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Sustainability

Why You Should Care About Water Scarcity

Meredith O'Connor | February 12, 2021 | 4 min read

As supply decreases and demand increases, we’re at-risk of running out of freshwater — and it could happen sooner than you think.

What Are Carbon Offsets?

Isaias Hernandez | February 05, 2021 | 3 min read

Carbon offsets are great in theory, but they ignore the bigger picture when it comes to climate change — lowering carbon emissions now.

The Company Turning E-Waste Into Essential Resources

Laura Scott | January 22, 2021 | 2 min read

Human-I-T rescues technology headed to the landfill to donate refurbished computers to those in need.

6 Easy Ways to Live More Sustainably in 2021

Dana Campbell | January 15, 2021 | 4 min read

Here's how to live more sustainably at home. Take it one step at a time with this simple guide to making less of an impact on the planet this year.

How Ocean-Bound Plastic Bottles Become Useful Stuff

Meredith O'Connor | January 08, 2021 | 4 min read

First Mile transforms plastic bottles into clothing and other goods while providing reliable, safe jobs in some of the world’s poorest communities.

What Are Biodegradable Products?

Isaias Hernandez | January 06, 2021 | 2 min read

Living sustainably has a variety of ambiguous terminology behind it. Let's decipher them together. Here’s what you need to know about the terms “biodegradable” and “compostable.”

8 Ways To Make The Holidays More Sustainable

Isaias Hernandez | November 27, 2020 | 3 min read

From shopping to decorating and cooking, here are our tips to keep in mind when planning for your sustainable holiday.

How Avocado Is Curbing Mask Waste: Check Out Our Reusable, Organic Masks

Destiny Hagest | November 13, 2020 | 3 min read

It’s estimated that 129 billion face masks are being thrown away globally every month. Here’s what we can do about it while still putting our best PPE foot forward.

Is Sustainability Just for the Privileged? A Look At the Cost of Going Green

Destiny Hagest | November 06, 2020 | 4 min read

How can we bring the costs of a more sustainable lifestyle down to be more accessible and inclusive? We take a quick look at the key drivers in what raises (and lowers) prices for consumer goods.

We Need to Cancel Plastics Now

Isaias Hernandez | October 19, 2020 | 4 min read

Our plastic pollution crisis is getting worse. From creative up-cycling projects to using your voice, here are six things you can do to help.

How to Recycle Your Disposable Masks

Destiny Hagest | October 09, 2020 | 3 min read

Covid-19 has created an entirely new, massive wastestream. Terracycle has found a way to recycle PPE and prevent this garbage from polluting our waterways.

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