Rainforest Alliance (RA): By buying products with a RA certification you are supporting sustainable ways of growing cacao beans as well as protecting worker rights and interest of local communities.
Rent or borrow used workout equipment to avoid creating more waste or donate your own to your local donation center.
When you're feeling a bit under the weather use a cotton handkerchief instead of paper tissues to save on paper. A soft handkerchief is a lot gentler on your nose too.
Instead of joining a gym that ranks high on energy consumption, incorporate greener ways of getting in shape into your daily routine such as hiking, taking the stairs instead of the elevator, walking, running and cycling.
Buy eggs that come in cardboard packages as they are usually made from recycled wood pulp unlike its plastic or polysterene alternatives.
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Chocolate brands with a “Certified Organic” label are grown without harmful pesticides and fertilizers on soil that has been free of chemicals for at least three years prior to receiving the label
Studies show that eating before going for grocery shopping significantly cuts down on the amount of groceries we buy, so fill up before your next visit to the supermarket.
A fair trade third-party certification means that cacao beans were purchased directly from growers for more than their regular market-price, allowing farmers to invest in their own community developments.
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