It can be relatively easy to reduce our impact by making sustainable swaps in the kitchen, with our clothing, or in the bathroom, but when it comes to providing the best for our children, a bucket of toys can...
It seems like everything is “eco-friendly” these days. From food, to clothes, to even toilet paper, we’re bombarded with a slew of claims when we do our shopping. So just how exactly do we get to the bottom of...
Before we talk about some of these zero waste must-haves, let's discuss why they're essential in the first place. U.S. citizens first began recycling around 50 years ago, and in the half-century that it’s existed, recycling has proven to...
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...

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...