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Sustainable FashionSustainable Fashion
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
18·05·21
Fast fashion books are sharpened swords to fight the short-changing fast fashion model and its environmental and social impacts. Fast Fashion enjoys high purchasing power from consumers for its cheap price label. But, its shockingly high cost on our social and environmental lives is threatening. In a recent Mckinsey report, […]
Food WasteFood Waste
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
17·05·21
With the right resources and materials, composting at home has become a straightforward process. Compost is an important ingredient that you can add to the soil to aid plant growth, helping your plants and garden to flourish. Waste such as food scraps and yard waste usually easily ends up in […]
Sustainable LivingSustainable Living
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
16·05·21
Since the early 1980s, the term greenwashing has been commonly used by companies in their PR strategies to market their products or brands as “green” or eco-friendly. In this article, we will take a look at examples of greenwashing, why it could be a problem, its legality, and more.
Eco FriendlyEco Friendly
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15·05·21
The average person will use about 300 toothbrushes in their lifetime. But while taking care of ourselves, it’s important to take care of the environment too. So using a zero-waste toothbrush is the best way to ensure that your oral hygiene is not putting the environment at risk.
Sustainable LivingSustainable Living
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
14·05·21
Budgeting saves you money, but living on a tight budget is a hard task for many people. With a few good tips and the right attitude, living on a tight budget can be enjoyable even with your sparing lifestyle. Buying sustainably and saving money are often pitted against one another, […]
Mind & BodyMind & Body
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BY Ghilaine Chan ·
11·05·21
“Being Brilliant and human” curates and shares human, practical, and realistic approaches to life and work for those who are following their own path and are juggling multiple projects or streams of focus. Well it feels like time is now racing by and it is now nearly May. It makes […]
Sustainable FashionSustainable Fashion
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10·05·21
Rather than always buying new, we can now shop online for second-hand fashion with merely a few clicks. And a whole range of online thrift stores, appealing to almost any style and taste, has cropped up to help us beat fast fashion ills.
Mind & BodyMind & Body
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BY Sam Colyer ·
10·05·21
Welcome to #TRVSTLOVES. We curate news, ideas, and inspiration from across the world, demonstrating how real action can accomplish a positive social impact. We’re taking a look this time at ways in which you can help clear your mind, give yourself some space, unwind, and focus on you. Phone addiction […]
Eco FriendlyEco Friendly
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10·05·21
Flip-flops are so lightweight and comfortable, many of us would wear them everywhere if we could. Originally developed from traditional Japanese footwear “zori,” today we have eco-friendly and not so eco-friendly flip-flops in loads of attractive colors and designs. From summer wear around the house to beach essentials, flip flops […]
Sustainable FashionSustainable Fashion
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
09·05·21
If you think cheap deals are great, there is something even better. It's called a clothing swap. A clothing swap brings people together to exchange their valuable but no longer-in-use clothes. These people could be total strangers or a group of friends. It is a fun way to declutter and […]
Sustainable FashionSustainable Fashion
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
08·05·21
The fashion industry is responsible for 8% of carbon emissions. This happens because supply chains pump loads of water to irrigate cotton plantations, use oil-based pesticides, and other methods that increase pollution. All of this happens because of the overproduction by the world of fast fashion.  Most successful fast fashion […]
Eco FriendlyEco Friendly
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
07·05·21
Living on a zero-waste budget is largely possible for every individual who is willing, as long as you have a basic income/allowance. Here are some quick tips:  Define your needs and wants  Swap your old stuff for things you need Shop for fairly used items Repair broken items Rent instead […]
BambooBamboo
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
06·05·21
As far as renewable, sustainable resources go, bamboo is an industry favorite. Perhaps what makes it special is its speedy growth. A species of this wonder plant in the United Kingdom holds the Guinness world record for the fastest growing plant. Bamboo sustainability is not without question, regardless of how […]
Sustainable FashionSustainable Fashion
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
05·05·21
Fast fashion lovers all over the world get their cheap “fix” at high costs to the planet and garment workers in low-cost countries. And many are not aware that the weekly trends they indulge in have such negative consequences. The fast fashion industry has issues of unethical sourcing, human rights […]
Climate ChangeClimate Change
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
04·05·21
For most of the Earth’s lifetime, trees sufficiently sequestered carbon and kept the climate levels stable. Then, industrialization happened. Excessive amounts of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere caused global temperatures to rise. Many may wonder if by planting trees, climate change is a problem we can effectively tackle.  Global warming […]
Sustainable LivingSustainable Living
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
03·05·21
With the introduction of mass, low-cost production, more and more people feel less incentivized to buy used products. Regardless, the market for thrift items holds strong. Many of us have at least one item we bought at an auction, a second-hand store, or even charity shops. So, why buy second-hand […]
Positive ActivismPositive Activism
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BY Sam Colyer ·
28·04·21
Welcome to #TRVSTLOVES. We curate news, ideas, and inspiration from across the world, demonstrating how real action can accomplish a positive social impact. Continuing the theme of last time, where we looked mainly at activism in business, we’re taking a look at individuals this time. They may be known as […]
Sustainable LivingSustainable Living
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BY Sam Colyer ·
28·04·21
Welcome to #TRVSTLOVES. We curate news, ideas, and inspiration from across the world, demonstrating how real action can accomplish a positive social impact. Given spring is on the way and tentative steps being made towards Covid restrictions being lifted, we thought it was a good time to share some good […]
Climate ChangeClimate Change
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BY Selva Ozelli ·
23·04·21
The virtual 7th Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum was hosted in March by Japan’s Ministry of the Environment, together with the Asia Pacific Adaptation Network (APAN) Secretariat. The theme was “Enabling Resilience for All: The Critical Decade to Scale-up Action” with the goal of formulating National Adaptation Planning for science […]
Mind & BodyMind & Body
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BY Ghilaine Chan ·
20·04·21
“Being Brilliant and human” curates and shares human, practical and realistic approaches to life and work for those who are following their own path and are juggling multiple projects or streams of focus. What are you doing today to make yourself feel proud? I currently have the song on a […]
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