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5 Habits to End Plastic Pollution

April 14, 2018

This Earth Day, help to end plastic pollution! Get brave and take our "fearless five" challenge — five changes that anyone who wants to make a significant reduction of plastic in their life can accomplish right now. 

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Compost Bins, Part Two: Fill 'Em Up!

April 20, 2017

Don't know the difference between hot and cold composting? Get the info you need to become a pro composter in part two of our three-part Composting 101 series.

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Composting 101: Part One

April 18, 2017

Sometimes things seem way more mysterious and difficult than they really are. Composting is one of them. This Earth Week, we'll take a look at this one act that can make a big difference for waste savings and greener gardens. 

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Sustainable Holiday Wrapping Has Arrived

December 06, 2016

Save the planet while still being festive! The gifts you give can still be merry and bright and go easy on the earth with upcycled sari fabrics, tree-free papers, and more!

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It's In the Bag!

September 24, 2016

With many towns and municipalities considering single-use plastic bag bans like our hometown of Cambridge, Mass., you'll want to make sure you have plenty of reusables on hand. See what makes our line of ChicoBags so good.

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4 Philanthropic Orgs You Should Know About

September 07, 2016

Learn about our nearly 40 amazing partnerships, those organizations we work with who continually impress us with their dedication to our environment, our workers, and our shared humanity.

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Renewable by Design

May 13, 2016

When designing things that make our lives better, if we make sure they are renewable, it forces us to find more innovative solutions and, ultimately, make better products. In honor of International Recycling Day, let's take stock of the products we use daily.

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Plastic-Free and Reusable Lunch Solutions

September 10, 2015

With just a few extra minutes of planning, you can save the earth from waste that goes into a landfill and save your body from plastic-leaching chemicals in single-use bags. Get a head start on better lunch habits with our sustainable solutions.

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Things We Hate and Love: Travel Edition

June 25, 2015

Who wants to get outta Dodge? Some of us at the Good Buy are definitely feeling the travel bug. Which has its pros and cons. Check out what we love and hate about travel — and some of our favorite ethical products to make it a little easier on the environment and ourselves.

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Trash Talk

March 16, 2015

The best way to reduce garbage is to not create it. EcoLunchbox's new study on lunch waste is now out, and it shows that families are not only creating thousands of pieces of trash but also wasting hundreds of dollars! In a typical year you could save $450! Read more about the trash you can divert from a landfill and the money you could save.


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Rice Bowls

March 03, 2015

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Second Life

February 26, 2015

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Matr Boomie

February 06, 2015

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Portion Control

February 03, 2015

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Chico Bag Gift Wrapping

December 04, 2014

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