Passing Notes

Sustainable Gifts for Valentine's Day
A holiday dedicated to expressions of romanticism, friendship, and gratitude – Valentine’s is nearly upon us. Whether your partner, your parents, or just yourself, ‘tis the time to show you care. Celebrate the season of love sustainably with this eco-friendly gift guide, because you shouldn’t have to compromise your love of planet for your love of people (or presents).
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Sustainable Self-Care Tips
The blues, the blahs, the mid-season melancholy – January can often feel in need of a little TLC. Taking time to yourself isn’t selfish, rather, totally necessary to conquer the start of a starry-eyed new year feeling physically and mentally rested. So, take this time to transform your Sunday sulking into Sunday self-care with these thoughtful (and sustainable) mindful practices.
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What to expect from NOTES® in 2023
This time last year, NOTES® was just a figment of our (granted, well-thought-out) imagination. Do people really care about sustainability? Will they love our candles as much as we do? These were the questions buzzing around our minds in December of 2021, and even occasionally in 2022. It’s safe to say that the new way to candle exceeded our expectations. Our community is a source of joy – sporters of fresh, refillable fragrance, advocates of approachable sustainability. In 2023, we have some larger-than-imagination plans in our drafts which we can’t quite spoil, but here are some hints!
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8 Sustainable Resolutions for 2023
New year, new you (or at least until the end of January). Keeping a resolution when it means altering your existing routine can feel uncomfortable. But making a positive impact on the planet doesn’t mean changing the world. It’s small changes that band together to create lasting impact. In 2023, we challenge you to embrace discomfort in the name of making a positive impact on your environment. Without further ado, here’s our round-up of attainable and sustainable resolutions you can make this coming year.
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Sustainable Holiday DIYs
Enjoying your favorite traditions shouldn’t come at earth’s expense – but that also doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice your festive spirit in the name of sustainability. From garland to gift wrap, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite eco-friendly DIYS so you can stress less about your holiday footprint and spend more time enjoying the season.
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