News

What is gift wrap, anyway, besides future trash? We could probably even say that about the gifts themselves, but nothing becomes trash more immediately than gift wrap. Gift wrap is like a Trojan Horse for plastic. The glossy, shiny, sparkly plastics make it hard to recycle or compost. But we've got you covered for sustainable, eco-friendly alternatives for your holiday gift wrap this year.
Continue reading

It’s celebration season at our house – the time of year when we have three birthdays, plus Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, all within 45 days. We’re a family that loves to celebrate – everything! – but birthdays, especially kids birthdays, can too often and too easily become a celebration of single use plastic (and who’s really celebrating that? The plastic industry!).

 

This year’s birthdays present their own sets of challenges with social distancing and stay-at-home orders still in place, but I’m happy to share with you our tips for celebrating everything – sustainably!

Continue reading