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5 Cities With Big Initiatives For A Better Planet

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5 Cities With Big Initiatives For A Better Planet

Each day we all wake up to what seem like the same stories. All bad news. A plethora of news outlets telling us we aren’t doing enough for the planet. Here at Marc Skid we use only organic pima, the world’s finest cotton, and is rarer than regular cotton, as well as recycled plastic in the waistbands of all our underwear. As we are taking strides to better the planet, here are 5 cities that are also taking big initiatives to better the plant and YOU can get involved! St. Louis Big Green Challenge!   The Big Green Challenge is...

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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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Make your Marc on the World by Reducing your Carbon Footprint

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Make your Marc on the World by Reducing your Carbon Footprint

Make your Marc on the World by Reducing your Carbon Footprint We leave our footprints everywhere we go. Whether it's your dog’s paw prints in the snow or your own muddy footprints after a rainy day. These footprints aren’t the problem, but our individual carbon footprints are definitely an issue. What is a carbon footprint? Prior to my sophomore year of college, I had never heard of a carbon footprint. Trust me, I’m disappointed in myself too. The truth is, many people don’t have a clue about what a carbon footprint entails let alone its importance. Essentially, a carbon footprint...

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Undies with a Mission: The Story Behind Marc Skid

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Undies with a Mission: The Story Behind Marc Skid

  Undies with a Mission: The Story Behind Marc Skid Everybody has their own life story to share with the world. Our stories make us who we are. They shape our futures and paint our pasts. So where did Marc Skid’s story begin? Where it all started Marc Skid’s story begins in an apartment where two friends were just hanging out while cracking open a few beers and sharing some good laughs. It isn’t a person, but an idea centered around making brands feel more like the people we love and respect in our own lives.   Imagine someone you...

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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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