THE SWAG BLOG

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  • 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
  • International Day of Awareness for Food Waste and Loss

    Have you ever researched what impact you as a consumer has on the world and our food supply chains? 

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  • The Top 12 Organic Fruit & Veggies to Buy

    Analysis, based on produce samples tested by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, found that strawberries and spinach contained the highest amoun... Read More
  • 4 Ways to Be Kinder to the Environment in 2019

    Most of us will choose a New Year’s resolution of some description for 2019. For many, it’s related to health and fitness or saving more money in t... Read More
  • Go Plastic-Free for 1 Week

    One of the main reasons we founded The Swag was due to our huge concerns around the affect plastic was having on the world we live in. Plastic is, ... Read More
  • How to Reduce Your Individual Carbon Footprint

    Every day we hear about the effects climate change is having on the world we live in. Carbon pollution is having a serious negative impact on the e... Read More