Sustainable Living

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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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8 Plastic Free, Eco-Friendly & Reusable Coffee Cups

Quick Links to Products Featured in this Post Keepcup Glass and Cork Cup Ello Ceramic Travel Mug Huskup Rice Husk Mug Mora Ceramics Mug Ecoffee Bamboo Cup Joco Glass Cup YETI Stainless Steel Rambler Contigo Stainless Steel Mug Aloha fellow coffee lovers! I am often rushing out the door in the morning and end up …

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How Do We Assess The Sustainability Of Brands?

By Lena Milton A growing number of consumers worldwide are using their buying power to push industries into sustainability. With them, companies are changing their business operations to accommodate their sustainability efforts. However, many brands use greenwashing tactics to make their products seem more sustainable than they really are. As consumers, it’s important to be …

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Healthy Body, Healthy Planet: 5 Tips For Sustainable Eating

By Lena Milton Whether you’re omnivorous, vegetarian, gluten-free, or paleo, our diets have a huge impact on our individual carbon footprints. The agriculture industry is the single largest industry on the planet, employing over one billion people and occupying 50% of the earth’s habitable land. Advances in agricultural methods and technology have increased food availability …

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7 Plastic Free and Eco-Friendly Beach Towels for a Sustainable Summer

I’m always on the lookout for soft, beautiful, eco-friendly beach towels to enjoy long days in the sun here in Hawai’i. So many beach towels are made from plastic, which is terrible for the environment and for your health. Definitely don’t want to be leaving plastic fibers on the beach or in the ocean for …

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