You can get a discount on your drink when you use them!
City life can get really busy (and pretty exhausting), so a caffeine kick every once in a while is a must. It's always best to have your coffee at the café-you can ask to have your drink in a
For an eco-friendly skincare routine!
Aside from skipping plastic straws and cups, transitioning to lower-waste beauty routine can help you reduce your carbon footprint. Start with small changes, such as using less disposable products like cotton pads and switching to their reusable and washable counterparts. This
You can easily stash it in your purse!
UPDATE (September 27, 2018 3:36 p.m.): Daydream Republic has informed us that they have a special surprise in store for their next batch of orders. The Sip n Stash Cups will now be shipped inside cute gift boxes-so there&#
What is necessary and what is simply out of convenience?
Back in high school, I participated in a mangrove cleanup as part of a school requirement, and most of the trash collected were plastic straws. This was in 2008. I became more conscious of my use of plastic straws, and tried to
Dani Rodriguez on the truth about going zero waste.
When you think of the words "zero waste," what comes to mind? Most people write it off as a concept that's too hard-almost impossible-to live by, but that's probably because you're picturing an extreme
And they're using 'sippy cups' to do it!
In 2016, Starbucks began serving coffee with strawless lids at Seattle's Reserve Roastery. The "sippy cups" have started to roll out across the country with Starbucks' new cold-foam topped drinks. In the next few years, you can expect
There's more to it than metal straws!
Living sustainably and waste-free is an initiative that more and more Filipinos have been supporting. Not only through the "No Plastic" policy of major supermarkets and establishments, but through the minimization of plastic and non-biodegradable use altogether. Metal straws, cloth
Who says beauty needs to be harmful to the environment?
Your beauty addiction doesn't have to be bad for the environment. When it comes to shopping for your makeup and skincare essentials, there are actually tons of eco-friendly alternatives! To help you start your zero-waste beauty journey, we
Who's joining the bamboo revolution?
For the last few years, bamboo has become a popular alternative material for everyday products that wreak havoc on our environment, like single-use plastics and e-waste. According to One Green Planet, cultivating bamboo requires no pesticides, herbicides, or irrigation. It
It’s the *new* kikay kit.
Did you know that the Philippines is the third highest plastic waste generator in the world? The number one slot belongs to China, followed by Indonesia. Together with the rest of the world, we contribute to the 5.25 trillion pieces of
Do it for the next generation.
We know most people tune out conversations about sustainability because they think:1. It's too hard.2. It's inconvenient.3. It's too expensive.Here's a video of us proving you wrong:VIDEO: Jean Saturnino, Trina ElefanteNo, but seriously,
Because #PoopMatters.
Eco-friendly fashion just got a little stinkier. As part of a plan to be 100 percent sustainable by 2040, H&M has invested in a wide variety of inventive products that are more environmentally conscious, including "poop fabric." YEAH, POOP. Gross,
No thanks to man-made pollution.
The sad truth is that unless it's directly affecting you, you probably won't give a shit about a specific issue; that's why most people don't acknowledge the effects of global warming. But guess what? Some of the most
They're called 'Ecobricks,' and they're an easy way to do your part in saving the environment.
To say that the world has a plastic problem is an understatement. According to the Ocean Crusaders, there are around "5.25 trillion pieces of plastic debris in the ocean. Of that mass, 269,000 tons float on the surface, while some
It's easier than you think.
Everyone knows trash is a huge problem in the Philippines, particularly in Metro Manila. Did you know that Manila generates as much as one-fourth of the country's daily output of garbage? That's around 8,400 to 8,600 tons
This Fun, Fearless Female Awardee sure stays true to the green revolution! Check out the eco-friendly beauty products and healthy snacks she carries with her.
Marie Gonzalez doesn't just talk the talk; she walks the walk! The chef who made it to our list of Fun, Fearless Female Awardees for 2012 stays true to her rep as a healthy lifestyle advocate not just by running vegan
This eco-entrepreneur is putting the Philippines in the spotlight with her earth-friendly shop that offers local, organic, and natural goods. Find out more about this Fun, Fearless Female Awardee!
An exciting trend that we've been seeing more of lately is the rise of brands that offer organic, eco-friendly, and proudly Philippine-made products. One store in particular, Ritual at The Collective in Makati, has been singled out as a
Celebs and music fans jammed to steady reggae beats at the launch of a new collection of nature-friendly headphones and lifestyle gear inspired by Bob Marley.
If there's one guy music-loving Cosmo chicks should thank for bringing the reggae revolution to the masses, it's Jamaican singer-songwriter Bob Marley. Even after 31 years since his passing, his legacy of laidback, soulful rhythms still strongly lives
Stop the use of plastic bags when you shop! Grab this chic eco-friendly bag from your fave department store, and help save the environment, just like your fave celebs.
We all love to shop, but have you ever stopped to consider that, whenever we leave the mall carrying bulky plastic bags filled with goodies, we contribute to the toxic waste that threatens our environment? Fortunately, you can give up plastic, as
Take your eco-consciousness a notch further: find your home in Ayala Land's Nuvali, which is the best example of how green living can be so chic and fun!
When there's no way to stop the destruction of nature, the best thing we can do is to slow it down as much as possible. From your choice of beauty products to your choice of home, there is always something you
When gift-shopping, try to get something that helps the environment. Make a difference this Christmas with these eco-friendly picks.
If the holiday rush is stressing you out as early as now--with so much shopping to do and so little time (or money!)--here's a great idea that would spare you the stress of figuring out what to give people:
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