For many of us, traveling means arranging passports, getting time off work, booking flights, and finding a pet sitter, but there is also another consideration we should be making: our planet. Traveling sustainably is more important than ever before, and...
Perhaps you’ve seen them on your neighbor’s roof, while driving by a solar field, or on that cool new solar-powered charger you got for your next eco-tourism vacation. Solar is in—and it’s continuously becoming more accessible. You’re likely one...
In the United States, our National Park System is made up of 63 sites that technically have ‘National Park’ as part of their name.  However, if we consider national park sites, the individual units of land managed by the National...
If you're reading this or any other article on Tamborasi, you probably already know that animal agriculture has been associated with significant greenhouse gas emissions. In fact, according to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization, livestock around the globe...
The self-sufficiency movement has ebbed and flowed ever since it became popularized with the “back-to-the-land” movements of the 1960s and 70s. However, it typically sees increases in the periods following crises—especially the 2007-08 global financial crisis and now, amidst...
When it comes to how to start a community garden, there are a few main requirements: time availability, interest from the community, and a space to grow. Notice how we didn’t mention having gardening skills? With an abundance of...
“Rain rain go away”—said no one with a growing awareness that our changing climate means drier conditions. In recent years, global warming has been associated with earlier spring seasons and longer, drier summers. For anyone with a lawn, garden,...
So, you're one of the many people who has become increasingly interested in our planet and the steps we can take to protect it. There are certainly many ways you can take care of Mother Earth in your daily...
Many of us hate laundry day, and it’s likely that our planet would have the same opinions about that mountain of clothes in the hamper.  While the fashion industry is problematic for many reasons, a lot of the impact of...
Bamboo has left many people bamboozled. It’s been touted as one of the most sustainable materials on our planet (and it certainly is), but some brands and manufacturers have been known to stretch the truth about its eco-friendly nature.  In...

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...