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We're breaking down the planet's biggest problems into bite-sized pieces and arming you with actionable steps to make change.
Understanding Microplastic

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Understanding Microplastic

Understanding Microplastic

Microplastics sound, well, tiny. But these little shards of plastic debris have a massive impact on the planet. So let’s break down everything you need to know about microplastics: what... Read More

Compostable vs. biodegradable

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Compostable vs. biodegradable

Compostable vs. biodegradable

Compostable, home compostable, biodegradable… these terms are often used interchangeably but have significant differences. Keep reading to learn the difference between compostable and biodegrada... Read More

Plastic Waste & Global Warming

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Plastic Waste & Global Warming

Plastic Waste & Global Warming

Plastic has severe implications on the health of our planet, from production to decomposition. The products themselves are harmful, for sure, but the byproducts of plastics are also harmful - na... Read More

Home and Industrial Composting

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Home and Industrial Composting

Home and Industrial Composting

So you’re ready to start composting. It’s a fantastic way to reduce waste, help the planet, and create rich, fertile soil that’s excellent for gardening. There are several ways to compost, rangi... Read More

Microplastics and Your Health

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Microplastics and Your Health

Microplastics and Your Health

By now, you’re probably well aware of the impact of pollution on the planet. But did you know plastic particles also enter our body each day? A growing body of research has observed microplastic... Read More

5 Simple Swaps to Live More Sustainably

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5 Simple Swaps to Live More Sustainably

5 Simple Swaps to Live More Sustainably

If you’re hoping to be more environmentally friendly, you’re in good company. More people than ever before are considering how our choices shape the health of the planet. If we all work make lit... Read More

Plastic Waste in the Ocean

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Plastic Waste in the Ocean

Plastic Waste in the Ocean

There are 5.25 trillion pieces of plastic trash in the ocean and counting. Plastic pollution in the ocean is estimated to reach 600 million metric tons by 2040 - that’s as heavy... Read More

Breaking Down the Inflation Reduction Act

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Breaking Down the Inflation Reduction Act

Breaking Down the Inflation Reduction Act

If you’ve been looking for an environmental victory, here is it! The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), recently signed by President Joe Biden, is the ... Read More

Composting Certifications, Explained

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Composting Certifications, Explained

Composting Certifications, Explained

If you’ve been on the hunt for biodegradable or compostable goods, you’ve likely noticed different symbols or seals on your products. These certifications boast certifications that verify just h... Read More