When I first started my sustainability journey, Soko was the first ethical and sustainable jewelry company to follow my blog, and I instantly fell in love with their values. @shopsoko does so much good by producing jewelry using only locally sourced, up-cycled materials such as brass (fun fact: 90% of the world's brass is recycled).... Continue Reading →

Loving my @copperh2o water bottle! (Read my prior post about the Ayurvedic and environmental benefits of using copper)! My grandfather said that our relatives in India use these vessels a lot, and for the maximum benefits, one should leave the water overnight and drink the entire bottle in the morning. The use of plastic bottles... Continue Reading →

"Be the change you wish to see in the world." "One person can make a difference." I finally got to experience the reality of both these quotations today when I decided to pose a question in a work meeting that I assumed would get rejected in half a second. I work for a tech company... Continue Reading →

These artistic popsicles are part of a project created by 3 art students at The National Taiwan University of Arts. The tragic beauty behind these popsicles is that they are made from 100 different polluted water sources in Taiwan. 90% of the trash found in the water was plastic, and the unique colors such as... Continue Reading →

Still looking for the perfect Father's Day gift? Check out what @houseofmarley has to offer! Sustainable headphones, turn tables, speakers, and more? Music to my ears 😎🎧

Zero package shops are becoming increasingly popular (yay) with a shift in focus toward sustainable living. This type of store will carry goods in bulk, and the consumer brings their own jars/bags to fill up! For example, instead of purchasing individual bottles of laundry detergent, you can fill up your own reusable vessel, cutting out... Continue Reading →

What makes @ylloscrub yellow? Turmeric (a powerful ingredient used in Ayurveda)! This wonderful face mask is loaded with natural ingredients, aimed to unburden your skin from acne, redness, scars, and facial hair, while making your face insanely soft! These power ingredients include: turmeric, chickpea flour, coconut oil, cane sugar, sea salt, vitamin E oil, &... Continue Reading →

Sustainable material discovery: Copper. After discovering @copperh2o, I learned so much about the health benefits of copper, and dug deeper to see if this material was actually sustainable. Water stored in a copper vessel (“tamra jal” in Ayurvedic medicine), balances the three doshas in your body (vata, kapha and pitta) by gently infusing the water... Continue Reading →

Adventuring this weekend? Check out @giligear for up-cycled duffle bags, travel pouches, beach bags, and more! Gili Gear uses repurposed vinyl mesh to create their colorful travel gear! Upcycling / repurposing means to take something (for example, jeans), and using it as something else (housing insulation). Upcycled production gives life to fibers and items that... Continue Reading →

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