Jennifer

Here at Jenny Green Jeans, by sharing success stories and easy-to- implement tips, I hope to inspire and empower you to continue to make sustainable choices in your life and watch how far the impact goes.
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Eco-Holiday Wrapping

Eco-Holiday Wrapping

The Holidays are responsible for a 25% waste increase between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day in the U.S.. But you can make a serious dent in landfill bound holiday packaging waste by adjusting the types of wrapping paper, ribbons, cards, and packing materials you buy. Read on for easy Holiday packaging waste hacks!

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Hope, Courage & Climate Action

Hope, Courage & Climate Action

It’s a new day! And hopefully we are ready to examine how to move forward and be effective in a time of extreme climate stakes. Read on for some thoughtful discussion from climate advocates centered on this very topic: how does one bravely proceed with the sober knowledge of the environmental challenges facing us?

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Shop Small for the Holidays

Shop Small for the Holidays

Let’s make this year’s shopping mantra: shop early and shop small! Show some love to your favorite merchants. Online shopping doesn’t have to only benefit the big players like Amazon. Going directly to a retail merchant or manufacturer’s site will breath more life and profits into their business.

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Halloween 2020

Halloween 2020

It’s going to be a weird Halloween this year for certain, but vanguards will make an effort to keep the spirit alive. Trick-or-Treating is an outdoor activity after all, making distancing possible – and masks are de rigueur – so let’s get spooky with eco-conscious treats!

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Haven’t Raked?  No Worries!

Haven’t Raked? No Worries!

Haven’t gotten to those leaves littering your yard? Relax! It turns out, you’re a hero for leaving them. Leaving your leaves or pushing them into beds or compost is ideal for the planet. Read on for tips on how to best handle the Fall foliage.

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Plastic-Free July:  Lighten your Footprint with Easy Eco-Swaps

Plastic-Free July: Lighten your Footprint with Easy Eco-Swaps

Did you know that every minute of every single day a garbage truckload of plastic enters the ocean? 91% of discarded plastic is not recycled. What doesn’t get dumped in the ocean is either buried in landfills or incinerated. Take the Plastic-free July challenge! Consider these easy eco-swaps to lighten your preventable-plastic waste footprint.

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How Environmental Justice & Social Justice are Connected

How Environmental Justice & Social Justice are Connected

While we are protesting and making our voices heard in demand for racial justice, it is important to remember that our daily, environmental decisions are in fact a powerful act of advocacy for social justice. Environmental advocacy must not be eclipsed by the pandemic or social upheaval. They are all inextricably linked. Be safe, raise your voice for justice, and raise your eco-consciousness daily.

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Composting for ALL

Composting for ALL

You can actively participate in a powerful waste solution to protect our air & water! It’s easy to find a compost solution for nearly every living situation. Check out these options. You may try one and find it’s not the right fit, but don’t be discouraged. Try another until you find one that works best for you.

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Beeswax Candles

Beeswax Candles

Candles are the best for calming the atmosphere and setting the mood, but be sure that you aren’t compromising your health and indoor air quality for the sake of ambience. Get the skinny on why Beeswax candles are the only way to go.

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Shopping, Cleaning, and Storing Food During Coronavirus

Shopping, Cleaning, and Storing Food During Coronavirus

Shopping safe, and disinfecting and storing food are of paramount importance in this time of Coronavirus. Adopt these tips for a routine that will keep you safe and help your food go the distance.

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