Spring cleaning is quite the process. Sometimes, the best way to get into the cleaning mood is by starting with ridding the home’s clutter. Start small; head to the closets and see what clutter you can rid from your wardrobe. That said, getting rid of clothes is often easier said than done. You may deep down know that your closet needs to be purged, but you still come up with “valid” reasons why you should keep every piece. To help you on the road to closet purging success, take a look at our quick guide to when you should get rid of clothes. read more >>
Now more than ever, we need to take good care of our planet. We can do this in a variety of ways: not choosing single-use plastic, eating less meat, biking and walking more, even recycling our clothes. There are tons of articles out there about how we can make small changes in our lives to make a big impact on the world. But it’s important to know how those changes (or not making those changes) can impact the world as we know it.
In a previous post, we talked about some of the important reasons to recycle your clothes. A lot of those reasons tie to the apparel industry’s environmental impact overall. Today, we’ll delve into how widespread their impact is on the environment and how making some smart switches can help reduce the stain the industry is making on our world. Read on! read more >>
The Military Order of the Purple Heart spends each day helping and supporting those who have put their lives on the line to protect our country. They help veterans, active service members, families of veterans and active service members, and so many more individuals. In previous posts, we’ve talked about how supporting the Purple Heart is just one of the ways that you can help veterans adjust to civilian life. Today, we’ll delve deeper into just how exactly your support helps power the programs that have helped millions of veterans. Below, you’ll find a short guide to some of the different programs the Purple Heart provides. From the well-known ROTC programs to the wonderful VAVs program, we’ll make sure you understand how your money supports those who need it most. read more >>
Reduce, reuse, recycle—we’ve all had this ingrained in our heads for years. We make sure to toss the plastic bottle in the blue bin, but reusing and recycling play a bigger role than in just the plastic and paper industry. In fact, the textile industry is equally important for recycling. People shop more and buy more, so the output for clothes is greater. But this fast fashion industry and these overstuffed closets have all led to overflowing landfills. read more >>
Thousands of people donate items every year, but a lot of people restrict their donations to old clothes and furniture. The truth is, you can donate tons of other things and end up helping a myriad of people in the process. If you want to improve your donation game, take a look at the different items you didn’t know you could donate, from sheets and blankets to eyeglasses and crayons. Your diverse donations can help a wide range of people. read more >>