We've all stood in front of bulging closets with nothing to wear - a scenario that's not good for you or for the environment. This week, we're starting the conversation about how a capsule wardrobe can help you wear what you have and save the planet at the same time.
These days more and more buyers are becoming eco-conscious, and so have many companies and brands, but not all of them are reevaluating the packaging of their products. As a consumer, it is important that you buy your goods from companies that do good by our planet and incorporate sustainable packaging in their production practices. Bioplastics, paper and/or reduced packaging in general are all environmentally-friendly materials to look out for when doing your shopping research. But what if you purchased a product that didn’t come in sustainable packaging? What then?
Conversations about hemp can put people in a tizzy, as many people tend to conflate hemp and marijuana. But they are two separate things, though both are derived from the Cannibas Sativa plant. What’s important for our purposes is that hemp is not psychoactive (it contains minimal amounts of THC) but it can be used for a myriad of industrial purposes. Here are three simple ways to incorporate hemp into your eco-friendly lifestyle.
While we’re not all multimillionaires with pockets full of money, most of us do have money. We all spend money one way or another, whether it’s on food, transportation, traveling, entertainment, or literally anything else that requires you to open your wallet. Being environmentally-friendly doesn’t mean you have to give up spending money or buying things. In fact, you should feel free to buy to your heart’s content! The most important part of living an eco-friendly life is loving an eco-friendly life.
Ever heard had someone knock on your door to try to sell you on an ideology? What about someone telling you that consuming or doing something makes you a horrible person? No one likes that person. Someone may be passionate about something and have the best intentions, but if they come to you preaching til the cows come home, the message won't come across. The same applies to the lower/zero-waste lifestyle. You do it because it feels good. You do it for your health. You do it because it saves the planet. But you certainly don't do it to put down other people. So here are four ways to educate others on your lifestyle with the most gracious way possible. 1) Show,...