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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

Say Goodbye to Plastic Straws (+ Giveaway and Flash Sale!)

 April 19, 2018

Earth Day Countdown: Week 6 Every week for the past six weeks we’ve shared facts about single-use, offered the chance to win reusable products, and offered discounts to empower you to break wasteful habits. In honor of Earth Day, we’re urging you to please stop sucking. Facts: The Single-Use Plastic Straw Similar to single-use plastic…Read the full article

Say Goodbye to Takeout Containers (+ Giveaway and Flash Sale!)

 April 15, 2018

Earth Day Countdown: Week 5 Each week between now and April 22, we’ll give you powerful facts to share, offer you the chance to win reusable products, and give you discounts to empower you to break wasteful habits. Facts: The Single-Use Takeout Container Takeout containers and other food packaging account for 32% of all waste…Read the full article

Say Goodbye to Plastic Utensils (+ Giveaway and Flash Sale!)

 April 8, 2018

Earth Day Countdown: Week 4 Each week between now and April 22, we’ll give you powerful facts to share, offer you the chance to win reusable products, and give you discounts to empower you to break wasteful habits. Facts: The Disposable Plastic Utensil 40 billion disposable plastic utensils are used in the U.S. every year,…Read the full article

Say Goodbye to Plastic Cups (+ Giveaway and Flash Sale!)

 April 1, 2018

Earth Day Countdown: Week 3 It’s officially Earth Month! Each week between now and April 22, we’ll give you powerful facts to share, offer you the chance to win reusable products, and give you discounts to empower you to break wasteful habits. The global impact of our throwaway plastic cup habit is staggering. Plastic cups…Read the full article

Say Goodbye to Plastic Bags (+ Giveaway and Flash Sale!)

 March 26, 2018

Earth Day Countdown: Week 2 Earth Day is a month away! Each week between now and April 22, we’ll give you powerful facts to share, offer you the chance to win reusable products, and give you discounts to empower you to break wasteful habits. The throwaway sandwich baggie is so common that 20 million of…Read the full article

Say Goodbye to Disposable Coffee Cups (+ Giveaway and Flash Sale!)

 March 18, 2018

Earth Day Countdown: Week 1 There are five weeks leading up to Earth Day, marking the birth of the environmental movement. Each week between now and April 22, we’ll give you powerful facts to share, offer you the chance to win reusable products, and give you discounts to empower you to break wasteful habits. This…Read the full article

There is Now a Ton of Plastic Trash for Every Person on Earth

 October 4, 2017

A new study released data on all the plastics ever made, and the findings are alarming. More than 8.3 billion tons of plastic have been produced since 1950 and over half the plastic ever produced was made in the past 13 years. We have heard some pretty staggering facts related to single-use waste, and they’re…Read the full article

Four Reasons We Love Bulk Bin Shopping

 June 21, 2017

Buying food and personal care products in bulk is catching on as the zero-waste movement is becoming more mainstream. It’s becoming so popular that you can buy almost anything in bulk (just ask Bea Johnson) including dish soap, laundry detergent, shampoo, spices, olive oil, honey, coffee, wine and nut butter. Why we love bulk bin shopping:…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