Next time you need trash bags, cleaning products, personal care items, and everything to keep your home going, don’t shop…
Get involved with local-level environmental protection
Learn more about Township Environmental Commissions and Sustainable Jersey Green Teams. An environmental commission is a township council that advises…
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Rutgers Environmental Stewards Program
Learn about environmental issues in New Jersey and gain experience working on real-world problems. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nYbF4PW_I9o Rutgers Environmental Stewards Program The…
New Jersey’s Cranberry Farming & Historic Culture During the Holidays
As you’re drinking cocktails with cranberries this holiday season, remember these berries have a high chance of being grown in New Jersey. The history of New Jersey cranberries even led to the creation of Ocean Spray. Growing up in the Pine Barrens is a unique and challenging ecosystem. Hopefully, this is the beginning of learning more about the 1-million-acre national reserve known as the Pinelands in New Jersey.
Last Minute Eco-Friendly and Socially Good Holiday Gifts
Last Minute Eco-Friendly Gifts – Forget Amazon! - Choose gifts sourced from socially-good companies, give back to the planet, and…
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Give the Gift of Recycling
Give the Gift of Recycling The Zero Waste Box™ is a one-stop for recycling everything! Everything that isn’t accepted at…
Holiday Shopping in New Jersey Sustainable Stores
Wander down these historic main streets to shop at these women-owned and eco-friendly sustainable stores. Learn from these community leaders and change-makers! These small business owners started their zero-waste journeys at home and are now teaching others in their communities how to live sustainably. You can refill or shop eco-friendly stocking stuffers, gifts, and everyday must-haves.
Our “Earth Hero” Partnership
The Imperfect Eco is excited to announce our partnership with Earth Hero. Earth Hero is an online marketplace for eco-friendly products. You will support our sustainable lifestyle mission by switching to alternative household products on their website through any link on The Imperfect Eco.
Sea Hear Now: New Jersey’s Sustainable Music Festival
Sea Hear Now is a top-sustainable music festival on the East Coast. The concerts, art, and events rock on the beach and along the boardwalk while being planet friendly. Sea Hear Now connects the community and sustainability through food, drinks, nonprofits, art, and surfing. In 2018, the festival won singer-songwriter Jack Johnson’s “All At Once Sustainability Award” for U.S. festivals.
Environmental Media Association (EMA) Awards – The Eco Awards for Hollywood
From the Environmental Media Association The event On October 8th, 2022, the Environmental Media Association held its annual awards. The…
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Assateague Island’s Wild Horses
Explore Assateague Island's wild horses that roam marshlands and sand beaches. From camping essentials to day trip visits, learn more about this east coast park managed by both the state park and national park services.
Lanternfly Invasion: Should we keep squishing them?
Photo by Magi Kern Lanternfly Invasion: Should we keep squishing them? We’ve all been on the hunt to kill the…
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Farm stands feed the community
One of the best feelings on a summer day driving through the country roads is to come across a fresh…
Wine on Tap: Modern Option for Sustainable Drinkers
Wine on tap is the future of sustainable wine. Learn about the eco-friendly and better tasting option for the kegs at your local bar.
Recycle Everything with TerraCycle
Image from TerraCycle.com How to Recycle Everything with TerraCycle A previous post, How to Curbside Recycle, discusses local recycling regulations.…
Combat Fast Fashion – TV Show Review: The Future of Fashion, a Netflix Docuseries
Summary of a new Netflix's docuseries, The Future Of. This blog follows the Fashion Episode. Learn about fast fashion and sustainable solutions in the future.
Hot Sustainable Summer
Hot Sustainable Summer This summer is the hottest summer of our lives. But it’s the coldest summer of the rest…
Eco-Friendly Kitchen: Waste Management and Healthy Options￼
Eco-Friendly Kitchen The kitchen can be one of the busiest places in the house. It can also be a significant…
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Why are parks important for local communities and the environment?
Dive into your local parks and learn about their healing powers for community members and the planet. Clean air, clean water, and good mental health: find out how a park can help your community!
Stasher Bags: A must-have for sustainable living, cooking, and traveling
Stasher is a modern take on the plastic baggie. The reusable silicone bags come in various colors and sizes for…
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Pesticides: Foods & Human Health
Pesticides are an environmental hazard. Most people don't think twice about spraying these toxins on their yard to keep the…
The best plant-based milk for your health & the planet
The consumption of plant-based milk has been on the up in recent years. Many have switched from cow’s milk to…
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How to Compost & the Benefits
Composting Composting can seem like a complex and stinky beast to tackle. The mainstream waste management method is to throw…
Plant-Based Tips to keep up the Sustainable Diet in 2022
Here are healthy changes to meet your sustainable diet goals for you and the planet this year. Transforming your diet…
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Eco-Friendly Home Brands for The New Year
Long lasting products to make an investment in for your zero waste journey in your home, kitchen, bathroom, and more.