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7 Tips for Being Eco-Friendly on a Budget

How to Be Eco-Friendly on a BudgetThere are several reasons why not everyone is so eager to jump on the 'green living’ bandwagon. It’s a much debated idea that living an eco-friendly lifestyle is too expensive. That it’s only for those with the ‘means' to do so. In some aspects I can see why people say this, but for the vast majority I think it’s not true. When individuals talk about it being an expensive lifestyle, I can’t help but think of them talking about those who go out + buy all new “green” alternatives right off the bat or who are going at it from more of an aesthetic angle. Otherwise, this whole “new” zero-waste craze really isn’t new...

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Must Visit Eco Friendly Resorts

My Wife and I really enjoy spending time surrounded by nature. I'm sure if you're from any city in the Bay Area, you know that being stuck in traffic, the loud noises of cars, smog and construction in the air is a common yet stressful daily occurrence. To unwind, we like to go to places where nature is abundant. Where a respect for earth and its environment is of top importance. These are the top eco friendly resorts and glamping resorts we are planning on visiting in the future!  EcoCamp Patagonia- Torres del Paine Nestled in the heart of Torres del Paine National Park the EcoCamp Patagonia provides the region’s first fully sustainable accommodation, complete with green technology. A resort where...

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Wakened Apparel x Pets In Need

Wakened Apparel x Pets In Need Our mission as a company is to bring you quality products made with little negative impact on our world, but also to bring change. Change to the lives of people and animals we share this planet with. Whether it is a shirt helping save rhinos, a 100% recycled ethically made blanket that helps rescue pets, or a tote that brings awareness to saving our oceans. It has been our mission from the beginning to change the way we look at our clothing and shift the impact it has from a negative to a positive one. It is our goal to design beautiful lifestyle products from clothing to accessories with a purpose that every purchase...

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Pets In Need

ABOUT PETS IN NEED Pets In Need is northern California’s first no-kill animal shelter. The mission of Pets In Need is to advance the no-kill movement, reduce pet homelessness, and find every dog and cat a loving home. We accomplish our mission by rescuing cats and dogs from public shelters in the Bay Area and beyond when they are in danger of being euthanized due to space or financial limitations. TOGETHER WE CAN HELP We are honored to be able to support a local rescue to us! The way we help Pets in Need is by donating 10% of each item sold in their collection to them. When you make a purchase of any items in their collection, you are...

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Ushering in the NEW!

We are excited to announce we have three new products! We wanted to do something different, while also staying true to our core values of American made or if made outside the U.S., fair trade. As with all of our products, they had to do good for others! Our criteria was that these pieces had to be eco-friendly, as well as make a positive impact on how people shop. We partnered with fair trade artisans in India, all women, who are bettering their lives and their childrens lives by making the beautiful pieces that we are introducing into our collection. Each piece is made by women, for women.  THE SUMMIT NECKLACE  We think 'Minimalist meets Bohemian' is the style that...

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