Conscious Considerations

  • 5 Days Of Healthy School Week Meals

    Getting out the door in the morning (or to the computer) can be challenging. It’s easy for us to fall into the quick grab and go foods for ease,...
  • How to Create Simple & Healthy School Day Meals

    With the help of Anna Krasin, we compiled some tips, tricks, and a week's worth of breakfast and lunches to help get you set for healthy + more sustainable school week meals.
  • Saving Sustainably: 4 Lifestyle Swaps to Save!

    We have all heard the saying “a penny saved is a penny earned,” and while little expenses often go unnoticed, they definitely add up. When looking at your finances you may not consider dryer sheets and soap dispensers, but when you total up how much you spend in a year, you will be surprised. These four easy lifestyle swaps make it easy, to save money by reducing the need for single-use products! 

    Over a million plastic bottles are bought around the world every minute, and the number will jump another 20% by 2021. One way you can fight against plastic pollution is using reusable dispensers for soaps, shampoos, conditioners, and just about anything else you get in a plastic bottle! It

  • Eco-Friendly Fun For Our Stay At Home Summer

    As our lives have been completely changed in the past months due to the COVID-19, our creative tanks may be running close to empty. With summer, an...
  • I Want To Use Cleaner Products: Where Do I Start?

    You're probably thinking, that's great, but where do I start. Fortunately, there are many resources available as you begin to navigate or if you are a seasoned pro and want to keep up with new products and companies transitioning to cleaner products. 
  • Denver Makers Save Lives by Infusing Eco-Conscious Business Practices Into Mask Production

    In March, when the CDC shifted their recommendation on wearing masks and municipalities and businesses began requiring them, people with sewing and...
  • What's In Your Water?

    At TCM some of our top concerns are PFAs, heavy metal exposures such as lead and farming runoff. We also have concerns about the levels of fluoride and chlorine bi-products (trichloromethanes)  but we will leave those for another day.

  • How To Start Decreasing Your Waste: Earth Day 2020

    We have all seen the “perfect” social media zero-wasters, with their tiny jars of trash and thought, “I am never gonna get there.” Rome wasn’t built in a day, and likewise, your waste reduction journey does not need to happen overnight. 
  • Saving Sustainably: 4 Money Saving Bathroom Swaps 

    Making these four easy swaps in your bathroom really adds up, both from a financial and disposable waste standpoint. So you can help save the Earth while also saving a couple (or $1000!) bucks by moving away from single-use disposable items and into beautiful reusable ones.

  • Saving Sustainably: 4 Money Saving Kitchen Swaps 

    We have all heard the saying “a penny saved is a penny earned,” and while little expenses often go unnoticed, they definitely add up. When looking at your finances you may not consider plastic baggies and paper towels but when you total up how much you spend in a year, you may be surprised. 

    Here is a quick roundup of just how much money you can be saving with a few product swaps. The best part? You’re helping save the earth too by using more zero and low waste products.

  • Cleaning Out Closets for Cash: The Conscious Consumer Recirculating Clothes

    Did you know that the United States generates an average of 25 billion pounds of textile waste per year? That’s about 82 pounds per resident, of th...
  • Fertility Friendly Swaps with Kate Potvin

    The fact is, many of the products we use in our daily lives are full of chemicals and toxins that have an impact on our fertility. Things like deodorant, shampoo, soap, and laundry detergent can all contain a whole cocktail of chemicals that aren’t doing your body any favors.