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Time to Talk About Plastic

Is plastic good, or bad? By now we’ve all seen images of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, the animals ensnared in plastic waste, and most recently how micro-plastics are now being found in human blood and lungs. On the other hand, we know plastics ...

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B Corp Round Up

March is B Corp Month! How better to bring it to a close than to share with you 10 of our favorite B Corps that we think you may not have heard of and share some of what makes them our favorites. To be clear, there are A LOT of amazing B Corps that w...

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B Corps Supporting the Circular Economy

Second hand shopping is currently a $28 billion industry and is expected to be bigger than fast fashion by 2029 (NPR). Today, more people realize that thrifting and buying second hand items can be a great way to score high quality items at discounted...

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Ethical Coffee Beyond Labels with Queer Wave Coffee

When we aim to shop responsibly, certain labels serve as beacons in the grocery aisles: organic, B corporation, fair trade. These labels help us trust that companies have ethical practices, which aren’t something we can take for granted (remember N...

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Tackling the E-Waste Problem

Technological innovation has transformed the world for the better in so many ways, but sadly our culture now normalizes an endless cycle of upgrading and later disposing of electronic devices. E-waste refers to the discarded electronic devices that p...

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From trash to treasure: Certified B Corporations that minimize waste

The global waste problem may feel insurmountable, but some companies are finding creative new uses for materials that were almost trash. Here are some certified B corporations that turn trash to treasure. Brands are upcycling plastic to save our seas...

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What is Environmental Racism?

So many of the world’s problems share the same root causes. Despite the fact that we all share this planet, we aren’t impacted by ecological destruction equally. That’s why it’s important to understand environmental racism, a form of systemic...

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The Responsibly Different™ Guide to Spreading Zero-Waste Holiday Cheer

While the holiday season is cherished by many Americans, the amount of trash produced in the US between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day increases by 25%. Each year, Americans discard 38,000 miles of ribbon (enough to wrap around the planet), $11 bi...

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Is Employee Owned… a Good Thing?

What’s An ESOP? Whether you’re head of a large family or small corporation, ownership becomes an increasingly nuanced concept as more people are added to the table. For companies who invest both time and money into an employee-owned company plan ...

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Being A Responsible Pet Owner

What does a responsible pet owner look like? Over 11 million U.S. households welcomed a new pet last year, making many of us proud new pandemic pet owners. While we love our furry friends, are we negatively impacting the environment with our decision...

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