Plastic-Free Living

Earth Day is over...now what?

Earth Day is over...now what?

Earth Day is an important day for all of us to reflect on the state of our Mother Earth and the actions we can take to protect it. However, it's not just about what we do on Earth Day or even Earth Month, but what we continue to do in the days, weeks, and months ahead...

Bazillions o’ Bottle Caps Littering our Oceans

Bazillions o’ Bottle Caps Littering our Oceans

Bottle caps are consistently listed in the top five types of plastic litter on beaches and are also in the top five items considered harmful to marine life....

Old Dirty plastic sponge

Spongebad Plasticpants- Why sponges are dirty

So the sponge in your kitchen today is made from fossil fuel based plastic. Swell! Likely with plastic packaging and toxic chemicals to reduce its appeal to germs. Oh, and you should replace that disgusting mess every month or so and send it to a landfill where it will live … forever. yay…

Shampoo Bars

Sustainable Hair Care

Ingredients aside, one of the biggest ways the beauty industry harms the environment is through its hard to recycle plastic packaging. Oftentimes, made from mixed plastics, these containers are not recyclable and find their way into landfills or waterways. "In 2018, in the U.S. alone, almost 7.9 billion units of rigid plastic were created just for beauty and personal care products. And the problem is set to get worse." -Plastic Pollution Coalition.

plastic free oral care routine

Optimize Your Oral Care Routine: 3 Simple Bathroom Swaps for Eco-Friendly Living

It’s a basic part of everyday life - we brush our teeth. And all the things that you need for your oral health are made of… wait for it… plastic.

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....

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?

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