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Creating Art to Raise Environmental Awareness

 July 5, 2018

Artist Preview: Roy Steele Studio We’re always inspired by artists using their passion and creativity to raise awareness about local and international environmental issues. Artist Roy Steele’s new 24-piece environmental series speaks about the beauty of nature and the effects of pollution and climate change on our planet. His work also gives hope to the…Read the full article

The History of Plastic and Today’s Reuse Revolution

 June 27, 2018

Plastic’s Revolutionary Start In the 1860s a New York firm offered $10,000 to the person who could invent a substitute for ivory, and this spurred John Wesley Hyatt to develop a plastic polymer called celluloid. It was a revolutionary discovery seen as helping the environment by conserving natural resources and reducing the need for tortoiseshell, horns and…Read the full article

Our On-the-Go Lifestyle and The Plastics BAN List 2.0

 June 24, 2018

The Plastics BAN List 2.0 In the first Plastics BAN List, plastic pollution along the California coast was analyzed. In the newest analysis, The Plastics BAN List 2.0, data from the entire United States is used. It’s an impressive 34-page study looking at the 20 most polluting products, calling out the worst-offending brands responsible for…Read the full article

Planet or Plastic? Highlights from National Geographic’s New Campaign

 May 18, 2018

Planet or Plastic? It’s a simple question with an obvious answer, and this month’s National Geographic brings the question mainstream. In their June issue, they’re highlighting a multi-year campaign to raise awareness about the global plastic pollution crisis. The campaign includes research and non-profit support, as well as their personal commitment to reduce their own plastic…Read the full article

The Ultimate in Sustainable Living: ModNomad Studio

 February 12, 2018

To photograph our new, soon-to-be-released products, we spent the day at the beautiful ModNomad Studio, a thoughtful live/work studio inspired by good design and just really good people. It’s about collaborating with and supporting artists, and gathering to launch ideas and hear from all sides, and it’s a lovely place to spend the day. We…Read the full article

Green Thursday: Best Resources for Eco-Friendly Back-to-School Products

 July 26, 2017

While you’re soaking up some much-needed summer rays, the back-to-school season is right around the corner. We recognize how important it is to start off the school year feeling totally equipped to take on the world. But the sad reality is that so many popular back-to-school products aren’t doing you – or the planet –…Read the full article

10 Tips to Help You Raise Eco-Conscious Kids

 July 4, 2017

To ensure that our planet remains healthy for future generations, it’s our responsibility to teach kids how to be eco-conscious. According to the EPA, Americans generate about 254 million tons of trash every year. That breaks down to 4.4 pounds of trash per person per day. And, we’re only recycling and composting about 1.5 pounds of…Read the full article

Plastic Pollution and The Plastics BAN List

 May 29, 2017

Thanks to research done by four organizations devoted to solving the plastic pollution problem, we now know the most harmful plastic products on the market in California—and the alternatives. The Plastics BAN List is a comprehensive list of the most common discarded plastic items with information about their impact on the environment. Most of the worst offenders…Read the full article

Five Last-Minute DIY Mother’s Day Gifts

 May 11, 2017

Mother’s Day is coming up and many of us try hard not to buy into the holiday shopping frenzy and instead celebrate with gifts that are more thoughtful and less wasteful. Let’s keep it up! Here are some useful and meaningful ideas for DIY Mother’s Day gifts: Homemade salve From one of our favorite blogs, Food 52, this naturally…Read the full article

Guest Post: Six Things You Didn’t Know About Plastic

 April 14, 2017

Think you know what’s in your coffee cup… or closet? Think again—it could contain a type of plastic that’s polluting the environment and/or endangering your health. With nearly a decade spent committed to the fight against marine plastic pollution, The 5 Gyres Institute shares these tips on discovering hidden plastic—and going #plasticfree. 1. Your faux-fur…Read the full article