The Brooklyn-based designer Sarah Nsikak makes beautiful, one-of-a-kind pieces. As a first-generation Nigerian-American and driven by her love of textiles, she created the brand La Réunion to cele...
You probably have a recycling bin in your kitchen full of empty takeout containers, bottles, cans, and egg cartons. Given the statistics (90% of the US population), you probably believe in recycli...
July is a great month! It’s warm and sunny and it’s Plastic Free July, thanks to a nonprofit organization of the same name. Here are some great ways to cut back on your plastic use—and even go plastic free this summer (or forever!). Read on to learn more.
A product inventor, innovator, and sustainability expert, he’s the brains behind our Bio Laundry Detergent and was a founding member of The Sustainability Consortium. This month he’s back with a thoughtful explainer on Green Chemistry—and why it matters today. Learn more.
Welcome to rosé season! In winemaking, sustainability can be expensive and complicated, so props to those who are doing what they can. With that, and to celebrate the fact that it’s warm enough to drink outside now, here are our favorite sustainable wine brands you should be drinking too.
Wherever you’re headed this summer, you’ll need some things along the way to make it a comfortable trip. We’ve rounded up our essential (and sustainably-focused) packing list. Read on for more.
It’s the best time of year. Temperatures are on the rise, the sun is coming out, and with vaccines now widely available, you’ll hopefully be packing for your first vacation — in over a year — in no time. First thing on your list: Swimwear. But let’s talk about that for a minute.
Enzymes are byproducts of all living organisms. They are not living organisms themselves; instead, they are proteins that act as catalysts and create many essential biochemical reactions. How do they work in laundry detergents? Read on to learn more.
A product inventor, innovator, and sustainability expert, he's the brains behind our Bio Laundry Detergent and was a founding member of The Sustainability Consortium. This month's he's back with more helpful knowledge about cellulases and the real difference between synthetics and natural ingredients.
Greenwashing — also known as “green sheen” — is a lie. You’ve seen it before. You might have fallen for it, maybe you’re a skeptic. It’s the marketing that occurs around green-ness, or sustainability, designed to persuade consumers into thinking a product is “good” for the environment.
A longtime Brooklyn resident currently living in Upstate New York, Jess Dealy knows a lot about something you might have never heard of: offshore wind energy. (If you surf, you might think this has...
Maybe you’ve been doing laundry for years. Maybe it’s your first time. Here’s how to do the job properly while keeping sustainability top of mind.
Keeping the clothes you already have safe and in good condition is one of the best ways to be sustainable with your wardrobe. With winter on its way out (if slowly), here’s a story about moths, why and how they destroy your clothes, and how to keep them safe all year.
Let’s keep this clean. When it comes to health, the products you clean your house with matter as much as the ones you use on your body. In the past, their formulas tended to be pretty similar to e...
Growing up in his beloved home state of Montana, Wes Larson, a wildlife and bear biologist known on his social media platforms as “grizkid,” had two things on his mind: wildlife and dinosaurs. His ...
Dr. Pete is back with more helpful knowledge: everything you need to know about sanitizing, including but not limited to whether there is such a thing as too much; and answering questions you may have asked yourself recently, such as “do I have eczema or is it just winter?”
We’ve been trained to look for what’s most convenient, even if that compromises the wellbeing of our planet. Now, in order to conserve, individuals have to create their own systems within the wider system: it’s up to each of us to reduce waste. It comes down to changes in habit.
How to choose safe cleaning products for babies, infants & while nursing (& more).
Easy, earth-friendly ways to make your clothes — and your paycheck — last longer
We made a laundry detergent that’s safe for you and the planet. 1,4-Dioxane is one thing we left out: here’s why.You’re probably not going to find 1,4-Dioxane on a label, but that doesn’t mean it...