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02 Mar, 2020

Watch These Shoes Get Recycled into Ski Boots

     In 2017, the US alone produced over 12.8 million tons of shoe and clothing waste. We all know that shoes have a limited life cycle, but it is up to not only us consumers but also the creators of the shoes to decide what will happen to the shoes after they have reached their end.  As consumers, we...

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31 Dec, 2019

7 Eco-Friendly Resolutions for the New Year

     It is about to be the start of a new year and a new decade! As 2020 is upon us, many people are setting new resolutions for the year. Most of the time, resolutions are goals set to improve your personal life, but why not set some resolutions that help you AND the environment. Read below our list...

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16 Dec, 2019

Ford is Making Car Parts from Used Coffee Beans

     It seems like somewhat of a rarity for two major companies in America to partner in order to help eliminate waste, but Ford and Mcdonald's are two huge American companies and have done just that.  Besides Ford wanting to have 100 percent recycled and sustainable plastic use by 2035, they have made steps in a more sustainable direction. ...

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12 Dec, 2019

P+365 Creates Wearable Merch from Festival Tents

   As a sustainable brand we support other brands that have sustainable missions. There are so many brands that are coming up with unique and innovative ways to create sustainable products. We've seen everything from shoes made from recycled plastic to biodegradable cups made from orange peels.  Today we're here to show you the P+365 project created by Tuo Lei....

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06 Dec, 2019

CricketSTIX: Sustainable Utensils Crafted in North America

     Did you know that more than 80 billion disposable chopsticks are made annually? Did you also know that these billions of non-renewable and non-recyclable chopsticks do not list materials or toxicity of finishes of coatings that can leach into food and also harm the environment? Well, its a real problem and the trend of single-use utensils and non-transparency...

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19 Nov, 2019

Dunkin' is Getting Rid of Styrofoam Cups

     Major coffee/donut chain Dunkin' has already made some major changes as of late. The most notable one was dropping the Donuts from their original Dunkin' Donuts name.  The cause of the name change in early 2019 was to rebrand as a beverage-focused company.  Well now, Dunkin' is implementing another big change, they are getting rid of styrofoam cups. ...

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18 Nov, 2019

Inside The 'Sustainable City' in Dubai

      You may have heard about "The Sustainable City" in Dubai, which was established in 2015. The $350 million dollar city is literally called The Sustainable City and definitely lives up to its name as it is on a journey to become 100 percent sustainable.  The city is home to around 2,700 residents who occupy 500 villas.  The...

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13 Nov, 2019

Hemp Toilet Paper Could Change the World

     Did you know that before toilet paper was mass-produced, rich people would use wool, lace, or even hemp to wipe? And in 1857, when the first commercial toilet paper was invented in the USA, it was made from Manila Hemp that was moistened and soaked in Aloe.  10 years later the Scott brothers started manufacturing toilet paper from...

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06 Nov, 2019

What is the Future of Sustainable Footwear?

     In the past decade, we've seen a lot of fashion brands start to rethink their production methods.  We live in a society where mass production rules, however many consumers are becoming more conscious and aware of how they shop.  Many buyers want to know more information about how their products are made, who's making them, and how it...

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25 Oct, 2019

Pizza Hut is Taking a more 'Eco-Friendly' Approach to Pizza

      Lately, we've seen a bunch of fast-food restaurants making eco-friendly changes in an effort to reduce their footprint on the earth.  A lot of fast food places have been introducing plant based burgers and even expressing the urge to switch over to more environmentally friendly packaging.  Now, whether this comes from a genuine interest to be more eco-friendly...

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16 Sep, 2019

This Juicer 3D-prints BioPlastic Cups From Orange Peels

     The "Feel the Peel" juicer is probably one of the most impressive and innovative juicers you will ever see.  The juicer functions on a zero-waste model.  Oranges are loaded into the top of the machine, and when a customer is ready it will cut the orange in half and juice it. The peels of the orange are then...

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13 Sep, 2019

Kit Kat Uses Origami Paper to Replace Plastic Packaging

     “Plastic waste is one of the biggest sustainability issues the world is facing today,” “Tackling it requires a collective approach. We are committed to finding improved solutions to reduce, re-use and recycle. Our ambition is to achieve 100% recyclable or reusable packaging by 2025.” These are words from Nestlé CEO Mark Schneider, and they are powerful indeed. Having 100%...

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