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How to Find a More Sustainable Thanksgiving Turkey

Patty Lee | November 08, 2021 | 4 min read

By purchasing your Thanksgiving turkey from a regenerative farm, you’ll support small farmers while making a sustainable choice that’s better for the environment, animals, and your family. With Thanksgiving just a few weeks away, it’s time to start planning the menu. Of course, it wouldn’t be a holiday without the spirited annual debates over certain […]

Why You Should Switch to a Heat Pump

Jenni Gritters | October 11, 2021 | 5 min read

A heat pump is a highly efficient way to both heat and cool your apartment or house — and reduce your carbon emissions, too. If you visit the state of Maine on a cold winter day, you might hear the whirring of heaters. But there’s something special about most of these heaters: they aren’t boilers […]

Is There Anything Kelp Forests Can’t Do?

Meredith O’Connor | October 01, 2021 | 7 min read

Kelp forests sequester five times more carbon than land-based forests. But climate change, and resulting ocean warming and acidification, are making it harder for these diverse ecosystems to survive. Words to live by: Don’t discount the organisms at the bottom of the food chain. Specifically, kelp forests. Kelp refers to the type of brown algae […]

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Stuff We Love

7 Fun Ways to Celebrate National Avocado Day

To help you celebrate the greatest day of the year, we’re sharing our favorite recipes and crafts for National Avocado Day. Avocado is literally in our name. So we couldn’t let National Avocado Day pass us by. Here’s an ode to everyone’s favorite healthy breakfast staple, burger topping, and chip dip  — and all the […]

This Ancient Beauty Tool Is Our Favorite Wellness Essential

Relieve tension and treat yourself to a soothing facial massage with an inexpensive, can’t-put-down jade roller. I have always loved worry stones: smooth, small rocks that fit neatly in my hand, to be rubbed and turned over and over. It’s a self-soothing tactic, a task for idle fingers. I am also a chronic face-toucher, hair-detangler, […]

The Therapeutic Pillow Spray Your Sleep Routine Is Missing

Spritz your pillow with This Works Pillow Spray — a soothing blend of lavender, chamomile, and vetiver oils to calm your mind and drift off more easily. This Works is a self-described “holistic body care” brand that sells scrubs, washes, oils, and ointments that claim to help with everything from acne and dry skin to […]

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How Climate Cafes Are Helping People Deal With Eco-Anxiety

Jenni Gritters | November 01, 2021 | 5 min read

Climate Cafes are popping up across the U.S. and abroad as a safe space for people to share and talk about climate-related feelings and eco-anxiety. Imagine entering a quiet cafe, grabbing a latte and a pastry, then sitting down at a table with a dozen other people to discuss your thoughts and feelings about climate […]

Why You Should Ditch Synthetic Loofahs for Good

Patty Lee | October 25, 2021 | 3 min read

Swapping out synthetic loofahs for more sustainable alternatives keeps waste to a minimum and harmful microplastics out of our oceans. There are tons of easy ways to generate less waste in your home. In the kitchen, you can swap plastic wrap for beeswax covers and compost food scraps instead of tossing them in the trash. […]

8 Sustainable Bathroom Products For a Spa-Inspired Oasis

Meredith O’Connor | October 20, 2021 | 3 min read

From a dreamy bath soak and supremely soft organic cotton towels to a cozy bathrobe, turn your space into a spa-inspired oasis with these sustainable bathroom products. Having a space to escape and recharge is essential. I’ve made my bathroom my personal self-care sanctuary. It’s a place where I go to unplug, relax, and take […]

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