Aalia Mauro is a Creative Director, Eco-communicator, and founder of the leading sustainable fashion and zero waste editorial platform, vertemode.com. After working as a fashion model, Mauro started working as a creative director where she witnessed firsthand how wasteful the fashion industry was and the impact of fast fashion on the environment. Mauro started her slow fashion & zero-waste journey slowly, buying items at the secondhand store and wearing clothes made by sustainable fashion designers. She launched vertemode.com to share her slow fashion and zero waste journey. Today, Mauro works consistently to create campaigns to promote slow fashion, sustainable living, and empowering women.

Why Healing Your Gut Is Essential for Good Health

The human gut is more complex than previously thought and has a huge impact on whole-body health. A healthy gut contributes to a strong immune system, heart health, brain health, improved mood, healthy sleep, and effective digestion, and it may help prevent some cancers and autoimmune diseases. Scientists have also found that gut bacteria produce neurotransmitters that regulate …

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1. BIODEGRADABLE TOOTHBRUSHES Bamboo toothbrushes are quickly becoming a staple in many households, not only because they’re naturally antimicrobial, but also because of their eco-friendliness and biodegradability. While a plastic toothbrush will sit in a landfill, the best bamboo toothbrushes naturally decompose after it’s been disposed of. A Set Of Classic Nylon Bristle Toothbrushes EcoFrenzy Bamboo Toothbrushes …


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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