save earth posts

my low-waste life

my low-waste life

last year in july, i jumped on this whole notion of "plastic free july" thanks to my cousin's inspiring instagram posts (shout out to brittney). i had just watched "a plastic ocean" on netflix and literally found myself bawling and distraught over the whole thing....

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the toxic clothing industry

the toxic clothing industry

it's a new season in colorado and winter is right around the corner. time for new hoodies, beanies, leggings, and maybe a new scarf. but wait. do you know how these items were created? the impact they have on our environment? let's throw out some facts. textile dyeing...

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not so forever 21

not so forever 21

the leader in fast fashion has declared bankruptcy protection! closing up to 350 stores worldwide, forever 21 has failed to keep up with sustainable fashion trends and online competition. the company will continue to operate its website and hundreds of stores in the...

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eek-o friendly halloween

eek-o friendly halloween

it's that time of year where you see the halloween pop-up stores and isles at the grocery stores full of costumes and decorations that are hard to ignore.   costumes while the next movie character costume can be tempting, try heading to the thrift stores and...

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diy windshield washer fluid

diy windshield washer fluid

do you realize how toxic windshield washer fluid is? it's known to be one of the most dangerous things found in the garage. this blue liquid contains methanol, a poison. just one teaspoon accidentally swallowed can cause irreversible blindness and potentially death....

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hemp batteries better than lithium

hemp batteries better than lithium

henry ford’s model t was famously made partly from hemp bioplastic and powered by hemp biofuel. now, with battery-powered vehicles starting to replace those that use combustion engines, it has been found that hemp batteries perform eight times better than lithium-ion....

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