The fast-fashion industry has millions of consumers that buy poorly made trendy jewelry that will be thrown out after a few wears. Not only does this waste resources, but it exposes producers to toxic materials. New movements have increasingly focused on sustainability in many different industries. These new movements have raised questions about how theContinue reading 5 Sustainable Jewelry Shops →
In the modern era, capitalism, a system designed for production, and climate change, an ongoing environmental battle, have a less than perfect relationship. While individual activism plays an important role in the fight against climate change, it is hard to ignore the overriding exploitation of the planet by big businesses. Historically, capitalism has thrived offContinue reading CAPITALISM VERSUS CLIMATE CHANGE →
The current pandemic has inflicted relentless harm and destruction on the United States along with the rest of the world. It is hard to say when it will end and the extent of the damage it will cause. However, Covid-19 might just be the beginning. Scientists believe that Climate Change is harming more than justContinue reading The Melting of Permafrost and its Potential Lasting Effects →
Coral reefs are some of the world’s most complex and biodiverse ecosystems. They can be found between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn. Though they only cover less than one percent of the ocean’s floor, they are home to about twenty-five percent of marine life! This is significant because while they are home to manyContinue reading Coral Reefs →
Many people live in states and regions that are suffering from drought. About 55 million people are affected by lack of water now and if trends continue by 2030, about 700 million people will be. Some of the reasons water shortages are occurring are due to global warming’s rising temperatures, as well as changing weatherContinue reading Water Waste →
Most people know that choosing a reusable water bottle over a single-use one can help make a huge positive impact on the environment. Additionally, there are so many other ways you can cut back on plastic and waste. To begin, we should start by asking, “Where does the plastic go?” Plastic can take up toContinue reading How and Why to Cut Back on Plastic Waste →
Trying to shop sustainably online can be very difficult. It’s hard to tell if an online shop will have eco-friendly shipping procedures, if they are true to their word, or most importantly if they are a scam. These are our favorite sustainable shops where you can get almost all of your day-to-day needs. All theContinue reading 5 Sustainable Online Stores →
Vaping seems to be an easier alternative for those trying to quit smoking. Several brands are nicotine-free and offer a better solution to quit or ease into the process of not smoking. However, throughout the past few years vaping, formally known as e-cigarettes, have become very popular for both adults and teenagers. Brands such asContinue reading Vaping: More than Lung Harm →
Switching to sustainable items and habits can be a challenge for many, but it is one of the best ways to help fight climate change. Giving up on items and habits that you have grown accustomed to can pose several difficulties; however, here are some sustainable swaps that are easier to integrate into your dailyContinue reading Sustainable Swaps →
Recently, Eco-Youth had the amazing opportunity to have an email interview with Will Sheppard, founder of Sustainabro. We are so honored to work with a new and growing brand. It’s down to Earth podcast gives the latest news in sustainability and follows the stories of experts and people willing to make a positive change inContinue reading SUSTAINABRO Interview →
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