Crab Island Shampoo Company: Shampoo around the World

Crab Island Shampoo Company: Shampoo around the World

As a Peace Corps Volunteer from 1992-1995 in the south of Thailand I learned a lot about the cultural implications of shampoo consumption.  I mostly taught English Monday through Thursday.  But from Friday to Saturday, I was charged with the early “micro-lending” idea...
4 Plastic Free Ideas for a Green Easter

4 Plastic Free Ideas for a Green Easter

Easter is coming which means it’s basket prep time! Here are four tips for a Green Easter with less plastic for your family and the planet: Paper filling instead of plastic grass. Love how easter baskets look when they are full of grass, candy and eggs? That’s fine....
How Effective is Your Recycling?

How Effective is Your Recycling?

Recycling is a good thing. It’s always better to reuse than than to toss it straight into the landfill. But like most issues, when you dig into the details, the benefits of recycling are a bit more complicated. So how effective are your recycling efforts? We let...