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Ethical Fall Camping Essentials

The leaves are changing, there’s a chill in the air... Yes, it’s fall, and the woods are calling!

Camping during the fall is one of the best ways to enjoy the beauty of nature without enduring the heat, humidity, and bugs that plague the summer months.

But that doesn’t mean autumn adventuring is challenge-free; the season’s unpredictable weather has the potential to turn even the most upbeat nature enthusiast into a less-than-happy camper.

Luckily, with a little preparation (and some carefully curated gear) you can enjoy the beauty of the season in style and comfort!

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Cheap Clothes Cost A Lot

There was a time I used to think it was great if I scored a deal on a piece of clothing. I’d brag about how little I spent and wear that top like a badge of honor… but that was before fashion was fast. Now I know better.

I make it sound as if I’m impenetrable, but like all shoppers I’m still tempted by fast fashion. I feel the tug when cutting thru the clothing section of those big stores on my way to pick up my prescription. That bright colored denim, those pretty flowy skirts and what about those great workout leggings? All so attractive, all so beautifully merchandised, and all soooo cheap…

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3 Green Laundry Tips That Won't Harm the Environment

Your laundry routine has a huge impact on the environment, and not to mention, your health, closet, and wallet. Thankfully though, we can all make small, eco-friendly changes to our laundry habits to make a positive difference. Be a little kinder to Mother Earth (and yourself) by practicing these 3 green laundry tips...

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Symbology: As a Feminist Fashion Label, We Must Offer Plus Sizes
Seven years ago, I started Symbology to empower women through fashion. Not just our artisan partners, but customers as well--pear-shaped, petite, big breasted, Amazonian and all lovelies in between. As a curvy woman who loves her carbs, I've always found the emaciated fashion model thing kinda bullshit. And the snobbery that continues to pervade certain boutiques. Fashion is about as democratic a platform as it gets to create positive change--why shouldn't we all as women be able to participate? Aren't we all worthy of empowering each other and feeling empowered?
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A Cup of Coffee That Fights Climate Change: The Making of 100% Carbon-Free Coffee

Peru, Central America, Sumatra, Ethiopia--Our beans come from famous coffee growing regions all over the world. Grounds for Change is responsible for being good stewards of the ecosystems where our beans are grown. We believe it’s time coffee growers recognize climate change poses a unique threat to all coffee growing regions and the world at large.

When you pour a cup brewed with Grounds for Change beans, we want you to know the coffee you’re enjoying 100% carbon free. So, we partnered with...

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