19 Low Waste Sun Care Products (‘Cause the Beach Doesn’t Need More Plastic)

If you’ve heard the recent news about potentially toxic chemicals leeching into our bloodstreams through sunscreen, perhaps you’re on the prowl for a nontoxic mineral alternative. Or perhaps you’re like us and find the idea of using plastic for a product meant specifically to be used in nature to be painfully ironic. If there’s no … More 19 Low Waste Sun Care Products (‘Cause the Beach Doesn’t Need More Plastic)

Why Banking Matters

When we think about ways to be more conscious consumers, our focus tends to be on how we actively spend our money — like supporting brands that keep plastic out of their supply chains. However, our dollars have an impact even when we’re not the ones spending them — like when they’re sitting in our … More Why Banking Matters

Clothes Boutiques in San Diego, CA Making Secondhand and Vintage Shopping Effortless

We all know that there are a lot of reasons to wear secondhand clothes like the fact that textiles make up over 7% of municipal waste, that American households spend nearly $2,000 per year on clothes, that Americans only actually wear 20% of what’s in their wardrobe, or that it can take 2,700 liters of … More Clothes Boutiques in San Diego, CA Making Secondhand and Vintage Shopping Effortless

The Freshest Vintage & Secondhand Boutiques in Portland, OR

Want to keep your style fresh without buying into fast fashion waste? We are here to tell you that you can look as amazing as you always do in secondhand and vintage pieces that fit your style and budget WITHOUT that old mothball smell. If you live in Portland, Oregon, you probably just have to … More The Freshest Vintage & Secondhand Boutiques in Portland, OR

12 Skincare Brands Proving Good Things Come in Plastic-Free Packaging

Opting for plastic-free skincare is one of the easiest ways we can phase plastic out of our lives. There are so many amazing clean beauty brands that are keeping toxins out of their products and plastic out of their packaging! Going zero waste, low waste, or plastic-free doesn’t have to mean giving up luxurious and … More 12 Skincare Brands Proving Good Things Come in Plastic-Free Packaging

The Sharing Economy: What It Is and How You Can Get in on It

The Sharing Economy — It’s one of those buzzwords where we can intuitively decipher the meaning but may not know much about the specifics without sitting down and doing some research. Anyone practicing minimalism and/or a low waste lifestyle could likely benefit from a little less owning and a little more sharing. So let’s talk … More The Sharing Economy: What It Is and How You Can Get in on It

9 Makeup Brands with Plastic-Free Packaging for a Guilt-Free Face

For those of us who love makeup but feel guilt about all the little plastic containers we’ve tossed in the trash over the course of our lives since curbside recycling is almost never an option for them, there are some great brands offering guilt-free alternatives. Here are some of our favorite makeup brands with plastic-free … More 9 Makeup Brands with Plastic-Free Packaging for a Guilt-Free Face