goMkt Review

How the hell can an app reduce food waste? Well that’s exactly what goMkt sets out to do! It’s a genius business model benefits food retailers and savvy shoppers. There’s a lot of weighty issues like food waste happening all at once but thanks to well thought out solutions, we have a fighting chance!

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Eco-Friendly Body Care Guide FOR MEN

Men are interesting shoppers. We’ll buy the exact same type of shampoo, toothpaste or whatever for like a decade once we find something that works. Keep it simple.  I’m low maintenance and like it effective but then you learn a thing or two about sustainability and bodycare (plastic packaging, shitty ingredients and dimwitted brands) you realize it’s time to update your go to products.

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Green Food 101: An Introduction

Food is undoubtedly the best thing about life. Let’s be real - we all follow our stomachs more than our hearts or brains. It’s literally the elixir of life (next to water of course)! Maybe you’ve heard about the effect agriculture has on the planet, and that what you put in your reusable grocery bag (that you totally don’t forget all the time) makes a difference. So you’ve decided to update your grocery list to be easier on the environment. But...how does anyone do that?

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Girl Look At That Body: Sustainable Body Care Tips

Look, I know Old Spice has pretty cool commercials. I’ll be the first to admit that I bought into the weird immediately and snagged my first bottle of body wash right after the campaign began. But just like you will, I’ve come to terms with my poor choices and realized there’s more important things than Terry Crews yelling weird shit through my TV when choosing what I should rub all over my body practically every day…

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10 Overlooked Everyday Items with Sustainable Alternatives

Hello and happy Earth Month (and upcoming Earth Day)! We’re Proof Eyewear, a sustainable eyewear company hailing from Boise, Idaho - you may know us as a brand that ALDA hosts on their site. We were stoked when ALDA asked us to write a guest post for them so in the spirit of Earth Month we wanted to explore unsuspecting, everyday items that are often overlooked on their environmental impact.

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5 Eco-Labels to Help You Be a Conscious Consumer

Ever wanted to know just how to distinguish sustainable products from their unsustainable counterparts? Eco-labels play a big part in that. You may have already heard of such labels as USDA organic and/or Fair Trade, but there's loads more that can help you determine which products have sustainable features, and which don't.

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Cheers! A Guide to Sustainable Drinking

The paradox of learning that your favorite drink may be harming the environment is that it just makes you want to drink more. Unfortunately, the alcohol industry has an eco footprint, too. Beer and wine require an assload of water, alcohol manufacturing has an emissions problem, and booze cans and bottles are just another part of our waste. If all this makes you want to reach for a pint, fear not! I’m here to present you with solutions:

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Eco-Electronics 101: The Top 3 Sustainable Gadgets

It’s not uncommon to hear people bitching about the woes of the 21st century. Short attention spans this, lazy millennials that, and before ya know it someone brings up the most beloved topic of our times...technology. Yes, that dreaded stuff that gets blamed for everyone’s ratchet behavior but maintains its status as one of the most purchased-from categories out there.

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