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Environmentalism = Care for People, Not (Just) Trees.

Just seeing this article, which highlights scientific research connecting personal tendencies toward environmentalism with the presence of empathy… This – empathy driving my conclusion that we shouldn’t (collectively, by our choices) be forcing other people to live in shitty environments – is true for me and for everyone I know to be involved in the […]

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Mostly Paper Clips

I had fun sharing our latest product design/development efforts with a like-minded friend this morning, and was reminded that I haven’t officially shared it with you guys yet! There’s very little to be excited about when it comes to paper clips, but when you figure out a solution to a tricky, sticky problem, and people […]

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The Environmental Impact of a Successful #NoDAPL Campaign

Remember how we recently shared about our waste diversion/carbon mitigation efforts? How we were excited to have helped you avoid the production of 28 metric tons of CO2e because you could buy used things here instead of new ones elsewhere? To add some perspective to what just happened at Standing Rock (it was just announced […]

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Tomorrow is…

Tomorrow’s a big day in more ways than one. In addition to the first MinneMile event coordinated by our friends at Strange Boutique, we’d be missing the boat if we didn’t also acknowledge an historic day at Standing Rock, as thousands of unarmed veterans join the water protectors to stand up to armed forces where […]

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