EarTHursday posts

EarTHursday #6: “Consumerism Vs. Thrifting”

One of the biggest struggles with living a more ecofriendly lifestyle is not the physical shifts that we can make like getting rid of plastic in our kitchens or using more reusable containers. The hardest thing is to truly change our mindset--this is a big change because we are essentially shifting our view of the world and learning how to live this new lifestyle. One of the bigger mindset shifts that I've started to go through for the past few months is...

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EarTHursday #5: “Petitions, Organizations, & Documentaries”

Signing petitions may seem like an activity that is ultimately not very impactful--it is easy to think that our one signature and our one voice cannot truly make a difference in the grand scheme of things. This may be true in some cases, but I still find that petitions have their uses when it comes to the environment. If enough people sign them, then changes could be made in policies affecting the environment as well as in efforts being undertaken to reverse the effects of climate change. Petitions can also...

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EarTHursday #4: “Period Products”

Alright females of the blogosphere-the day has come for me to talk about how to deal with having your period and being waste-free at the same time!! Most people use one-time tampons or pads, which creates quite a lot of waste over each lifetime. However, it actually seems quite unnecessary to use these packaged products that you can only use once when there are a variety of options out there that could potentially last you your lifetime. I mean in the long run...

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EarTHursday #1: “Soap”

When I was considering what to talk about for my first earTHursday post, I wanted to pick something that would set the tone for how these posts will go as well as something that has been a total success in my life (this isn't the case with everything I have tried so far, but we'll get to that in other posts). I immediately thought of soap, because it is something I have totally turned around in my lifestyle and I love it!...