Wasteful Consumption Habits We Need to Stop:

Consumerism feels really good. Whether it’s online or in store there is a very satisfying quality to tapping a card and being handed your purchase. However, personally, the act itself is not what makes shopping so gratifying. Buying a shirt or even a simple Starbucks bevy feels good because it reaffirms the idea that I can buy it and that I have enough money and independence to do so. Allow me to explain.

From Big Environmental Strides to Heart Warming Whale Stories Let’s Talk about GOOD News: Sunny Sunday #3

The first week of July is notorious in North America for massive displays of patriotism with July 1st in Canada and July 4th in the U.S. While many decided to abstain from celebrating this year either due to pandemic reasons or the messy history of both these countries, there are other reasons we should celebrate …

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4Ocean: Exposed

From under-compensated workers, to empty claims and ambiguity in spending practices, this company is hiding a lot behind its blue façade. Let’s dive in. 4Ocean.com Summarized problems: Workers who are not upper management are underpaid, work long hours and experience high levels of turnoverNo transparency with regards to worker compensation, general operations, and percentage of …

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5 Ways To Stay Eco-Friendly this Summer:

Photo by Retha Ferguson on Pexels.com Disclaimer: Unfortunately, in today’s social climate, the ability to go eco-friendly is a privilege. Sustainable products have yet to become accessible to the masses and changing one’s lifestyle can be challenging when limited by socioeconomic status, disability, etc. NO ONE should feel obliged to implement ‘green’ solutions nor should …

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Where Your Plastic Really Ends Up: Trashy Secrets of the Recycling Industry

depositphotos.com The world is consuming goods at an alarming rate and recycling is the only method that will sustain our forever unsatiated need to buy. It reduces the quantity of virgin plastics required in production and is a cheaper input. However, in 2020, it is becoming more and more unlikely that the plastics we add …

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