Don’t Buy Roses for Valentine’s Day – Try These Sustainable Alternatives Instead

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Your romantic gesture has a bigger environmental impact than you think.  Flowers, especially red roses, double in price this time of year. Ecuador exports up to 15 000 tonnes of flowers to the U.S. by plane in the three weeks leading up to Valentine’s … more

How to Reduce Your Baby’s Microplastic Exposure

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The Best Natural and Plastic-Free Baby Toys and Products Right from birth, babies are surrounded by plastic in many different forms: from clothing, to toys, to furniture and more. And growing evidence is showing that babies are also consuming a lot of plastic in … more

Zero Waste Swaps – Reduce Your Impact and Save Money!

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You’ve probably already got your water bottle and reusable coffee cup, but here are 10 other zero waste swaps to consider which can greatly reduce your plastic and carbon footprint, plus most can also save you money over time! This post is in partnership … more

Why You Should Stop Using Fabric Softeners & Dryer Sheets

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Let’s cut right to it: you shouldn’t use fabric softeners. They’re bad for your clothes (especially athletic wear, which we’ll get into), your health, and the environment. It’s just not worth it! Fabric softeners became popular in the mid-1900s because the dyes, detergents, and … 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 a menstrual cup Washable … more