How the HYDAWAY Team Reduces Plastic Waste

It’s Plastic Free July and we’ve asked the HYDAWAY team how they reduce their plastic waste in their everyday lives. Read below to get inspired and learn how you can implement these tactics into your daily routine too! Use reusable shopping bags every time. If I forget, I park the cart and go get them or hand carry the groceries …

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Environmentally-Friendly Ways to Celebrate the Fourth of July

From BBQs to dazzling firework displays, the Fourth of July is one of the biggest holidays in the United States. However, did you know that the holiday is actually one of the dirtiest days of the year? Single-use plastics are at an all-time high, in addition to all the air pollution from fireworks and picnics. The effects on our planet …

7 Insanely Unbelievable Facts That Explain the Impact of Single-Use Cups On Our Environment

COVID-19 has brought back single-use plastics. Cities that once banned certain single-use items have now pulled back policies that once prevented these items from being handed out in restaurants and stores.  The social norms of bringing your own own bag, cup, and bottle quickly dissolved into a thing of the past. You now may not think about the effects that …

7 Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Waste During Plastic Free July

Ready to kick your single-use plastic habit? Us too. There’s not better time than Plastic Free July to start a new routine that eliminates single-use plastic from your lifestyle.  Take the Challenge Plastic Free July is a global movement that inspires people around the world to be a part of the solution to our world’s plastic problem. If you’ve been …

6 Ways to be Eco-Friendly this Festival Season

Festival season is approaching and I couldn’t be more excited! Eating, drinking and dancing our way through the Palm Desert is a dream. Unfortunately though, most festival goers don’t consider sustainability or the size of their carbon footprint when they are planning their trip.  Many major festivals have recently announced new sustainability initiatives that help take responsibility for their impact …

My Milkweed Brings All The Bugs To The Yard

By: Dana Foley Follow Dana on Instagram for more about bugs and books! @illreadwhatsheread Living in the Midwest means summer is heavily rejoiced.  This year, we hit negative 55 degrees in January with the wind chill, Chicago wind is no joke. Do you know what that means? It means that hot water thrown out the window freezes instantly. Because of …

Just Say No: Taking The Zero Waste Challenge

This is a guest blog post by Hydaway ambassador Suzanne Hunt. Follow her on Instagram @shixie. I already consider myself a minimal-waste human on this planet, so I decided to take the Climate Generation zero-waste challenge, which is described as: “10 Days. March 11-20th. Keep track of your waste! Anything that cannot be recycled or composted is put in a …

How Sustainability Helps You

This is a guest blog post by Hydaway ambassador Zelphia Peterson. Follow her on Instagram @z_claire29. It seems like the latest millennial buzzword is “sustainability.” The term is popping up everywhere, from the fashion industry to a ban on Starbucks straws. But what does it mean to be truly sustainable? And why should we care? I think everyone can agree that …

How to Have a More Sustainable Holiday Season

This is a guest blog post written by Hydaway ambassadors Zelphia Peterson (@z_claire29) and Sara Bauer (@sobauer). Enjoy their combined tips for a more sustainable holiday season! Perhaps you’ve noticed, but the holidays can be an extraordinarily wasteful time. As a whole, Americans produce 25% more waste between Thanksgiving and the end of the year. All the extra food, extra …

Eco-Friendly Gifts That Won’t Hurt Your Wallet Or Our Planet

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…aka the time of year when you have to quickly figure out what all of your loved ones would like to find wrapped under the tree and hope that you got it right! We want to help you have a stress-free holiday season so you can spend more time relaxing with family and …