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Is Boxed Wine Sustainable? Bota Box Review

Is Boxed Wine Sustainable? For many sustainability advocates, glass is the gold standard. Endlessly recyclable, it’s a sturdy material that doesn’t degrade like plastic, making it ideal for storing food and drink without fear of leaching chemicals. So it makes sense that many people assume that wine packaged in glass bottles is more sustainable than …

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Get Rid of Unwanted Things Responsibly

Get Rid of Unwanted Things Responsibly This post was compiled and written by Hannah Theisen, Alice Robertson, and Leah Wise. Any aspiring minimalist or zero-waste living enthusiast will eventually run into the ethical issues with getting rid of stuff. Most of us who are on this lifestyle path haven’t been minimalists or conscious consumers from …

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Is Veganism Cruelty Free?

Written by Stephanie Villano. Reposted with permission. Is Veganism Cruelty Free? Even if you aren’t vegan, you’ve probably noticed that veganism has been gaining a lot of momentum in the last few years, and seems generally accepted as more of a mainstream lifestyle instead of a fad.  With so much more visibility, you’ve probably also …

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The Ethics of Coffee: A Complicated Story

THE ETHICS OF COFFEE This post on the ethics of coffee was written by Aileen Bowe, a writer and correspondent for the Immigration Advice Service, an organisation of immigration solicitors that provides legal aid to forcibly displaced persons. The Journey of Coffee As modern consumers, we know how difficult it has become to buy or …

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Buying Groceries Online: Imperfect Foods & Public Goods Review

Buying Groceries Online During a Pandemic When the pandemic began, Daniel and I hunkered down, almost completely. We didn’t even go grocery shopping outside the house for the first month of lockdown, instead relying on our very generous neighbor to shop for us. We’re an immune suppressed household, and Covid spread is still full of …

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Empty Claims & Empty Bellies: Why All Natural Isn’t Always Better, with Dr. Epstein-Levi

This post was written by my friend, Dr. Rebecca Epstein-Levi, a professor and writer working at the intersection of religion and bioethics. If there’s one thing the ethical blogging niche needs, it’s more experts, so I’m thankful that Rebecca agreed to write this piece for StyleWise.   Nature has no preference for good things over …

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Personal Fitness and Sustainable Living

This post was written by Allison Lambert of The Fit Tutor and contains references to diet and exercise. Personal Fitness and Sustainable Living In a world bombarding us with bikini-body fitness plans, beach-ready diets, and supplements to help us drop 20 pounds by next week, it can be hard to remember why health and wellness …

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