What is Earth Day?

What is Earth Day?

Besides being our favorite day, Earth Day is a global holiday that celebrates one thing: our planet. It also marks the birth of the modern environmental movement in the 1970s that transformed into a global phenomenon. Learn about the history of Earth Day, Earth Day Facts, and our go-to sustainable Earth Day products!
What are microplastics?

What are microplastics?

Microplastics, microbeads, microfibers…You might have heard of them, and you probably know they’re not great. But, what really are microplastics, and how can we...

How-To: Compost

How-To: Compost

Fact: food scraps and other organic waste currently makes up 30% of what we throw away every year, where it will sit in our...

What is a conscious consumer?

What is a conscious consumer?

Trying to enjoy your favorite tv show? Que advertisement. Scrolling down your social media feed? Another advertisement. Checking your mail to see if your...

What are Parabens?

What are Parabens?

You’ve probably applied parabens to your skin, hair, or teeth at some point today without even knowing it. But what are parabens, and should you avoid them? Find out why you might see "paraben-free" more often!
EarthHero Methodology: How we Choose our Products

EarthHero Methodology: How we Choose our Products

It's the number one question that we receive here at EarthHero. As more and more people make the switch to shopping sustainably, there’s one question that needs to be answered: what makes a product, sustainable?
7 Steps to Ditch Plastic

7 Steps to Ditch Plastic

Americans throw out 32 million tons of plastic trash–trash that won’t ever biodegrade or disappear, but instead will turn into “microplastics” that cause a massive slew of environmental problems. These plastics contain dangerous toxins like phthalates that can negatively impact your health, and the planet's health too.
10 Tips to Buy in Bulk

10 Tips to Buy in Bulk

How to Buy in Bulk (and save money doing it!) Bulk shopping: it’s all about saving money and reducing plastic packaging. But, if it’s...

Upcycling vs Recycling

Upcycling vs Recycling

While both recycling and upcycling reduce the amount of junk that goes to our landfills, upcycling turns that same waste into a product of a higher quality–while recycling slightly decreases the quality of certain materials. When we upcycle, we extend the life of that material–reducing CO2 emissions and water usage.
Rethinking Recycling

Rethinking Recycling

It’s no secret that recycling can be a little confusing…to say the least. From following guidelines that differ not only from one town to...