Jan 9 2018
It's January, 2018, and most people have already made their New Year's Resolutions. These include things such as losing weight, changing careers, going back to school, spending more time with their families, (the ever popular) join a gym, among many others.
Now it's almost 2 weeks into the new year and it's time to put these... read more
Dec 23 2017
Do you still use plastic grocery bags instead of reusable ones? What about plastic water bottles? Ziplock bags? Plastic garbage bags? Do you put your fruit and vegetables in plastic produce bags at the grocery store? Do you buy toilet paper that's wrapped in plastic instead of paper?
If you answered yes to any of these questions... read more
Dec 15 2017
Whether you celebrate Hanukkah or are just interested in learning more about how to be eco-conscious, we've got five eco-friendly tips that will help change the way you think about certain holiday traditions. Here's to a happy and green Hanukkah!
1. Burn Clean Candles
Instead of using candles made from petroleum-based paraffin wax,... read more
Dec 12 2017
The holidays are a glorious time of year but the traditions we've come to know and love over the years have recently been found to have a devastating impact on the environment. Research by the London Cleaning System unveiled some troubling seasonal stats:
300,000 tonnes of card packaging is used around the holidays; enough to... read more
Dec 9 2017
It's that time of year again. The Christmas music has begun playing, the sales are on, and holiday shoppers are in full force. As the holidays approach, now would be a good time (if you haven't already begun) to start thinking about what gifts you want to get for your family and friends. We've got three eco-friendly tips to help make... read more
Dec 8 2017
If one of your new year's resolutions is to make your home more eco-friendly, then you've come to the right place. From recycling to making your own cleaning products and reducing your waste, we've outlined sustainable cleaning tips that support an eco-friendly home but what about other ways you can reduce your carbon footprint like... read more
Dec 4 2017
You might compost regularly, recycle, and take reusable bags with you to the grocery store but even the most eco-conscious might find it difficult to properly dispose of food wrappers – unless you're "zero-waste" girl of course.
For the most part, food wrappers that encompass things such as granola bars and potato chips (made up of a... read more
Dec 1 2017
If you care about the environment at all then there's a very good chance you monitor your carbon footprint which can be anything from driving a fuel-efficient or electric vehicle to making an effort to turn off lights and electronics you aren't using around the house. But would you ever consider selling your car and giving up the... read more
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