Jun 1, 2022
How to Choose the Perfect Safety Razor — Guest Post from RTG
We get a lot of emails from people who are eager to cut down on plastic use by switching to safety razors, but they're not quite sure where to start. In this post, we'll boil things down to a few key factors that will help you choose the perfect safety razor for your specific shaving needs.
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 20, 2022
Eco-Friendly Spring Cleaning Tips & Tricks
Now that spring is here, the Albatross Designs team is definitely feeling that ‘spring cleaning’ bug. With this urge to clean house also comes the desire to make sure any cleaning or refreshing efforts are as sustainable as possible. This is particularly important because traditional, store bought cleaning products are not only filled with ambiguous ingredients and harmful chemicals, they are also riddled with plastic!
Apr 12, 2022
Ways to Make Every Day Earth Day
While a lot of focus and eco-friendly efforts get put on Earth Day – and April in general – the habits or actions designated for this specific time of year don’t have to be limited to just now. There are tons of small, daily changes we can make to slowly integrate an eco-friendly lifestyle into our everyday routine and help out our planet along the way!
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 31, 2022
Albatross Razors: Zero Waste, Zero Gender Discrimination
Since the beginning of Albatross Designs, we have been clear and vocal about something important: Our zero waste razors are impeccable tools made to handle all of your shaving needs independent of your gender. We make durable, reliable tools that shave well – for everyone.
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.
Jan 13, 2022
3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid of a Safety Razor
Our goal is to break down the process of using a safety razor so our customers feel empowered to use our products, not overwhelmed. So, without further ado, here are 3 reasons why you shouldn’t be afraid of a safety razor:
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 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:
Aug 18, 2021
Why Double Edged Safety Razors Shave Better than Multi-blades
There’s a lot of misinformation and marketing speak out there when it comes to shaving razors and we finally reached a point where we needed to address a couple key issues regarding them. First and foremost, here’s the bottom line: Double Edged Safety Razors shave better than multi-blades. This is after all why people still use them all these years later.