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Green Generation: How Millennials Are Saving the Environment

Posted by Kaitlin on Dec 13, 2018 8:00:00 AM

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For Millennials Environmental Sustainability Means Making a Difference Today

Millennials are known to be very outspoken about climate change, with 76% being “somewhat to extremely concerned” about the impact climate change will have on their quality of life during their lifetimes, and 82% being worried about the impact of climate change on their children’s quality of life (Earth911).

While they express significant concern, their strategies for evoking change are a bit different than that of other generations. In a recent study done by marketing firm The Shelton Group, it was determined that Millennials are actually less likely to recycle compared to other generations.  

So how exactly are Millennials lobbying for change?

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Topics: Going Green, maketheswitch, Social Responsibility, greenliving, Millennials

Green Living 101: 5 Easy Ways to Reduce Plastic Use in Your Home

Posted by Kaitlin on Sep 27, 2018 8:00:00 AM

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Your Plastic-Free Home Journey Starts Today

When it comes to sustainable living, having a plastic-free home can seem like an impossible task. Go ahead - take a look around and count how many plastic items you see. If you found a few, don’t feel guilty! Plastic is everywhere.

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Topics: Going Green, green products, maketheswitch, Ocean Plastic, Social Responsibility, Sustainability, Sustainable Shopping, clean environment, cleaning, greenliving, Inspiration, Packaging Education, safer products, Shopping, Social Plastic, sustainable packaging

Why It's Important to Use Kid-Friendly, Baby-Safe Cleaning Products

Posted by Kaitlin on Sep 6, 2018 8:00:00 AM

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How the Cleaning Products You Use Affect Your Kids

In today’s world, more and more people have started to adopt greener habits, especially when it comes to cleaning.

However, with many of today’s green cleaning brands focusing their marketing efforts on parents, there is a common misconception that green cleaning is only necessary if you have children in your household.

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Topics: Going Green, Social Responsibility, cleaning, greenliving, Millennials

Plastic Swaps: How to Reduce Plastic Use in Your Kitchen

Posted by Kaitlin on Aug 30, 2018 8:00:00 AM

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It is Possible to Have a Plastic-Free Kitchen. Here's how...

It’s no secret that the chemicals in plastic are harmful to the environment and your family’s health. If your quest is to live a more sustainable lifestyle or even join the efforts of the Plastic Free July Foundation to jumpstart your efforts, the kitchen is the best place to start.

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Topics: Social Responsibility, Packaging Education, Social Plastic

What is Sustainable Packaging and Why Does it Matter?

Posted by Lauren Simonelli on Aug 28, 2018 7:14:00 PM

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Shop Sustainable, Save the Earth

When a product’s packaging is developed to improve sustainability, we consider it Sustainable Packaging. This is achieved through the increased use of life cycle inventory (LCI) and life cycle assessment (LCA) which guides the use of packaging and thus reduces the environmental impact and ecological footprint.

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Topics: Ocean Plastic, plastic problem, Social Responsibility, Sustainability, clean environment, packaging, Packaging Education, safer products, Social Plastic, sustainable, sustainable packaging

ThreeMain Cleans Up: Our Carson Beach Project to Remove Plastic Waste

Posted by Kaitlin on Jul 12, 2018 8:00:00 AM

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Our Carson Beach Cleanup Helped Remove Over 50lbs of Waste!

Wow, what an amazing day we had at our first beach cleanup here in Boston with our nonprofit partner Rozalia Project and over 30 amazing volunteers from Boston!

We spent the last few weeks learning how to organize a beach cleanup, and in less than 30 minutes, we were able to remove over 50 pounds of ocean-bound waste and nearly 2000 items were counted.

Checkout all the data below, and some pictures of our group in action!

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Topics: Beach cleanup, Social Responsibility, Sustainability, Boston Events, Make an Impact

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