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7 major sustainable trends for 2021

Sustainable trends for 2021: my totally unsolicited opinions on what’s ahead for the next year. This is the year we need to collectively prioritize long-term sustainability goals over short term profit and reward. Whether that happen or not – in particular, at the speed required – remains to be seen. Nevertheless, we move forward! Here […]

50 critical sustainable habits to add to your everyday life

Sustainable habits: we all need them, but which ones we choose depends on our lifestyle and interests. Don’t worry, this list has something for you – and it’s definitely more than the basics you’ve already heard! Sure – while “bring your reusable bags” or “use a bamboo toothbrush” are great sustainable habits to start with, […]

The huge problem with straw bans – and zero waste

Seattle. Starbucks. Scotland. By now you’ve been inundated by triumphant Facebook posts about at least one plastic straw ban passing or getting proposed. It’s all very much a good thing, right? Well… What a lot of these articles are missing is the very real backlash from the disability community who use plastic straws to function, […]

12 actually-useful survival skills – and how to learn them

As the world changes, so will our society. The things we once considered niche or old fashioned will become essential survival skills, critical ways to help your community thrive in the new normal. Secure your place in the new world with these survival skills for the climate revolution!

The privilege and necessity of a no-spend challenge

We know that buying and consuming too many resources is bad for the environment, but what’s the alternative? If you feel caught in the endless loop of consumption, why not try a no-spend challenge? Stop buying stuff you don’t need, save money, put a little less stress on the planet… but also recognize the remarkable […]