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Planning the Ultimate Biking Vacation

We’ve been told ever since the pandemic began that being outdoors is a lot safer than being inside with other people. Meanwhile, many of us have been working from home, feeling cooped up and isolated for a long time, and itching to get out. Fortunately, there’s no better way to scratch that itch than by […]

Where Does Our Recycling Go? with Jonathan Levy

This week we welcomed the @ZeroWasteGuy from social media to talk about the life cycle of our waste. Recycling is oftentimes not the solution, so Jonathan breaks down the process, how we can minimize our waste, and why are people on the internet such jerks sometimes

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Eco-Friendly Shipping: What You Need to Know

The push to go green is nothing new, but the movement has gained more traction in recent years, and eco-friendly shipping has now become an essential component for businesses. For a while, companies were able to skate by with performative or minimal green publicly known efforts, but customers expect more these days. The green movement […]

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6 Ways Everyone Can Be More Eco-Conscious in 2021

With the start of a new year comes the chance to make resolutions to do better, for ourselves and for the planet. If you’re thinking of making some eco-friendly swaps in 2021, here are six ways you can lead a more eco-conscious lifestyle for the future.  1. Shop Second-Hand Fast fashion is a big problem, […]

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15 Everyday Biodegradable Items as a Great Alternative to Plastic

With the war on plastic still raging forward, it’s more important than ever to start looking for alternative materials and biodegradable items. The planet is about to reach a stage of irreversible events if people don’t start waking up to the harm that’s being caused. You’ve likely heard about biodegradable materials and items, but what […]

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Reusable Options to Get Closer to Zero Waste

At times, the journey to zero waste can feel like it’s two steps forward and three plastic doodads back.  For example, have you ever been out to eat, or running errands, only to come home with some bit of plastic or other packaging you really didn’t need? Sadly, we have all been there. It happens more […]

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Environmentally-Friendly Tips to Help You Make the Most of Your Next Outdoor Adventure

Whether you’re embarking on a camping trip or just going for a walk in the park, it’s important to understand how your actions – no matter how big or how small they may seem – can impact the environment, both positively and negatively. In an effort to preserve our beautiful planet for generations to come, […]

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5 Creative and Effective Ways to Make the Moving Process More Sustainable

Making environmentally-conscious decisions should be a part of your everyday life no matter if you’re at home, commuting to work, doing chores or, in this case, if you’re organizing a move. Yes, moving house can be very stressful and the last thing you’re thinking about is whether or not you bought recyclable boxes or if […]

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7 Biofriendly Swaps to Minimize Your Plastic Dependency

Over the years, our society has become more and more dependent on plastic. It’s a true, but unfortunate, fact. People are so focused on convenience in the here and now, they forget (or many not even realize) the environmental impact single- and one-use plastic waste has on our world. According to experts, ocean plastics could […]

9 Eco-Friendly Travel Products and Tips

I think you have probably already heard about the global plastic pollution of our earth and oceans. According to studies, more than 11 billion plastic items lie on coral reefs in the Asia-Pacific region. About 8 million tons of plastic go into the ocean every year.   Traveling for many years on my own, I can […]