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....
Making Sustainable Choices: 5 Easy Bathroom Swaps for a Greener Future
Most bathroom plastics are made from mixed materials and are NOT recyclable. These are items we use EVERYDAY, last us a few months, then end up in a landfill or even our oceans- polluting our planet for 100’s of years.
Plastic Free July: Join the Movement with Me Mother Earth
Plastic Free July presents a timely reminder for us to rethink our plastic consumption habits and embrace sustainable alternatives.
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
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
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.
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....