Conscious Consumerism

Conscious Consumerism

We are all consumers, it's unavoidable! "Consumerism" is what encourages us to purchase (or consume) goods and services, and it's all around us. Our world is full of ads encouraging us to consume without considering possible repercussions. Click here to read about how you can take steps to become a conscious consumer!
Sustainable Living as a College Student

Sustainable Living as a College Student

This guest blog was written by an EarthHero intern, Zach, as he navigated sustainable college living. With COVID-19, the fall semester of 2020 will likely look a little different for everyone – but we think his insights are still applicable. Join us as Zach dives into some tips for making college more eco-friendly!
Back to School Sustainably

Back to School Sustainably

Whether fall brings your learning home or in school, the classroom is going to look different this year. But no matter where & how you learn, there's still ways to make this year sustainable – from supplies to lunch essentials. Join us as we dive into some of our favorite ways to reduce waste while at school (or work!)
How to go Zero Waste in your home: Plastic Free swaps for each room

How to go Zero Waste in your home: Plastic Free swaps for each room

Going Zero Waste can be simple! Whether it's in your bathroom, your kitchen, or even on-the-go, EarthHero has Earth-friendly alternatives for you to integrate into your daily life and start making a difference - for Plastic Free July, and beyond. Check out these tips and simple plastic free swaps, room by room!
Coffee, done sustainably: Make, buy and dispose of coffee mindfully

Coffee, done sustainably: Make, buy and dispose of coffee mindfully

Recycling K-cups is complicated, and requires breaking the pods down by separating the plastic, aluminum, organic material, and paper filter: an extra step many people just don’t have time for. From K Cups to learning how to compost coffee grounds, learn how to make and drink your coffee sustainably with EarthHero!
The Lifecycle of a Hair Tie

The Lifecycle of a Hair Tie

Take a moment to look down at your wrist. What you’re most likely looking down at is a hair tie or two conveniently placed for the next time you need to put your hair up. But, have you ever wondered what happens to your hair ties after they are lost or thrown away? Read on to learn the life cycle of a hair tie!
How do Fireworks work? (…and are fireworks bad for the environment?)

How do Fireworks work? (…and are fireworks bad for the environment?)

When we think of the Fourth of July, we can’t help but think of backyard barbeques, the Star-Spangled Banner, and of course, fireworks. But, are fireworks bad for the environment? Read on to find out how fireworks work, how they affect our air quality, and other alternatives to celebrate the 4th of July, sustainably!