Because disposable razors and their replacement cartridges are made out of multiple materials, they're not recyclable outside of a few specialized programs. This means that the replacement cartridges used by some 160 million Americans as of 2019 will make their way into land fills this year. Leaf Shave will not only save me money, but also guarantees that I'll never contribute to that pollution ever again.
I've decided dedicate the month of September to finding more sustainable alternatives to my most wasteful personal care items, from 'that time of the month' necessities, to tooth paste, skincare and shaving.
Dealing with irritated pits after trying to make the switch to natural deos? This super simple bentonite clay detox takes less than 5 minutes to mix up and may be exactly what your skin (and pits!) need.
Because our bodies are unable to make omega-3s, we gotta get them from what we eat. And, the most commonly sited sources are all animal based. But, never fear, vegans and vegetarians can get the EFAs they need by incorporating some of these foods into their diets.
Sustainable farming practices, ecosystem health and economic wealth are returning to a village in Guatemala one food forest at a time thanks to 501c Contour Lines Corp.
I’ve mentioned this before, but Tulum will always hold a special place in my heart for being the place where I first decided to go vegan. My return only served to deepen my love for the area.
Not only did I escape death by starvation in Italy (quite the opposite in most places, actually) I was pleasantly surprised by some of the offerings and blown away by others.
Over the past few years my interest in keeping and growing plants has grown by leaps and bounds. And, based off the reactions to some of my recent IG posts, I’m not alone. Our new home was nearly 2 years in the making. Shortly before the process began in earnest I became super interested in home gardening and ways to maximize small spaces. I knew there would be some challenges with growing in the desert but as I did more research I realized it wasn’t impossible — but more on the ‘how’ later. For now, let’s talk about what made me want to do this in the first place. Reasons…
Does 'learning the language' really impact your travel experience? I'm about to find out.
Sponsored by COIN Conventional wisdom says we should start investing as soon as possible. The younger you are when you begin, the more time you have to build interest and the more money you’ll bank. But, for many of us (at least for me) investing still feels scary. When I think of investing and investors I imagine lots of stuffed suits with overly coiffed hair, carrying briefcases and trying to convince me to put my money in some big box superstore because ‘it’s a ‘sure’ thing’. At this point in my life, those types of investments are completely opposite of who I am as a person. However, the reality is…