While a donation to an environmental organization may be one of the best holiday gifts, supporting an environmental organization at any time of the year is one of the best things you can do for our planet.  To help you...
Just as many different types of food scraps can be composted, there are also several different types of compost bins. Between bins for composting in apartments to fancy outdoor compost tumblers, there are a range of composting options available...
If you’ve decided to make some sustainable swaps around the house, the kitchen is one of the best places to start. If you’re ready to move on from reusable bags and beeswax wraps, an environmentally safe dishwasher is a...
The smell, look, and feel of lush, freshly-cut grass makes for an experience like no other. Unfortunately, it also makes for an environmental impact like no other. Because of this, and the fact that our lawns take up a...
Can this be recycled is probably one of the most common questions among sustainability enthusiasts. With a lack of universal rules, products with various components, a somewhat confusing numbering system, and a range of hard to recycle items, even...
Did you know that every year, in the United States alone, there are more than 10 billion nature trips? It’s great that people are heading into the great outdoors, but with numbers that high, perhaps we need to start thinking...
When it comes to sustainable living, we should leave no room untouched. While the kitchen and bathroom tend to receive the most attention for where we can make some positive changes, the office is another room that deserves some...
For anyone on a zero waste journey, or simply considering the impact of their lifestyle and decisions, the bathroom is a good place to start. Making some changes to our bathroom breaks can help us stop flushing away valuable...
In 2019, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the average American household spent about $3,526 on fast food, dining out, and takeout meals—almost equal to the amount ($4,643) we spent on groceries. It’s safe to say that dining...
They’re everywhere—peeking through cracks in the pavement, sneaking up around the foundation of your home, and taking over all your garden beds. Weeds are a gardener’s worst nightmare, but getting rid of them can be just as scary. Developing your...

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...