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Throughout the last century or so, we as a society have flip-flopped all back and forth about which materials we use are better for the environment. At one point it was “save trees, don’t use paper”. Now we have so much plastic polluting our environment that we’re trying to go back to paper. Tin cans became glass jars that became plastic jars and now you’re being asked to go back. I’ve heard a lot of skepticism around this - why move away from plastic if we’re just going to keep changing our minds? Revibe is committed to providing you with...

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A couple weeks ago I had the privilege of attending CSU Chico’s annual This Way to Sustainability Conference - two days of practical conversations about planning our sustainable future. And there are so many things I’m excited to share with the Revibe Tribe and the green community in general. First of all, talk about mixed emotions! The stats are seriously depressing about the point we’ve pushed our planet to. At the same time, there’s so much optimism about the technologies and solutions that are out there, just waiting for us to use them on a wide scale. And finally, there...

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As you read this, you may be considering going zero-waste. Or maybe you’re just interested in what you can be doing to help the planet. MAYBE you’re here for hilarious stories of going green going terribly wrong. Fortunately, my experience wasn’t so tragic. This is the story of what happened when I tried cutting my household waste by 50%, and why I came to believe that sustainability needs to be made simpler for everyone. I’d always had an interest in sustainability and environmental issues. In college I had a managing for sustainability minor as well as a general education theme...

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