Nov 29 2018
University of Southern California students CeCe Uhrich and Tim Buchanan live in a two story house. They live with eight other USC students. Their shelves are filled with items bought in bulk and their basement contains a compost pile. A small container containing dollar bills sits near the front door. This serves as the "ecotax... read more
Nov 23 2018
Do you have to visit relatives this holiday season? Are they local?
If the answer to both of those questions was yes, don't just hop into your car. Anytime a vehicle that isn't a green-mode of transportation is used, pollutants and harmful emissions are let into the air. This has become a large concern across the globe. If you are... read more
Nov 21 2018
Americans have taken a big environmental hit this year. California is ablaze from Malibu to Chico. Homeowners in Florida and Georgia continue to recover from Hurricane Michael. The evidence for human-caused climate change continues to pour in--reports of the melting polar ice shelf and extreme weather shifts. This makes preparing for the... read more
Nov 18 2018
Food trends: giant, over-the-top milkshakes; unicorn food; rainbow food; crazy ice cream treats.
Whatever it is, you just have to find a restaurant that sells it. But not just to eat it; you also have to let all of your Facebook friends and Instagram followers know what the latest weird looking or deconstructed meal is.
As 2018... read more
Nov 15 2018
Have you always wanted to go green but are not sure what to do? Is it just too expensive to buy all organic products?
If you live in New Zealand, enter: The Eco Collective!
This new green subscription box aimed at busy individuals and families. The goal is to help ease making their homes and lives more sustainable.
Delivering a box of... read more
Nov 9 2018
Summer has started to last longer and longer in Florida. This year, even though the humidity is mostly gone, it is going to be hot until Thanksgiving.
What do you do with all of this extra summertime? If you are looking for a memorable, unique experience in Southwest Florida, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida's eco-cruise through... read more
Nov 6 2018
Earlier this year, when more than 50 chefs from British Colombia put their names to a letter calling on the B.C. government not to renew 20 salmon farm leases, one name was obviously missing--Ned Bell's
If any chef in B.C. can be called a sustainable seafood advocate, it's Ned Bell. The celebrity chef is the official ambassador for the... read more
Nov 5 2018
Halloween is over and the holiday season is officially upon us.
Thanksgiving will be here before you know it, and next comes Christmas. But what do you get people? It's one of the oldest questions with one of the hardest answers.
To solve this problem, here are eight companies who's products are as earth-friendly as you are.
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Nov 2 2018
Ben & Jerry's, the ice cream known for such crazy flavors as Phish Food, the Tonight Dough (Starring Jimmy Fallon), and (Stephen Colbert's) Americone Dream, has come out with a new limited edition flavor.
Pecan Resist is a chocolate ice cream with both white and dark fudge chunks, pecans, walnuts, and fudge covered... read more
Oct 26 2018
Airbnb is the best way to immerse yourself in local culture when traveling. It's also more sustainable than a hotel, using less electricity, water, producing less waste, and having lower greenhouse gas emissions than the large buildings that are hotels.
Do you love being scared? Are you a big fan of ghosts? Do you believe in the... read more
Oct 23 2018
There are some large, and quite shocking, imbalances between having fun on Halloween and staying green. These include childhood obesity, poverty and working conditions in developing nations, and the ever growing problem of litter and waste.
Thankfully, in our second Halloween related post this year, Custom Earth Promos is here to once... read more
Oct 21 2018
We only have 22 years to get our act together!
That's the message understood by many after reading the United Nation's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's alarming report. Released earlier this month, this shocking article predicted the human population may very well witness a major environmental catastrophe as soon as 2040.... read more
Oct 19 2018
A landmark report from the United Nations' scientific panel on climate change paints a far more dire picture than previously thought. To avoid damages from the immediate consequences of climate change, the world economy must be transformed at a speed and scale that has "no documented historic precedence."
The report was issued on... read more
Oct 12 2018
The Galapagos Islands.
This volcanic archipelago west of Ecuador are known for the vast number of unique species and Charles Darwin's evolutionary investigation. On October ninth, the islands were also home to turtle theft.
An estimated 123 Giant Tortoises, one of the island's most popular species, were stolen from a... read more
Oct 10 2018
It's October tenth. This means that spooky season has begun and everyone is thinking about what to do for Halloween.
Whether you celebrate spooky Halloween, scary Halloween, fun Halloween, or a combination of the three, Halloween traditions were invented before the environment was a major concern. Thankfully, there are ways to change... read more