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How to be Green: Food Waste

Posted on December 16, 2017

The holidays are here and it's both the most wonderful time of year and the most wasteful time of year. Conor has some tips on how to reduce food waste in the video below. You can also find more tips and tricks from our 2015 blog: 10 …

12 Days of Christmas

Posted on December 14, 2017

It’s that time of year again and whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, or just some time with friends and family, here are 12 ways to green your holiday cheer!12. Get a real tree. It sounds counter-intuitive, but artificial trees …

How to be Green: Coffee Pods

Posted on December 2, 2017

If you've ever used a single-cup coffee maker that uses coffee pods (also called k-cups), you know that they are very convenient, but also produce a lot of waste. While some coffee pod manufacturers have themselves made efforts to recy…

What is Giving Tuesday?

Posted on November 24, 2017

You have probably heard about Black Friday and Cyber Monday. These commercial holidays created by marketing companies make it seem as if this season is about aggressive consumerism and material gifts. Giving Tuesday is the complete op…

The winter holidays are upcoming and that means stores will be offering sales, limited time items, and more. If giving gifts is something you do during the winter holiday season, we have 10 tips to keep you making conscious and ethical…