Winter is on its way and storefronts everywhere are already announcing Christmas will be here soon. The celebration of Christmas has valuable religious and historical roots, but it’s turned into a marketing brouhaha in modern culture. In fact, the consumerist celebration of Christmas has turned many individuals against the holiday, especially when they consider the […]
It’s gift giving season which means we tend to look for what is shiny and brand new, but this year maybe consider looking into recycled precious metals to decrease mining demand.
Try a few zero waste gift giving ideas like gifting a beloved used book, homemade food or an experience like a concert or trip… there are many eco-friendly options that won’t contribute to a landfill
Pets have saved many of us from the pandemic blues. Amid lockdowns and quarantines, we found ourselves isolated from our human network, so we leaned more than ever on our furry friends. Some of us are spending more time with our pets, while others have brought new friends home. (Animal shelters and pet agencies saw […]
We know that Santa is on his way and loading lots of toys and goodies on his sleigh, but what is being done by some of the biggest toy companies in the world to help their environmental impact? This week we unwrap the problem of making toys too biodegradable, remind you to pay those playthings forward like Toy Story taught us, and Noel and Jacob reminisce about their favorite toys!
Every year we get a chance to surprise our outdoorsy loved ones with gifts, whether it’s for their birthdays, Valentine’s Day, or during the holidays. It’s one of the simplest ways to show love and affection. To make this year’s gift-giving even more special, we’re giving you a list of sustainable, ethical, and eco-friendly gifts […]
Although Valentine’s Day has become quite commercialized as a “holiday”, it’s also a day focused on showing love and appreciation for those you hold especially dear. Showing another person you care doesn’t have to be an expensive proposition. It doesn’t need to be done with a box of chocolates, some candy or a bouquet of […]
Well, it’s that time of the year again. If you didn’t get a chance to get your shopping done on Black Friday, Small Business Saturday or Cyber Monday, you’re probably on the hunt for a few more gifts. Even if you did snag some deals, but might still be looking for a few special items, […]
Mother’s Day is just one day out of the year, but it’s a great time to celebrate your mom, grandmother or other woman who’s had a significant impact on your life. So, we wanted to take a few minutes to give you some ideas of ecofriendly gifts and activities your mom is sure to enjoy. It […]
As the holidays approach, now is the time (if you haven’t already begun) to do some shopping for family and friends. Whether you are planning to give out lots of gifts, or only a few, we’ve got five environmentally-friendly tips to help make your holiday shopping easier. Make a List and Check It Twice Santa […]