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The Source: Promoting body positivity with sustainable clothing

For so long, the clothes we wore came prescribed to us by the mores of whatever time and place we happened to live in. Comfort and body positivity didn’t quite figure into this equation. More and more, we’re able to choose clothes that fit our unique bodies and actually feel good.

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Sustainability | 5 min read
December 17, 2020

2020 Year in Review: Whoa, that was a lot

Years come and go and, at the end of each, we look back to see how far we’ve come or to think back on the good times. Then there’s 2020, a year that’ll be hard to forget (no ...
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Customer Stories | 7 min read
December 16, 2020

KIWI Eco Box: Your Zero Waste lifestyle, delivered monthly

Changing your lifestyle is hard, but once you’ve done it, it’s worth it. The trick is to find ways to make the transition simpler. With KIWI Eco Box, Kate and Nataly want to ...
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Customer Stories | 8 min read
December 15, 2020

NueBar: The naturopathic, do-it-all bar that'll make your skin so happy

What does a stunt woman and a naturopath have in common? A winning formula for an eco-friendly hair and body bar product that’s in high demand as people shop for nurturing ...
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Customer Stories | 8 min read
November 30, 2020

Carbon neutral, ethical jewelry inspired by the Pacific Northwest

Jewelry is defining. The art you display on your body dictates the person you are to the rest of the world. Where you buy your jewelry (and where it came from) defines who ...
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Sustainability | 13 min read
November 18, 2020

21 Shopify stores for going Zero Waste now

The Zero Waste movement has gained steam in the last few years. And, with good reason! It’s becoming more and more obvious that we can’t sustain our usual routines without ...
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Customer Stories | 8 min read
October 26, 2020

White Buffalo Land Trust: Preserving persimmons & supporting regenerative agriculture

Regenerative agriculture is an ideological shift in the way we farm, with the express goal of maintaining and improving the land. The benefits of this way of farming are ...
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Sustainability | 8 min read
October 22, 2020

10 awesome unboxing experiences that spotlight sustainability

If you’re using the internet in 2020, you’ve most likely come across the phenomenon that is unboxing experiences. It involves a person unpacking or unwrapping a package ...
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Sustainability | 4 min read
September 24, 2020

Standing in solidarity with the 2020 global youth climate strikers

It’s incredible how a crisis brings people together. Whether it's an airborne virus or climate disasters wreaking havoc, we've united to help our communities get through it.
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Sustainability | 5 min read
September 11, 2020

How climate change is causing record wildfires and turning the skies red

The forests are burning and the skies are turning red. Throughout the West Coast of the United States, smoke is blotting out the sun and poisoning the air we breathe.
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Sustainability | 2 min read
September 7, 2020

The votes are in and nature wins: Our newest carbon offset projects

Every year, Sendlers get to have their say on what carbon offset projects we invest in to keep every shipment 100% carbon neutral. 
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Customer Stories | 6 min read
August 12, 2020

Pretty Frank candles: Australian-made, right down to the wick

Like many creative entrepreneurs in Sendle’s Australian community, Leonie O'Brien is a side hustler. By day she holds down a full time job in real estate; by night she’s flat ...
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Sustainability | 10 min read
August 3, 2020

19 Etsy shops to kickstart your Zero Waste lifestyle

We’ve all had that pang of regret as we toss out another empty plastic bottle or some superfluous plastic packaging. So much waste for something so small!
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Sustainability | 4 min read
August 3, 2020

What does it mean to be climate positive?

As the importance of environmentalism quickly dawns on the public consciousness, new eco-lingo starts echoing from marketing workshops through to the halls of power. Short, ...
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Sustainability | 10 min read
July 30, 2020

The beginner’s guide to the circular economy

Humans are a dynamic animal—ambitious, intelligent, caring—with a baffling set of contradictory traits—destructive, myopic, careless. But when we set our minds to something, ...
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Sustainability | 7 min read
July 23, 2020

It’s B Corp Month: A badge of honor for doing good in the world

The B Corp movement is on the rise as more businesses commit to being a force for good in the world. July is B Corp month in Australia and New Zealand, so we chatted to local ...
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Customer Stories | 6 min read
July 14, 2020

Modern Theory: The smell-good, feel-good candle brand

Not every candle is created equal. While many smell delightful (or like cookies for some reason), what goes into them can vary greatly (such as dirty petroleum-derived ...
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Sustainability | 2 min read
June 23, 2020

The consumer shift toward sustainable shopping [Infographic]

Becoming a sustainable company is a selfless pursuit for many eco-conscious business owners. But, increasingly, consumers are showing that they will gladly shell out their ...
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Sustainability | 4 min read
June 17, 2020

Sendle delivers with Australia's first fleet of solar powered electric vehicles

At Sendle, we take our commitment to the environment very seriously which is why we’re doubling down on our efforts to provide shipping that’s good for the world.
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Customer Stories | 5 min read
June 15, 2020

HOZEN: Crafting an eco- and animal-friendly approach to fashion

HOZEN’s chic and sustainable bags were born from Rae Nicoletti’s expansive industry experience—at Kate Spade and Restoration Hardware—as well as her own personal empathic ...
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Sustainability | 13 min read
June 9, 2020

How to make your business more environmentally sustainable

Sustainability is a noble goal in and of itself. But, it’s also a no brainer. Because if we’re only taking and never giving back, we’ll be out of a place to live.
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Sustainability | 13 min read
April 22, 2020

17 tips to reduce your carbon footprint

Humans have a lot to be proud about—the invention of the wheel, the ability to create fire at will, cat videos, poutine. We’re full of ideas and a zest for life. We always ...
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Sustainability | 7 min read
April 21, 2020

Home compostable vs commercially compostable: Where do I put this?

Composting is definitely the most enriching form of throwing things out. Garbage is just going to rot slowly in a putrid landfill and recycling may or may not become that ...
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Sustainability | 2 min read
April 21, 2020

The case for compostable packaging

Shipping your eCommerce products is a challenge for any small business. That's why we are offering an earth-friendly alternative to your usual packaging. Fully compostable ...
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Sustainability | 4 min read
April 20, 2020

Protecting Australia's native animals from extinction

An estimated 1 billion native animals perished in the catastrophic Australian bushfires including our world famous Koalas and Kangaroos. It's a heartbreaking figure. By ...
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Packing & Shipping | 10 min read
April 20, 2020

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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Sustainability | 3 min read
April 19, 2020

Meet Afognak Forest, Sendle’s latest carbon offset project in Alaska

Sendle is the only completely carbon neutral shipping service in the US and Australia. This means that no net carbon emissions result from shipments done with Sendle. And, ...
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Sustainability | 4 min read
April 19, 2020

The landfill vs the compost heap: the details on decomposition

At a basic level, we all understand the difference between the compost heap and the garbage dump.
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Sustainability | 3 min read
April 19, 2020

Compostable vs biodegradable: What’s the difference?

The difference between two very similar ideas can mean a great deal. This is the case with the ideas of biodegradability and compostability. How they differ is a thing of ...
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Sustainability | 1 min read
April 19, 2020

Becoming carbon neutral: a one-stop guide for small business

How do you reduce your carbon dioxide (C02) emissions? A growing number of small businesses are looking for ways to reduce their environmental impact, but it can be ...
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