Why exactly do we need to clean up our act? According to the Environmental Working Group, cleaning supplies may trigger asthma, they may contain carcinogens, and they could lead to dangerous burns and poisoning. Not only are DIY eco-friendly...
The composting craze has taken the world by storm. From city councils introducing large-scale food composting programs to restaurants sending their food scraps to local farms, it appears that more and more of us are turning our food waste...
You’re conscious about your carbon footprint, which is why you might have opted for a breakfast with almond milk instead of cow’s milk. But then you get to the end of the almond milk and are faced with a...
Why do we even need eco-friendly shampoo? It’s no secret that the majority of hair care products on the market aren’t great for people or the planet. Many are filled with harmful ingredients like sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS), parabens,...
You’re ready to make some positive changes for the planet. You keep your home’s windows open instead of running the AC on full blast. It’s your default to “request paperless” for all your bills and business mail. And forget...
Ahh, there’s nothing like some good old H2O—you know, that stuff that makes up around 75% of our bodies? Water is absolutely essential to our survival. It’s important for our cognition, our organ and cell health, and our physical...
Silicone may be here to take plastic’s place, but this has left many of us wondering if these two are really all that different. In recent years, we’ve been seeing silicone in more of our everyday goods. Sure, it’s found...
You’re making a statement no matter what you wear, so what are your clothes saying about your stance on the environment? It’s no secret that fast fashion is bad for the planet. The clothing industry is the second-largest polluter in...
By now, I'm sure you've heard that plastic is terrible for the environment. It's everywhere, and as of this year, we're producing almost 360 million tons of plastic waste a year. Since plastic isn't going anywhere, we as the...
Have you ever stopped to think about how far food travels before it reaches our kitchen plates? It's estimated that most foods travel around 1,500 miles from farm to fork. Not only is this detrimental from a carbon emissions...

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...