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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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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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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Coronavirus Disinfecting Tips

Coronavirus Disinfecting Tips

In this time of quarantine to protect against Covid19, the phrase “clean & disinfect” has never had more weight. And the shortage of many disinfecting products on store’s shelves are compounding the anxiety out there. Remember, soap and water first! Surfaces must be clean before they can be disinfected because dirt, grease, and grime interfere […]

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The Best Plant-Based Milks For The Planet

The Best Plant-Based Milks For The Planet

Whatever your motivation for drinking plant-based milk, cheers! But be aware that not all non-dairy milks are created equal in regards to their environmental footprint. Read on to decipher the best options for your health – and the planet!

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Why It’s More Important Than Ever To Buy Fair Trade Coffee

Why It’s More Important Than Ever To Buy Fair Trade Coffee

The most eco-friendly and ethical way to enjoy a cup of Joe is make it Fair Trade and make it yourself! When you vote with your dollars by investing in Fair Trade coffee, you are protecting against global deforestation and water contamination, as well as slave labor practices inflicted on poverty prone coffee farmers. jGj has a list of 10 Fair Trade brews for you to consider.

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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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Eco-Tips to Help You Tread Lightly this Holiday Season

Eco-Tips to Help You Tread Lightly this Holiday Season

Make your Holiday mantra: Quality, not quantity. Most of us don’t need more stuff. Take a breath, be mindful, choose thoughtful gifts. But it’s not just about what you buy – HOW you buy can really have an impact. Follow these jGj tips for a lighter footprint this Holiday Season.

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A Plastic Wrap Alternative that’s the Bee’s Knees

A Plastic Wrap Alternative that’s the Bee’s Knees

If an organic, durable, reusable food storage wrap existed as an replacement to plastic wrap – would you be interested? Yeah, I thought so. Let me introduce you to Bee’s Wrap, a natural alternative to plastic food storage.

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