Why is plastic bad?

Why is plastic bad?

We all know what plastic is, or do we? A lot of us think we know about plastic, but there is still so much we don’t know about. We encounter this material every single day of our lives, yet many of us don't know exactly what it is, and the effects it can have on our health + planet! Learn all about plastic on the blog!
What does cruelty free mean?

What does cruelty free mean?

What is cruelty free? Brands test on animals to ensure their products are safe, and while many are taking a stand against it, it is still widely practiced. But cruelty free is becoming more common, and new certifications are popping up every day. But what do these logos mean, and how can you use them? Learn below!
Why Wear Blue Light Glasses?

Why Wear Blue Light Glasses?

A pair of sunglasses is essential for healthy eyes. But what are blue light glasses, and why should you get a pair? Simply put, the devices we use (phones, TVs, computers, etc) emit blue light which can damage our eyes, keep us up at night, & lower sleep quality. Read the blog to learn all about blue light glasses!
How To Use Cloth Diapers

How To Use Cloth Diapers

Getting prepared for a new baby usually means disposable diapers purchased in bulky packs and used once before they go to the landfill. But with eco-friendly cloth diapering you can save money, create less diaper irritation, and reduce the waste you produce! Want to learn how to use cloth diapers in your life? Read on!
How to Start Making Your Closet More Sustainable

How to Start Making Your Closet More Sustainable

Want to make your closet more ethical? The Buyerarchy of Needs gives consumers a path out of overconsumption to start making their closet more sustainable. Join EarthHero team member Grace in this Sustainability Story as she uses the buyerarchy of needs to help begin to transition your closet to be more sustainable!
7 Natural Skincare Ingredients to Look For

7 Natural Skincare Ingredients to Look For

Natural skincare is becoming the new norm thanks to its ethical ingredients and packaging. Made without sulfates, phthalates, and other nasty additives, natural skincare products use the power of nature. But what ingredients are truly the best for your skin – and how can you find them? Read on the blog to learn more!
Ethical Clothing: All About Eco-Textiles

Ethical Clothing: All About Eco-Textiles

As a conscious consumer, shopping for ethical clothing made with eco-textiles can feel daunting. There's so many options of sustainable fabrics, and each has its own pros and cons. In this blog we'll help you compare natural and synthetic fabrics, and learn about organic cotton, rPET, wood-pulp fabrics, wool, and more!
7 Ways to Use a Silicone Stasher Bag

7 Ways to Use a Silicone Stasher Bag

Tired of your life being controlled by plastic baggies, cling wrap, and mismatched tupperware lids? There’s hope! The Stasher Bag is an endlessly reusable silicone storage bag with thousands of different uses. How can a Stasher Bag fit into your life, and is it really safer than using plastic? Read on to find out!
Fair Trade vs Made in America

Fair Trade vs Made in America

Shopping "Made in America” has become huge lately, with products produced in your country are preferred above imported goods. On the other hand, fair trade goods can ensure the social and environmental responsibility of a product. So which is more eco-friendly? Read on as we break down the pros and cons of each!
7 Eco-Friendly Pet Products

7 Eco-Friendly Pet Products

Our fur babies are part of our family, and should be treated as such. That means high quality products, made from ethical, low waste materials! Read on to learn about 7 eco-friendly products we're loving, and how they can reduce the amount of waste your cat, dog, or pet produces!