When it comes to healthy teeth, there are a few things that might be preventing us from smiling: namely, toxic chemical ingredients and plastic pollution.  Most toothpastes are made with ingredients derived from palm oil or animal products (like animal-based glycerin),...
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...
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...
There’s a lot of debate on the true meaning of being eco-conscious in everyday life. Some people say it’s being as “green” and “eco-friendly” as possible. This includes swapping plastic bags to organic/cotton shopping bags, using bamboo cutlery instead of...
Today is a huge day for us here at Tamborasi. We decided we would officially "launch" Tamborasi out into the world on Earth Day after spending the last few months creating and fine-tuning the site. We had no idea...
When I began writing this article, I initially thought about calling it "Environmental Benefits of Eliminating Dairy." But I know for many people (myself included!) it's really hard to stop eating all dairy completely. So in the nature of our Tamborasi...
With climate change becoming a very real threat, many companies are choosing to support green practices to reduce their environmental impact. However, there are also many companies taking advantage of consumers' environmental concerns and misleading them into thinking the...
Sustainability trends may end up shaping this century. They’re trickling into every aspect of our life. You can now see more solar panels on roofs and more eco-friendly grocery tote bags on people’s shoulders. Are you looking to join in...
You've probably heard about zero waste. Not producing any waste or trash sounds really daunting and impossible. In this post, we'll take a look at why it isn't as hard as you think to adopt some parts (or even...
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...

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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Environmental Benefits of Reducing Dairy
When I began writing this article, I initially thought about calling it "Environmental Benefits of Eliminating Dairy." But I know for many people (myself...