Boston Sustainable Living Guide
Over the past few years the saying “living sustainably” has become more popular than ever. But what does having a more sustainable lifestyle really mean? It truly depends who you ask!
5 Sustainable Coffee Shops and Cafes in Boston
The season for pumpkin spice lattes is here, and there’s nothing more “fall” than grabbing a hot cup of coffee (or an iced PSL!) and walking through the streets of Boston as the leaves change. If you know anything about Good Filling, you’ll know that we’re big supporters of the refill revolution – but what does coffee have to do with plastic waste?
3 Green Beauty Tips for Your Morning Routine
Living sustainably isn’t necessarily something that can just happen overnight – of course, some people are able to completely change their daily habits within just a few days, but the ability to stick with that over time can be really difficult. When it comes to making changes in our own lives that will help our planet, we believe the best way to do that is by starting small. It’s easy to think that we’re not having much of an impact when we incorporate one sustainable act into our lives, but that’s just not true – even making a conscious effort to become more sustainable with your morning routine can inspire others to do the same.
How to Pack Sustainably While Traveling This Summer
Summer is in full swing, and for anyone who loves a good adventure–long sunny days mean traveling to new places! Traveling hasn’t been easy the past couple of years and with flight prices skyrocketing, there’s an easy way to save yourself some money while helping the planet. Pack light for your next trip and swap your single-use items for more environmentally friendly ones. Ready to cut down your waste and your time spent at airport baggage claim? Here are some of our favorite ways to pack sustainably while traveling this summer.
5 Zero Waste Personal Products You Need In Your Bathroom
If you're looking for ways to cut down on waste, there's no better place to start than with your personal care products. From toothpaste tubes to menstrual products—the amount of toiletries used in the United States is astronomical, and the packaging that comes with it is only hurting our environment.
Four Refillable and Reusable Water Bottles to Switch to During Plastic-Free July
Learn about the impact of single-use plastic water bottles and our favorite refillable and reusable alternatives you can switch to.
A Mental Hurdle to Zero Waste
Throughout my Journey Towards Zero-Waste, I've constantly sought council from people practicing zero- / low-waste lifestyles. Their advice, support and encouragement has been transformative for my life and for my footprint.
Where to start, the journey to reducing waste
By now I’m sure we’ve all seen the chasing arrows and slogan "reduce, reuse, recycle", but the 3 R's are not all created equal. Most of the emphasis is often put on the recycling but that is the least effective of the three.