19Oct
Closing The Circle With Coffee Grown Mushrooms

Closing The Circle With Coffee Grown Mushrooms

As we are discovering with many ingredients in today's innovative consumer economy, coffee is quite the underutilized product. In fact, when we brew a cup, only 1% of our coffee actually ends up in our mugs. The rest? Sent to die in a...Read More

14Oct
3 Simple Steps to Reduce Your Food Waste

3 Simple Steps to Reduce Your Food Waste

Recently, The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a national goal to reduce food waste by 50% by 2030. Every year, 133 billion pounds of food is wasted in the U.S. That...Read More

11Oct
Are Avocados Toast?

Are Avocados Toast?

Everyone loves avocado toast! A nutritious wheat bread topped with a spread of avocado and a pinch of salt or sesame seeds is a wonderful treat any day. But, ten, five, or even three years ago, nobody was eating this delectable snack at the rate...Read More

4Oct
Fast Consumption Reveals Americas Need to Slow Down

Fast Consumption Reveals Americas Need to Slow Down

STATUS QUO Fast Fashion makes trends quickly and cheaply available to consumers. This status quo is applicable across industries too: Fast Food, Fast-Paced work, Fast and Furious entertainment––you get the picture. This culture focuses...Read More

23Sep
What Fair Trade Has To Say About The Environment

What Fair Trade Has To Say About The Environment

If you’re anything like me, when you hear the phrase Fair Trade, you automatically think of labor. And, rightly so when you consider the founding principles of the movement and the astonishing achievements made during its history. Whether it...Read More

22Sep
The Straw That Broke Disposable Plastics Back

The Straw That Broke Disposable Plastics Back

The use and disposal of plastic straws became a trending topic over the summer, and as the weather cools down, the conversation continues. Despite the infamous status of this topic, a lot of people are still questioning what is so important about a...Read More

19Sep
Do You Know Your Waste Size?

Do You Know Your Waste Size?

As a day-to-day consumer, our choices can truly change the world, for better or for worse. When you go shopping you may know your waist size, but do you know your waste size? Everyday decisions impact the size of our textile waste footprint. Every...Read More

4Sep
Green is the New Black

Green is the New Black

GOING GREEN CAN DO GOOD Turning green isn't always sickening! The fashion industry is getting greener every day, and that's a great thing. The industry is currently at the forefront of considering and combating climate change. This green turn...Read More

27Aug
Impact of dyes on the environment

Impact of dyes on the environment

The fashion industry is a notorious contributor to the world's pollution problem. Even a process as seemingly simple as dyeing fabrics poses an immense threat to the cleanliness and sustainability of the world's water supply. Many of the colors...Read More

4Aug
The Big Problem With Microplastics

The Big Problem With Microplastics

Frequently, the smallest actions can make the biggest differences and the tiniest thorns can be the largest pains. This is the case with microplastics. Microplastics are small plastic pieces less than five millimeters long, about the size...Read More

3Aug
The Etho Economy: The Hell Is That?

The Etho Economy: The Hell Is That?

Because of the abundance of vague (and potentially misleading) vocabulary floating around in the ethical/sustainable product space, we found ourselves continually grasping for a term to describe the brands who are the real deal. Those with...Read More