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The Ultimate Zero-waste Alternative

With the “sustainable” and “zero-waste” trend on the rise, these terms have become buzzwords for businesses to get you sucked back into consumerism. New and cool “alternatives” are also being introduced. Ethical online shops are popping up one after the other luring you to buy their products made by “fairly paid workers” from “ethically sourced materials.” Before you put that item on your cart, do your research and check-in with yourself. Here are some guide questions I personally use: For brands: Do they genuinely aim to reduce waste? Where do they source their raw materials and products? Do they work with local communities? If not, do they treat their employees ethically? Are they compensated fairly? For yourself: What do I...

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