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Put Together a Sustainable, Last Minute Halloween Costume

Sustainable Last Minute Halloween Costume Last night, I attended a Halloween party. I had known about it for weeks, but had absolutely no time to come up with a costume until Thursday. I knew I wanted a sustainable Halloween costume: ideally nothing would be store-bought. It’s a wonder things came together. When it comes to …

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Free & Simple Zero Waste Switches

Free, Simple Zero Waste Switches There is a rapidly growing market for products labeled “zero waste.” While there are a lot of relatively low-cost items that make it easier to live a sustainable lifestyle, we must consider that production of new goods (when preexisting ones will suffice) is inherently opposed to the idea of sustainability. …

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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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When It’s Hard to Be Sustainable

When It’s Hard to Be Sustainable First, I reserved a U-Haul, that gas guzzling machine that would transport all my worldly possessions nine hours away from the place I’d lived for seven years. Then, we bought like seven days of take-out, all packaged in plastic or styrofoam (save Chipotle), since our cookware was packed and …

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Zero Waste Period Products For Those Who Hate Menstrual Cups + Thinx Review

Some people don’t like wearing tampons or other insertable period products like menstrual cups but still want to make an impact when it comes to reducing waste. Learn about my experience with cloth pads and Thinx period panties in this unsponsored review, with FAQs!

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Plastic Bans and Zero Waste Won’t Solve Everything | Policy-Driven Ways to Combat Climate Change

Though individual activism and the zero waste movement can be useful tools, they tend to ignore the fact that individual choices can’t solve the problem of climate change if policies and corporations don’t get on board with our actions.

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Brands That Make Clothing with Deadstock

Brands That Make Clothing with Deadstock Fabric Deadstock refers to fabric produced for a collection that was never used due to a flaw in the fabric or overproduction by the textile mill. Recycled refers to fabric upcycled from garments that had a previous life. The Benefits of Deadstock & Recycled Fabric Producing new items with …

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