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Surprising Things You Can Buy In Bar Form

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Surprising Things You Can Buy In Bar Form

Plastic packing produces a lot of waste that ends up in landfills, and pollution that overtakes waterways and ecosystems. But how do we avoid plastic waste when it feels like everything comes in plastic bottles? Luckily, there are more sustainable alternatives to many plastic products than we even realize. Here are seven surprising things you can buy in bar form to reduce waste. 1. Dog Wash Bar  Our dogs are often the most important thing in our lives, but pooches don’t need plastic packaging. Instead, try a Dog Wash Bar. This pure & natural dog shampoo bar from 'A Wild...

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Meet Marley's: A Conversation with Sarah Dooley Part Two

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Meet Marley's: A Conversation with Sarah Dooley Part Two

Last week on the blog we introduced Sarah Dooley, and her husband Chad. Sarah is the founder of Marley’s Monsters, and has built the company from the ground up. It started in 2013, in her living room, and has now expanded to selling internationally. Sarah now has over 70 employees, a new retail shop in the heart of Eugene, a wood production shop, a warehouse where cutting, sewing, production, and shipping happens. She is constantly looking for new ways to grow and develop, while having sustainability at the heart of it all.  Sarah has worked hard to build Marley’s Monsters...

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Meet Marley's: A Conversation with Sarah Dooley Part One

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Meet Marley's: A Conversation with Sarah Dooley Part One

“It will all be worth it,” Sarah said. “If I could go back nine years and tell myself anything, it would be that this will all be worth it.” In 2013, Sarah Dooley was having her first baby, learning to cloth diaper, and starting a business. Today, she runs a company with over 70 employees, has been featured on major media outlets like Good Morning America, Forbes, and Refinery 29, and her sustainable products can be found globally. But that sort of success doesn’t happen overnight. The nine year journey from humble beginnings to an industry thought leader was full...

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Mother's Day: A Complete Gift Guide

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Mother's Day: A Complete Gift Guide

Every Mother’s Day, we all feel the same way; that there just isn’t a card or enough flowers that can properly express how much you love and appreciate your mother. She’s been there through thick and thin, all the high school dances, break ups, sporting events, and more. How do you even begin to repay that? Instead of opting for cheap gift sets or another piece of jewelry, try giving the gift of sustainability; something the world’s best mom can use again and again. Here are nine ideas for sustainable Mother’s Day gifts. 1. Facial Rounds Kit With various color...

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The Best Sustainable Items For Kiddos

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The Best Sustainable Items For Kiddos

It’s easy to find sustainable swaps for your kitchen and bathroom, or even for yourself. But sometimes we forget that sustainability is for the whole family, including kiddos! There are tons of ways to incorporate sustainability into their lives too. Here are some fun sustainable swaps to implement with your kids. 1. Soy Crayons One of the most quintessential childhood pastimes is coloring. But traditional crayons are not biodegradable and can sometimes be made of toxic wax. Sustainably invest in your little artist’s work by swapping to Soy Crayons. Natural waxes allow for softer crayons that are non-toxic and safe...

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