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Protecting Our Water with Cora Ball

Destiny Hagest | February 21, 2020 | 5 min read

What started as an ocean waste research project has evolved into a tiny device that removes microfibers from washing machine waste water — meet Cora Ball. It's an easy solution to reduce microfiber shedding that we can all get behind.

The Truth About Greenwashing

Julie O'Boyle | January 15, 2020 | 5 min read

From supporting compostable packaging or reading about solar powered facilities, as conscious consumers, we must always stay informed on a brand's practices and materials to avoid Greenwashing. No brand is perfect, but improvement is essential for our health and planet.

This is the FinalStraw: How One Clever Company Is Ending Straw Waste

Destiny Hagest | January 10, 2020 | 5 min read

Roughly 500 million plastic straws get thrown away every single day. They’re not recyclable and are so lightweight, they often blow out of garbage trucks and dumpsters, right into our planet’s ecosystems. FinalStraw is the solution because this problem shouldn't be a problem.

Why Cotton is THE Thing You Should Always Buy Organic

Destiny Hagest | December 11, 2019 | 5 min read

You buy organic produce, but what about organic cotton? For a lot of people, it might feel over the top. But, as it turns out, your body absorbs a lot that it comes into contact with, so let’s examine the impact of not buying organic.

13 Ways to Decorate for An Eco-Friendly Holiday

Destiny Hagest | November 22, 2019 | 4 min read

Holiday fanatics, we’ve got you covered. You can deck the halls and go all out this holiday season by reusing decorations without creating too much waste. Don’t worry, there’s still glitter.

The 1.5 Ton Lifestyle: How to Reduce Your Consumption

Julie O'Boyle | November 20, 2019 | 4 min read

How much waste would you estimate you, as an individual, produce in a day? A year? Your lifetime? Consider what would happen if every one of us adopted as many climate positive, carbon-reducing practices as possible.

Floating Farms Could Prevent the Impending Food Shortage

Destiny Hagest | November 13, 2019 | 5 min read

The world is running out of farmable lands. As the planet’s population continues to increase, the need to find creative and sustainable ways to produce more food is more urgent than ever. GreenWave is pioneering a solution that could change everything.

Learning From France's Food Waste Ban

Destiny Hagest | November 11, 2019 | 4 min read

Every year, tons of food — perfectly edible food — literally gets thrown away. Food waste is a MASSIVE problem, but solving it may be more within our reach than we realize. France is the first country in the world to require grocery stores to donate unused food.

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