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Tagged "Educated Consumerism"


Product Swaps + Recommendations

Posted by Smita Kishore on

As promised, here are my recommended product swaps for our entire line! All recommended brands use high quality organic and fair-trade ingredients, are free of preservatives and toxins, use mindful packaging, and are in a similar price range. 
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5 Things You Didn't Know About Breast Cancer

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It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month so what better time than the present to learn more about it! Here are 5 things you may not know about breast cancer.
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6 Things to Buy Fair Trade

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When we buy fair trade, we're saying yes to ethical labor practices, safe working conditions for farmers and workers, fair wages, and worker's rights, and no to worker abuse, child labor, gender discrimination, and practices that are harmful to the environment...
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Eco-Friendly Clothing Guide

Posted by Smita Kishore on

Did you know that the fashion industry is one of the largest polluters in the world? It's the second-biggest consumer of water, producing 20 percent of wastewater while also generating more greenhouse gas emissions than all international flights and maritime shipping combined. Just like with food, buying organic matters when it comes to clothes as well. Organic farming produces less water waste, saving about 115 gallons of water when you switch to an organic t-shirt alone...
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9 Food Trends That Are Destroying the Environment

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I love trying the latest food trends but what I don't love is their often unknown effects on the environment. About one-third of the world’s land is forests. Every year, this area decreases by an average of 13 million hectares, which corresponds to around 35 football fields per minute, mainly due to agriculture. So much of what we consume daily has effects that reach far beyond our bellies, but if we aren't aware of them, how can we do anything to help fix it? 
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