We’ve been doing some research on sustainable shoes for a while now. We looked into their production, mission, types of sustainable materials, and of course affordability to limit the impact on your wallet while also supporting our fine planet. So, you know… check it out!Read More
If you keep up with eco news, you’ve probably come across the term “zero waste”. If not, I’m here to tell you all about this new lifestyle. Don’t let the name freak you out! “Zero waste” sounds intimidating but “minimal waste” is a better way of describing it. Basically, produce as little trash as you’re capable of - that’s it.Read More
No matter what age you are, summer is best spent taking it easy. Kicking back, chilling out (hopefully literally), and travelling. But as anyone who keeps tabs on environmental issues knows, everything comes with a footprint - including our summer travels.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
For many people, the end of summer coincides with heading back to school. Maybe school is practically your life essence, or maybe it’s the bane of your existence. Either way, you need back to school supplies, don’t you?Read More
I think we can all agree that YouTube is best utilized for funny cat videos and stupidly funny shorts a la the vine era, but I’ll admit it’s got its more functional side as well (and I’m not talking about the how to videos that range from kissing to cutting an onion without crying).
Sustainability is an often ignored corner of the YouTube world, which is no surprise since we all know sustainable living isn’t the most popular lifestyle option (yet). That being said, there are some dark horses with YouTube channels that focus on sustainability.Read More
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, then you’ve heard about the backlash against plastic pollution in 2018. We’re all about advocating for living in nature, but maybe draw a line when your living quarters keep you from knowing about the planet going to shit.
What the hell do we do with all the plastic already out there?Read More