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The Big Unstink: 5 Easy Tips for Fighting Body Odor Naturally

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Living an active and cruelty-free lifestyle doesn’t mean you have to be stinky all the time. Whether you’re a runner, swimmer, or yogi, smelling (and feeling) fresh is possible, we promise! Switching to an aluminum-free natural deodorant is a good place to start. Kristin Jones, founder of GREENBODY, shares her tips for making the transition to natural deodorant easier.

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Going Green: 7 Repurposing Ideas for Your Beauty Box Organza Bags

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If you’re a Vegan Cuts Beauty Box subscriber, you probably have a stash of pink organza bags sitting around someplace. If you’re green like we are, then you know they don’t need to be used once and then thrown away! Today we’re sharing a few ideas for repurposing these flashy little bags.

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10 Things I’ve Heard Throughout My Meatless Life That are Too Good Not to Share

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Plenty of people think vegans are silly. They don’t understand why we make the choices we do. And often, they ask questions that border on the edge of absurdity, such as: “But what if you lived on a desert island and the only food left in the world was meat. Would you eat it then?” Oh the scenarios… Truth is, vegans are quite smart because we’re changing the world—for the better. Here, Molly Patrick, author of the website Bold Vegan, shares some of the silliest questions she’s ever been asked throughout her meatless life. Get ready to laugh! Read more…

Recycled Products and Packaging on Vegan Cuts

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If you’re walking around on this planet with your eyes and ears at least partially open, you know the mantra. Reduce – Reuse – Recycle. For many of us, recycling in our homes is just part of the routine. Perhaps you consciously buy products with less packaging (reduce), find ways to give a second life to something no longer needed (reuse), or look for facilities to transform your waste into new goods (recycle). All of these actions are important to the overall goal: reducing our impact on the environment.
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Three Earth Day Tips for Giving Back

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This is a guest post by Tricia Enns, owner of Branch Out Bakery in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. She is also the coordinator of Ottawa’s Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale

Earth Day is on April 22 this year and we are all thinking a little bit more green, but being environmentally-friendly is about so much more than sporting organic threads or eco-logos on the outside. It has a lot to do with what we put on the inside, too. Food is fuel, comfort, and an everyday action that has huge impacts on the environment and other individuals. What do you want your impact to be?

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Get Growing: Plan Your Vegan Garden

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I haven’t met many vegans who don’t get at least a little bit excited about fresh, homegrown produce. Whether it’s the perfect, plump heirloom tomato that tickles your fancy or you long for a firm, flavorful zucchini, growing your own is a great way to incorporate more healthy veggies into your vegan diet.

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