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Valentine's Day Excess: The Cost of Love on the Environment

Walk into virtually any retail establishment from January 2nd until February 14th and your eyes will be assaulted with mountains of cellophane wrapped novelties, balloons, plushies, and candy galore. In the US Valentine’s Day gift-givers spent around $20.7 billion. Unfortunately, it comes at a significant cost to our planet.

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Zero Waste Gift Wrap Ideas for the Holidays

Did you know? Most wrapping paper and gift wrapping materials are not recyclable? Anything glittery, with mixed in foil and plastic, textures, or lamination will inevitably end up in a landfill.

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Go Green This Holiday Season: 9 Tips for an Eco-Friendly Holiday

The holiday season is upon us, and with it comes the joy of giving, sharing, and celebrating. However, it's also a time when our carbon footprint tends to grow substantially. From the excess food waste to the mountains of discarded wrapping paper, the Holidays can be quite wasteful. But...

Thrifted Gift Ideas

Sustainable Shopping: Gifts to Score at Thrift Stores

These thrifted-ISH gift ideas not only demonstrate your thoughtfulness but also promote sustainable living. By choosing pre-loved items and eco-friendly accessories, you're not only saving money but also reducing your environmental footprint. 

10 Eco-Friendly Gifts Under $10

10 Eco-Friendly Gifts Under $10

Gift-giving on a budget doesn't mean compromising on sustainability – these eco-friendly gifts under $10 offer both affordability and a positive impact on the planet.

Sustainable Gift Guide

Eco-Friendly Gift Guide For Every Budget

Finding eco-conscious gifts that won't break the bank is easier than ever with Me Mother Earth! In this gift guide, we've curated a selection of thoughtful and sustainable gift options for every budget....

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....

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.