Single-use ain't sexy: recycle with Sendle & Great Plastic Rescue

When you think of lightweight, single-use plastic bags, what comes to mind? Is it the moment your grocery haul spewed from the flimsy torn bag, scrambling your eggs instantly? Or maybe it's something a bit more confronting – a majestic sea turtle about to chow down on a bag mistaken for a jellyfish, ending its decades-long life. For Great Plastic Rescue founder Bronwyn Voyce, it was the latter...

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Sustainability | 6 min read
May 9, 2022

Surprising sustainability strategies for your small business

In the business world, it’s important to operate sustainably in more than one sense of the word. Can your business continue to operate as it has been? And does your business ...
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Packing & Shipping | 5 min read
April 27, 2022

Get minimal: reuse packaging and use as little as possible

We all know the mantra: reduce, reuse, recycle. But if we’re being honest, most of us recycle and call it a day. Reducing your use of packing materials and reusing what you ...
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Packing & Shipping | 5 min read
April 22, 2022

Sendle reveals a grizzly truth this Earth Day

At Sendle, our vision is to see a world where everyone takes responsibility for their impact. This Earth Day, we're asking the world to, 'Think before you ship,' by showing ...
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Sustainability | 5 min read
April 22, 2022

The mighty grizzly bear, a symbol for habitat loss around the world

Unfortunately, any number of animals could stand in as a symbol for habitat loss in Sendle’s Earth Day 2022 campaign. We chose the mighty grizzly bear in order to send a BIG ...
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Sustainability | 7 min read
April 20, 2022

5 ways to change up your shipping for a happier planet

The last few years have been an amazing time to launch a small business or side hustle. Shoppers are more willing than ever to order online, while seeking out makers and ...
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Customer Experience | 5 min read
April 19, 2022

Earth-friendly ways to revamp your online shopping habit

When you think about online shopping, convenience and speed spring to mind. You likely don’t think much about the ecological impact. While it’s true that the businesses you ...
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Sustainability | 5 min read
April 18, 2022

Ethical and sustainable Mother’s Day gifts to show her you care

Mother’s Day is less than a month away. This is your helpful reminder to find the perfect gift right now so you’re not scrambling when you remember again a few days ...
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Packing & Shipping | 5 min read
April 14, 2022

Trash into treasure: the future of sustainable packaging

We thought it would be fun to expand on our previous guide to sustainable packaging, but it was super thorough! Instead, we searched for sustainable packaging innovations to ...
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Packing & Shipping | 4 min read
April 7, 2022

Don’t toss those expired Sendle mailers! They’re still useful and fun.

Sendle's compostable mailers are an incredible product and the price is great, too. So great, you might have accidentally ordered too many. If you have some that are expired, ...
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Sustainability | 4 min read
April 4, 2022

Skip the plastic and create sustainable Easter traditions

Why not take the opportunity this year to put a fresh spin on things with new sustainable Easter traditions? Check out eco-friendly materials, reusable items, and exquisite ...
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Packing & Shipping | 12 min read
March 27, 2022

The big guide to sustainable packaging

It isn't easy being green, a wise frog once said. But, as far as eco-friendly packaging options go, we're here to help you make informed decisions and make it a little easier.
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Packing & Shipping | 4 min read
March 24, 2022

4 easy steps to resize a cardboard box and save big

Are you using a brand new box every time you ship? Did you know, as long as they’re in good condition, your boxes can be reused over and over! We’ll show you how to cut them ...
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Sustainability | 5 min read
March 14, 2022

3 fashion B Corps keeping your old favorites out of landfill

The electronics industry pioneered the practice of refurbishing gently-used goods and returns as an environmentally-friendly way to deal with returns and exchanges. Now the ...
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Sustainability | 10 min read
March 3, 2022

March, a big month for the environment, equality and women

March is a lot of things: milder weather, Albert Einstein’s birthday and the month that the Eiffel Tower opened way back in 1889. Did you know that March is also a super ...
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Customer Experience | 5 min read
January 31, 2022

Sustainable and ethical Valentine’s gifts to show you (really) care

Valentine’s Day is loved by many and dreaded by (many) others. While there’s nothing wrong with carving out a single day for all things love, the Valentine’s Day we know ...
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Customer Stories | 4 min read
January 12, 2022

The secret to tasty produce from your own garden? Composting at home.

Ever thought about composting at home? Not just saving up food and yard waste for the city council to collect, but creating your own natural, nutrient-rich fertilizer to keep ...
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Packing & Shipping | 3 min read
January 6, 2022

Do customers really care if your packaging is sustainable?

Small business shippers across Australia were shocked by surprise charges from Australia Post. They’re signing a petition to demand an end to penalties for using sustainable ...
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Customer Stories | 4 min read
January 5, 2022

Rubadub seasoning: sustainable, spice and all things nice (for you and the earth)

There’s a lot more to food than just the taste. Food allows us to connect with others and strengthen bonds with our loved ones. Food helps foster appreciation of different ...
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Sustainability | 6 min read
December 22, 2021

Sendle’s big, bold, 2021-derful year

The end of the year is a wonderful time to relax, reflect, and take stock of what we accomplished. And then enjoy the holidays before doing even more in 2022!
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Customer Stories | 6 min read
December 14, 2021

Bad Habkits: A party survival kit for the social butterfly in your life

Bad Habkits survival kits are designed to help do your next night out, or night in, right. And, they’re the perfect Christmas present for the hard-to-buy-for party animal in ...
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Sustainability | 2 min read
November 2, 2021

The Intuit Climate Action Marketplace: A new place to find greener solutions for your small business

Sendle has joined the Intuit Climate Action Marketplace: Sustainable choices at your fingertips.
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Sustainability | 6 min read
November 1, 2021

Shipping with Purpose: A Q&A with our new Director of Sustainability!

It’s easy to say you put Earth first, but following through on that promise is what matters. That’s why Sendle created a Directory of Sustainability position: to keep us ...
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Sustainability | 4 min read
October 19, 2021

We’ve gone green! Why we’ve changed our logo for climate change

Green is the new black… or in Sendle’s case, the new orange!
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Sustainability | 4 min read
October 13, 2021

The choice is yours: Invest in the Earth for a greener future

Every year, we partner with our Sendler community to invest in environmental projects that preserve and regenerate Earth’s ecosystems.These projects balance out or offset the ...
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Customer Stories | 8 min read
October 5, 2021

Black Millennial Vegan: Redefining traditions one wholesome meal at a time

Los Angeles-based Imari Scott-Cheatham is on a wellness mission to challenge her community’s eating habits and remind the world that health is real wealth.
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Sustainability | 3 min read
September 28, 2021

Fight food waste, save the planet! Sendle supports OzHarvest's Use It Up campaign

Wasting food feeds climate change. In fact, if food waste was a country it would be the third largest greenhouse gas emitter, coming in behind the USA and China.
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Sustainability | 5 min read
July 15, 2021

The tasty and tropical materials tackling our plastic waste problem

Whether you’re a climate warrior, aspiring environmentalist or just a mindful human wandering the earth, you’ve likely heard a thing or two about the wastefulness of ...
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Sustainability | 3 min read
July 1, 2021

The case for compostable packaging

More and more, your eCommerce customers demand packaging that won't end up in landfill. That's why we offer an earth-friendly alternative to your usual packaging. Fully ...
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Customer Stories | 8 min read
June 7, 2021

Climate Cookery: Utilizing traditional crops for modern foods

What we eat is as central to who we are as the clothes we wear or our favorite books. But, there are many foods we’ve never gotten the chance to accumulate into our ...
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