The Real Cost of Online Shopping

The Real Cost of Online Shopping

Free, or next-day delivery is hard to resist and even expected by online consumers. It may be convenient but is it really free? Not when you consider the impact on our environment and communities. The seduction of expedited shipping results in more congestion, pollution and landfill-bound cardboard. Let’s break down these boxes and explore ways to ease our dependence on next-day delivery.

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September 20 Climate Strike

September 20 Climate Strike

September 20 is a call to stand with the youth Climate Strikers across the world who are taking the future of this planet into their hands. Led primarily by a coalition of youth-led organizations, the 9/20 Climate Strike is an intergenerational event that will launch an entire week of climate action across the world. The next generation of voters are taking the lead. Stand with them. Stand with your planet.

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Eating for the Planet

Eating for the Planet

Your shopping cart and eating habits can be a powerful tool to combat climate change. By eating just one vegan meal a day, an individual can save the equivalent of driving coast to coast and back, and 194,667 gallons of water per year. “OMD” – one plant-based meal a day is a significant way to reduce your greenhouse-gas footprint.

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Sunscreens: Protecting Yourself and the Ocean

Sunscreens: Protecting Yourself and the Ocean

Your sunscreen choice could be harmful to your health AND the ocean! Hawaii has banned chemical sunscreens in an effort to protect coral reefs that are so vital to marine life. jGj offers 10 natural, reef-safe, water-resistant, mineral-based sunscreens, to keep your skin and the ocean protected.

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EARTH WEEK 2019: Adopt Your Own New Green Deal

EARTH WEEK 2019: Adopt Your Own New Green Deal

For Earth Week, in honor of our children’s future, let’s make our own New Green Deal. Every person can take steps for a more sustainable future. Here is a list of easy to adopt initiatives that will make a difference to our environment.

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New & Notable from the Green Market

New & Notable from the Green Market

I’m excited about the variety of new, sustainable products hitting the market based on what I discovered at the Winter 2019 NY NOW show. Check out these gems!

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Ethical Chocolates for Valentine’s Day

Ethical Chocolates for Valentine’s Day

Send a delicious Valentine’s Day message to those you love! A gift from any of these 10 Ethical Chocolate companies reveal your heart for fair trade and the farmers and artisans that make Feb. 14th so sweet.

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Material Matters: Fast Fashion

Material Matters: Fast Fashion

Conscious-consumption and a demand for transparency is sending a message to the fashion industry. Fast fashion may be cheap, but it is expensive to the environment. jGj explores how ethical fashion lines are giving unsustainable, fast fashion a run for it’s money.

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Material Matters: Post-Holiday Waste

Material Matters: Post-Holiday Waste

The average household creates 25% more trash during the holidays. Confused about what’s trash and what’s recyclable? Here are some helpful post-holiday hacks for all that we discard.

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Big News for 2019!

Big News for 2019!

Happy New Year! jenny Green jeans is opening shop! Look for a linked store in early 2019. green design GOODS will carry oodles of reusable products as well as non-toxic everyday items that are healthy and safe for you, your home, and the planet.

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