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Grocery Stores Have Room To Grow In The Effort To Being Sustainable

With the tangible effects of global warming, consumers are more concerned with sustainability than ever before. While businesses like grocery stores, with the 2030 Paris Agreement deadline looming over their heads, should be making greater strides toward net-zero emissions.   Yet a recent study found while customers were willing to spend more for eco-friendly products and […]

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Single-Use Plastics, Microplastics and Nanoplastics: Understanding the Different Types of Plastic Pollution

The best tool for any type of global change is knowledge. Most consumers are aware plastic, and plastic pollution, is dangerous to the environment. Fewer would be able to specify that danger, and fewer still would be able to come up with types of plastic other than single-use examples – like water bottles and plastic […]

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10 Easy and Cheap Ways to Live Sustainably at College

College students use their time on campus to learn more about themselves and begin independent lives. If you are a college student, you may have decided to live a greener lifestyle, but how can you make it happen without a full-time income or a lot of control over your housing situation?  Here are a few […]

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Going Plastic-Free: 5 Places in Your Life to Ditch Plastic

We all know plastic isn’t good for the environment. Every time you grab a water bottle at the convenience store, or load your groceries into single-use plastic bags, you’re contributing to a global problem that is destroying our oceans, harming wildlife and threatening human health. And the more you learn about this scourge, the more […]

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Is Seaweed the Future of Packaging?

We currently live in a world barraged by plastic. Since 2010, scientists estimate 8 million metric tons of plastic have entered our oceans because of human waste. That’s approximately the same weight as 90 aircraft carriers. If we do nothing to counteract this current trend, the rate of plastic in our waterways is on track […]

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Plastic-Free Swaps to Make for the Good of the Environment

No matter when and where you grew up, you’ve probably become well-aware of the various plastic one- and single-use products on the market today. In fact, many of us grew up with the mistaken belief these products were a great “convenience” in our lives. Plastic-free was not a word we heard often and, when we […]

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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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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, […]