Founder Brian Linton, and United by Blue recognized the severity of this problem and their company directly collects one pound of trash for every item purchased from our waterways!Read More
Coalatree is a favorite brand of ours SPECIFICALLY for their product design/innovation. They tick all of the boxes so to speak, and have a very fascinating founding story that you can hear from the founder himselfRead More
Saola shoes hit the market just a few years ago (founded in 2016) with arguably the MOST eco-friendly shoes on the market. They’re currently based out of France (those Frenchies have been killin it with their environmental efforts lately!) and can be found in retailers across the US and around the world including REI, Huckberry, Amazon and more.Read More
From top to bottom, Chicobag is one of the most sustainable companies I’ve evaluated. These doods pay attention to every detail from the products to their practices in the office and their partnerships with nonprofits. BUT put simply, they make sustainable, reusable stuffRead More
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.Read More
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…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
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:Read More
But to be honest with you, phones have become the tech staple of all tech staples for many peeps so we thought we’d do a post dedicated solely to freaking you out about just how unsustainable they are.
JK - but we are gonna give you more deets on the emerging sustainable cell phone industry.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