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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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A Guide For New and Expectant Parents

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A Guide For New and Expectant Parents

Having kids is certainly a blessing, and brings lots of laughter and fun. But parenthood is also full of challenges, with sudden changes, needs, and endless baby items to choose from. How can a new family stay sustainable, when diapers are made of plastics and few things are meant to be reused? Whether you’re looking for a gift for a baby shower, or filling your cupboards in anticipation of your new baby’s arrival, there are plenty of sustainable options available. Our founder, Sarah, started Marley’s Monster’s when she was pregnant with her first child, and originally specialized in baby products,...

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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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Doing Dishes Sustainably

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Doing Dishes Sustainably

Just like doing laundry, doing dishes is a weekly, or even daily task in many households. It’s something we just have to do, but what a great opportunity to find new ways to practice sustainability! From plastic sponges, to water waste, doing dishes isn’t always the most eco friendly, so we have rounded up some tips, tricks, and products that can help make your time in the kitchen more sustainable. 1. Watch How You Wash It can be easy to use gallons of water before we even realize it, especially when hand washing. However, we don’t all have access to...

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