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How do you Earth Day Every Day? 🌱

How do you Earth Day Every Day? 🌱

It seems like most people have a defining event or moment that jumpstarted their path to living more sustainably. Each of the team members at cinder + salt has a different story about how their eco-journey started and how it's going! Our Retail Operations Manager, Sara, started building a capsule wardrobe and buying with intention and purpose. She also started looking for clothes made from recycled materials. Her favorite sneakers are made from plastic collected off beaches. Rachel, our owner and creative director, has a jungle in her home and wanted a sustainable way to water the jungle. She keeps a pitcher by the sink to collect...

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52 Ways to Make Every Day Earth Day

52 Ways to Make Every Day Earth Day

With Earth Month right around the corner, we wanted to re-share these 52 ways to celebrate Earth Day every day. Bonus: they are 100% FREE! Beginner Level (no shame) Go outside. Literally just spend 1 minute outdoors with your eyes closed and smell the air, feel the sun and hear the birds.  Identify some things in your life that you know are wasteful & leave the list somewhere you’ll see it often. This will be a gentle reminder to yourself to create less waste. Subscribe to an eco-friendly lifestyle newsletter or podcast. There are hundreds; take your pick! Follow an eco-account on social media so that...

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Protect Our Home for the Holidays!

Protect Our Home for the Holidays!

Eleven days of eco-friendly deals! Starting on Dec. 1 and running through Dec. 11, we will offer deep discounts on products that will help you soften your eco-footprint this holiday season.

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Apply for our Earth Day Every Day ACTION Grant!

Apply for our Earth Day Every Day ACTION Grant!

The problem with climate change is that it’s too big of a problem. For real though! With so much bad news about how much we have lost, how difficult (re impossible) it will be to reverse the damage we’ve caused & how futile it is to actively mitigate further Earthly woes, it’s no wonder people feel so defeated by those two words. That’s precisely why cinder + salt is focused on eco-optimism AND providing opportunities to engage with Earth. There’s so much bad news that people are, simply put, checked out. They don’t feel like their actions will have any...

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Sea Turtle Eco-Retreat : A Recap & A Refresh!

Sea Turtle Eco-Retreat : A Recap & A Refresh!

Let’s get right to the point… you get to pet sea turtles. Real life, 450 pound, behemoth sea turtles. Maybe “pet” is the wrong word… The amazing STC biologists call it a body check; you swipe away the sand and check the health of your patient (sea turtle!!) looking for damage to their shells, checkin’ on those flippy flips and last but not least, make sure their little not-so-tiny heads are free from barnacles and wounds. The fact is, every part of “working the turtle” is important for the researchers but every time we found a nesting mama, you can...

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