• aban

    A Ban Against Neglect

    Joyce is just one of many women who has lifted herself out of poverty through ABAN (A Ban Against Neglect), a student-founded non-profit that educates, employs and empowers young mothers. Becoming pregnant at 19 was not what Joyce had planned. As a single mother caring for her son, she...
  • bigtree

    Healthy Sweetener Rediscovered

    Big Tree Farms works directly with organic farmer partners in Indonesia, paying fair trade wages and supporting sustainable agriculture to create better livelihoods for thousands of families. The mission of the company is to help impoverished farmers earn more income so they can live in health and prosperity. Big Tree...
  • poohpaper

    Paper from Elephant Pooh

    Elephants like Pooja eat about 330 pounds a day. Elephants eat grasses, shrubs and anything they can get their trunks on. Thanks to this high volume, all vegan diet, elephant dung makes the perfect fibrous base for rich, recycled paper. Pooja lives in a region where elephants are being killed at an...
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    How to Bike to Work

    BIKE COMMUTING TIPS Simple Tips that will lead you to find fitness, perform productively, savor the summer and energize your everyday. 1. JUST DO IT. Before you go out and buy a bunch of fancy gear, just get yourself on your bike and to work. It doesn’t matter if...
  • healthy

    5 California-friendly Foods

    ETHICAL EATS THAT WON’T SUCK YOU DRY. Whether or not you live in California, your food choices can make a significant impact on how much water is consumed there. That’s because the Golden State grows a huge portion of our country’s food. But not all eats are equal. Some have a...