What does it mean when a product is labeled as eco-friendly?
Sleeping with a conscience? Find out how you can recycle your mattress.
Maybe you are makers like these guys from Havie. You spend so much time in your craft and money too - should you offer free shipping through platforms like Etsy?
Every year, as many as 15-20 million mattresses are thrown away, filling landfills. And millions more mattresses are manufactured to take their place, consuming resources and potentially adding more toxic chemicals into the environment. Many mattress manufacturers have started to recognize the impact of their business on the environment, though, and have begun taking steps […]
Most people have heard of medical malpractice, but most individuals haven’t even heard of product liability. Just like a doctor can cause bodily harm products, like plastics, can injury you are well. Despite this fact, thousands of residents and citizens alike are injured every year by dangerous or defective consumer products. However, injury alone does […]
The Bahraini design office Shepherd Design Studio has tongue-in-cheek reinterpreted the traditional Islamic prayer mat to make it more sustainable. Their solution? Use 50% less material but removing the bits y9ou don’t need. Featuring an unusual form, the rug will certainly catch the eyes of your neighbors during your call to prayer. “When Muslims are in prostration […]
Traditionally, poorer or developing Asian countries imported plastic waste from developed and wealthy countries. Until this year, China was the world’s biggest plastic importer, accounting for more than 45% of the total yearly plastic import, worldwide. 2018 was the year of change for China, apparently, as it refused to buy any more plastic, due to […]
Smart business owners know that the customer must be treated with the best care. This doesn't matter if you run a regular business or one with sustainable goals in mind. This philosophy should apply from the initial contact to the design of the product or service to the final sale. The best interactions usually elicit a sincere show of appreciation from client.