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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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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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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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10 Single-Use Plastic Hacks

10 Single-Use Plastic Hacks

The most effective deterrent to plastic waste in our environment is us! Keep the recent ‘Plastic-Free July’ pledges going with these 10 single-use plastic hacks.

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The Recycling Quandary

The Recycling Quandary

Since China is no longer interested in our plastic & paper waste, Americans are forced to take a sober look at what “away” actually means in a throw-away culture. We can no longer be comforted by the fact that there is a recycling solution for most packaging. Any material intended for single use must be ruthlessly scrutinized at this point.

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Earth Day-dreaming

Earth Day-dreaming

In honor of Earth Day 2018, let’s all take steps to safeguard the next generation’s future on this planet by making common sense adjustments that have a big impact. We can each take more responsibility in our waste & food choices and the environmental footprint we create.

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The Problem with FOAM

The Problem with FOAM

Polystyrene or “Styrofoam” is a no-win material. Bad for the environment and toxic to our bodies. Why are cities having such a difficult time getting rid of it? If you are prioritizing your zero-waste decisions, put this one at the top!

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March for Science – Earth Day 2017

March for Science – Earth Day 2017

With hundreds of thousands marching worldwide, Earth Day 2017 represented a thundering demand for respect for Science & facts. As Neil de Grasse says: “When you have an established, scientific, emergent truth, it is true whether or not you believe in it.” The defense of science is on the march!

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