Nov 25 2017
Plastic is unnatural. It's toxic. It's no wonder why countries and states around the world are trying to ban plastic products and more importantly plastic bags.
It's been one year since California banned single-use plastic bags and as the Los Angeles Times put it, "the world didn't end." In fact, plastic bags accounted for 3.1 percent... read more
Nov 23 2017
If you picture Thanksgiving – family, traditions, and of course food come to mind. With all the preparation that goes into orchestrating the perfect Thanksgiving meal, it can be easy to neglect the environment.
Here are a few tips to ensure that doesn't happen this year and to help you prepare for a more eco-friendly... read more
Oct 14 2017
No matter where you live in the world, or how rich or poor your country is, you're bound to experience some level of pollution. However, there's a chance you might not be aware of just how toxic the area you live in really is.
To find out, The Eco Experts, one of the largest solar comparison groups in the UK, analyzed data from 135... read more
Oct 10 2017
By now, you should be taking reusable grocery bags with you every time you go to the grocery store but your uses for reusable bags can and should go beyond the grocery store. Here's a look at some of the other ways you can use those reusable bags.
Whether you're heading to the mall, Home Goods, or your local farmers... read more
Oct 7 2017
Green living simply means making daily sustainable lifestyle choices that reduce your carbon footprint on the planet. Some green living behaviors include recycling, buying local, reducing the amount of energy you use, and driving fuel-efficient or electric cars (or not driving at all, of course). Other green habits people might adopt... read more
Oct 6 2017
At Custom Earth Promos, we're all in favor of EPA's Reduce, Reuse, Recycle campaign, but this time, we thought we'd add upcycling to the list. Here are three ways you can reuse home items and save them from ending up in landfills:
Clothes, Towels, and Bedding
The next time you clean out your closet, don't throw anything away because... read more
Oct 2 2017
It's no secret that companies can be pretty wasteful and not very eco-friendly when it comes to certain things in the office like not monitoring gas, water, and electric use or not having a recycling system. But with just a few simple changes, businesses have the power to turn things around for not only the environment but their... read more
Sep 29 2017
If you're unsure about what to study in college or are perhaps seeking a career change, you've come to the right place. According to the National Geographic, these five green jobs are guaranteed to be around in the future and to ensure our planet is, too.
1. Urban Growers
Farms, roof gardens, and greenhouses are rapidly popping up... read more
Sep 24 2017
You might consider yourself to be an "eco-friendly worker," but if your work day consists of a long commute to work and endless paper printing tasks, your carbon footprint might be worse than you think or perhaps it has something to do with where you live?
According to a new study, eco-friendly workers differ greatly by state. So, to... read more
Sep 22 2017
Dogs and cats are the most common of pets. After all, "a dog is a man's best friend" and "life is better with cats," but believe it or not, our furry friends are not the most eco-friendly pets we can choose to live with.
Why? For starters, their meat-eating diet requires a high amount of land and energy to produce their food. American... read more
Sep 17 2017
For many people, recycling mainly consists of food waste and basically anything that can go curbside such as cardboard, assorted plastics, and aluminum cans. Although food packaging represents some of the most common waste, there are many of things that can be recycled – things you might never have considered.
Here are three things... read more
Sep 16 2017
Getting your kids to do their homework, pick up after themselves around the house, or do their weekly chores can be hard enough, nevermind trying to get them to recycle. And since recycling is something to be encouraged for years to come, it's important to instill this environmental responsibility in kids when they are young. But how... read more
Sep 14 2017
We all know the three Rs: reduce, reuse, and recycle. But since recycling is one of the easiest ways to go green and reduce your waste, we thought we'd focus our attention on the other two Rs this time. These eco-friendly tips and tricks will help you learn to invest in reusable items and reduce your waste – ultimately helping to... read more
Sep 7 2017
Cardboard boxes, miles of shipping, plastic baggies that hold a single ingredient ... these are just some of the pollution pet peeves caused by meal kits that can drive any environmentally conscious consumer crazy. If you've ever ordered from a meal kit delivery company like Blue Apron or Hello Fresh than you know exactly what I'm... read more
Sep 4 2017
Hurricane Harvey was the first major hurricane to make landfall in the U.S. since Wilma in 2005. In fact, the major storm ended a 12-year record of no major hurricanes making landfall. Harvey also broke a rain record, the largest amount of rainfall in U.S. history, dumping over 50 inches of rain east of Houston. Estimates came in at 19... read more