Minimalism has become a popular trend, which is awesome. Folks are discarding belongings of all varieties right and left with thanks to Marie Kondo’s advice on tidying and with inspiration from The Minimalist podcast (also their documentary, Minimalism). Continue reading “How Learning About Landfills Can Lead to Living in One”
To E-Read or Not to E-Read? That is the question I asked myself a few months ago when I first considered purchasing an E-Reader. When they first appeared on the scene, I immediately said, “Well, that’s a new toy I don’t need (and I do need most new toys). Why would I want my books digitalized? I love my books, hardbound with beautiful covers.”
Ana Apple is a sustainable infant and toddler clothing company located in Old Sacramento, CA. We interviewed owner, Ana Manzano, about her whimsical, eco-friendly shop and the wonderful things she is doing to give back to the community.
ECOlunchbox is based in Lafayette, CA and was founded by eco-mom, Sandra Harris in 2009. We had the pleasure of meeting Sandra and asking her about the wonderful company she has built over the years. Continue reading “Conscious Comapanies // ECOlunchbox – Reinventing the Lunchbox in a Sustainable Way”
“Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.” It’s perhaps the most common phrase in relation to living an eco-friendly lifestyle. More than words, it’s a philosophy that asks people to be more conscious of what they take and give back to the earth. While it certainly is a standard to hold ourselves to, there’s so much more to it than using a water bottle over and over again. “Living Green” is not only about improving the planet, but improving ourselves as well. This is the objective of the group featured in this week’s video, The Long Beach Depot for Creative Reuse. Continue reading “Conscious Companies // The Long Beach Depot for Creative Reuse – Turning Trash into Treasure”