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Life Causes

We’re sure you have many too-small jackets and pairs of outdated jeans gathering dust your closet. But did you know over 11.1 million tons of fabric are thrown away each year? This spring, don’t toss those your old jeans—recycle them! DoSomething.org and H&M are teaming up to recycle old clothes and promote sustainable and ethical fashion. With their new campaign, Comeback Clothes, they want to help you give last year’s fashions second life. Recycle old or worn-out clothes to help keep our planet green! All you have to do is gather up your tired duds and drop them off at your nearest H...
With how busy we are, the daunting task of saving the planet isn’t exactly high up on a collegiette’s list of priorities. Let’s face it: some days, the Three-Minute Shower Challenge just doesn’t seem that enticing. However, with more and more universities going green with innovative programs and initiatives, saving the planet never seemed like a more fitting quest to conquer. Lindsey Lyons, the assistant director of Dickinson College’s Center for Sustainability Education, provided some tips to help every collegiette adapt her on-campus lifestyle to go green just in time for Earth Day! 1. Do...
One of the most rewarding parts of the holiday season is the warm and fuzzy feeling you get by giving to others. In the craziness of searching for the perfect gift for your loved ones, remember that they aren’t the only people who need your help during this time of year. We told you over the summer about nonprofit organizations you can volunteer with. Now it’s time to channel that generosity towards start-up nonprofits this winter! Start-up nonprofits can be difficult to find because they have fewer resources and less buzz than previously established organizations, so we put together a list...