| trash talkin’ on tuesday – waste to waves | Why You Need to Give All Your Styrofoam to These Guys So They Can Make Surfboards

I talk about plastic pollution. A lot. But one thing I don’t often touch on is actually one of the biggest offenders — polystyrene, or as you probably know it, styrofoam. According to the Environmental Production Agency, styrofoam is the fifth largest source of hazardous waste in the United States. The production, use and disposal […]

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| spf yourself before you wreck yourself | Your Sunscreen May Be Killing You & Our Coral Reefs, But Here are 11+ Suncreens That Are Better

The calendar may say it’s not “officially” summer yet but with nearly half the country experiencing some seriously scorching weather, I think ol’ Mother Nature would beg to differ. And warmer temps really only mean one thing in my book — spending more time outdoors…well, and drinking rose, but that’s kind of one in the […]

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| trash talkin’ on tuesday – kiss the sky performance yoga mats | Your Yoga Mat Might Have Been Made With Cancer Causing Materials, But This Company Is Better

I know, I know, I’m beginning to sound like a broken record, but I’m going to say it again anyway — we have a plastic problem. But in case you haven’t been reading, according to a 2015 study, an estimated 19.4 billion pounds of plastic wind up in the world’s oceans each year. And I […]

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| wham bam thank you ma’am | 7 Reasons Why You Should Be Practicing Gratitude and an Easy Guide to Get You Started

I’ve been reading/thinking/slightly obsessing over gratitude lately. My husband and I are currently in a state of transition/contemplation/utter confusion. This has mainly been caused by the fact that we have a lot on our plates/minds — like me finding a career I’m passionate about, us wanting to buy a house, us also not knowing where […]

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