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Meet Decadent Minimalist Wallet: The Slim Credit Card Holder Wallet that Weighs (Almost) Nothing

Decadent Minimalist Wallet: A featherweight credit card holder wallet that’s tooled with precision and built to fit anywhere.

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Sustainability Matters: Jiminy’s Creates Truly Sustainable Cricket Dog Food and Treats

Sustainability matters in every aspect of your life, including your dog. Jiminy’s makes cricket dog food and treats, which save water, reduce greenhouse gases, and greatly limit land use for animal agriculture.

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10 Epic Winter Hikes

You know you want to brave the cold. Find out where and how with these epic winter hikes all across the U.S.

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Stanley Classic Legendary Bottle: Vacuum Insulated Thermos of the Century

Stanley Classic Legendary Bottle: an iconic thermos that stands the test of time, has insane insulation, and uses an updated handle.

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How to Prepare Homemade Backpacking Meals

Thomas Freeman opts out of freeze dried meals to create his own homemade backpacking meals. Here are his reflections, a cost analysis, and recipes.

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How to Buy Your National Park Pass

Why buy the National Park Pass? Free access to over 2,000 wilderness destinations. It’s worth, it especially if you’re a senior. How to buy your pass here.

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Meet Jiminy’s: The Cricket-Based Sustainable Dog Treats

Jiminy’s Sustainable Dog Treats: dog candy with cricket-based protein and an ecological footprint that will blow you and your pup’s minds.

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The Best REI Co-Op Products in 2019

We scoured the depths of REI’s catalogue. From budget items to world-class tents, these are the best of the best REI Co-Op products of 2019.

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The Climate Neutral Certification: Putting a Price and Plan on Carbon Emissions

Climate Neutral is a new non-profit that offers a Certification for any brand that offsets its carbon emissions. Learn how it works, and what brands are on board, here.

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Meet a Trailblazer: Kari Dane Matlock

Meet Trailblazer Kari Dane Matlock, also known as The Art of Motion, in this full-length interview.

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