Environment

April 17, 2019

18 Eco-Friendly Products to Reduce Waste in Style

Are you looking for a way to lead a more environmentally-friendly lifestyle without sacrificing your creative spark? If so, you’re in luck! We’ve compiled a selection of eco-friendly products that are as as stylish as they are sustainable. Many of these green gifts offer an aesthetically-appealing alternative to disposable items, including a reusable, floral-printed shopping bag and a convenient metal straw.

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April 4, 2019

Interview: Underwater Photo Shoot Makes Powerful Statement Against Trawling

Self-described “underwater artivist” Christine Ren boasts a one-of-a-kind body of work. Pairing her background in dance with her passion for ocean conservation, Ren specializes in submarine dance. As she poses below the surface, her performances are documented, resulting in stunning photo series like Protect What’s Precious. At first glance, the eye is drawn to the aesthetic beauty of project. Clad in an exquisite white gown, Ren strikes elegant poses against a dreamy blue backdrop.

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March 22, 2019

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Crush Aluminum Cans Before Recycling Them

Do you crush your cans before tossing them into the recycling bin? If so, you’re not alone. Aiming to save space, many people crumple up their aluminum cans once they’re empty. While this method does offer optimal storage, it actually ends up making it harder to recycle them—and may even land them in the trash. Here’s why: most sorting facilities employ a single-stream recycling system.

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March 15, 2019

Thousands of Students Are Skipping School to Protest Climate Change

On March 15, 2019, students from over 100 countries are skipping school and gathering in protest of climate change. With picket signs in hand, these young activists are setting up camp outside of government buildings—from tiny town halls to meeting points for parliaments—in a bid to prompt politicians to take action. This global manifestation is a part of #FridaysForFuture, a movement started by Greta Thunberg, a teenage activist.

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