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Eco Minimalism: an approach to sustainability that seeks to minimize environmental impacts

Where to Shop Sustainable: Etsy

This post contains some affiliate links, which means I may earn a commission on sales at no extra cost to you. Thanks for helping support Tenacious Thinker. Trying to shop sustainable can get really complicated. It’s pretty much impossible for anything to truly be “sustainable” in our current society. If you think about anything for […]

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Eco-Friendly Christmas Gift Guide for 2020

Christmas in 2020 is going to look a lot different than any Christmas we’ve seen before; from where we do our shopping to how we celebrate, there’s a lot of change coming. Things are moving online as we adapt to a new normal. Let’s use this opportunity to have a green Christmas! I’ve put together […]

Beginners Guide to the Zero Waste Movement (and 4 Zero Waste Newbie Mistakes to Avoid!)

Zero waste started as a set of design principles for creating products, services, and processes that minimize waste that is produced. These principles were adopted as a lifestyle by environmentally minded people who are now carrying zero waste to the mainstream spotlight. As the zero waste movement has grown, it’s message has been somewhat diluted. […]

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10 Ways to Live More Sustainably

Is a low-impact, sustainable lifestyle your goal? Curious about what it means to be sustainable? Here are 10 tips to start you on your eco-conscious journey: 1. Shop local, zero-waste, or sustainably-made Products made locally require fewer resources for transporting. Stronger local economies are linked to a healthier environment. Since industrial waste is a greater […]

How Minimalism Helps The Environment

I like to think there are 3 types of minimalism: minimalism purely as a style, the hippy save-the-planet minimalism, and regular jane and joe minimalism. The problem with minimalism-as-just-a-style is that many people simply do not like that style, so when we only present them this type of minimalism they think “well, this isn’t for […]

10 Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Etsy Shops

At home online shopping? Etsy, the e-commerce site specializing in handmade and vintage goods published its list of Editors Picks. Their marketing campaign, #StandWithSmall is encouraging shoppers to support small, local businesses. I’ve been scrolling through Etsy looking for zero-waste, natural products. In the spirit of the #StandWithSmall campaign, check out these 10 sustainable and […]


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