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Going Back to School Sustainably
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As summer winds down, kiddos head back to school for another year. There’s always a mad dash to get what feels like a never ending list of school supplies. Luckily, at Marley’s Monsters, we offer reusable items that will last through plenty of school years so you don’t have to worry about repurchasing every August. From art class, to lunchtime, to after school activities, we have put together a sustainable guide so you can send your kiddos back to the classroom the eco friendly way. 1. Packing a Sustainable Lunch You can’t really pack a lunch without a lunchbox, and...
A Guide For New and Expectant Parents
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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,...
The Best Sustainable Items For Kiddos
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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...