Beeswax is one of the most common cosmetic ingredients used to stiffen and thicken skincare products, but did you know that it also protects your skin from local allergens? What you put on your skin is extremely important. This week of #TheGoodTribe, we got the chance to interview Dorothy to learn more about BeesButter and why natural ingredients are an essential part of your skincare routine.
Is there really a food shortage problem in the world? Recently this year, according to an article by DailyHive, our favorite (or at least my) potato chip brand, Frito-Lay, had a chip shortage. So how do we tackle this problem...
Wildlife rehabilitation helps provide care for sick, injured, and/or orphaned animals so they can return to their natural habitat. This week on #TheGoodBlog we got to talk with Pam Meier, the founder of The Turtle’s Back. Pam is a jack of all trades! While running The Turtle’s Back, she is also an educator as she offers educational programs, seminars and mentoring apprentices.
Did you know that according to the International Labour Organization, human trafficking is a $150 BILLION dollar industry? We often hear of big global issues and may feel powerless when it comes to doing something about them. But what if...
What’s better than shopping from GOOD clothing brands that not only consider the environment, but also the impact of their decisions on their workers, suppliers, community and even customers? Finding sustainable clothing brands that meet all these requirements takes a...
As an eco-friendly company whose packaging is plastic free and sustainable, it’s a no brainer that The Good Tee has to share this gem of a place with you! Ready to join the zero-waste movement? Check out our new blog on unboxed market where you will find sustainable products, ecofriendly products that have zerowaste packaging.
What does being ethical mean if there is no transparency from an organization? Transparency is super important to The Good Tee and we even go as far as providing full transparency about our supply chain on our website. We’re always...
Want to learn more about living an eco-friendly lifestyle? What if I told you there was a website where EVERYTHING you wanted to know about sustainable living was all in one place? Enter Eco Warrior Princess- Jennifer Nini. Check out this weeks blog post on how to live more sustainably.
Everyone’s heard the term Fair Trade. The words conjure images of coffee, chocolate and happy farmers with fresh produce advertised on a product. Most consumers know it's a good choice, but do we truly know exactly the reason why? This week on #TheGoodBlog, we're talking all things Fairtrade including commodities that can be Fairtrade certified. Spoiler alert: there are thousands of products that can be certified as Fairtrade, but in this blog we only talk about 7. 👀 Some are obvious, while others are not so obvious.
Have you ever wondered who made your clothes? Here at The Good Tee we wholeheartedly believe in Fashion Revolution which is a global movement calling for a fair, safe, clean and transparent fashion industry. Supply chain transparency is at the forefront of what we believe in. I had an amazing opportunity to speak to two good humanswho followed their passion of giving back to communitiesand openly share stories about who makes there products. Check out our latest Good Tribe interview with John Pritchard of Pala Eyewear and Christal Earle of Brave Soles.
Hey, it’s National Send a Card to a Friend Day! And what’s better than giving a fun greeting card to our loved ones and making them laugh? Giving a greeting card that is 100% recycled and sustainable, and that can be planted to transform it into beautiful wildflowers and making them laugh!! How fun is that?
Life is too short to wear boring clothes, right? By boring we clearly mean unethical and unsustainable fashion of course, because fast fashion is just so passé. Well, what are the alternatives you may ask? The answer is... stick with us and we’ll hook you up!
Forget 30 under 30, when it comes to seniors, (elders aged 55+) this generation, is on fire. Seniors are often projected in society as vulnerable, and sad to say mostly we as a society have not been inclusive. While there are many seniors who do need support, there is also a generation of seniors doing some pretty amazing things at their age.
Two changemaker warriors sisters, Lin and Toni started Plastic Free Toronto. It startedas a hub for sharing tips on low-waste living but evolved into a movement of conscious Torontonians who want to live in a more wholesome and sustainable world, where climate change awareness and social justice are commonplace.
Daria Day has explored the most remote corners of the world to bring to us exquisite handcrafted jewelry with healing powers. What’s more? From transforming gemstones, to crafting the pieces, it’s all done by their talented group of artisans from Northern Pakistan. The mission of the brand is to empower everyone to live a prosperous life.
The founder of Kind Karma Company, Laurinda Lee-Retter made it her life’s purpose to help at-risk and unemployed youth of Toronto to channelize their unrecognized talents into making exquisite, dainty jewelry. Emerging like a phoenix from her own adverse experiences, she’s making world a more inclusive place every day. So, let’s add to our lists of good karma for the day, by getting to know about this wonderful initiative.