{Eco-Inspirations} Making A List

hoilday wreath

This time of the year we all find ourselves entrenched with party planning, cookie baking, gift buying and decor wrangling. With the season’s chaos underway it can be difficult to step back and see the big picture. So how can we get through the holiday hub-bub in a conscious way without forsaking tradition? One way […]

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{Eco-Inspirations} Pumpkin Party

diy pumpkin body butter

Happy Monday! It’s time for your weekly dose of Eco-Inspirations – and when thinking about what to highlight this go-around the choice seemed obvious: Pumpkins. Sure I could bring you the latest green tech news or a moving story about what one small town is doing to make their community more sustainable – but it […]

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{Eco-Inspirations} A Raw Labor Day

Labor Day is a holiday that holds great meaning for many United Stationers. For those with 9-5 jobs, it’s an extra day off. For others it’s a time to reflect on their roles within the workplace. And yet for most it’s the official summer send off. But no matter how you may be celebrating today […]

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[Eco-Inspiration] San Francisco’s Parklets

San Francisco has started a trend that’s sweeping across the nation! And I’m not talking about trolleys or flowers in your hair. The city has been busy transforming parallel parking spots into pedestrian oases used for lounging, loitering and lolly-gagging. This eclectic seaside city is making the most of its characteristic neighborhoods by installing mini parks into vacant […]

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{Eco-Inspirations} A Conscientious 4th of July

Red White and Blue Chrysanthemum Flower Pin by Marang Studios

Fourth of July will be awkward this year. With the holiday falling into the middle of the week it will make many a reveler stop to ponder when they should host their festivities. And if the date doesn’t throw you off – the following stats will. According to figures compiled by Andrea Dickson of Wisebread, […]

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{Eco-Inspirations} World Oceans Day

Is there anything more inspiring than standing on the edge of an ocean and marveling at its beauty? Vast, stunning, and mysterious – these massive water pools are the key to life on Earth. Besides directly sustaining so many organisms, our oceans also produce the majority of oxygen on the planet, regulate our climate, and […]

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{Eco-Inspirations} Meat-Free Memorial Day

For vegetarians and vegans, Memorial Day can conjure up deeply repressed meat missing emotions. To help you go meat-free for the holiday check out these inspiring tips for veg-heads and carnivores alike! Firing Up the Grill: Skip the lighter fluid and opt instead for a starter cone or chimney starter. Not only will you protect yourself from […]

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