Jun 1, 2022
Connecting with the Universe
Connecting to the Natural world is connection to the universe. The health of the Natural world is the health of all of us. Saving the majesty of Mother Earth is indispensable to the health of both our bodies and minds.
May 11, 2022
How to Travel Sustainably This Summer
With the temperature steadily rising and the first day of summer right around the corner, the Albatross Designs team has begun daydreaming about getting outdoors and making some summer travel plans. If you’re also finding yourself in summer trip planning mode, you may be curious about how you can both achieve your summer adventure goals and also travel sustainably.
Apr 1, 2022
5 Ideas for Celebrating Earth Day
Spring has sprung, April has arrived, and it is officially time to celebrate this beautiful planet we call home! While April has been colloquially termed “Earth Month”, most of the environmental efforts this month will probably be channeled into one particular day: April 22nd (a.k.a., EARTH DAY!). Whether you’re planning to celebrate throughout all of Earth Month, during Earth Week, or on the actual Earth Day, here are 5 ideas for activities you can partake in to support our planet.
Mar 17, 2022
Chemical Pollution: How Plastics Aren’t the Only Threat to Our Oceans
The conversation about the health and wellness of the ocean tends to focus heavily on plastic pollution. In reality, the pollutants threatening our ocean and natural world extend far beyond plastic debris, and the number one culprit is chemical pollution. Between car parts, soda flavorings, and household cleaners, chemicals are a prevalent and often necessary part of our everyday lives. But when unleashed into the natural world, these chemicals can cause havoc and ecosystem disruption.
Mar 7, 2022
What’s It Really Like Using a Safety Razor?
We feel that having many examples and descriptions of the zero waste shaving process across multiple mediums is extremely helpful. We’ve created this post to describe what it’s like to use a safety razor, with the hopes of not only encouraging people to add this zero waste swap to their sustainable lifestyle, but also improving everyone’s overall zero waste shaving experience.
Feb 15, 2022
Ocean Animal Wooden Toy Set: Why We Started Making Plastic-Free Toys
While we are best known as being the world’s first zero waste shaving company, we view ourselves as a sustainable design company focused on making sustainable progress wherever we can. The launch of our first children’s toy, the Ocean Animal Wooden Toy Set, also marks a proud milestone into these new territories.
Jan 4, 2022
4 Ways to Stick to Your New Year’s Resolutions
Here are 4 ways to help you stick to your New Year’s resolutions:
Oct 21, 2021
What Environmentalism Means to Us
As such, we wanted to take a moment to reaffirm what environmentalism means to us. After all, we are a green design company spending all of our time working on ways to protect the integrity of our natural world, and therefore, we should be explicit about what these efforts are focused on.
Oct 13, 2021
5 Highlights of Albatross Take Back Ware
We’ve talked before about our Take Back Ware, the first product made in part from the upcycled blades we collect through the Albatross Blade Take Back Program. In addition to making a product that created a closed-loop system for the only semi-disposable item we sell (razor blades), we also wanted to use the production of Take Back Ware as an opportunity to design the most efficient, effective, and smart product possible. Here are 5 highlights of Albatross Take Back Ware:
Sep 24, 2021
6 Eco-Friendly Activities for Fall
This is the perfect time of year to get out of the house and soak in the beautiful colors of the changing leaves. And while you’re doing so, why not participate in some activities that are local, good for the planet, and budget-friendly?