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Saan Saan Candles – Light Fueled by Wander

It must be wonderful to be able to start up a business that connects with the things you love. I am not an entrepreneur but I think it is safe to say that one common denominator amongst small businesses focused on craftsmanship and environmental sustainability is passion. After all, starting a business in itself is …

pinatex vegan leather bag
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Piñatex – from Pineapples to Leather (the Good Kind)

By now, you have probably already heard of Piñatex- a sustainably-produced fashion material made from piña (Spanish for pineapple) leaves, and interestingly began its journey in the Philippines. The Piñatex Story Some time in the ’90s, Dr. Carmen Hijosa worked as a specialist in the design and manufacture of leather goods. Visiting a tannery in the …

Zero Basics PH refillable containers
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Small Business Big Impact – How 5 Local Brands Choose To Be More Eco

It is so refreshing and exciting to see local brands playing a proactive role, not only with spreading awareness on the zero waste movement but also in setting a good example on reducing waste, and not creating more unnecessary waste, especially plastic.  On this post, we highlight five home grown small businesses who are making …

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