When I worked at a vegan cafe´, people would ask me about juice diets and cleanses. The question was always “how do I purify my body, and lose weight?” and the answer was detox diet. But what is a detox diet? Well: Detox is short for detoxification. This is the body’s natural, ongoing process of…

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Alexa’s Skills will make you more eco conscious, and I will tell you how.   Since the boom of the Internet of Things, technology is growing faster than ever. While this is exciting and down right awesome, we must keep in mind the footprint we are leaving behind with all of these devices. Overall the…

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Shop This Item on Amazon Environmentally Friendly Technology Samsung SmartThings Hub If you want your house to be smart, then it needs a brain. So take a trip to the wizard and get yourself a Samsung SmartThings Hub. This piece of environmentally friendly technology is a great addition to anyones smart house. The Samsung SmartThings…

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Sustainable Gift

With the holidays around the corner and birthdays popping up left and right,  finding sustainable gifts that truly make the ones we love happy can be a difficult task.  Alas we, at The Mindful Merchants, have come up with a list of 12 of the most Unique and  Best Sustainable Gifts for 2018. After all,…

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  Whether it’s for a holiday, a birthday or just because you love them, this following list of 11 sustainable gift ideas will help you buy the kids in your life presents that are both educational and eco-friendly. In no particular order, our choices for this blog include puzzles, bath toys, dolls, building blocks, and more, aimed to please…

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As a man who shops for ethically sourced men’s clothing I know that it is hard to find clothing that is a.) at a reasonable price and b.) made in a safe environment. Eco friendly shopping can be very difficult and let’s face it, if you want to shop consignment you have more luck finding…

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Whether you’re a student or a parent, going back to school is an exciting and busy time. We at The Mindful Merchants know just how important it is to be prepared for the upcoming school year. This list of eco friendly school supplies will not only get you stocked up on high quality and affordable…

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Cheap eco-friendly sunglasses are important and thankfully, growing in popularity. Every year brings more styles and accessibility,  you can even buy them at the grocery store or pharmacy. Unfortunately, due to being small and easily lost, they are treated as a disposable commodity. They are made from plastics and other non-sustainable materials that end up in…

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