The Rise of a Circular Economy

The concept of a circular economy is getting more attention these days, mostly because of the unequivocal scientific evidence of climate change, which is supported by events such as the rise in temperatures worldwide, predominantly in the last 35 years, the warming of the oceans, the shrinking of the...

Transitioning to a Tiny Home

This summer, we visited the Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens, in Charlotte, North Carolina, to see a tiny home exhibit. There we met the folks behind The Village of Wildflowers, a tiny home community that focuses on two things: sustainability and enjoying life.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VAcwtGenavM 1.How did The Village...

August 18 Questions: Brook Harvey-Taylor

Each month we ask a new eco-maven 18 questions about his or her life, occupation, and advice for other like-minded people. This month we connected with Brook Harvey-Taylor, the President and Founder of an 100% vegan and cruelty free skin, body and makeup company! 1. What is...

Healthy Road Trip Snacks

Road trip season is here. Whether you're road-tripping it to the coast or cross country, a key component of the trip is: snacks. But eating healthy on the road is difficult! Passing fast food exit signs are tempting, and when stopping at a gas station...

World Oceans Day

Today is World Oceans Day! Whether you live by the ocean or not, each and every one of you are an important part of keeping our oceans safe and clean. What is World Oceans Day? World Oceans Day is a day to raise awareness about our oceans and...

5 Natural Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother's Day is in less than a week! For everyone celebrating mother's day this month, we want to help you spoil the person that raised you. Here are our top 5 all-natural picks for mothers:   1. Earth Tu Face Solid Botanical Perfume Made with organic safflower oil and raw,...

Resolving to be greener in 2016

If you feel the need for a fresh start in your life, making a New Year's resolution this year might give you a little boost. Here at eco18 we want to encourage everyone to resolve to lead a greener lifestyle in the year of 2016, including...