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Navigating the Green Rabbit Hole

I haven’t really been on this “eco journey” very long, and yet it feels like forever. Most people don’t have a formal start date, it just begins with an interest in leaving the world a better place than you found it. For some it grows into certain habits, for others it truly becomes a lifestyle. For myself, well, it lead me to the Earth Mamas. We have officially been working together for 8 months. It… Read More »Navigating the Green Rabbit Hole

Kitchen Swaps, 10 Easy Ways to Reduce Waste in your Kitchen

Home is where the heart is and the kitchen is the heart of the home.  I would agree with that!   The kitchen is where we gather at least 2-3 times a day with family and friends.  Where will start our days and end our days. Where we rush to get something on the table and rush to get out the door, sit and eat for hours with the whole family, linger to chat with an… Read More »Kitchen Swaps, 10 Easy Ways to Reduce Waste in your Kitchen

Avoid Greenwashing, Support Sustainable Companies

A few years back (2014), I was eating with some new friends, talking about environmental impact. I said my husband and I chose to drive a Prius to lessen our impact, and my friend responded, “You know their batteries cause a lot of environmental damage. It might not be a better choice.” What? I was incredulous. How is this possible? Some website searching later, I found out that hybrid batteries, made of lead acid, can… Read More »Avoid Greenwashing, Support Sustainable Companies

Recycling? Should I do it? Am I doing it right?

Hi! Some of you might know that all of us Earth Mamas live in different places in the world.  I am Erika Ugarte, a mexican currently living in Singapore. I have been living here for a year now and every time I talk to someone about Singapore they mention Semakau Landfill.  Well, long story short, it was 1999 when the singporean government observed the problem of not having enough landfills to dump their trash and… Read More »Recycling? Should I do it? Am I doing it right?

20 Tips to an Eco-friendly Summer

This winter felt eternal. Every time the weather would get sunnier or warmer, a few days down the weather forecast was gray and cold. I think the whole Northern Hemisphere is ready to get outside, get in the sun, and get together with loved ones. Every family has their sacred summer traditions: whether it be a beach vacation, a backyard barbeque, or just sitting in the backyard next to a pool. Without them, it just… Read More »20 Tips to an Eco-friendly Summer