Plastic-Free Living

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....

Sustainable Hair Care

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.

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?! 

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