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  • 5 Ways To Reuse Your Swag

    We’ve gathered a few zero-waste solutions to reuse your Swag that won’t cost the Earth but actually feed it! Read More
  • 4 Zero Waste Gift Wrapping Techniques

    The festive season is not only a time of love and joy, reuniting with family and friends but it is also notorious for being the most wasteful time of the year! In fact, wrapping-paper is not only paper, it is made out of hard-to-recycle mixed materials; glitters (aka micro plastics) that will go straight to landfill and take hundreds of years to break down. Read More
  • Don’t Even Sink About It! 5 Tips For Mindful Oil Disposal

    To protect our waterways and improve the welfare of our environment, plus save some $$$ in plumbing fees, here are 5 tips for mindful cooking oil usage and disposal. Read More
  • Best Children’s Books On Nature

    It is no secret that reading not only expands a child’s vocabulary and imagination but also helps ignite their passions and understanding of the world around them. Reading books WITH children can spark discussion, raise awareness within the family and empower children to do good, protect and create a better world. Read More
  • Top 10 Eco-Friendly Activities For Kids While WFH

    We’ve prepared a list of eco-friendly activities to keep the kids entertained! . Added bonus, they are free, fun and the kids can even do some of them by themselves! Read More
  • Has Your Swag Grown Mold?

    Got mold? It is very rare and often pure bad luck, but your Swag can grow mold – it's a 100% natural product afterall. Here’s what causes fridge mold to grow on your Swag, what you can do about it, and best practices to prevent it! Read More
  • 5 Thrifty Ways To Use Your Leftovers

    Americans alone waste on average an additional 5 million pounds of food between Thanksgiving and New Year's.* Here at The Swag, we're all about lightening our impact, reducing food waste and avoiding plastic. So we're sharing five ways you can put your leftovers to good use!

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  • DIY Zero Waste Holiday Gift Recipe

    It’s the holiday season! Which means it’s the season of giving. It’s also the season of abundance, which usually means, plenty of left over food and quite often, waste. After discovering the impact of the coffee industry, we did some research in ways to reuse coffee grounds! So we're sharing this tried and tested fantastic coffee-infused body scrub recipe - the perfect waste-free gift for a loved ones. Read More
  • From Bean to Brew: the impact of your daily cup o’ jo

    Earlier this month it was #InternationalCoffeeDay and as one of the world’s most-loved beverages, with an estimated 3 billion cups enjoyed every day, we thought it no steamer time to look at the impact our daily cup o' jo has on the planet and those living on it. Read More