Why do we need eco-friendly trash bags? When we think of plastic and ridding it from our homes, we’re quick to think of single-use plastics like straws, cups, and bags from the grocery store, but what about the single-use...
While sustainability is important to ensure a healthy planet for future generations, it’s also important to incorporate future generations in some of our favorite sustainable practices. Whether you’re new to an Earth-friendly lifestyle or have been on a zero-waste...
Congratulations on your engagement! You’ve likely already got enough on your plate—your relatives who absolutely cannot be seated next to each other, decisions about the food and dress, and planning the honeymoon!  We don’t want to add another consideration, but...
Being an environmentalist often means oscillating between despair and hope, emotions that are both necessary in finding inspiration, making shifts, and taking action. These best sustainability books can also help to both inspire and educate. 12 of the Best Sustainability...
We all learned them, the three R’s: reduce, reuse, recycle. For many of us, recycling has been like a get-out-of-jail-free card, a way to “responsibly” turn one plastic bottle into another. But that’s not always how recycling works, nor...
So, you’ve heard about the “zero waste” movement and want to get involved. Where to begin? Well, you’re kind of already “here.” Congratulations, you’ve officially taken your first step towards zero waste! The simple fact that you’re curious about minimizing...
When we think of climate change, we often think of the role we play—the food we eat, the international flights we take, and the impact of keeping our homes at a perfect temperature year-round. It’s important to also consider...
According to Merriam-Webster, homesteading is “to acquire or occupy as a homestead (the home and adjoining land occupied by a family).” This doesn’t even begin to give credit to the movement and what it’s meant to thousands of people...
In the early 2000s something happened in the world of transportation: electric and hybrid cars took to the roads. Since then, everyone has been scrambling to find out if these alternatively-fueled vehicles are truly as ‘clean’ as some of...
If you’ve been feeling down in the pits about your chemical-based deodorant, or the fact that you throw away a plastic tube every couple of months, don’t sweat it! We’ve found some of the best eco-friendly deodorant brands out...

14 Eco-Friendly and Sustainable Gift Ideas

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You likely have a friend (or multiple friends!) who are on the eco-friendly train and don’t necessarily want random “things” as gifts. During gift-giving...

Making Small Changes to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

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The reason why my husband Brad and I decided to create the Tamborasi blog was so we could research and communicate ways that everyday...

How To Have A More Sustainable Coffee Habit

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Looking to make your daily coffee habit a bit more sustainable? We've got you covered! I've spent a lot of time researching this for...

8 Must-Know Tips to Recycle Correctly

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Recycling: One of the most important things we can do to reduce our carbon footprint. We all know that we should be recycling, but...

The Environmental Benefits of Reducing Dairy

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When I began writing this article, I initially thought about calling it "Environmental Benefits of Eliminating Dairy." But I know for many people (myself...