One day it dawned on me that if my feminism can be intersectional, so can my environmentalism. So I decided to define the term Intersectional Environmentalism as this: an inclusive version of environmentalism that advocates for both the protection of people and the planet.
Oct 21. 2020
Youth To The People is clean skincare, but that can mean so many things, so here’s some clarity: when we say “clean,” we mean that it’s effective, of course, and also safe both for your skin and for the planet. What we put on our skin ends up in the planet’s bodies of water, and we have only one planet to protect.
Oct 18. 2020
This Sunday on To The People, meet Céline Semaan—designer, writer, advocate, and founder of the non-profit Slow Factory. In conversation with host Alyssa Shapiro, Céline drops some knowledge on the importance of open education, decolonizing education, being involved in your community, and knowing who you are.
Oct 12. 2020
This slow acceptance of Indigenous methodologies has become a trending topic recently, in a time when “intersectional environmentalism” has become a buzzword. However, Native voices remain disproportionately sidelined in discussions about land conservation and climate change.
Sep 04. 2020
Hike Clerb is an intersectional womxn’s hike club based in Los Angeles that empowers womxn of color to get outdoors through inclusive and accessible experiences. I’m proud to be a part of a community that is breaking down the barriers to access, not only the outdoors but our inherent right to healing in it.
Sep 02. 2020
Since glass is a permanent material—meaning it can be reused and recycled endlessly without a loss in quality—it’s an ideal solution for sustainable packaging, but it must be recycled properly.
Aug 14. 2020
When you buy a product certified by the Forest Stewardship Council—like the recyclable Kraft cartons your favorite Youth To The People product comes packaged in—you can rest assured that your purchase will not harm the Earth’s forests.
Jul 29. 2020
What have you learned about your own habits through the pandemic? How have your buying and food habits shifted? What’s changed, and how can we all commit to continuing the positive changes we’ve made even after the economy reopens?
Jul 23. 2020
The re_ grocery team shares about their closed-loop partnership with Youth To The People, their mission to make sustainability accessible to everyone by accepting EBT, and their thoughts on why bulk and package-free purchasing is so sustainable for the environment.
Jul 14. 2020
Unlike styrofoam, which is made from a petroleum-based plastic, green cell foam's primary raw material—U.S.-grown cornstarch—is a renewable resource that won’t clog up landfills and create more toxic waste.
Jun 30. 2020
At Calitho, sustainability is bigger than a buzzword. Between transitioning team members to a work-from-home basis and protecting their in-office essential workers, Calitho is also working to protect COVID-19 frontline workers.
Jun 24. 2020
May 29. 2020
If you’re looking to level up your skin routine, a pH-balanced cleanser is a good place to start. Youth To The People’s award-winning Superfood Cleanser gentle cleanser is vegan and cruelty-free so you can cleanse, assured that no human or animal was harmed in the process. After debuting last year for Earth Day, the whopping 16 oz. refill-sized bottle of the Superfood Cleanser now joins our permanent roster.