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.

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....

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....

This Couple Is Saving The World One Spork At A Time

This Couple Is Saving The World One Spork At A Time

“Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you.” -Ruth Bader Ginsburg

8 Money Saving Plastic-Free Swaps

8 Money Saving Plastic-Free Swaps

Here we are committed to the idea of “progress, not perfection,” because we understand that by virtue of living in an industrialized country it becomes nearly impossible to avoid all the things that harm our Mother Earth. We also are committed to the idea that every small action builds on every other small action and that together, doing our own little part, we can make a significant difference. So let's look at 8 simple swaps that can both save you some money and help the planet.

Is Silicone Eco Friendly?

Is Silicone Eco Friendly?

Lately, silicone is the next best thing in kitchen cool. Nothing sticks to it, it can withstand high heat or freezing, and it seems to last nearly forever without chips coming off of the large or microscopic variety. We're saved! But are we? What is silicone?

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