What is a compostable lip balm tube?

What are compostable lip balm tubes? Compostable tubes are a type of packaging for lip balm that are made out of materials that compost in your backyard or industrial facilities. These are typically made out of recycled cardboard, paper, or biodegradable plastic and...

Vetiver Solutions 2020 Year-End Update

As the new year begins, we would like to take a moment to reflect on the events of 2020 and our place in them. We are proud to continue partnering with farmers in Moreau, Haiti and to share their beeswax and honey products with you all. Check out our year-end...

What is a lotion bar?

What is a lotion bar? FAQs on sustainable personal care products For any newcomer to low-waste products, it is easy to start by taking a close look at the products on your bathroom shelf. Over the last several years, plastic-free and lower waste alternatives for...

Statement on Recent Events and Social Injustice

To our friends, family, and community, To say that it has been a difficult three weeks here in Minneapolis would be an understatement. We are saddened and angered by the murder of George Floyd in our city, as well as the countless other deaths of Black Americans...

Earth Day: Food sovereignty in rural Haiti

As we have shared throughout this Earth Day blog series, human activities and environmental impacts are deeply linked — especially in food production and distribution. While it is important to ensure that all people in developing countries have access to...

Earth Day: Clean water access in developing countries

Around the world, environmental and community health is intertwined with access to clean water. Ecosystems, animals, and people rely on water for basic functions of life, and cannot thrive without it. In developing countries like Haiti, water contamination is directly...