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What is Greenwashing?

Being conscious about your carbon footprint and the activities you’re doing to live a more eco-friendly life are steps in the right direction. This is true for both business owners and consumers.  However, many companies, brands, and the media have started using green-living buzzwords to exaggerate reality, blurring the lines between what’s eco-friendly and what’s …

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6 Festive Eco-Friendly Gift Wrap Options

Wrapping your presents in eco-friendly gift wrap makes the holiday season even more joyful. Not only is it a great way to reduce waste during one of the most wasteful times of the year, but there are some beautiful methods for wrapping presents using eco-friendly materials. My family is full of expert gift wrappers, and while …

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10 Beautiful Books About Sustainable Design

“Humans don’t have a pollution problem, we have a design problem.” -William McDonough, author of The Upcycle and Cradle to Cradle Sustainable design is the future for consumers, creators, and the environment. Here is a roundup of my favorite books about sustainable design that look beautiful on a coffee table and also make great gifts! 10 …

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6 Awesome Plastic Free and Eco-Friendly Hiking Boots and Shoes

Quick Links To Shoes Featured In This Post Hemp Shoe RulerCheck out the Vivobarefoot Gobi III EcoCheck out the Vivobarefoot Primus Trail Knit ShoeVibram Men’s and Women’s ShoesRawganique vegan boots and shoesIcebug hiking boots for men and women I’ve been an avid hiker all my life. Nature is where I go to clear my mind and relax. It just doesn’t feel …

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