6 Ocean-Safe, Non-Nano Sunscreens

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We want our sunscreen to protect our skin—but what about our oceans? These suncare products end up in our waterways one way or another, whether we’re going for a swim at the beach or washing it off in the shower. Therefore, the sunscreens we use should be good for the … more

Sustainable Stroller Review – Bumbleride Era

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A stroller was definitely the item I spent the most time researching – we had a lot of functional requirements PLUS I wanted something eco-conscious. After our plan to get one secondhand didn’t work out, I was actually surprised with so many strollers on the market how difficult it was … more

Green Lisbon

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We recent went on a wonderful trip to Lisbon. This was our first time visiting Portugal and much of what we experienced was from suggestions – thanks to everyone who recommended places! As we visited in mid-February we only saw a fraction of the visitors that likely visit in high … more

Carry-On Packing for an 8 Day Trip

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My husband Ben and I just got back from a lovely trip to Lisbon and Sintra and here’s a video of what I brought. We were there for 8 days plus a travel day where we arrived later in the evening. The weather was predicted to be pretty nice with … more

Green Barcelona

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Barcelona was at the top of the list of places that I wanted to visit while we are living in Europe, so I was thrilled when we were finally able to go last month. It’s not only a gorgeous city with beautiful parks, little streets, and interesting architecture (Gaudi!) but … more

Green Köln

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I’ve lived in Cologne, Germany for the last couple years. It’s not really a big travel destination unless you’re coming to see the Dom or for Karneval but it has some great places for conscious fashion and veg food! Here are some of my favourites: Shopping Fairfitters – Lovely store with lots … more

How to Carbon Offset your Travel

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In this video we’re talking about why carbon offsetting is important and how to offset your travel. 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 … more

Green Berlin

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In January I traveled to Berlin to attend the Ethical Fashion Show and GreenShowroom and while I was there had some time to also check out some eco fashion stores and vegan restaurants in the Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg area. We stayed at a “biohotel” called the Almodóvar which incorporates sustainability in so much … more