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Why Lorde’s New Album ‘Solar Power’ is the Most Eco-Friendly Thing You’ll Listen To This Summer

We didn't need another reason to love Lorde, but she delivered anyways. The 'Royals' singer announced this week that not only will her third studio album, Solar Power, be released on August 20, but it will not be available on CDs. “No CDs this time, I didn’t wanna make something that would end up in a landfill in 2 years," Lorde said in a bulletin to her newsletter subscribers. "But more than that, I wanted to make something that symbolized ...

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Practical Tips on How To Reduce Food Waste

72 billion pounds. That’s the amount of food that gets thrown away in America every year. Why does this matter? Doesn’t it just decompose in the landfill? It actually does not. In landfills, organic waste (food) doesn’t have the right set of conditions to properly break down and instead it ends up releasing methane, a greenhouse gas which is even more potent than carbon dioxide and contributes to the global rising temperatures. This is why it's ...

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8 BIPOC Sustainability Influencers You Should Be Following

To beat the climate crisis, we must acknowledge that it is an intersectional issue, meaning that injustices happening to marginalized communities and the earth are interconnected. One of the ways we can begin to tackle this is by diversifying our social media feeds by following more BIPOC sustainability influencers. Now, I don't mean clicking a few follow buttons and calling it a day. I mean following BIPOC influencers, understanding their platf ...

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7 Free Online Sustainability & Climate Change Courses

If you're looking to take your eco-education a step beyond eco-friendly influencers, sustainable TikToks or climate change podcasts, an online class might be right for you. Consider taking one of these free online sustainability courses to level up your knowledge. From food to fashion to plant parents, there's an eco course out there for just about everyone! 1. Future Food: Sustainable Food Systems for the 21st Century Best For: Tho ...

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Eco-Friendly Toilet Paper: The 9 Best Brands for 2021

If you're looking to incorporate some easy sustainable swaps into your life there is no better place to start than with your butt. Why? Well, about 27,000 trees are flushed into the sewer systems as toilet paper every day. That means there are a LOT of trees getting the axe (quite literally) so we can wipe our bums. This rate of deforestation is alarming, especially in Canada's boreal forest, which is a significant source of timber for toile ...

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What are Carbon Offsets and Which Ones Should You Purchase?

It seems that carbon offsetting has been “having a moment” lately. Greta Thunberg brought international attention to the impacts of travel-related emissions when she crossed the ocean by boat instead of plane. Since then we’ve seen airlines and e-commerce stores begin encouraging you to add carbon offsets to your purchases. While it may be tempting to partake as a way to neutralize your carbon footprint, I would advise you to refrain and instead ...

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10 Easy Low Waste Swaps For a More Sustainable Life

Low waste living can seem intimdating to a beginner - you have to start thinking about your carbon footprint, where your clothes are made, what they're made of, plastic free packaging, food waste, greenhouse gases, water waste (is your head spinning yet?). As a result, the whole concept of a conscious lifestyle can get overwhelming very quickly and between greenwashing and fake news, how do you even know what's truly eco-friendly and what isn't? ...


6 Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products for a Cleaner (and Greener) Home

Anyone else ever wonder just how "clean" their cleaning products actually are? With unpronounceable chemicals and unclear regulations around toxic ingredients, it can be hard to tell. For products that both you and the planet can enjoy check out our list of 6 eco-friendly cleaning products below (and if you're on a real cleaning streak, check out our guide on how to sustainably declutter your home too!) Household Cleaners Blue ...


How to Sustainably Declutter Your Home: A Room-By-Room Guide

There’s something about living in a clean, calm space, that is so satisfying. However, getting to that space often involves a lot of waste (a Green Freak's nemesis). Good news is we've gathered some tips on how to sustainably declutter some of the most mess-prone rooms in your home. Which one are you most excited to tackle first? Kitchen Pantry Dry goods cabinets, the snack drawer or our favorite, the alcohol shelves, can easil ...


Conscious Travel: How to Plan a Sustainable Vacation

Adopting conscious practices at home is one thing, adopting them on the go is a whole other challenge. For those who want see the world in an eco-friendly fashion, consider the following questions as you plan your next sustainable vacation. 1) Where are you going? Closer to home is always better for the environment (assuming you opt for ground travel that is). For short haul flights, carbon emissions per traveler are about 82 grams per mil ...

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Eco-Friendly Self-Care Tips

With all that is going on in the world these days, it's especially important to make time for self-care (and not that doesn't just mean taking a selfie in a face mask). To me, it means taking the time to fully unwind, and so below I've shared some of my favorite earth-friendly ways of doing just that. Let me know which ones you try out! Step One: Dry Brushing Skincare is one of our favorite ways to bring ourselves to a mindful place. ...

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Eco-Friendly Valentine’s Day Gifts for Every Valentine in Your Life

Valentine’s Day – it’s all about love. Love for your partner, your friends, even yourself, but what about the earth? For those looking to celebrate the holiday in a sustainable fashion, here are a few eco-friendly Valentine's Day gifts that say “I love you AND the planet.” For Him Beard Care If your man loves his facial hair (maybe at times more than you), gift him an organic beard kit from Etsy seller, Meadowlark Botan ...

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Eco-Friendly New Year’s Resolutions for a Greener 2020

Alright, so who is pumped to start going to the gym everyday at 5:00 AM in a polar vortex? Not us, and probably not you either. That’s the issue with resolutions, so many people set goals they're NOT excited about. That's why all of our resolutions this year focus on something that really gets us going: sustainability.  We’ve set specific, attainable eco-friendly resolutions that we’re jazzed about, and bonus! They’re not restrictive. They ...

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I’m Morgan, here to provide you with simple pro-planet tips! I hope you’ll join me on my journey to living a more sustainable life. Laughs, dancing and cocktails are guaranteed along the way.

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