Benefits of Buying Secondhand, According To Common Sense

benefits of secondhand clothing

I grew up wearing my brother’s “hand-me-downs” and experienced social bullying. In the past, there was a stigma attached to secondhand clothes – secondhand clothes were only for the “needy” and “unfortunate”. Thankfully, there’s a shift underway that values a…

5 Ethical & Sustainable Subreddits Worth Reading

sustainable subreddits

Reddit can be an amazing resource and it can also be a gathering of trolls and a source of online aggravation. That’s why we’ve put together a list of the best sustainable subreddits on sustainability, eco-friendly, ethical, and green lifestyles. …

Basic Guide to Foraging 101

Foraging is an awesome way to cut down on your food bill and to enjoy a more varied diet. But please, before you go – please read our guide to foraging, it’s vital to know what you’re doing. After all…

What is Ecofeminism? Women And Nature As One

what is ecofeminism

Ecofeminism is a form of philosophy that explores the relationships between women and the natural world. It is concerned with environmental degradation and environmental justice as well as gender equality and feminist theory. Cultural ecofeminism was first proposed by Francoise d’Eaubonne…

Veganic Gardening For Beginners

One thing that you should know about our intro to veganic gardening is that it’s not just for vegans.  We love a plant-based diet, of course, but it’s not essential to only eat vegan food to remove any form of…

Urban Kitchen Gardening Guide for Beginners

urban kitchen gardening guide

If you want to, you can grow your own food anywhere. Recently, we looked at apartment gardening but now we want to extend that a little and our urban kitchen gardening guide explores what to do if you have just…

Deep Ecology Movement Is All About Love Of Nature And Humans

There is no single movement that represents environmentalism. We’ve covered farmer’s movements, slow fashion and Ansel Adams’ original environmental movement, for example, but they aren’t the same things and they all have different principles. The deep ecology movement is another…

10 Common Natural Skincare Ingredients Explained

Natural Skincare Ingredients

We strongly believe that everyone should use natural skincare and clean, natural beauty ingredients in their products. These products are kind to your skin and they are kind to our common environment.  But what exactly are these ingredients and what…

What Is Lyocell? A Truly Sustainable Fabric?

what is lyocell

You may already know that the fashion industry does a lot of harm to the planet. That’s why you need to know the answer to “what is lyocell?” You may not know that to counter the issues caused by “fast…

12 Awesome Aphrodisiac Foods for Hungry Lovers

The true purpose of being alive is that moment in which you feel your heart racing and look into the eyes of the one you love. The trouble is that our fast-paced modern lifestyle often makes that a more challenging…