Ways To Go More Sustainable This Thanksgiving

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It’s the time of year when we gather around the table with family and close friends to enjoy a large, scrumptious meal and think about what we are grateful for in our lives. Thanksgiving is a celebration of the harvest and different people coming together to share a joyful moment together. Yet, Thanksgiving can also […]

Gift Ideas for Friends and Family New to Zero Waste

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Gift giving is hard. Seeing friends and family members be wasteful can be hard, too. It’s hard to know when to bite your tongue and when to intervene. Personally, I just became that person who went through the trash during my family’s vacation and pulled out all of the recyclables to take home to our own recycling […]

Why You May Want To Avoid Black Plastic

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If you have any kitchen supplies or toys made from black plastic, you may want to think twice about having them in your home. A recent study published in Environment International sounded the alarm that black plastic may contain harmful chemicals. Black plastic is used in many of our everyday products that end up either […]

How to go Plastic-Free this Halloween

Trick or Treat! Halloween is coming and there is no shortage of Halloween plastic from plastic trick-or-treat bags, plastic pumpkins, plastic decorations, plastic costumes, to plastic candy wrappers. However, with a few small changes, we can reduce the amount of Halloween plastic used and wasted during this time of year. We’ve got great ideas for […]