The Most Eco-Friendly Way to Fly (Spoiler: Layovers are Good for the Planet AND Your Bank Account)

As of 2016, 12% of transportation greenhouse gasses in the U.S. were attributable to aircrafts. It’s no secret – flying is bad for the environment because of its high carbon footprint. However, in this increasingly global world, often times we still need to fly. Instead of avoiding flights altogether, perhaps it’s best to understand the…

Second Hand is the New First Choice

I’m not proud to admit this, but as recent as early 2016, I shunned second-hand stores because I thought they were only for the poor. I loved browsing through flea markets and thrift stores – especially the vintage antique stores, but only for the entertainment value as if they were museums. Certainly never with the…

10 Most Effective (Pet-Friendly) Essential Oils for Home Cleaning

Essential oils are a must-have for anyone that is looking into homemade cleaning products or looking for a better smelling home. Whether you are using vinegar, baking soda, Castile soap, or another natural ingredient as a base for your cleaning solutions, you can get your homemade products smelling amazing with the right essential oils. The…

Ditching the Plastic – 3 Alternatives to Tea Bags

Tea bags were invented in the early 1900s to make brewing quicker and clean-up easier. More than 100 years later, not too much has changed. We are a world of tea-drinkers (but coffee has it’s own problems). Unfortunately, our normal dunk-brew-toss routine of the tea bag is not sustainable. It actually contributes an insane amount of…

Amazing Environmental Organizations Need Donations

There are so many amazing people out there working with organizations doing important, powerful work on behalf of the environment. This post is dedicated to highlighting some of these organizations. If you are thinking of making a donation in the new year, consider making a monthly recurring donation to one of these organizations. As a…