Is Fair Trade Chocolate Really Fair? (an Honest Look at the Facts)

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Since Fair Trade Certified chocolate usually costs more than non-certified alternatives, you may be wondering whether the additional price is really worth it. Does the Fair Trade Certification actually make a difference? And how is it supposedly better than conventional chocolate? We’ll take a closer look at these and more questions, so that you can …

Fair Trade Chocolate: 5 Sustainable Brands (& What to Look Out For)

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There’s no denying how popular chocolate is. John Q. Tullius even said, “nine out of ten people love chocolate. The tenth person always lies.” That being said, odds are pretty good you’re a chocolate lover too (even if that statistic isn’t exactly accurate). Here’s a more accurate one: However, how much do you actually know about the …

Eco-Friendly Building Materials (Your Guide to a Sustainable House)

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Have you ever thought about all the materials that go into the building of a new house? Even a simple remodel can require a significant amount of materials, from wood to concrete and much more. Unfortunately, many of these materials are not eco-friendly, yet it’s something we rarely think about. After all, it’s not like …

6 Eco-Friendly Balloon Alternatives (+Why They’re Better)

When’s the last time you went to a celebration and you didn’t see any balloons? It’s probably been a while. Balloons are a staple at all kinds of celebrations, from birthday parties to grand openings to retirement parties and more.

Eco-Friendly Soaps: 7 Sustainable Brands (Body Wash & Shampoo)

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How’s your hair looking these days? How is your skin feeling? If the answer to either is not great, it’s likely because you’re using a poor quality shampoo and body wash. However, even if you think your hair and your skin are both fine, this may not be the case long-term if you’re not careful about the shampoo …