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Top Sustainability Documentaries on Netflix

Top Sustainability Documentaries on Netflix

One of the best ways to learn about issues affecting our world is through documentaries, and Netflix has a whole host of incredible films that focus on issues of sustainability. These films will challenge the way you think about the world and inspire you to act and vote with your dollar.

Check out some of our favorite sustainability documentaries on Netflix.

Environmental Working Group Raises Awareness About EPA Proposal on Asbestos

Environmental Working Group Raises Awareness About EPA Proposal on Asbestos

At Good Soul Shop, we follow the media, regulating bodies like the EPA, and the hard work of advocates like Environmental Working Group (EWG). Thi...
Picking the Right Materials for a Sustainable Lifestyle

Picking the Right Materials for a Sustainable Lifestyle

The zero waste lifestyle is not only about reducing waste, but also about responsibly choosing the materials you use each and every day. Here are some materials you should avoid purchasing to cut down on their presence in your home and in landfills. And we offer some sustainable options in their place.

Food Prep Like a Pro to Make Your Week Run Smoothly

Food Prep Like a Pro to Make Your Week Run Smoothly

Today I am excited to share a guest post by blogger Angie Vaughters, who takes us through her weekly food prep routine, to make the week run smoothly. Food prep! As a wife, mom, and someone who runs a business from home, it’s one of the activities that make my week run so much smoother. In this post, I share tips to help you prep food for the week, how to make mason jar salads, and my favorite overnight oats recipes.
8 Zero Waste Kitchen Swaps for Everyday Products

8 Zero Waste Kitchen Swaps for Everyday Products

One of the biggest misconceptions of going zero waste is that in order to be successful, you need to completely makeover your kitchen with sustainable products the moment your zero waste lifestyle starts. Here are 8 swaps you can make right now to create a more sustainable kitchen... 

Picking the Right Materials for Your Zero Waste Lifestyle

Picking the Right Materials for Your Zero Waste Lifestyle

The zero waste lifestyle is not only about reducing waste, but also responsibly choosing the materials you use every day. Just as we may choose organic produce over conventional produce to avoid harmful chemicals from pesticides, we should choose materials that are reusable, and don’t contain chemicals that are damaging to our health and the environment.

How to Upcycle Plastic When Going Zero Waste

How to Upcycle Plastic When Going Zero Waste

The transition to going zero waste is just that — a transition. The perfectionist mindset of wanting to purge all your plastic and immediately switch over to sustainable goods will only lead to sending a lot of items to the landfill unnecessarily. So what can you do with all of those plastic items cluttering up your home as you begin your low/zero-waste journey?

How Anyone Can Live a Zero Waste Lifestyle

How Anyone Can Live a Zero Waste Lifestyle

All households, regardless of location, income, time, or family size can implement low and zero waste practices. And bonus: Ditching single-use paper and plastic items for reusable ones will actually save you money in the long run. Here are ways to go zero-waste on a budget. And no, not all of your items have to fit into a mason jar.