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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...


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 We live in an age where everything gets thrown away and technology is obsolete after a few months, but what many consumers don't realize is that this throw-away lifestyle comes with a high cost not only to our finances but to the planet.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...


I AM ECO-FRIENDLY BUT I DON'T LIKE RECYCLING

Maria Auclair

I AM ECO-FRIENDLY BUT I DON'T LIKE RECYCLING

Before my plastic-free “awakening” back in January 2019, I used to religiously recycle everything I could. If something didn’t say it was recyclable, I’d hope for the best and toss it in the recycling bin anyway, which is known as "wish-cycling". I thought there was a magic land where trash went to be processed and turn into something else, without even thinking too much about, how, what, why, where. It was just something that happened, no doubt. Now I’m so much more environmentally aware…and recycling no longer fills me with joy, I constantly and actively try to avoid it. Go figure....


ZERO WASTE/BULK MASSACHUSETTS DIRECTORY

ZERO WASTE/BULK MASSACHUSETTS DIRECTORY

This is a work in progress! if you know of a place that should be in this list please email me to contact@unpackedliving.com send pictures too! Whole Foods (State-wide) You can find milk in returnable glass bottles, and bulk aisles but most WF won't let you bring containers to use. (DUE TO COVID ALL BULK BINS HAVE BEEN REMOVED) Whole foods is also one of the places where you can get meat, poultry, and fish wrapped in paper. Star Market (State-wide) At Star Market, you can find bulk dry goods, like rice, nuts, grains, and bulk candy, and you can also...