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Read our most recent articles covering eco-friendly lifestyle tips, climate change information, zero-waste recipes, animal news, sustainable trends, and more.

5 Ways to Shop More Sustainably on Black Friday and Cyber Monday
You can take part in Black Friday and Cyber Monday sustainably and responsibly. These shopping tips will help you keep the planet in mind.
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10 Eco-Friendly Moving Tips You Need to Reduce Waste
Whether it’s boxes, driving long distances, or getting rid of clutter, moving creates a lot of waste. These tips make moving more eco-friendly and sustainable.
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5 Ways to Have an Eco-Friendly Thanksgiving
Having an eco-friendly Thanksgiving is easy with these tips. Learn how to plan your feast with the planet in mind, deal with waste, and more.
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The Best Sustainable Gifts for Women to Shop in 2022
Consider this your go-to guide to the best sustainable gifts for women in 2022. There's picks for fashionistas, plant enthusiasts, and more.
6 Simple Ways to Have a Zero-Waste Holiday Season
The holidays can create a lot of waste, from cards to meals to returned presents. Learn how to celebrate an (almost) zero-waste Christmas.
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Is Vegan Leather Sustainable? Here's What You Should Know
Vegan leather is a hot topic right now. But how sustainable is it, really? Here's what we found out—plus some alternatives to try.
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Could Nuclear Waste Be a Sustainable Solution to Our Energy Needs?
Rather than a problem, nuclear waste could be the best solution we have to both meet our energy needs while also protecting the environment.
Remy Park Wants Your Vegan Lifestyle to Feel Creative and Fun
Remy Park's plant-based recipes are designed to make a vegan lifestyle feel accessible, creative, and fun.
Sustainability Entrepreneur Jeffrey Hollender Talks Greenwashing and the Need for Corporate Transparency
Jeffrey Hollender has built a career in the sustainability space and observed the evolution of the language and greenwashing that defines it.
5 Leadership Lessons We Can Learn From Our Animal Friends
Both new and experienced leaders can learn from the animals around them. Here are five important lessons from naked mole rats and beyond.
5 Simple Ways to Head Back to School Sustainably
Have a sustainable back-to-school season with these tips and tricks that reduce waste, save money, and protect the planet.
For Chef Nisha Vora, the Switch to a Plant-Based Diet Is All About Small Wins
Plant-based chef Nisha Vora shares her thoughts on the switch to a greener diet, along with tips to make the journey a tasty one.
The Ins and Outs of Building a Climate-Friendly Business from Scratch
Julia Collins, founder of Planet FWD and Moonshot, shares what goes into starting a planet-friendly business from scratch.
The Environmental Impact of Periods: History, Waste, and Sustainable Options
Every month, 1.8 million people menstruate—which results in a lot of waste. This is the environmental impact of periods and how to make them more sustainable.
Sustainable Maximalism *Is* Possible—and This Designer Is Proof
Sustainable fashion is associated with minimalism, but what if we said you can be a sustainable maximalist? A designer weighs in.
The Glass Recycling System Is Broken—but Franziska Trautmann Is on a Mission to Fix It
In areas that don't accept glass recycling, tossing a bottle in your bin can wreak havoc on the planet. Here's how Franziska Trautmann is combatting the issue.
How Environmental Activist Sharona Shnayder Is Using Social Media to Start an Anti-Litter Revolution
Sharona Shnayder of Tuesdays for Trash is here to prove small climate action work done by countless individuals across the globe adds up. Here's how she's starting an anti-litter revolution.
Restaurant Sustainability: How the Industry Is Reducing Food Waste
The restaurant industry loses billions of dollars annually due to food waste. Here's how it's taking steps toward a more sustainable future.
Does Climate Change Affect Childcare and Education? This Expert Thinks So
Climate change doesn't just impact wildlife and the weather. It impacts human life—and that includes parenting and childcare.
Everything You Need to Know About Being a First-Time Plant Parent
Are you a first-time plant parent? Nick Cutsumpas of Farmer Nick has your back. Here are all the houseplant tips you could ever need.
How to Shop for Sustainable Textiles Like a Pro (And Avoid Greenwashing!)
It's easy to fall for greenwashing when shopping for sustainable textiles. But you're in luck: An expert shared the key labels to look for.
What Is Fair Trade, and Why Is the Certification Important?
Paul Rice, founder of Fair Trade USA, shared the importance of fair trade for people and the planet. Learn how to show your support.
How to (Finally!) Break Up with Fast Fashion, According to an Expert
Fast fashion is everywhere, from our shopping carts to our social media feeds. But it's time to break up with it for good. Here's how.
Climate Scientist Peter Kalmus' Viral Protest Was Just the Beginning—Here's What's Next
Climate science and activism go hand-in-hand. Dr. Peter Kalmus talks civil disobedience, the IPCC report, and the climate justice movement.
Max La Manna Is Turning Millions Into Planet-Conscious Cooks
Sustainable cooking is more accessible than ever. Chef Max La Manna talks low-waste recipes, plant-based cooking, and more.
Orsola de Castro Talks Fashion Revolution and Curating an Ethical Closet
Curating an ethical closet can be tricky. Thankfully, Orsola de Castro, founder of Fashion Revolution, shared her top tips with us.
This Viral Meme Sparked a Discussion About Carbon Emissions
Can memes start conversations about the climate crisis? How a viral Twitter meme opened the door to a discussion about global carbon emissions.
Why Everyone Should Learn About 'Climate Cuisine'
It's time for consumers to consider the climate local crops thrive in. And that's where Clarissa Wei's "Climate Cuisine" comes in.
How Ashlan and Philippe Cousteau Are Inspiring the Next Wave of Planet Champions
In this interview, Ashlan and Philippe Cousteau share how they've combined entertainment with activism to inspire the next generation.
Why Are Coral Reefs Dying — and What Can You Do to Help Save Them?
There are many threats to coral reefs. If we lose them, it could devastate the planet. Here's why coral reefs are dying—and how to save them.
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