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November 15th is National Recycling Day. While the holiday started as a way to encourage a positive action for the planet, the truth is that recycling is not as simple of a solution as we were taught. Humans have produced so much waste in recent decades, but most of that waste isn’t being recycled anymore (reference). So, what can we do? Before recycling, we can focus on reducing and reusing items as much as possible. One way to do this is by finding ways to repurpose things like packaging instead of sending it to the recycling center or landfill after...

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Unofficially known as the "Princess of Bohol" because of her charismatic leadership, Jammy Ungab is actually an introverted badass who saw a problem she couldn't ignore. Several years into her career in online marketing, she decided to take a break and travel, visiting beautiful natural places. Upon returning home, she saw her island with new eyes and realized that Bohol had a plastic management problem.  After moving through her initial anger, she focused on learning how others were dealing with the problem in different places. This gave her the confidence to form a strategy and put it in motion. Just three...

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Hannah is our freelance community organizer — a super passionate gal who studied sustainability and creative advertising in college with the intention of using her career to help save the planet. She's helping us nurture a supportive, inspiring community. We thought it would be fun to share a little more about this key player on our team! Tell us a bit about you. Where are you from? What do you do for fun? What inspires you on a day to day basis? Hey! My name's Hannah. I’m from Michigan, the state nestled in between the Great Lakes, some of the most...

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This Friday (September 20, 2019) kicks off a week of Climate Strike events — are you in? If you're not sure how to get involved, here's your cheat sheet. 1. Find your local strike First things first, identify when and where your local event is going down — use this Global Climate Strike map. If you're in a major metro area, there are probably a few to choose from. Don't worry if you have to miss work or school to participate. It will only further emphasize the message you're sending by participating — that's the whole point of striking! Your coworkers or fellow students will take note that the future of...

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By Allison, founder of Activist If there’s one thing that keeps me up at night (aside from my cat or my toddler), it’s the future of our planet. It’s why I started Activist and I believe it’s my calling in life to do my part. From decisions as mundane as what to do with an extra cardboard box to the things that define us, like our packaging, environmental impact is always a top consideration. So I wanted to let you know what we’re doing behind the scenes to minimize our footprint and what you can do to help. First off,...

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This modern life is all about go, go, go and a constant push to accomplish more in less time. Many of today's modern conveniences end up sacrificing our ideals if we're not careful. Here are 10 thoughtful ways to make modern life easier on the environment.

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