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Making a Marc - How Bitty & Beau’s Coffee Advances the Disabled

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Making a Marc - How Bitty & Beau’s Coffee Advances the Disabled

                Nicknamed “The Happiest Place in Wilmington,” a North Carolina shop called Bitty & Beau’s Coffee employs 40 workers with disabilities. To assist those people in doing good work, it also employs two managers with backgrounds in special education. The founder and CEO of Bitty & Beau’s Coffee is Amy Wright who was honored as one of the Top 10 CNN Heroes for 2017.             The morally conscious coffee shop opened in January 2016 and immediately attracted media attention for its disabled staff. It also won the affection of the public, not just for hiring the handicapped, but...

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Peruvian Hero, Peruvian Product, Making a Marc

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Peruvian Hero, Peruvian Product, Making a Marc

                                  Peru, the home of the organic Pima cotton that is used to make Marc Skid underwear, is also home to CNN’s Hero of the Year for 2018, Dr. Ricardo Pun.             As a medical doctor in Lima, Peru, Dr. Pun treated many children whose impoverished families had traveled from rural areas to get appropriate medical treatment for their kids. These families had made difficult and dangerous journeys to the city. “People have to cross the mountains or take a boat to cross the river,”...

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Beginners Guide to Living a Sustainable Day

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Beginners Guide to Living a Sustainable Day

Being sustainable can seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to demand a complete lifestyle change. Taking baby steps and making small adjustments can make a huge difference in the long run! There are so many products on the market to help with a greener lifestyle, and a lot of these products will even save you money! Here are 5 no brainer products to jump start YOUR eco-revolution. 1. Marc Skid Underwear. a. At Marc Skid, we use recycled plastics in the waistbands of our underwear, keeping plastic out of landfills. Only the finest cotton in the world, Organic Pima Cotton, is used in...

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4 Things You Need to Know About the World's Plastic Crisis

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4 Things You Need to Know About the World's Plastic Crisis

If you haven’t realized it yet, our planet is facing a huge problem and it’s definitely our fault. We have a plastic crisis on our hands and we need to do something about it fast. Here are 5 things you should know about the plastic crisis: At least 8 million tons of plastic end up in our oceans every year. Yep, you read that right EVERY year. National Geographic found that 91% of the world’s plastic isn’t recycled. There’s no excuse for our carelessness, but our actions are on the way to creating problems that can’t be reversed. Plastic pollution...

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7 Ways You Can Go Green This St. Patrick’s Day

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7 Ways You Can Go Green This St. Patrick’s Day

7 Ways You Can Go Green This St. Patrick’s Day Remember that feeling when you strutted into elementary school and forgot to wear green on St. Patrick’s Day? All your friends couldn’t wait to pinch and tease you. With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking green. It’s one thing if you forget to wear green, but you should never forget about going green for the planet. Here are 7 easy ways you can help save our planet by going green: 1. Save Water Enjoying a nice, long shower after a hard day feels amazing...

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