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#TheGoodSquad Interview with Manish Gupta, Founder of MatrBoomie
This week on #TheGoodSquad, we got the opportunity to interview Manish Gupta, founder of MatrBoomie. MatrBoomie is a FairTrade company that supports 1000+ artisans in India with their artisan partners being paid 25% over market wages by making accessories, bags and other handmade gifts. For the cherry on top, he uses sustainable/up-cycled materials and processes to protect the environment!
Top 5 Eco Resorts/Lodges To Visit In Canada and USA
Are you looking for a fun, eco-friendly, summer activity? Try out eco resorts and lodges this summer! Conventional hotels aren't good for the planet as they may require deforestation and excessive resources to build. However, eco resorts and lodges provide a sustainable alternative to still kick back and relax in the summer!
#TheGoodTribe Interview with Kelly Weinberger, Founder of WorldFinds
This week on The Good Blog, we interview Kelly Weinberger the founder of WorldFinds, a non-profit FairTrade company that carries accessories such as bracelets, earrings, scarves and more, all handmade by artisans in India! The pieces are made using sustainable repurposed Sari textiles that support the health of the planet. Each piece of accessory design, created and crafted brings joy to their customers and provides essential jobs for the artisans.
#TheGoodTribe Interview with Bayan Alkhatib, Founder of Bays Threads
This week on The Good Blog, we interview Bayan Alkhatib, the founder of Bays Threads which upcycles vintage and thrift clothing by incorporating a piece of each clothing and sewing them into one! This makes every piece she creates a one of a kind, sustainable, and eco-friendly. In fact, these pieces are so unique that her customers rush to sell out her collection once they are released for purchase.
Why working out in Organic cotton is better for your health
The struggle is real: trying to relax while doing your yoga routine but feeling like your skin just can’t breathe. Your body is telling you something. Say goodbye to trapped sweat and skin that cannot breathe- It’s just not natural. For a good reason, The Good Tee has launched its first every movement yoga wear collection made with 93% FairTrade breathable organic cotton. 
5 ways The Good Tee addresses sustainable practices
In this week’s blog, we’ll demonstrate how we can choose to do things differently to prevent further pollution from the fashion industry and protect Mother Nature. Check out some of our eco-conscious practices including lower carbon footpring, eco-friendly dyes and biodegradable packaing and more.
#TheGoodTribe Interview with Julie Allen, Founder of Mary Rose Boutique
Julie Allen, the founder of Mary Rose Boutique, started her company in early 2018, hoping to change the social stigma of clothing sizes. 

Start an organization to empower youths to love and accept their bodies. We luckily got the chance to interview such a truly inspiring woman for The Good Blog this week! Read further to find out what you can do to change the social stigma of mental health and why inclusive sizing is important for retail stores. 

#TheGoodTribe Interview with Dorothy Saulewicz, Founder of BeesButter
Beeswax is one of the most common cosmetic ingredients used to stiffen and thicken skincare products, but did you know that it also protects your skin from local allergens? What you put on your skin is extremely important. This week of #TheGoodTribe, we got the chance to interview Dorothy to learn more about BeesButter and why natural ingredients are an essential part of your skincare routine.
#TheGoodTribe Interview with Jenny Fortier, Founder of Northern Wildflowers
Is there really a food shortage problem in the world? Recently this year, according to an article by DailyHive, our favorite (or at least my) potato chip brand, Frito-Lay, had a chip shortage.  So how do we tackle this problem...
#TheGoodTribe Interview with Pam Meier, Founder of The Turtle’s Back
Wildlife rehabilitation helps provide care for sick, injured, and/or orphaned animals so they can return to their natural habitat. This week on #TheGoodBlog we got to talk with Pam Meier, the founder of The Turtle’s Back. Pam is a jack of all trades! While running The Turtle’s Back, she is also an educator as she offers educational programs, seminars and mentoring apprentices. 
#TheGoodTribe Interview with Blythe Hill, Founder of Dressember
Did you know that according to the International Labour Organization, human trafficking is a $150 BILLION dollar industry? We often hear of big global issues and may feel powerless when it comes to doing something about them. But what if...
#TheGoodTribe Interview with Dan Vandermolen, Founder of CHANGE Lifestyle & Apparel
What’s better than shopping from GOOD clothing brands that not only consider the environment, but also the impact of their decisions on their workers, suppliers, community and even customers?  Finding sustainable clothing brands that meet all these requirements takes a...
3 Super Cool, Feel Good Eco Holiday Subscription & Gift Boxes You Need To Know About
Who doesn’t love subscription boxes? It’s like sending a gift to yourself, from yourself! The joy of receiving a box every month with curated products brings you that warm fuzzy feeling. Subscription boxes are a great way to treat yourself,...
#TheGoodTribe Interview with Michelle Genttner, Co-Founder of Unboxed Market
As an eco-friendly company whose packaging is plastic free and sustainable, it’s a no brainer that The Good Tee has to share this gem of a place with you! Ready to join the zero-waste movement? Check out our new blog on unboxed market where you will find sustainable products, ecofriendly products that have zerowaste packaging.
5 Unique Eco-Friendly DIY Kits To Gift or Make and Give
Holiday season is fast approaching which means spending time and trying to find the perfect gifts for your loved ones. If you’re like me, then you probably like to buy your gifts ahead of time to save yourself the stress of...
#TheGoodTribe Interview with Bobbi Paidel, founder of Tribe of Lambs
What does being ethical mean if there is no transparency from an organization? Transparency is super important to The Good Tee and we even go as far as providing full transparency about our supply chain on our website. We’re always...
3 Ways to Avoid Greenwashing and know if a Brand is Truly Sustainable
A “good” amount of corporations, businesses and brands have begun to advertise eco-friendly, sustainable products and services in an effort to promote their awareness of their industry’s role in climate change. But not all is “good news”. Check our latest blog post on how to avoid greenwashing
#TheGoodTribe Interview with Jennifer Nini, founder of Eco Warrior Princess

Want to learn more about living an eco-friendly lifestyle? What if I told you there was a website where EVERYTHING you wanted to know about sustainable living was all in one place? Enter Eco Warrior Princess- Jennifer Nini. Check out this weeks blog post on how to live more sustainably.

5 Ways to Keep Halloween Sustainable
To help you celebrate in a more sustainable way this year, we have curated a list of things you can do to make your Halloween more Hallo-green and ways to use sustainable tshirts.
5 TOOLS TO MAKE IT EASIER TO SHOP SUSTAINABLE & ETHICALLY
We understand that most ethical fashion brands are smaller and reaching consumers on a large scale is a challenge. We’ve put together five awesome tools to make it easier to find and support credible ethical and sustainable brands. They all accomplish one thing: make sustainable shopping easier so we can all work together to make life better. Check out these ethical and sustainable brand directories.
7 Fair Trade Commodities You Can Certify

Everyone’s heard the term Fair Trade. The words conjure images of coffee, chocolate and happy farmers with fresh produce advertised on a product. Most consumers know it's a good choice, but do we truly know exactly the reason why?