma

Valentine's Day is upon us...There are generally two prepackaged, easy, and possibly affordable options for gifts that you'll see virtually everywhere- chocolate and flowers. Potentially great for the wallet, perhaps, but not so much for Mother Earth....

Eco-Friendly (and Cheap) Holiday Decor Ideas

Eco-Friendly (and Cheap) Holiday Decor Ideas

If every American family wrapped just 3 presents in reused materials, it would save enough paper to cover 45,000 football fields...small steps DO matter! Here are some tips and tricks on decorating sustainably (and cheaply) this holiday season....

3 Reasons to Shop Small this Holiday Season (and always!)

3 Reasons to Shop Small this Holiday Season (and always!)

With the holidays nearing and sustainable gifting an option, why not consider shopping small this season? Shopping small means supporting local businesses over corporations – that means investing in your community and making a positive, social (heck, maybe even environmental!) impact.

Composting 101

Composting 101

To compost or not compost? It’s not uncommon to question what can be placed back in the soil and where do you even begin?

Ways to Participate in No Straw November

Ways to Participate in No Straw November

The truth behind plastic and compostable straws, and ways to participate in No Straw November...

Halloween Waste: Something You Should Really Be Afraid Of

Halloween Waste: Something You Should Really Be Afraid Of

Halloween is just around the corner! It’s time to welcome the candy, jack-o’-lanterns, and spooky faces in the late month of October. However, one dilemma that’s often unaddressed is a Halloween SCARE every household should be aware of – earth polluting Halloween materials....

The Cotton Tote Dilemma

The Cotton Tote Dilemma

There has been a recent debate about cotton bags or totes being more harmful to the planet than plastic bags...what?! 

Bamboo- The New Super Hero

Bamboo- The New Super Hero

In addition to growing more sustainably, bamboo is durable and biodegradable. You'll replace it less often and it won't stay in a landfill until 2999.

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