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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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Afroz Shah - Prosecutor of Plastic Pollution

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Afroz Shah - Prosecutor of Plastic Pollution

Making a Marc Afroz Shah and Cleaning Beaches               A young attorney in Mumbai, India, Afroz Shah was concerned about the litter that clogged Mumbai’s Versova Beach. Together with a much older friend, the now-deceased Harbansh Mathur, Shah determined to do something to restore Versova Beach to sandy beauty. As reported in a United Nations press release, the pair “decided to take on the piles of rubbish that had completely covered what was then the dirtiest beach in Mumbai. They started with picking up the trash themselves, and over time the cleanup grew into a national movement, with everyone...

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle & REPAIR?

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle & REPAIR?

    We all hear about how we should be helping the planet more. We hear the phrase “REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE” so often, you probably only had to read that first word to know the next two that came after it. But let’s introduce a new word to that. REPAIR. It goes nicely don’t you think? You may think, “But I’m not handy, or a craftsperson, so how am I supposed to repair?” Here are 3 easy ways to repair items and keep them out of landfills.   Patches Patches are in -- and the perfect way to give your...

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People who are speaking out about the Amazon Rain-Forest fires and why it’s important

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People who are speaking out about the Amazon Rain-Forest fires and why it’s important

  After three weeks of no mention in the media, the Amazon Rain-Forest fires are finally at the forefront. The Amazon produces 20% of the earth’s oxygen, and it’s burning to a crisp. In normal fashion when there is a crisis, social media explodes, and every celeb posts a speech about how the tragedy needs #prayers. While celebs’ posts about the fires do raise awareness, most go back to their half-naked photos and movie promotions promptly after their heartfelt posting. But what are these top 1% actually doing to help? After some research it was difficult to find an actual...

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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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