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  • Ocean Organizations You Should Know About
    February 18, 2021 The FIG Team

    Ocean Organizations You Should Know About

    The climate crisis revolves around our oceans. 70 percent of earth is covered in ocean, and most life on earth depends on our oceans for things like regulating climate and absorbing carbon dioxide. While there is so much work to...

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  • Let's Talk About Greenwashing
    December 28, 2020 The FIG Team

    Let's Talk About Greenwashing

    It's time we have the talk about greenwashing. It is happening right before our eyes, and we need to know how to hold corporations accountable and sift through what is a marketing ploy and what is a real pledge to be environmentally responsible. 

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  • Brands We Are Fangirling Over: You Spoke. We Listened.
    December 22, 2020 The FIG Team

    Brands We Are Fangirling Over: You Spoke. We Listened.

    There are loads of sustainable brands out there right now that we think deserve a moment of praise. Companies that are holding themselves accountable to ensure a positive impact on environment and community should:  1) be the norm 2) have a good...

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  • The FIG's 2020 Sustainable Gift Guide
    November 15, 2020 The FIG Team

    The FIG's 2020 Sustainable Gift Guide

    The holiday season is upon us. We all know what that means—a lot of holiday traditions are up for the making: too much eggnog, matching pajamas, snowball fights, and movie marathons galore. It also means it's that special time of year when you...

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  • What Students Can Do to Be the Coolest on Campus
    November 14, 2020 The FIG Team

    What Students Can Do to Be the Coolest on Campus

    The average college student produces 640 pounds of solid waste each year, including 500 disposable cups and 320 pounds of paper, according to Dump and Run Inc. So how can we rock sustainable practices in between lectures and try to...

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  • Don't Wear Out the Planet. . . Wear Sustainable Fashion!
    October 19, 2020 The FIG Team

    Don't Wear Out the Planet. . . Wear Sustainable Fashion!

    Fashion accounts for 20 to 35 percent of microplastic flows into the ocean. The average American throws away around 81 pounds of clothing yearly. About 85 percent of textile waste in the United States ends up in the landfills.  What does this...

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  • Tips to Green Your Home Life
    October 19, 2020 The FIG Team

    Tips to Green Your Home Life

    What if we told you that you could help save the environment all from your living room couch? We know it seems like nothing can be that simple, but believe us when we say that you can be a champion of...

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