Whether you’re looking for stocking stuffers, holiday party gifts, or a little self-indulgence, these ten women-owned businesses have a multitude of options for everyone on your list.‘ Our list of 10 women-owned businesses will have you gifting THE perfect gift!
Did you know, around 8% of the world's carbon emissions are attributed to tourism, which may also have other detrimental effects on the environment and society. Tourism undoubtedly has a significant negative impact on the environment. This leads us to wonder, what can you as a traveller do? We’ve lined up some helpful, good tips, to help you minimize your environmental impact while travelling.
We all care about our furry friends, so how does sustainable living make a positive impact on animals? So, why it is important? Animals and plants aren't simply valuable for their own sake; they also contribute to a larger natural ecosystem that may serve as a source of food, shelter, and water for other creatures as well as humans.
Are you tired of spending money at the spa? Or looking for skincare with natural ingredients? Why not look a little closer to home? All the natural face mask ingredients you need are secretly hiding in your fridge! Not only is it healthy, but making your own face masks adds a whole new layer of fun to the self-care game!
Halloween is a largely unsustainable and expensive holiday because of accumulating costumes and decorations? While Halloween is a time for fun, it shouldn’t be hurting the environment or your pockets which is why this year, we’re bringing you the ultimate eco-friendly Halloween ideas. In this #theGoodBlog, we put together some tips on how to create eco-friendly costumes on a budget for a greener sustainable Halloween!
Despite the growth in small and sustainable businesses, the competition with huge corporations is still on. This week on The Good Blog we interview the founder of GoodCarts, Steven Clift. GoodCarts is a platform where sustainable/shop-for-good entrepreneurs can promote each other and grow their profits and impact the economy as a whole. Read more about this inspiring business!
This week on The Good Blog, we discuss tips to help you evaluate a brand for sustainability. Greenwashing is a tactic used by companies to portray its products/brand to be eco-conscious ,when they are only doing the tiniest bit of effort to benefit the environment. Luckily we've broken down things to look out for to ensure you are purchasing from an actual sustainable brand!
This week on The Good Blog, we share some of our favourite habits to implement living a low-impact life. Living a low-impact life means reducing the carbon footprint that is left behind every time you use or do something. Now if we all contribute to this mission and do our part, we can make a HUGE positive impact on the environment.
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!
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.
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,...
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...
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
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.
It’s Plastic Free July and we’re joining the convo on reducing plastic usage this month and every month. We know plastic is harmful but it’s still literally everywhere and in most of the products we use on a daily basis. We can try really hard to live without plastic but sometimes it’s almost impossible to avoid. Start with one area of your life and slowly eliminate all major plastic or waste contributors before moving onto a different part.
Now that I’ve been buying better quality clothing that I know will last longer, I feel good. It really is a great feeling to be able to invest in sustainable fashion pieces that will last many seasons, that are comfy and that really are timeless. Check out the God Tee blog on are 8 tips to make your clothes last longer and continue to help protect the environment and to help you live more sustainably.
Do you have a stack of forgotten t-shirts in the back of your closet that sit unused but you don’t want to let go of since they have sentimental value? I think it’s safe to say we’ve all been there. Do you want to simplify or minimize your closet or even create your dream capsule wardrobe? I’m with you. If you’re still holding onto those old tees that you just don’t wear anymore, It’s time to get creative.
Let’s ask ourselves, why do we need clothes that don’t even last after a handful of washes? This use and throw culture of fast fashion not only makes us spend more every few months on new clothes, but adds to the overflowing landfills as more and more clothes are being discarded. This is why it is so essential to shop sustainably and buy good quality clothing that lasts longer. But how do we identify clothing that is of good quality? Well we’ve got your back, here are 5 simple tips that will help you pick the right clothes that are sustainable and of good quality.