What is Greenwashing? Examples [2020]

Do you think you’re getting tricked into buying products that claim to be green? Well… you might be! Greenwashing is a thing. Greenwashing is a deceptive practice that companies use to trick you into thinking that their products are environmentally friendly when they are not. This article is going to show you everything about greenwashing … Read more What is Greenwashing? Examples [2020]

10 Ways to Go Zero Waste TODAY and SAVE Money

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Photo by NeONBRAND on Unsplash Sometimes the thought of going zero waste can be daunting. It’s a whole new lifestyle to get used to.  Then you look on the shelves at eco-friendly products and you just don’t know if it’s worth the money.  You think it’s going to be hard and expensive. But it’s not!  With a few … Read more 10 Ways to Go Zero Waste TODAY and SAVE Money

Free Environmental Science Courses to Take to Learn About Climate Change

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Hey! This post is a work in progress, but I wanted to get this out there! Below are free courses you can take to learn more about our planet, the natural systems in place, and how climate change is impacting our way of life. 1 OnlineDegree – Environmental Science – Climate Change & The Cryosphere … Read more Free Environmental Science Courses to Take to Learn About Climate Change

How to Rid Paper from Your Life, Save Money and Save Trees

Paper sucks! It’s clutter and it’s always piled in junky piles on the counter. Most of it is unnecessary, junk mail, useless coupons, and bills you already paid online.  Wasting paper is bad for the environment. The TREES PEOPLE! THE TREEEEEEEEESSS!  So, what can we do about this awful phenomenon? We can try our best … Read more How to Rid Paper from Your Life, Save Money and Save Trees

6 Steps to Rock Spring Cleaning as an Eco Friendly Minimalist

Spring Cleaning It’s spring, and although I am writing this while there is snow on the ground (northern problems), the weather is about to get warmer and the flowers are about to bloom. And, people are about to get the urge to start spring cleaning. The warm, fresh air somehow invokes the thought of cleaning … Read more 6 Steps to Rock Spring Cleaning as an Eco Friendly Minimalist

Eco-Friendly Laundry: The Complete Guide to Go Green and Save Money

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This post contains affiliate links to products. I may receive a commission for purchases made through these links. This helps keep Green as a Thistle ad-free and pop-up free. Green Laundry Regular laundry routines feature tide laundry detergent which is around $0.20 per load, a dryer sheet which is $0.04 per load. So, $0.24 a … Read more Eco-Friendly Laundry: The Complete Guide to Go Green and Save Money

Being Eco-Friendly, Less Wasteful and Sustainable

Over the years I have radically reduced by possessions, consumption and waste. I have been interested in being green and saving the environment since I was 14 years old. I use to make information packets to pass along to my family to get them to recycle. I read books on how to be green, making natural products and reducing my carbon footprint for fun. This topic is very important to me.

Since then, I have grown to be very environmentally conscious. People and businesses are waking up and changing. Products are being made from recycled material and are energy-efficient and businesses are striving to be sustainable. These are all good things, but we can do better.

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Why I Love The Library

I admit that I have a collection. As a minimalist, that is frowned upon, but I don’t care! This collection is really near and dear to me. It represents all the places I have lived. An interesting fact about me is that I am 21 years old, and I have had 16 different addresses. Needless to say, my family moves around a lot. New places, neighbors, scenery and schools were a given. But, libraries were always a constant. They were always there.

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