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12 Sustainable Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Show mom – and Mother Nature – you care with these sustainable Mother’s Day gift ideas! By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi I think I speak for many when I say how important Mother’s Day is for me. I couldn’t have…

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The 10+ Best Environmental Films Of All Time

These 10+ best environmental films of all time are not only entertaining, but educational, too By Jody McCutcheon We watch movies in part to escape life’s myriad problems. But sometimes, a film can focus on the serious issues we…

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Why Celebrate Earth Day? (a brief history)

Why do we celebrate Earth Day? We share its origins here By Jody McCutcheon This and every April 22, many of us will wish each other a ‘Happy Earth Day‘ without really understanding the reason why. Sure, there are…

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7 Tips For Working Better From Home

Loads of us are doing it now. But are we doing it well? Here are some great tips for working better from home By Chere Di Boscio It’s funny – I thought with the invention of the internet and…

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15 Wonderful & Weird Facts About Recycling

Love a bit of trivia? Check out these interesting and weird facts about recycling! By Diane Small We all do it. Or at least try to. And that’s great! But there’s probably a lot about recycling you don’t know.…

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Francine The Fish: A Heartwarming Tale

This isn’t the story of a man and his dog. It’s the heartwarming tale of a woman…and her fish! Do fish recognize their owners? Do they have emotions? American sustainable luxury fashion designer Deborah Lindquist shares a heartwarming tale…

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15 Vegan Books For Kids That Inspire Compassion

Given that so many children’s stories involve cruelty to animals, isn’t it time for a new era of vegan books for kids that inspire compassion? By Diane Small Kids are really blank slates, and we basically teach them what’s…

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10 Ethical Fashion Documentaries You Need To See

These ethical fashion documentaries could change the way you perceive the fashion industry….and simply buying clothes By Chere Di Boscio We have often pointed out vegan documentaries that could change your life by shedding light on the planetary and…

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Our 5 Best Eco Friendly Laundry Tips

Our eco friendly laundry tips will save time, money, and the planet, too! By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi Stella McCartney famously said that she rarely washes her clothes. While some may have thought ‘ew’ and others may have wondered if…

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What the Heck is Vegan Leather?

It’s increasingly popular for ethically made bags and shoes. But what the heck IS vegan leather? By Jody McCutcheon After hearing from my sister that the Falabella bag by Stella McCartney was constructed from a leather substitute, and that…

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7 Reasons To Swap To An Ethical Bank NOW

There are many good reasons to dump your commercial bank for an ethical bank. For example? I found seven! Check them out below By Diane Small I know, I know – banking is one of the dullest topics in…

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Sustainable Valentine’s Day Gifts For Luxury Lovers

These sustainable Valentine’s Day Gifts are richly luxurious, and perfect for any romantic occasion, in fact! By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi Although we associate it mainly with romance today, you may be surprised to know the origins of Valentine’s Day…

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The New Lexicon: 23 Ethical Terms Explained

What is clean beauty? Sustainable vs ethical fashion? Vegan vs plant based living? Find all core ethical terms explained here! By Diane Small What are you wearing right now? Are your shoes ethical or eco friendly? Did your last…