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Waste and Packaging

In my own home, we recycle and are lucky enough to have curbside compost pick-up. Once our city started the organics collection, it became obvious that our garbage consisted mostly of packaging. While food packaging the primary area to focus on in terms of waste from our household, I personally have a broader impact on packaging waste due to my business. So here I will share with you my decisions and dilemmas regarding eco-friendly packaging as we are in the midst of Plastic Free July®, the initiative of the Plastic Free Foundations. Learn more here: When I send you your clothing order, the items need to be kept clean and dry during transit. Though the postal service does their...

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Go Green Online

Written by Anyse Mellott Is it worth it to spend all that time driving to the mall? Depending on the location, people can spend hours prepping for and being at the mall. The alternative is to shop online, which has gradually increased as businesses takeover online media. It’s easier to shop online and less time-consuming. People can skip peak hours, long lines, and bad traffic by staying home and shopping, which you can even do in your pjs. Bad habits also die, as people aren’t tempted by every display (glitzy mannequins decked out from head to toe) in the store. I know I get distracted at the end of my shopping spree because of all the decorative cases filled with...

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