Throughout the years, I’ve tried, in various ways, to live the most “sustainable” lifestyle I can. I’ve dabbled in “zero-waste” and “plastic free” commitments, engaged in political activism, composted my food waste, and stayed consistent with a vegan diet. However, in spite of (what I consider to be) all my hard work, it’s hard to escape the overarching feeling of: “does any of this really matter?” In a world poisoned with massive CO2 emissions on a global scale,
This post was originally published on July 16, 2021. It was updated to reflect current developments and republished on March 6, 2023. Probably the greatest concern (or complaint) our customers have about our products is their plastic packaging. We do have some excellent non-plastic options for our customers—including our Bar Soaps and Organic Magic Balms—but the majority of our products are currently packaged in plastic.
Quick note: Thank you to everyone who participated in our story contest in the comments below and on our social channels! Your stories have been incredibly fun and inspiring! Our Cosmic Principles in Action Over 75 Years It was never just about the soap. When Emanuel Bronner founded Dr. Bronner’s in 1948, his not-so-secret mission was to spread a message of transcending divides and uniting the human race.
February is a month to celebrate and honor the contribution and achievements of people of African descent to World History. It is a time in America for us to reflect on our collective legacy and learn from our past to inspire a new future. Oakland-based, Black-led organization Spearitwurx has created an experience like no other as part of their work to inspire intergenerational wellness and racial healing.
Tuesday, November 8th is Election Day. With all 435 seats of the House of Representatives and 35 of the 100 seats in the Senate being contested, this election has the potential to see many shakeups in our country’s leadership. Meaningful change comes as much from grassroots efforts as it does from leadership at the top. That’s why we believe that voting on down-ballot measures is so important.
Recently a colleague forwarded a graphic that Decriminalize Nature’s leadership was spreading around listservs. This latest defamation campaign targets myself and River Styx co-directors Miriam Volat and Cody Swift using anti-semitic imagery and tropes as well as flat out lies and misinformation about us (you can view the graphic here). The yellow stars in the images,
When I first sat down with Lastiana Yuliandari, founder and director of Indonesian award-winning social enterprise Aliet Green, she told me her success was “by accident, everything happened by accident.” Fans of our Magic All-One Chocolate may already know we sweeten all flavors with organic, fair trade, and now Regenerative Organic Certified™ (ROC™) coconut sugar. What you likely don’t know is the woman behind the magic.
Ecosia: a search engine that plants trees Ecosia and Dr. Bronner’s are kindred spirits, so it makes sense that the two companies would team up to work on a project together. Both companies have sought to harness the power of business to create social and environmental benefit. Both companies are seeking to redefine capitalist enterprises, changing them from being extractive models that exploit land and communities,
Our world is in a rapid state of change, both culturally and physically. Our planet’s life-giving cycles of carbon, water, and nutrients, and the living systems that depend on them, are under threat worldwide. We need to lower our consumptive impact on the planet – especially from global CO2 pollution and generation of waste – use our natural resources wisely,
This Season, We’re Donating to Cannabis Organizations of Your Choice At Dr. Bronner’s, we’re working to connect you, our customers, with the nonprofits we support. We now have a widget on our webstore that engages customers in our giving. This platform allows customers to select a featured nonprofit to receive 10% of their total purchase amount,