CHANGE THE WORLD BLOG

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KeepCup - Join the Reuse Revolution with Abagail Forsyth

KeepCup - Join the Reuse Revolution with Abagail Forsyth

Early on in KeepCup’s life, one designer dismissed the product as the “stupidest idea I’ve ever seen.” Today KeepCup has sold more than 3 million reusable mugs in over 30 countries. I guess it's fair to say he was wrong.

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Outerknown - Surfing Takes on Sustainable Fashion

Outerknown - Surfing Takes on Sustainable Fashion

“I created Outerknown to smash the formula. To lift the lid on the traditional supply chain and prove that you can actually produce great looking menswear." - Kelly Slater

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Mafia Bags - Sailing the World on your Back

Mafia Bags - Sailing the World on your Back

Upcycling takes used materials and creates a product of equal or superior quality. That is exactly the focus behind MAFIA Bags.

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The Green School - Rewriting Education

The Green School - Rewriting Education

The Green School is located in the middle of the jungle and provides, quite possibility, the best education in the world.

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EcoFin - See How Five Ocean Creates Surf Fins from Recycled Bottle Caps

EcoFin - See How Five Ocean Creates Surf Fins from Recycled Bottle Caps

EcoFins is a surfboard fin created from upcycled plastic bottles caps. Through lots of R&D, Five Ocean has proved that it is possible to create a product that is both performance-oriented and good for our planet.

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Persephone Brewing – Reinventing Farming and the Beer Business

Persephone Brewing – Reinventing Farming and the Beer Business

Persephone has created a space where families can come and look at chickens, ducks, watch the bees and learn about circular farming practices. Basically, an outing where you can grab an exceptional craft beer on the side and educate the fam.

I'd keep explaining but the guys at Persephone do it better...

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Beer for a Better Tomorrow - New Belgium Brewery

Beer for a Better Tomorrow - New Belgium Brewery

New Belgium has transcended the world of beer to become a leader in responsable business practices. They're a certified B-Corp, a 100% employee-owned and they've donated over 8 million dollars in grants. They even make a beer with Ben and Jerry's ice cream.

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How to Stop Stuffing our Landfills - The Avani Interview

How to Stop Stuffing our Landfills - The Avani Interview

Avani is an eco-friendly business developed to stand up against the increasing amount of waste appearing everywhere on Indonesia's most popular island. They create biodegradable products that become food for our Earth.

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Salty Girl Seafood Tells You Exactly Where Your Fish Comes From

Salty Girl Seafood Tells You Exactly Where Your Fish Comes From

Salty Girl SeaFood, co-founded by the two fish loving human beings Norah Eddy and Laura Johnson, allows you to support fishermen who respect the ocean and engage in sustainable fishing with never before seen transparency and delicious recipes.

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These Booklets Were Made to Help Bolivia

These Booklets Were Made to Help Bolivia

Our friend, Frédérique Beetz is embarking on one of CECI's volunteering projects in Bolivia

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Precious Plastic - Your Own Plastic Recycling Empire

Precious Plastic - Your Own Plastic Recycling Empire

Precious Plastic is an opened-source, community driven project with the goal of repurposing the world’s plastic waste. Learn how to build your backyard recycling factory!

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Conscious Step - Socks, fashion and responsability

Conscious Step - Socks, fashion and responsability

Conscious Step sells the one product that we need (almost) every day: socks. Each sock design is paired with a social cause such as treating HIV or donating clean water.

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Sister Srey - The Life Changing Cafe in Cambodia

Sister Srey - The Life Changing Cafe in Cambodia

From the moment our feet hit the dry and dusty red Cambodian dirt our hearts and our heads knew this place would change our path forever. This is why Sister Srey Cafe was born

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Eating to Save Lives with This Bar Saves Lives

Eating to Save Lives with This Bar Saves Lives

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Charity Charge - Give back to charity with every purchase you make

Charity Charge - Give back to charity with every purchase you make

This amazing card allows you to earn 1% cash back on all purchases. Subsequently, the card allows you to allocate this easily acquired wealth to support up to three local or national nonprofits. 

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BonApp and the growing Zero Waste Movement

BonApp and the growing Zero Waste Movement

What exactly is BonApp? BonApp was inspired by the concept of a German initiative on sharing food and avoiding useless waste.

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Extending the coffee life cycle with Groundit

Extending the coffee life cycle with Groundit

Groundit's mission is to decrease the carbon footprint of the coffee market.

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Cleaning up the planet with Coeur Intelligent

Cleaning up the planet with Coeur Intelligent

Coeur Intelligent in a organization that works towards building environmental initiatives with their participant's help.

What does it take to change the world?

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Play Hard and Give Back through nutrition, athletes and causes

Play Hard and Give Back through nutrition, athletes and causes

I'm a huge fan of both action sports and non for profit organisations. PlayHard GiveBack, a social company based out of Sun Valley, Idaho, caught my attention by using both of these elements to help build a uniquely positioned brand.

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Alpine Initiatives' Jen Johnson

Alpine Initiatives' Jen Johnson

A non-profit organization that channels the energy and passion found in the mountains to serve the underserved communities dwelling in their shadows.

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Fair Harbor - Cleaning Beaches with Style

Fair Harbor - Cleaning Beaches with Style

Fair Harbor is a brand new line of clothing made for the beach, but inspired by something bigger and something much more troublesome: plastic.

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Karen Gordon, the woman behind Cup For Education.

Karen Gordon, the woman behind Cup For Education.

What is the most challenging part of working a non-profit?

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Sagebrush Surf Bag's Anna Ehrgott

Sagebrush Surf Bag's Anna Ehrgott

Sagebrush Surf bags are colourful socks for your surf boards. They’re handcrafted with remnant fabric and used bean bags from organic coffee roasters.

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Bureo Skateboards

Bureo Skateboards

Bureo (or waves in the language of the Mapuche, the native Chileans) is taking one man’s trash and turning it into skateboards.

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