Sustainable (and Safe) September: Sustainable Swaps

Climate change and plastic pollution are catastrophic problems that seem overwhelming. Can ordinary people actually do anything to make a significant impact? Yes! There are simple sustainable swaps that really make a difference in our environmental and future well-being.

Our stores are focused on sustainability by providing information and inspiration—all of us can make a difference with easy shifts in our daily lives. Join us in making real change and a real positive impact, one simple sustainable swap at a time.

Sustainable (& Safe) September 30 Day Challenge

Download Accessible Version of Sustainable and Safe Challenge Flyer - PDF Format

It's Sustainable September! Even though 2020 has been challenging for everyone, there is still room to improve our daily habits for the well-being of the environment and future generations. All month long we will share inspiration, facts, amazing deals, and even a few fun giveaways to encourage you to make sustainable life changes—taking into account that keeping yourself and your family healthy is crucial right now. 

Plastic Free July

My kids and I were swimming at a Windward beach recently and afterwards we had to pick small pieces of plastic off our skin and out of each others' hair that had been floating in a colorful soup on the ocean surface. Yuck.

I think we all know plastic pollution is a big problem. Walk on any beach, drive on any highway, go to any park anywhere on the islands (and practically anywhere in the world) and the plastic pollution is disturbingly evident.

How to Shop Ocean Friendly at Down to Earth - #worldoceansday

Today, we celebrate World Oceans Day! But that doesn't mean that we should only think about caring for our precious oceans on today only. Aside from not offering plastic straws in our deli, we have a lot of ways you can shop ocean friendly at Down to Earth! Check out downtoearth.org/shop for these items and more.

Vegan Seafood

10 Things You Need in Your Plant-Based Pantry for 2020

So you want to take the leap into the world of plant-based living? We’re rooting for you! Going plant-based doesn’t need to be scary, in fact, the biggest mistake people make is not keeping it familiar! You already know what you like so to make things easy, just make a plant-based version of your favorites.

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