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.
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.
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…
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Get to Know a Brand: The Elephant Pants, established in 2014, is a fair trade clothing and accessory brand working to stop poaching and save elephants via donations generated by their sales. So far they've raised more than $185,000.
Part of my motivation for becoming vegan was the impact that animal agriculture has on our planet. And, while just cutting out meat can greatly lessen your personal carbon footprint, it’s just the beginning. At times, the bad news about the state of the environment can seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. There are small but significant things we can all do to help. I’m no expert, but over the past year, I’ve made a few changes in my personal life to further lessening my impact on the planet. Not only do I feel better, it’s saved me a little moola in the long run too. If sustainability…