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Making Low-Waste Products Still Creates Waste...But We're Getting Better!

Making Low-Waste Products Still Creates Waste...But We're Getting Better!

Our impact as a product making company isn't just the from the stuff we make that ends up in your home. It's also in the waste we create in the factory.

We realized a long time ago that we weren't going to be able to shove the trash from our production floor into a mason jar, but that didn't stop us from finding ways to track and reduce the waste we create. Here are some ways we've worked to reduce our waste over the last 3 years, and the results of those efforts.

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3 Things I Learned Teaching Tomorrow's Business Leaders

3 Things I Learned Teaching Tomorrow's Business Leaders

This spring semester, Kate and I had the chance to teach Social Entrepreneurship at the Stuart School of Business at Illinois Tech here in Chicago. Our class of 35 future public- and private-sector business leaders got a mix of classroom and on-the-job teaching of how business isn't only about making money - it can also be about making a sustainable impact on the communities around us. Turns out that when you teach, you tend to learn a few things along the way! Obligatory "First Day of School" Professor Selfie. Not Shown: 35 Students, Eager to Learn What We Taught Our...

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Health First Roadmap Preliminary Review - Category 4: Industry Collaboration

Health First Roadmap Preliminary Review - Category 4: Industry Collaboration

The fifth blog in our series, we highlight our companies preliminary performance on the Fourth Category of the Health First Roadmap: Industry Collaboration.

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Health First Roadmap Preliminary Review - Category 3: Disclosure and Transparency

Health First Roadmap Preliminary Review - Category 3: Disclosure and Transparency

The third blog in our series, we highlight our companies preliminary performance on the Second Category of the Health First Roadmap: Chemicals Assessment.

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Health First Roadmap Preliminary Review - Category 2: Chemicals Assessment

Health First Roadmap Preliminary Review - Category 2: Chemicals Assessment

The third blog in our series, we highlight our companies preliminary performance on the Second Category of the Health First Roadmap: Chemicals Assessment.

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