Outside of transportation, accommodations gobble up a lot of resources and represent a large chunk of our eco footprint when we travel. Finding eco-friendly hotels or lodging is a huge step in minimizing that footprint and curating a more sustainable trip. It’s not always easy to find eco-properties though especially if you’re short on time. […]
What is a staycation? When I got back to Indiana in January, I knew I’d be here for a while so I started planning some travel themed staycation ideas. If you’re new to the term, a staycation is basically when you curate a vacation in your own city, or in this post, without leaving your […]
Valentines Day gifts don’t have to be wasteful. Here’s 14 simple tips for how to have an eco-friendly Valentines Day this year.
Oral hygiene products are the source of a lot of plastic waste in the bathroom and yet something we need to use every day. Fortunately, there are a lot of options for more sustainable dental care items – plastic-free toothbrushes, toothpastes, and even flosses. If you replace your plastic toothbrushes and toothpaste tubes when they’re […]
Sustainable travel is on many of our minds entering 2020 and improving our habits to become more eco-friendly travelers should be on all of our to-do lists. A lot of traveling sustainably comes down to our personal actions, but it’s no secret that some cities make it easier to be green than others. I’ve talked […]
I realized recently that I follow a lot of travel influencers, but not nearly enough sustainable travel bloggers. Entering 2020, I wanted to flood my feed with more eco-friendly vacation inspiration, and also diversify my feed to include more women of color, as the travel sphere can be pretty white. (As a white woman trying […]
I’m back with another post in my mini-series on sustainable brands and products, this time with 6 sustainable vegan makeup brands I think you all will love. This time you’ll find vegan lipsticks in metal tins, vegan mineral powders in cardboard containers, and even biodegradable glitter. Some brands included offer specific vegan options, but most […]
Over the past two years, I’ve been researching and writing about how we can each travel more sustainably in our daily lives. What I’ve realized about sustainable travel is this: it really comes down to developing sustainable habits that we practice each day, so that we can continue to implement them while we’re on the […]
A list of vendors offering plastic-free, vegan deodorants so you can make your beauty routine for happy pits and a happy planet.
For many of us ladies, dealing with our periods is a huge annoyance, expense, and literal pain. Most of us can relate to the fear of getting our periods during our long-awaited beach vacation, or the panic when we realize we’ve gotten our period and don’t have the necessary supplies on us. For swimmers and […]