You’ve got your reusable stainless-steel straw, you’ve perfected your composting game, and now you’re ready to tackle an aspect of sustainability that’s a little little larger. For many of us (especially these days), our homes are where we spend most...
Regardless where you are on your homesteading journey—even if you're just in the dreaming stage—there's no better resource than the thousands of people who have learned tools and tricks to live simpler and more sustainable lives. Here are 10 of...
In most areas of the United States, we enjoy an artificial abundance of water. Rarely do we think twice about that extra long shower, watering the garden, or leaving the tap on while brushing our teeth. Simply put, reducing...
You may have heard about composting, but you might not really understand what it means or it's environmental importance. So what are the basics? Compost is a version of recycling, but instead of recycling aluminum, plastic, or paper, it...
In our household, we're almost always at battle with ourselves when it comes to making decisions for regular kitchen items. The saga of convenience versus eco-friendly almost always results in the latter as the renowned winner. Speaking of kitchen items,...
Minimalism: the word has taken over our modern world. More and more people are turning to minimalist design, minimalist cooking, and even minimalist fashion. We’ve come a long way since the popularity of the capsule wardrobe in the 1970s,...
If you want to live a greener life, there are many small steps you can take that don’t require much effort but can make a big difference over time. One of these simple steps is investing in and using an...
Carbon, a basic and natural element, is all around us. So, why do carbon emissions have such a sinister connotation? The prime focus of carbon emissions is carbon dioxide, which, in surplus, can and will wreak havoc on the...
The Microsoft tech magnate may be up to more than just computer programming and philanthropy—so exactly what is Bill Gates doing for climate change? Bill Gates is probably most well known for his philanthropic endeavors, like the Bill & Melinda...
Shoes are essential. They protect our feet, they keep us warm, they provide support, and they look great! But when you combine the fact that most of us own more pairs than we need (a closet exclusively for shoes?!?)...

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...