For Starbucks' lovers and fans, it's the most wonderful time of the year as their iconic holiday cups and beverages land in stores on November 2nd.Read More
Everlane, an apparel company headquartered in San Francisco, is changing the way consumers shop with their philosophy of radical transparency.Read More
San Francisco-based LARQ is trying to change the way we drink water by creating the world’s first self-cleaning, reusable and rechargeable water bottle.Read More
“Design makes my life better,” says Ron Robinson, founder of Ron Robinson and Apothia.
“It enhances my life as well as the life of many other people because it’s stimulating.” When you walk through his store in Santa Monica off 5th street, that message is clear. Struck by the sheer beauty of the store, you're almost afraid to touch anything.Read More
Did you know 97% or more of climate scientists believe the shift in global warming is man-made?Read More
If the slogan "reduce, reuse and recycle" has been ingrained in everyone's memory since primary school, why do only less than 10% of plastics ever get recycled?Read More
It’s a late night, and you’ve got some vinyl on rotation as you gaze up at the ceiling talking about everything and nothing all at the same time, slowly falling in love with the person beside you. It’s terrifying, yet thrilling because falling in love for the first time is a rare moment you know you’ll remember for the rest of your life because first loves are the ones who teach you the definition of the word.Read More
For her graduation project at the School of Form in Poznan, Poland, design student Roza Janusz has created Scoby, a 100% edible and recyclable packaging alternative.Read More
Jeremy Long, a co-founder of Pela Case, a sustainable phone case company based in Canada, has.Read More
This eco-friendly company is currently doubling down on sustainable packaging and has even launched a package-free store dedicated to ensuring their beloved products do not create a lasting impact on the planet.Read More
Did you know that 1 in 5 girls in the United States, and 1 in 7 in the United Kingdom miss school every year due to lack of period protection? How about the fact that 12 percent of these girls resort to using toilet paper, newspaper, socks, bits of cloth or sometimes nothing due to financial constraints?Read More
Over 45 billion feminine hygiene products are disposed of globally, resulting in 3.2 million kgs of waste every year. During an International Coastal Cleanup in 2013, volunteers picked up 27,938 tampons and applicators in a single day.Read More
Your friends are all gearing up for a night of sipping wine and catching up, and while you want to say yes, the fact that you have an early day the following morning and are prone to hangovers is holding you back.Read More
Founded by Robyn Shapiro in 2016, Seek strives to normalize the consumption of crickets, and why wouldn't she? They've got a ton of protein and are high in Omega-3s, B12, iron and calcium. For the environmentally-concerned foodie, there’s an abundance of crickets in the world and their production doesn’t release anywhere near the number of greenhouse gases like cattle, sheep, pigs and even chickens.Read More
Did you know that 18 billion pounds of plastic waste flows into the oceans every year? It's no wonder scientists estimate that by 2050 plastic will be more prevalent in our ocean than fish.
So, for the entire month of July, individuals around the world are pledging to go plastic-free to raise awareness for the amount of plastic waste on our planet, and maybe even to kick-start their plastic-free life.Read More
The urge to go strawless is not lost on anyone, nor is the impact that these non-recyclable bits of plastic have on the environment and those who inhabit it.
As of today, Starbucks, one of the heavy hitters for plastic straws, has pledged to replace their iconic green straws from its 28,000 stores with paper and compostable straws and strawless lids.
Sounds awesome, right?Read More
Once up a time, the American government ratified the 18th Amendment, resulting in the ban of liquor by introducing Prohibition in the 1920s. Of course, the exact opposite of what the government hoped for occurred and alcohol consumption— surprise, surprise— did not cease to end. Organized crime merely took over supplying the actual booze with mobsters like Al Capone bootlegging and creating underground clubs while government officials accepted bribes and simply looked the other way.Read More
Hemp Cannabidiol, often referred to as CBD, is commonly used for medicinal purposes, even though it's creeping into the recreational world. Unlike cannabis though, CBD is not a psychoactive substance and is available in all 50 states without a prescription or medical card.Read More