Ever since Macklemore came around rapping about the joys of thrifting, it feels like it’s become more of a “trendy” activity. Good news is, though, he’s really onto something. Thrifting is not only cool but also a much more sustainable way of getting new clothes than buying new every time. Plus, it’s way better for your wallet.
Some companies put a huge focus on the materials they use and the processes involved, others do not. Unfortunately, we often see that the better the quality, the higher the price. So, what are some tips for supporting sustainable clothing while keeping costs affordable?Read more
This week’s theme is “Meatless Meals.” Now, don’t stress, we promised in our first post that we wouldn’t try to convince you to go vegan overnight (although you can if you want), and we’re not about to break that promise. Rather, this week, we’re going to try to highlight some ways to start simply reducing the amount of meat in your diet and encouraging you to try some new things.Read more
To start off the challenge, we think it's important to go back to basics and spend some time outdoors to remind ourselves what Going Green is all about - making choices that allow us to live in harmony with the natural environment. This week, the challenge is simply to Go Play Outside. Luckily, we have so many wonderful places and opportunities to get outdoors in our city.Read more
Living a “sustainable” life is a hard concept to fully embrace. There are many different facets of environmentalism, and it’s easy to get overwhelmed with all of the ideas being thrown around about how to decrease our carbon footprints and live greener lives. That being said, we wanted to simplify green-living with providing ideas for small, individual actions you can take to emphasize the importance of starting to make changes in our day to day lives.Read more