Thrifting is, of course, a lot more affordable than retail shopping. Nevertheless, many people who have recently opted for this have another (very) important thing in mind... The environment! In addition to the landfill buildup of worn clothes, making new clothes...
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...
Walking through your local supermarket, scanning the aisles for items on your shopping list, a plethora of confusing buzzwords are thrown at you. Organic. Natural. Non-GMO. Gluten-free. Grocery shopping clearly isn’t as easy as it used to be! To make educated...
As you may have heard, in 2017 the United States announced that it will pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement. After this, many U.S states became even more aware of the damage the USA was causing to the...
Recently, the fashion industry has taken an unfortunate and dramatic turn. With the emergence of fast fashion, clothes are designed to be sold and discarded on a seasonal basis. If we think about the resultant increase in carbon emissions even...
If you're anything like me, you might be researching every common item to see if there's a green option for it. I recently did this for my dog and foster animals and was excited to find the vast array...
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...
Not long ago, thrift shopping and buying secondhand was not really considered a cool thing to do or talk about. It was often thought of for people who couldn’t afford new clothes at retail stores. After fast fashion reared its...
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...
I found myself asking this very question recently when I realized I could potentially "offset" my carbon footprint from a busy year of traveling internationally in 2019. I felt guilty about our air travel and was intrigued that there...

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...