Month: February 2021

Zero Waste Starter Holiday Gift Guide

Striving for a Zero Waste holiday season means thinking carefully about what we give and receive, along with choosing purchases that are useful, long lasting, and compostable or recyclable. It may seem counter-intuitive to gift someone interested in living a zero waste lifestyle more products, but reusable essentials are always worth the investment. From reusable water bottles, …

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Aalia’s Sustainable Holiday Gift Guide

It’s that time of year again—the holidays. And whether you’re celebrating Hannukah, Christmas, Kwanza, or another celebration there is usually some exchange of gifts and tokens of appreciation. Unfortunately, the holidays also bring an increase in plastic waste. And with an estimated 30% increase in plastic usage since the start of the pandemic this year, …

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Best Environmental Books To Read

Existential threats to the planet call for practical solutions — along with heartfelt examinations of how we got here and where we’re going next. Changes we make today will make the planet better for us and future generations. We’ve compiled a comprehensive list of the most important, interesting and thought-provoking books on the environment and sustainability. These …

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10 Quick and Easy Sustainable Home Swaps for Low-Waste Eco Friendly Home

It is NOT difficult or expensive to be eco friendly. It just takes a lifestyle change, breaking old habits and practice. So what can we do to make a positive impact on the environment and teach our children about sustainability? All it takes are little changes. What we throw out goes back into our food supply. …

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6 Reasons To Shop Small and Shop Local This Holiday Season [And All Year Long]

Do you know that following Black Friday is Small Business Saturday?  We’ve got 6 reasons for you to skip the big box stores, start shopping small and buy local. Have you ever found yourself buying a gift for the sake of buying a gift? Reluctant to get in line days in ahead of time? Did you …

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