Green Gift Guide 2017
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View the 2018 gift guide here.   It’s getting into the holiday season, and if you’re shopping for gifts this year, why not buy from conscious brands? This list contains both North American and EU based companies, but most ship … more

Simple, Safe & Eco Friendly Cleaning
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My home cleaning products are super simple – these are the few ingredients I use: Vinegar – white and apple cider Baking Soda Dr. Bronner’s liquid soap (I love the peppermint scent) dilution cheat sheet  I usually use the vinegar … more

Why I’m Not Zero Waste
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I’m all for reducing waste, and I think that lowering your impact and waste is an important part of living sustainably. I also make a habit of sharing low/zero waste products and solutions. However, I can’t see myself adopting a … more

Minimalist Apartment Tour
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My most requested video is finally here! I hope you enjoy this tour of our home in Germany. My husband Ben and I try to live minimally but still have a functional space that meets our needs and feels comfortable. … more

Low Waste Flying
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My husband Ben has a job that requires him to fly often. He was getting frustrated by all the plastic generated on his trips, so there are some things he decided to bring on his trips to reduce the amount … more

Research and Reliable Information
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On youtube and social media I try to share how I live more consciously, but the part of my life you don’t see is the hours and hours I spend researching – looking into brands, reading studies, and catching up … more

Low Waste Bathroom Swaps
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Some of the changes I’ve made to reduce waste with my care and hygiene products. I now use: Bamboo toothbrush Toothpaste tabs Concentrated mouthwash – you use a few drops in water Menstrual cup – Read my post about switching to … more

Following…
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Selva Beat magazine and on Instagram Today on SB | The ultimate guide to #PalmOilFree dog treats. Bone appétit! 🐕 A post shared by Selva Beat (@selvabeat) on Aug 8, 2017 at 12:47pm PDT Selva Beat is a sustainability-focused lifestyle … more

My love of Linen
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Linen is an amazing fabric: it’s not only wonderful to wear, but is also the oldest known fibre, as well as one of the most sustainable! Linen comes from the flax plant. The plants go through a process called “retting” … more

Menstrual Cups are a Period-Changer
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I’m late to the menstrual cup game; I had heard about them for quite a while before I actually tried one out. It’s too bad I waited so long, though, because I’m never going back!   Why I love using … more

How to Carbon Offset your Travel
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We know that transportation has a large environmental impact, but it can also be very difficult to avoid. Flying is especially bad (although there are ways to fly better) and one way to help compensate for your CO2 emissions is … more

What’s in my Beach Bag
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  My beach/pool essentials: – Sunscreen is a must. I’m currently using Eco Cosmetics SPF 30, which is an okay sunscreen. The ingredients aren’t the best compared to other eco-friendly sunscreens, and I don’t like the feeling of it on – … more

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