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SEVEN PLANET-FRIENDLY FURNITURE BRANDS WE LOVE

SEVEN PLANET-FRIENDLY FURNITURE BRANDS WE LOVE

Some of you might not know this but I am an interior designer and I happen to work at an interior design company. The furniture industry is extremely wasteful! but there are some companies that are making an effort to change that. Here's a blog post I made in collaboration with Magnificent Boston Based Company, Casa Design Group SEVEN PLANET-FRIENDLY FURNITURE BRANDS WE LOVE Who says you can’t be high-end and planet-friendly? These days, some of the biggest names in luxury furnishings and décor are embracing the challenge. Some, like Paolo Castelli, even celebrate it: “What are the limits of...


Making a purchase more environmentally friendly

Making a purchase more environmentally friendly

There’s only one thing we’re more passionate about than our business… the planet! This is why we’re making an effort to use sustainable practices in every part of our business. We’ve teamed up with CarbonClick, a New Zealand company making it easy for people and businesses to help fight climate change. CarbonClick looks like a green button at checkout. When you click it, a small contribution is added to your basket which purchases carbon offsets. These offsets reduce the environmental impact of the carbon emissions related to the purchase. CarbonClick's offsets fund forest restoration, tree planting, and renewable energy projects around...


PLASTIC UPDATE! 1 YEAR OF MY PERSONAL JOURNEY

PLASTIC UPDATE! 1 YEAR OF MY PERSONAL JOURNEY

People say it's hard to get rid of plastic. Tell me about it! When I decided to cut plastic out of my life, I knew it was going to be a long process and I had very realistic goals about it. I knew it wasn't going to happen over night, I knew I needed to know exactly how much plastic I had to begin with, and I knew I was not going to buy any new plastic, but start replacing what I ran out of with the eco-friendly version. So in January 2019 I took this picture: This was all...


ARE ECO-FRIENDLY, PLASTIC-FREE PRODUCTS MORE EXPENSIVE?

ARE ECO-FRIENDLY, PLASTIC-FREE PRODUCTS MORE EXPENSIVE?

From disposable cameras to disposable diapers, few products marketed to consumers are made to last. We live in an age where everything gets thrown away and technology is obsolete after a few months, but what many consumers don't realize is that this throw-away lifestyle comes with a high cost not only to our finances but to the planet. Not only is your wallet continuously emptied as your limited supply of dollars chases an endless supply of new and updated products, but there is also an environmental price to pay for consumerism. Constant manufacturing of new and unnecessary products uses up virgin...


HOW TO TRANSITION TO NATURAL DEODORANT

Maria Auclair

Tags How to use natural deodorant, Natural Deodorant

HOW TO TRANSITION TO NATURAL DEODORANT

Lets have a real talk about Natural deodorants and Anti-perspirants. A Few Facts first Deodorant controls odor – not sweat. Antiperspirant blocks sweat – but isn’t designed to stop odor. Using deodorant and antiperspirant together is a good way to beat sweaty armpits and foul body odor, but not the only one. Body odor is created by bacteria that accumulates in your armpits. Antiperspirants and deodorants do NOT cause cancer. Both Antiperspirant and deodorant can lead to “sweat stains” There's a process to start using Natural deodorant, mainly because your pores are clogged after the use of antiperspirant so the...

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