Lifestyle

How To “Slay Responsibly” With Zavier Clark

#SlayingResponsibly is more than a hashtag, it is a mindset. The concept was bred out of a to include self-care practices into my consumption habits as an individual. As a Black, plus-size, queer, nonbinary person who consumes luxury products often I felt like I was not the picture-perfect example of what the industry was looking …

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5 Ways to Donate to Reduce Waste and Ensure Reuse

I still cannot believe it’s been over a year (pre-pandemic times, oh my!) since I volunteered with sorting items to be processed and priced at Goodwill. One by one, I went through clothing donations, inspecting their condition and evaluating each piece, making the call on what could be sold in-store.  Although this experience sometimes feels …

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Introducing Intercropping

Intercropping, the act of planting different crops together, can be divided into different sub-categories. Mixed intercropping is when a person grows more than two different crops together without any “distinct row arrangement” (Vandermeer 1989). Then, there is row intercropping, usually found in intensive agriculture, where multiple types of plants are grown in rows made by …

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Small Morning Habits That Will Make Your Life So Much Better by Aalia Mauro

Almost 3 years ago, my life changed. It wasn’t a big, dramatic event that was the catalyst, nor a realization that my life was on the wrong path. I simply started a morning routine. Small, micro efforts daily add up to huge results. Morning routines can have huge benefits on your mental and physical health. …

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10 Easy Ways to Ditch Plastics During #PlasticFreeJuly

Plastic Free July is coming to a close and whether you’ve made loads of changes in your daily routine or are still trying to get the hang of recognizing plastic in your life, there’s no wrong place to be in your journey. To help the people that might need some inspiration of how to progress …

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12 Books to Read to Inspire a Plastic-Free Lifestyle

So many of us want to make small changes to better ourselves in our daily lives, whether it be reading a book, living an eco-friendly lifestyle, or better yet– both! We’ve come up with our top 12 picks for a read that will inspire green action in just about anyone. If you’re new to sustainable …

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