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  • What the Heck is Slow Fashion?

    There has been a major push over the past year to embrace a new form of fashion that is more environmentally friendly in response to the wasteful, fast-fashion world pioneered by outlets such as Zara + H&M. This new movement in fashion is called slow fashion

    But what is slow fashion and how can you incorporate it into your wardrobe?

  • When Is Bamboo Sustainable & When Is It Not?

    Bamboo has become the sustainability movement’s materials of choice. But is bamboo sustainable in all of its forms? Not necessarily.
  • A Guide To Eco-Friendly Shopping

    Shopping for sustainable and eco-friendly products is hard. Brands use vague terms and misleading claims that make customers think that their brands are good for the environment.

    It is important to remember though it is possible to shop for products that are actually sustainable.

    In this guide, we help make sustainable shopping easier for you.

  • 5 Reasons Why Shampoo Bars Are Better than Bottles

    Shampoo bars are becoming a major trend in the hair care industry. They tend to have flashy marketing and eco-friendly claims. Here is why shampoo bars live up to their bold claims.
  • Earth Day 2020: Amid a Pandemic a Deeper Environmental Emergency Looms

    On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, it has become abundantly clear that despite our instant access to information, sprawling cities, and dynamic economies, we are still intrinsically tied to nature.
  • 4 Earth Friendly Products to Help You With Social Distancing

    Due to the novel coronavirus, there are shortages across the country at local grocery stores and pharmacies and we have earth-friendly supplies -- backed by scientific certifications or proven sustainability claims -- that can help you and your family practice social distancing and protect the environment. 

  • How Environmental Degradation May Cause More Pandemics Like COVID19

    Researchers believe that environmental degradation creates the conditions for new viruses and zoonotic diseases (originating in animals) such as the novel coronavirus
  • Why Are We Addicted to Plastic?

    Man-made plastics are made from oil and fossil fuels. Plastic became critical during World War II as the enormous demands of war created shortages of natural materials.

    The problem with plastic is that it typically takes more than 400 years to degrade. If we continue to use plastic in everything, plastic waste will pile up across the Earth and marine biologists suggest plastic trash poses the single greatest threat to large marine animals.

    1. The Salvos Mission

      If we do nothing to address climate change, our world will be destabilized. Even though we are in the midst of the greatest environmental crisis in human history, it is far too difficult to make the right decisions that protect our environment, our communities, and our families. 

      At Salvos we want to offer consumers the ability to shop for sustainable products simply and without the BS because we fundamentally believe that our economy must be sustainable in order for the modern economy and civilization to survive.