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Top Four Ways to Have a Sustainable Back-to-School Season

Since becoming aware of the negative environmental impact of plastics and over-consumption, back-to-school shopping has been a stressful endeavor.  Even before I woke up to the environmental impact, it was not a walk in the park. Back-to-school shopping for a blended family with five kids and long lists of brand- and color-specific items was an …

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How We Got Here

Zero Waste. The term itself sounds extreme. Zero. NONE! Role models like Bea Johnson and Lauren Singer lead impressive lives, but those lives seem unobtainable for many of us. Choosing such a intensely sustainable lifestyle can require a rare combination of free time, financial stability, access to resources, and a lull in other responsibilities that …

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