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BY Jennifer Okafor, BSc. ·
12·23·21
Many hand washes come in plastic bottles or jugs, which eventually get tossed in the trash and landfills, contributing to plastic waste. Thankfully, some brands are taking action to address the issue of plastics by offering zero waste hand soap, free from plastic and equally non-toxic.
Waste & RecyclingWaste & Recycling
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BY Jennifer Okafor, BSc. ·
12·22·21
Who doesn’t love some good takeaway pizza? The disadvantage is the pizza box that comes with them. If you are on the zero-waste journey, you might ask the questions: What do you do with your used pizza boxes? Are pizza boxes compostable? Can you recycle them?
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BY Jennifer Okafor, BSc. ·
12·21·21
Have you considered switching to sustainable or zero waste living? Zero waste starter kits have become a popular means of making that all-important first step. This article provides 10 of the best.
Waste & RecyclingWaste & Recycling
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BY Jennifer Okafor, BSc. ·
12·20·21
Although people use different variants of laundry detergent, from liquid to powdered form, many come in plastic bottles. For an eco-conscious user, the question arises: can you recycle laundry detergent bottles?
Giving & PhilanthropyGiving & Philanthropy
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BY Sam Colyer ·
12·16·21
As we head towards Christmas, we’re taking a look at a few charities doing great things and just some of the ways of giving back this year.
Climate ChangeClimate Change
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BY Sam Colyer ·
12·04·21
With COP26 now done and dusted, we’re looking at outcomes from the second week and whether the summit should be considered a success.
EnvironmentEnvironment
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BY Jennifer Okafor, BSc. ·
11·28·21
Environmentalism serves as a driving force for change in our world. It seeks to protect the world’s natural resources while addressing ways to combat issues like global warming and climate change. In this article, we pay homage to some of the world’s famous environmentalists.
Climate ChangeClimate Change
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BY Jennifer Okafor, BSc. ·
11·27·21
Many of us have growing concerns around climate change due to greenhouse gas emissions and the impact of our waste on the environment. Although it’s not the holy grail of sustainable changes, recycling helps to reduce carbon emissions. Although you may be familiar with the recycling system, this article examines how exactly it helps the […]
Mind & BodyMind & Body
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BY Jennifer Okafor, BSc. ·
11·26·21
There’s no denying that society places significant importance on outward appearances. We can see this play out in how individuals and media platforms feed us with images and ideas of what is ideal. In this post, we'll be sharing some empowering songs to help you appreciate both your inner and outward beauty.
Waste & RecyclingWaste & Recycling
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BY Jennifer Okafor, BSc. ·
11·25·21
Globally, people love the convenience of a deodorant spray, hair spray, whipped cream, hair spray, and air freshener, amongst many other products. As a result, we can find aerosol spray cans in many homes, in the kitchen, bedroom, and living room. This form of packaging has become popular as it makes it easy for people […]
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BY Jennifer Okafor, BSc. ·
11·24·21
Travelling can be an exciting and enriching activity. However, it is not always eco-friendly. If you are on the path to eco-friendly, waste-free living, there are choices you can make to reduce your impact on the planet. Asides from how we travel and the mode of transportation, there are other simple choices we can make. […]
Sustainable FashionSustainable Fashion
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BY Jennifer Okafor, BSc. ·
11·23·21
We’re seeing more people wear sporting clothes as streetwear and loungewear. The result is a growing fashion trend that we now call athleisure. But there is nothing leisurely about fashion that hurts the Earth. This is why wearing sustainable sweatpants and joggers just make sense.
Waste & RecyclingWaste & Recycling
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BY Jennifer Okafor, BSc. ·
11·22·21
Plastic hangers are one staple item we use to store and hang clothes. Hangers pop up everywhere, from shopping at thrift stores to department stores and retail stores. Some of us have excess unwanted plastic hangers lying around our closets. Many of these plastic coat hangers end up in the trash can and landfills, contributing […]
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BY Jennifer Okafor, BSc. ·
11·21·21
Planners make it easy to schedule tasks and appointments. With diaries, you can track your activities, record reflections, and express your creativity. Whether you’re considering getting a brand new planner for yourself or a friend, why not consider an eco-friendly planner?
Waste & RecyclingWaste & Recycling
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BY Jennifer Okafor, BSc. ·
11·20·21
Do you have a stockpile of old textbooks, magazines, and phone books taking up dust in your bookshelf or on your coffee table? Well, we all have some used books we find either hard to part with or don’t want to consign to the trash. If some of those old books have become past their […]
Sustainable LivingSustainable Living
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BY Jennifer Okafor, BSc. ·
11·19·21
If you’ve adopted the zero-waste lifestyle in your daily life and at home, you can also take this practice into your workplace. Many people spend a considerable amount of their days in their offices. As a result, we must consider the impact of our waste within the workplace as much as at home.
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BY Jennifer Okafor, BSc. ·
11·18·21
Washing dishes is an inevitable daily task. And if you prefer to load your dishes in a dishwasher, you might want to look into what type of dishwasher detergent you use. There are non-toxic zero waste dishwasher detergents get the grease out of your dishes while remaining a safe option for you and the environment.
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BY Jennifer Okafor, BSc. ·
11·17·21
We consider paper bags to be one of the most eco-friendly options for packaging. Unlike plastic bags, paper bags are 100% biodegradable and considered to be much kinder to our environment. Read on as we explore all you need to know about how to recycle paper bags.
Sustainable FashionSustainable Fashion
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BY Jennifer Okafor, BSc. ·
11·16·21
While sustainable fashion may have only gone mainstream a few years ago, sustainable fabrics have existed for a long time. Ramie fabric is one of such. People used the fabric as long as 6,000 years ago. This article discusses its cultivation, processing, and application in detail and use as a sustainable fabric.
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BY Jennifer Okafor, BSc. ·
11·16·21
When it comes to replacing your shower curtain, shun the big plastic sheets no good for the environment by choosing eco-friendly shower curtains. In this article, you will find highly recommended shower curtains that are safer for you and the environment.