5 Simple Sustainable Beauty Solutions – Vol. 2

5 Simple Sustainable Beauty Solutions – Vol. 2

I'll be the first to admit that being environmentally conscious and being addicted to beauty can lead to a ton of internalized guilt. Despite being an avid beauty lover, there are things I can do to lessen my environmental impact. Please keep reading for five simple sustainable beauty solutions that you can implement in your [...]

5 Simple Sustainable Beauty Swaps

5 Simple Sustainable Beauty Swaps

As a beauty-lover, I often feel I pang of guilt at how my unsustainable purchasing patterns and personal care habits are affecting the environment around me - and I'm not alone in my thoughts. Research conducted by the leading market research group, Mintel, indicates that sustainability is a growing concern amongst millennial consumers. But what [...]

Starbucks to Eliminate Plastic Straws & the Negative Impact of Straws on the Environment

Starbucks to Eliminate Plastic Straws & the Negative Impact of Straws on the Environment

Did you know that over 500,000,000 single-use, plastic straws are used in the U.S.A. every day? Although they offer drinkers convenience, plastic straws cannot be recycled properly due to their size and weight and are common pollutants found in the ocean and in landfills. As we understand the impact plastic is having on the environment, businesses must learn to change their model. Can Starbucks' recent announcement to ban plastic straws help influence other businesses to change their ways?