Eco Blog

foods

What Foods Will You Be Posting to Instagram Instead of Eating Next Year?

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
eco

Sustainable Service Aims to Make Life Greener with Eco Subscription Box

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
Conservancy

Take an Eco-Cruise with the Conservancy of Southwest Florida

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
seafood

Ned Bell: Canada’s Celebrity Chef and Sustainable Seafood Advocate

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
company

Eight Great Companies to Purchase Earth Friendly Holiday Presents From

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. 1.... read more
ice cream

Ben & Jerry’s Supporting the Environment One Pint of Ice Cream at a Time

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
ghost

Thirteen of the Best Spooky Spaces: Airbnbs Where Ghosts Are Guests

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
Halloween

Trick or Treat with Custom Earth Promos This “Ecoween”

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
mental health

According to Experts You Are Not Alone in Your Global Warming Greif

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
climate change

According to the United Nations the Earth Is Beginning to Die

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
tortoises

Turtle Thief Nabs More Than One Hundred Tortoises from the Galapagos

Oct 12 2018 Turtle Theft 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
halloween

How to Have a Happy “Ecoween” and Go Green This October

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
plastic straws

Endless Shrimp? Yes. Endless Plastic Straws? No Thanks!

Oct 4 2018 Red Lobster has joined the likes of Starbucks, Hilton Hotels, and American Airlines in saying "no way" to plastic straws. On Tuesday, October second, the restaurant chain announced that if you would like a straw, you now have to ask for one. Plastic straws will no longer be automatically handed out; they plan on phasing out the use of... read more
plastic

You Can’t Throw Stones in a Glass House; But What About Plastic?

Sep 30 2018 A Different Kind of Upcycling A project in Nigeria is tackling plastic pollution and youth unemployment by building houses out of plastic bottles and sand. In a neighborhood about 20 km (about 12 miles) from the Nigerian capital Abuja, the largest plastic house is in the middle of construction. More than 46,000 polyethylene... read more
Diapers

The Honest Company and Earth + Eden Diapers Go End to End

Sep 26 2018 Amazon has, once again, re-entered the diaper market. Last November, Amazon entered the market for the first time since pulling the Amazon Elements line back in 2015. They launched a private label under the name Mama Bear. Now, they've added another line of diapers. This time, the label is called Earth + Eden (Earth AND Eden). Unlike... read more