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....
Things to start instead of new diet this year
As we welcome 2022, take a second gaze over your New Year’s Resolution and ask yourself, “Will I be doing this for a year? More than a year?” Make sustainable goals that will work for you and congratulate yourself on the small daily successes.
Bamboo- The New Super Hero
In addition to growing more sustainably, bamboo is durable and biodegradable. You'll replace it less often and it won't stay in a landfill until 2999.
Five Ways to Gift Sustainably
Living a lower waste lifestyle can be difficult this time of year. Here are 5 Ways to Gift Sustainably....
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?
Breaking Free from Plastic: Embrace Biodegradable Dental Floss
Dental floss. For honestly years, I only thought about dental floss when I went to the dentist and then only for a few cringe worthy moments of guilt. Do you floss?
Natural Deodorants Tested and Rated
Don’t know if you looked lately but “natural” deodorant means different things to different people and most definitely will not compete in either ease of application or price point with over-the-counter brands. So I began a quest to find the simplest, easiest, and most effective natural deodorant that wouldn’t make me subsist on peanut butter and crackers to afford it. Here are my top four....