It's the most wonderful time of the year, and no matter how you celebrate the season, it really is possible to do so in an eco-friendly way—we hope our tips give you some inspiration to make the greenest choices at your holiday table! The Menu Locally sourced food is eco-friendly and in-season. That said, it's fall (not a ton of options in-season), and organic and local options can be REALLY expensive. There are still ways to make your menu earth-friendly. Here are some ideas: Make the meal meat-light or meatless: This will reduce the carbon footprint of the meal you serve. Purchase food with recyclable packaging: Less waste before, during and after. Instead of throwing away food waste, compost it: Composting food...
Replacing paper towels with a reusable alternative is super easy in theory, then the cat pukes all over your couch and you don’t want to have any keepsakes from that experience - even if they’ve been washed thoroughly. This post shares my top tips for making the transition to an earth-friendly towel as painless as possible.
The dirtiest crop and how organic makes a difference Everyday we are inundated with bad news about how we are participating in the climate change catastrophe that we are currently experiencing - and it’s true that through changing our purchasing behaviors we can make a difference, but figuring out what is good and bad to buy is complicated. Let’s take fabric for example, in our last blog post, we investigated micro-plastics and how poly-blend fabrics shed them directly into our water supply. It seems like an easy decision to make the switch to 100% cotton products - right? Except for that pesky little fact that cotton is the world’s dirtiest crop. Wait. What. Yep. It’s true. Non-organic Cotton is terrible for a...
Everyone seems to love microfiber, the only problem is, it's evil. Microfiber sheds microplastics, a not so micro-problem for all of us.
It’s possible to replace paper napkins with cloth ones for meals with children. Our cloth napkins are designed to camouflage inevitable stains, and are built to be washed 100s of times without fading. They are pretty much childproof.
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