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Top Seven Tips to Picnic Sustainably

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Top Seven Tips to Picnic Sustainably

As we head into summer and start making plans for beach days, picnics and road trips we thought now is the perfect time to rethink picnic etiquette especially in relation to living sustainably.  The days are long so even after work there is time to grab a few things and head to your favorite park or beach; relax, watch the sunset or a movie with friends and family.  With the right mindset it is easy to make this a healthy habit.

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Sustainable Textiles for Your Home

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Sustainable Textiles for Your Home

Momentum is growing to stop fast fashion. Issues related to social equity; the lack of safe working conditions and low wages, throughout the world. The toll manufacturing is taking on natural resources. The rising level of pollution and the amount of waste getting added to landfills.  But fashion is not the only culprit and today we want to start a conversation around textiles in your home.

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Reduce Waste with Reusables

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Reduce Waste with Reusables

How quickly does trash build up in your home? According to The World Counts, we throw out over 2 billion tons of household waste a year globally, more than 60 tons of waste every second and that's just the beginning. By 2050 the amount of household waste will grow by 70 percent reaching 3.4 billion tons a year. Waste generation will outpace population growth by more than double so join us June 16th for World Refill Day, a global initiative started in the UK by City to Sea to reduce plastic use and encourage reusables. 

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Revitalize the Ocean: Support World Ocean Day

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Revitalize the Ocean: Support World Ocean Day

World Ocean Day is June 8th and the theme this year is Revitalization: Collective Action for the Ocean to protect at least 30% of our lands, waters, and ocean by 2030 (30x30). Here are some ways for you take action.

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Women's History Month: Celebrating Sylvia Earle

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Women's History Month: Celebrating Sylvia Earle

We continue to celebrate Women's History Month and Water Day by highlighting American Oceanographer, Sylvia Earle whose impact in understanding our oceans has been too large to ignore. Thank you to all the women who have paved the way before us so we may continue the journey.

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