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Organic Protein Powder vs. Non-Organic — Which Should You Opt For?Is organic protein powder better than non-organic protein powder? Here's the
Is Humankind Completely Liable for Global Warming? Here's What Experts ThinkIs climate change completely caused by humankind? Here's what we think, based on the leading climate change contributors.
Zero-Waste Skincare: 5 Low-Impact Face Masks You Can Make at HomeYou can make these face masks at home with resources you likely already have in order to keep your impact down.
This Is the Greenest Type of Reusable Water Bottle You Can FindWhat should I look for in a reusable water bottle? We've listed each of the pros and cons for each type, to help you decide on one to purchase.
A Running List of Cities, Restaurants, and Hotels That Have Banned Plastic StrawsWhere are plastic straws banned? You'll only find paper straws throughout certain cities, and offered at certain restaurant and hotel chains.
Here's the Rundown on the Watermelon RadishWhat is a watermelon radish? The beloved root vegetable is having a moment on Instagram, so here's the run-down on the popular culinary staple.
Sustainable Fashion Brands to Stay Stylish Ethically in 2021Looking for more sustainable fashion brands? These are ethical, sustainable and humane brands that will ultimately help green-ify your closet.
How Is Your Carbon Footprint Measured?Learn about how your “carbon footprint” is actually measured.
Here's What You Need to Know About Properly Abiding by Recycling Code 40What is recycling code 40? Although it's relatively uncommon, abiding by the correct protocol is absolutely mandatory – here's how to do it properly.
How to Find the Right Shampoo Bar for Your HairShampoo bars are a great way to reduce waste in the shower — here's our advice for finding the best shampoo bar for your hair.
Coral Reefs Are Dying Out Due to Coral Bleaching — Here's What That MeansWhy are coral reefs important? Keep reading for everything you need to know about how they maintain biodiversity in our earth's oceans.
Microplastics Are Littering Our Planet — but Where Do They Come From?Where do microplastics come from? The tiny molecules can be found in the ocean, in the rainforest, and even human placenta. But where does it come from?
In Addition to Pollution and Maybe Sinkholes, Fracking May Cause EarthquakesDoes fracking cause earthquakes? Here's how the highly controversial oil drilling method may contribute to quakes and seismic activity in general.
How Does Overfishing Affect Biodiversity? Let's Do a Deep DiveHow does overfishing affect biodiversity? Our oceans and the planet as a whole are greatly affected by the fishing industry in more ways than one.
Do Vegetarians Eat Eggs? Behind the Highly Debatable AnswerDo vegetarians eat eggs? Stay tuned for what you need to know regarding one of the most debated topics in the plant-based community.
Everything You Need to Know About Making Your Own Compost TeaWhat is compost tea? The sustainable and natural plant fortifier is perfect for those of us who love keeping our homes green and zero-waste.
Try These 4 Easy Gardening Activities With Your Kids, for a Sustainable Day OutsideWhether you're a parent or if you're simply entertaining visiting family friends, these gardening activities for kids are perfect for a day outside.
Elevate Your at-Home Garden With These Easy-to-Grow Fruits and VeggiesIf you're looking to up your garden game, elevate your selection with these easy-to-grow fruits and vegetables.
These Eco-Friendly Garden Tips Will Keep Your Plants Extra ~Green~Make sure your garden is the eco-friendliest it can possibly be, with these tips and tricks to ensure you're following sustainable practices.
PVC Is Incredibly Harmful to the Environment — Here's WhyWhy is PVC bad for the environment? Keep reading for what you need to know regarding the highly-contested synthetic material that's often green-washed.
Why Is PVC Bad for the Environment?You know PVC is bad for the environment — here’s why.
How Traditional Shampoos Can Affect the Environment, and Eco-Friendly AlternativesHow does your shampoo effect the environment? The products you keep in your shower may adversely effect your water supply and surrounding grounds.
These Sustainable Christmas Crafts Will Ensure Eco-Friendly CheerGet crafty this holiday season without the environmental impact. These 5 Christmas craft ideas are eco-friendly and kid-friendly, for ultimate cheer.
5 Craft Ideas to Reuse and Upcycle Your Old Plastic Coffee ContainersNot sure what to do with your plastic coffee containers? Upcycle them with these 5 useful craft ideas.
Smelly Pits? These Are the 10 Strongest Natural DeodorantsIf you've been let down by natural deodorants in the past, these are 10 of the strongest formulas for all armpits.
The Environmental Pros and Cons of Charcoal: Can It Be Eco-Friendly?Does eco-friendly charcoal exist? Here's what you need to know about sustainable options, that will ensure your barbecues are safe for the environment.
Here's What Will Happen, if the Arctic's Ice Caps Actually MeltWhat happens if the Arctic melts? If the ice caps in the North pole end up completely melting, sea levels will rise and habitats will be demolished.
Instead of Buying Gifts, Here Are the Best Homemade Birthday Presents You Can MakeGiving your friend a birthday gift shouldn't break the bank. Check out these 7 homemade, sustainable, and ethical birthday presents to gift your friends.
Is Plant-Based Meat Healthier For You Than Real Meat? Here's the ScoopA plant-based lifestyle may ultimately be healthier, but does that mean plant-based meat itself is healthier than beef alternatives?
The Best Natural Makeup Brands For Every Sustainable Beauty QueenIf you're looking for a new natural makeup brand to add to your clean beauty routine, these 9 are clean, non-toxic, vegan, and cruelty-free.
Are Hurricanes Actually Getting Stronger? Scientists Think SoOver the years, it seems as though our hurricane season has become stronger and longer — are hurricanes getting stronger? Read on for how they're formed.
These Must-Have Gardening Tools Will Make Your Backyard FlourishWhether you're looking to start a garden or ensure that it flourishes year-round, consider buying these must-have gardening tools for your yard.
Climate Change Affects Animals in a Truly Devastating WayHow does climate change affect animals? Here's what you need to know about the ongoing climate crisis' devastating affect on animals worldwide.
Tips, Tricks, and Products Every Sustainable Crafter Should Have up Their SleevesWhether you seriously love crafting or if you're simply obsessed with DIY projects, take a gander at these zero waste craft closet tips and tricks.
6 Zero-Waste Uses for Activated CharcoalTo incorporate activated charcoal into your daily routine, Green Matters compiled a list of six zero-waste ways to use activated charcoal daily.
5 Tech Gadgets That Are Totally Zero-WasteThose seeking out zero-waste tech gadgets should peruse a few of our favorite varieties that are guaranteed to keep you up and running sustainably.
How to Wash Dishes Zero-WasteFind out how you can eliminate waste when it comes to doing your dishes.
Is Your Cookware Zero-Waste?Find out whether your cookware is zero-waste — and what you can do to make changes in your kitchen!
This Is How Air Pollution Impacts the Human BodyWe know that air pollution is bad for humans — and this is why.
Experts Believe These Are the 'Solutions' to Global WarmingWhat are the solutions to global warming? There are many things we could do to help combat and hopefully stop the climate crisis from worsening.
Did Impossible Foods Really Test on Animals?Impossible Foods makes its “meat” entirely from plants, but some vegans have an issue with Impossible — namely, the company's decision to test on animals on occasion.
Here's How You Can Make Slime, Sans the BoraxIf you're looking for a fun and safe way to play to play with your kids, here's how to make slime without borax, using all-natural ingredients.
Which Vegan Foods Have the Most Protein? These Plants Are PowerhousesProtein is easy to get on a vegan diet — we've rounded up some of the best high-protein plant-based foods out there.
11 Apps That Will Help You on Your Sustainability JourneyThere are so many sustainability smart phone apps, from BikeMap, which helps you navigate the roads without a car, to Done Good for ethical shopping.
These Are the Best Cruelty-Free, Zero-Waste MascarasCruelty-free mascaras are easy to find these days — here are some of our favorites, which happen to come in sustainable or refillable packaging.
What Is a Lazy Lawn? Here's How to Get StartedLazy Lawn is an artificial lawn that takes mowing, seeding, weeding, and watering totally out of the equation.
Here Are a Few Natural Ways to Remove Body Hair, if That's What You PreferIf you prefer a clean-shaven look, there are several ways to remove body hair naturally, to avoid products with chemicals, dyes, or fragrances.
How and When to Harvest Garlic: Everything You Need to KnowGarlic is one of the easiest vegetables to grow in your home garden — here's everything you need to know.
Thrift Stores Near You For a Super Sustainable Shopping SpreeIf you're seeking out a sustainable shopping experience, we've compiled a list of thrift stores near you for the ultimate green shopping spree.