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Wanna go zero waste, but have no clue where to start?

We get it. Zero waste living has so many benefits for the environment, your wallet, and your well-being. But transitioning to a zero-waste lifestyle is no small task – after all, a whole new way of living means making thousands of tiny little shifts in your everyday life.

And where do you start such a gigantic task?

Don’t worry – we won’t leave you hanging. Below, we’ve put together our 5 best tips for how to go zero waste, to make your transition to a sustainable lifestyle a smooth process.

And the best part? These tips are quick and easy to follow, and you can get started right away!

So, are you ready to get started on your zero waste journey? Let’s dig in.

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Let’s talk about something you likely haven’t talked about this week… armpits. Each one of us has armpits that are completely unique to us. Some have hair, some don’t. Some sweat a lot, some don’t. Some are stinky, some aren’t.  

Which is what makes finding the right deodorant hard. The right deodorant for our partners, best friends, or family members may not be right for us. And you may not even know you’re using the wrong deodorant for you, because you’ve never used the right one! 

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Do you know how much trash the average American throws away per day?

 An astonishing 4.5lbs, that’s how much. Per day.

 Now, we all know that landfills are hotspots for environmental damage – and yet, so much of what we use every day eventually end up there. But the waste coming out of our households speak to a bigger problem… and you probably know what it is.

Yup – overconsumption, and overproduction.

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Recently, the Supreme Court passed down a ruling that left the sustainability community in a tailspin. To understand why this ruling is important, we have to start with the Obama administration. 

The case West Virginia v. the EPA centered around Obama’s Clean Power Plan. This plan aimed to reduce the amount of greenhouse gasses emitted by the coal industry by moving away from coal to renewable energy. Today, coal provides 21% of the electricity in the US, but makes up ½ the carbon dioxide emissions from all power productions. 

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You’re preparing to enter (or re-enter) the world of business gifts. But you feel a little like a hiker standing at the beginning of a trailhead, hoping you don’t take a wrong turn somewhere along the way. 

Luckily, you don’t have to go it alone. We’ve already walked the trail — and we have a map for success that we’re ready to share with you.

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You know how the story goes – you’ve put two peppers down on your shopping list, but now that you’re standing in the veggie aisle at the store… why not buy a few extra, just in case? 

Or maybe, your story goes more like this: After two days of eating the same tomato pasta, it just doesn’t look that appetizing anymore… so you make something else, and the next time you see those leftovers? They’ve grown fur. Yikes. 

Food waste is nothing new – we’ve all heard of it, and honestly, we’ve all done it. But according to a recent report by the UN, 931 million tonnes of food goes to waste every year – that’s 17% of all food produced globally. The figure is even higher in the US, with an estimated 30-40% going straight into the bin. 

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Nothing turns a house into a home quite like candles. 

The warm, lovely scent, that instant homely ambiance… yup. Summer, autumn, winter, spring – if you’re anything like us, you love your candles year-round, no matter the season. 

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Hair is a deeply personal thing. Unless you’re a buzz cut kind of person, there’s a high likelihood that you’ve been going to the same stylist for years. You probably have an arsenal of products you trust for styling your hair. And, you fluctuate between one to three hair styles outside of special occasions. 
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Running your business sometimes feels like trying to run three different marathons at once. You have dozens of projects calling for your time and attention — and many needs to balance within your budget. 

With all these competing demands, you may wonder if business gifts should be a priority for you.

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Sometimes, it can feel like dads are really hard to shop for. Some dads have everything. And some dads don’t want anything. There are likely a handful of us that asked our dads what they wanted for Father’s Day and all they said was, “A card.”
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If you’ve made it here, you’re likely considering buying a Leaf Razor. 

Well I have good news – I bought it, and have been using it for five months. So, I’m ready to share if a Leaf Razor is worth the investment. If you’re like me, then you are a little nervous to leave behind Ol’ Reliable, aka your plastic razor. 

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Did you know that recycling programs have been around for more than50 years in the U.S.? Yup – ever since the 70s, people have been sorting their waste into various bins, doing their bit to close the loop.

And after doing it for so long, you’d think we all knew the ins and outs of recycling. It’s pretty intuitive, after all – just toss the cans into the bin. Right?

Right. But the recycling industry is always changing, with new techniques and obstacles turning up as the years pass. And still, many old ideas about recycling linger, eventually turning intomyths. While the recycling industry moves on, we keep on believing what we always have, completely unaware.

And no, it doesn’tsound like a big deal, but it actually makes recycling a lot less efficient than it could be. So today, we’re busting7 common myths about recycling, to helpyou sift through all the claims out there and stay up-to-date.

Ready to see some recycling myths debunked? Let’s get to it.

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