While conventional wisdom and longtime whiskey drinkers assert these factors are paramount to creating a fine whiskey, there's a San-Fransisco based start-up who believes otherwise and has taken it upon themselves to produce the equivalent of an aged whiskey overnight.Read More
The sheer number of plastic humans and machines have created over the last 70 years is absolutely, positively jaw-sitting-on-the-sidewalk-dropping, as what was once 1.5 million tons of plastic in the 1950s has grown to over 320 million tons and counting.Read More
Seeing that stylish cannabis accessories were lacking, Esther LeNoir, Camden Foley, Samuel Bertain and Vinh Pho founded Session Goods, a company dedicated to designing products that bring joy to your life (and your next smoke sesh’). The first product they’ve released is a modern, sleek glass bong that’s not only easy on the eyes but functional and simple.Read More
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
Did you know 97% or more of climate scientists believe the shift in global warming is man-made?Read More
Jeremy Long, a co-founder of Pela Case, a sustainable phone case company based in Canada, has.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
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
Did you know 20% of plastic litter found on beaches consists of straws, cups and stirrers? What about that the fact that these items drift into the ocean where marine life, in turn, ingests the items? According to Strawless Ocean, 71% of seabirds and 30% of turtles have been found with plastics in their stomachs.Read More
You work hard, and to treat yourself, you purchase face masks and creams like it's your part-time job. While that's all good and great, have you ever thought about the packaging of these products and how there are currently 6.3 billion metric tons of plastic waste chilling in a landfill for the next 400 years? What about the fact that 45% of that waste is from product packaging? If the plastic doesn't end up in a landfill, it's littered throughout oceans, causing harm to marine life.Read More
When it comes to sustainability, the three R's serve as everyone's number one motto: reduce, reuse and recycle.Read More