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Heading Back to School in a Sustainable Way

Heading Back to School in a Sustainable Way

Fall is right around the corner, and with that comes the start of a new school year! Here are some sustainable tips to kick off this term in an eco-friendly fashion.

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The Ecological Footprint Quiz: Understanding How You Can Make a Difference

The Ecological Footprint Quiz: Understanding How You Can Make a Difference

The Ecological Footprint is a quiz created by the Global Footprint Network that measures an individual's consumption, carbon footprint, consumption by land, and the total number of Earth's required to sustain an individual lifestyle.

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How to Save Money + The Planet

Disposable Products Market Research Reusable Savings

How to Save Money + The Planet

Finding financially viable ways to be sustainable can seem daunting at first. There are many ways to lessen your impact as a consumer, but some of these products and methods can be expensive. It's easy to get swept up in the idea that sustainable living is a luxury lifestyle. So, is it really worth investing in sustainable options if the initial cost is so high? We broke down the costs of some commonly used disposable products and compared them to the cost of reusable versions.

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What is OEKO-TEX and Why is it Important?

What is OEKO-TEX and Why is it Important?

What is OEKO-TEX and Why is it Important? OEKO what? If you are new to this term, no worries, we are here to educate you on this exciting standard of textile testing!  First, let’s address the obvious question. HOW do you pronounce this?  While it seems like you would sound out the first two vowels separately, like OH-EE-KO, it actually sounds like OH-KO. However, it can vary depending on what part of the world you are in so if you say OH-EH-KO or even OY-KO, it won’t be wrong!  Next, what does OEKO-TEX even mean? The OEKO-TEX website shares, “In...

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Tru Earth - Truly Eco-Friendly Laundry Detergent!

Tru Earth - Truly Eco-Friendly Laundry Detergent!

Plastic is everywhere. Even in the aisles of natural grocery stores, eco-friendly products, and in our attempt at sustainable homes. We recycle what we can, but where does it all go from there? Headlines are littered with news of recycled plastic that never makes it through the recycling process. It can feel like you are running against the wind, trying desperately to preserve the planet, but are your recycling efforts even helping?  In 2018, according to the EPA, only 8.7% of plastics were actually recycled while landfills received more than 27 million tons of plastic, a number that seems unimaginable!...

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