CategoryEco-Friendly Living

Easy Ways to Reduce Waste in 2020

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Foolproof Ways to Reduce Waste While working toward reducing plastic use is vitally important, it isn’t enough to tackle the waste epidemic we have around the world. Fortunately, it’s incredibly easy to reduce waste once and for all when you make these simple swaps. Why Reduce Waste? While I believe we all have a general sense that waste is out of control in our world, I think it helps to see the numbers to get an idea of just how […]

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Best Eco-Friendly Toilet Paper for 2020

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The Best Eco-Friendly Toilet Paper You picked out the best reusable straw so you don’t need a plastic straw when you go out to eat. You even started making your own homemade massaging shampoo bar so you can reduce your plastic bottle pollution. But have you made the switch to eco-friendly toilet paper yet? Yes, that’s right. That roll of toilet paper in your bathroom that you don’t think about actually contributes to a large portion of deforestation around the […]

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How to Use a Safety Razor

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How to Use a Safety Razor A safety razor may seem intimidating and hard to use. However, once you learn how to use a safety razor, you’ll realize that it’s not much different than a cartridge razor. Plus, you’ll get to enjoy a smooth and close shave that’s not only environmentally friendly, but also budget friendly. When you’re ready to make the switch, read on to learn all the tips and tricks you need to know on how to use […]

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How to Soften Clothes Without Dryer Sheets

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How to Soften Clothes Without Dryer Sheets You might not know it, but your home is filled with potentially toxic items, and dryer sheets are one of the worst offenders. If you’re ready to ditch those dangerous dryer sheets, discover how you can easily soften clothes without dryer sheets. Are Dryer Sheets Toxic? The companies that make dryer sheets have done a really good job of disguising just how toxic this product actually is. They smell good, and they have […]

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Microfiber or Cotton- Which One Is More Eco-Friendly?

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Is Microfiber or Cotton More Eco-Friendly? If you’re trying to live a more eco-friendly life, switching to reusable items is a great place to start. However, you might be wondering whether microfiber or cotton is more eco-friendly. Read on to discover which option is better for the environment and why. Why Switch to Microfiber or Cotton? Switching to a reusable cleaning cloth offers plenty of advantages. It’s a great way to reduce paper towel use. It’s also one excellent way […]

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Easy Ways to Reduce Paper Towel Use

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How to Reduce Paper Towel Use Whether you’re trying to make a zero waste bathroom or you’re working toward making your kitchen more eco-friendly, cutting back on paper towel use is important. Discover some incredibly simple ways you can reduce paper towel use to help save trees, save money, and cut back on your waste. Why It’s Important to Reduce Paper Towel Use Even though everyone knows that the very trees we rely on for the air we breathe and […]

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Guppyfriend vs. Cora Ball for Reducing Microfiber Pollution

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Guppyfriend vs. Cora Ball If you’re interested in protecting our waterways from harmful microfibers, you can use a Guppyfriend washing bag or Cora Ball. Learn more about Guppyfriend vs. Cora Ball so you can decide which one is right for you. What Are Microfibers? Every time you do the laundry, your clothes release hundreds of small synthetic fibers called microfibers. Microfibers are so small they go down the drain, pass through our water treatment plants, and end up directly in […]

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Best Sustainable Clothing Brands for 2020

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Best Sustainable Clothing Brands Fast fashion is one of the biggest issues in the push toward a more sustainable life. If you want to make a better choice with what you wear, consider one of these best sustainable clothing brands. What Is Sustainable Clothing? Fast fashion is typically cheaply made, depletes the planet’s resources, and is created by workers in deplorable and unsafe working conditions. On the other hand, ethical and sustainable fashion takes a look at the entire lifecycle […]

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The Best Safety Razor for Beginners

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Choosing the Best Safety Razor for Beginners I have to admit, when I first started to work toward a zero waste bathroom, the last switch I made was to a safety razor. I wanted to make sure I picked out the best safety razor for beginners so I didn’t accidentally cut myself. I’m a squeamish person, and I don’t like blood. I especially don’t like seeing MY blood all over the place. But when I used my last razor cartridge, […]

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Best Children’s Books About Sustainability

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Top 10 Children’s Books About Sustainability Sustainable living is a big topic for young kids, but it’s one that’s important for them to understand. If you’re interested in teaching your kids about eco-friendly living in a way they’ll grasp, check out these top children’s books about sustainability. 1. “Just a Dream” I’ve mentioned before that I’ve always been what most people would call a tree-hugger. What I haven’t talked about is how “Just a Dream” by Chris Van Allsburg is […]

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