- Minimalism Living Show All
In this article, you will learn about the benefits of a minimalist lifestyle and how to implement it in your daily life!
Minimalist Living: Is Minimalism Just A Fad? Or Can It Really Help You Solve All Your Financial Problems?
Minimalism is all about living with less. This includes less financial burdens such as debt and unnecessary expenses. But is it really as easy as just getting rid of your stuff? We discuss.
It’s clear from the science that the acquisition of bigger and better things doesn’t result in a happy life. So what will?
Living the simple life
Millennials would rather spend money on experiences than on things. There are 4 reasons why that's a smart money move, according to a financial expert
Millennials, who prefer to spend their money on experiences, might be getting something right when it comes to their spending habits.
“Not what we have but what we enjoy constitutes our abundance.” ~John Petit-Senn
Watch the video for more about what Marie Kondo's home really looks like!
The Japanese organizer may be the star of the moment, but others have equally appealing theories and strategies for decluttering your home.
Living below your means does not mean you can’t spend money on the things you love in order to enjoy your life.
- Shop Consciously Show All
Your typical wrapping paper and a lot of tissue paper usually can’t be recycled because it’s often dyed, laminated or may contain gold/silver designs or glitter, all of which are not recyclable. Plastic ribbons and bows? Not recyclable. The tape normally used to wrap gifts is also not recyclable. I’m sure there are many people out there who don’t bother removing the tape so that the paper can be recycled. Since these items can’t be recycled, they may be doomed for the landfill, which isn’t ideal if you’re starting to go zero-waste.
Instead, you can be greener when deciding on gift-wrapping methods, especially during a holiday that’s filled with presents like Christmas. Use these sustainable gift wrapping ideas for birthdays, Christmas, Valentine’s day – anything!
With all the fun and festive decorations, delicious cocktails, and endless holiday-themed appetizers and desserts it is one of the best times of year to bring friends and family together and just enjoy the season of giving.
Unfortunately, the holidays can also come with some not so eco-friendly practices, and can create a lot of waste that can really add up by the end of the holiday season. So this year why not make your holiday party a little more special by taking a sustainable approach to planning (and throwing) the ultimate holiday party your friends and family will be sure never to forget.
When it comes to choosing beauty products, what's most important to you? How it looks, what it does or what its ingredients are? Sometimes beauty industry jargon can be confusing, masking a product's true ingredients and effectiveness.
We tend to think that fast fashion only relates to clothes. However, the amount of waste that comes from the eye glasses industry is actually quite staggering. Plastic frames, plastic lens and glass lens are all materials that do not decompose. As a result, the waste piles up.
There are some fantastic eco-friendly baby toys out there. However, with the amount of ‘stuff’ out there, finding great brands and toys can be pretty overwhelming. Our team has complied the following list of some of the best eco-friendly baby toys. We hope you enjoy it!
To be a green-savvy shopper you need to be informed.
41% of women hide purchases from their partners. Conscious shopping is done with an attitude of transparency and honesty.
Yeah, good luck with that.
‘Sustainable’, ‘eco-friendly’ and indeed ‘green’ are all loaded words within modern marketing aimed at a captive audience who, paradoxically, are more aware of humans’ damage to the environment than ever before, whilst simultaneously producing waste and pollution at an ever-increasing rate.
- Vegan Show All
Yes, vegan shoes can be beautiful too :)
We’ve selected a list of brands that sell vegan travel bags, and have highlighted our favorite pieces from each, so you can plan your future journey in cruelty-free fashion. Bon voyage!
This article focuses on cruelty-free products from outlets that take factory conditions, workers’ health, fair wages, animal welfare, water usage, and reusable materials into consideration.
While adhering to a vegan diet is (fairly) easy, ensuring that the contents of your makeup are vegan has historically been a bit more difficult.
Between the rise of plant-based sausages and veggie burgers that “bleed”, vegan protesters at supermarkets, and Disney adding hundreds of vegan items to its theme park menus, veganism is in the news.
The environmental, health and ethical benefits of veganism are beyond doubt. But what if you feel a bit intimidated by the idea? Some experts offer their advice.
It’s the wellness industry’s cash cow, and athletes’ latest choice, but scientists caution there’s still much we don’t know about the diet
Menswear brands are harnessing new technologies to mimic the luxury qualities of cashmere, silk and leather – and with huge environmental benefits. Benjamin Zephaniah, one of the UK’s most celebrated vegans, wears them well.
The future of fashion – or has plastic simply gained a new name? We run through the pros and cons.
It’s not easy being green, so we’ve laid out what you need to know to make the right choice for you.
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