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The Zero Waste Movement: How You Can Make a Difference

By swaggr | August 11, 2020 | Comments Off on The Zero Waste Movement: How You Can Make a Difference

The Zero Waste Movement is slowly spreading around the world, encouraging the human race to take a close look at how awful waste is for our planet and the different ways we can affect change. Unfortunately, this is a concern that can be added to the pile of things that some like to deem as…

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3 Zero Waste Companies We Have Mad Respect For

By swaggr | July 24, 2020 | Comments Off on 3 Zero Waste Companies We Have Mad Respect For

Yayyyy! You’re trying to find more companies that don’t create earth-polluting waste. Props to you my friend. We just wanted to take a second and say: you’re great, here is a virtual, germ-free high-five and a hug. Thank you from the Earth. We interview her every day and can assure you she appreciates it. TBH,…

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Is Polyester Made From Recycled Plastic?

By swaggr | June 24, 2020 | Comments Off on Is Polyester Made From Recycled Plastic?

There are a lot of us who see the word ‘”polyester” on a clothing label and say “nope”! Understandably so and no judgment if that’s you. Virgin polyester is not sustainable and a non-green, energy-eating fabric. However, there is such a thing as recycled polyester which has created some confusion around the topic of polyester’s…

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We’re Not Too Far Away from Living on Plastic Bottle Island

By swaggr | May 24, 2020 | Comments Off on We’re Not Too Far Away from Living on Plastic Bottle Island

It sounds like something out of a bad comedy but the sad truth is this is for real. Plastic bottle island could be our home one day, and judging by how things are going, it won’t be very long until we are there.  Every year the number of plastic items that end up in the…

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The Best Hiking Socks Won’t Stink Up Your Backpack

By swaggr | April 24, 2020 | Comments Off on The Best Hiking Socks Won’t Stink Up Your Backpack

If you are an avid hiker, you know that good footwear is essential. This doesn’t just stop at the shoes, the socks play a huge role as well. The way that your socks are engineered can give you great support and keep your feet from getting stinky. How, you say? It’s all in the structure…

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The Best Way to Keep Your Feet Dry All Day (It’s the Socks!)

By swaggr | March 11, 2020 | Comments Off on The Best Way to Keep Your Feet Dry All Day (It’s the Socks!)

So you’re having trouble with your feet getting super sweaty on a daily basis? Ugh, sorry! That is so uncomfortable. It is usually accompanied by a not-so-sexy odor as well, which is never attractive to the one you fancy. Friends and fam love to give you their lists of reasons and remedies for things like…

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5 Surprising Ways Plastic is Reused and Recycled

By swaggr | March 4, 2020 | Comments Off on 5 Surprising Ways Plastic is Reused and Recycled

You have probably heard a thing or two about our increasing plastic problem. After all, almost every business in the US has a recycling bin right alongside their trash cans. But do you know just how bad it’s actually become?  We aren’t going to give you a lecture with every detail of Earth’s welts and…

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The Secret to Going Zero Waste in the Real World

By swaggr | February 19, 2020 | Comments Off on The Secret to Going Zero Waste in the Real World

Oh boy, you have finally realized just how much waste you’re producing and now you’re face palming your way through each day. It’s okay! Take a deep breath. And let us first say ‘thank you’ for caring. That’s the first step, and getting all up in your feelings is only going to cause you to…

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4 Devastating Facts About Plastic in the Ocean

By swaggr | February 5, 2020 | Comments Off on 4 Devastating Facts About Plastic in the Ocean

Imagine taking a bath with the contents of your garbage can floating around in the water — OR — boiling your noodles with plastic particles floating around inside the pot. Just the thought makes you queasy.  We don’t live in the ocean, so we aren’t subjected to living amongst the trash that is collecting inside…

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My Top 5 Favorite Eco-Friendly Water Bottles

By swaggr | April 14, 2019 | Comments Off on My Top 5 Favorite Eco-Friendly Water Bottles

When it comes to drinking water, I think there is pretty much one thing people can agree on. Water is good for the body, and everyone needs to drink it. Pretty simple. However, once you get a bit below the surface, there is a whole world of options to choose from. Unfortunately, a lot of…

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