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Honestly Modern is an online space all about eco-friendly living for modern families. We help families incorporate low waste and eco-friendly habits into everyday living. We foster the exchange of ideas among parents and caregivers about sustainable living with kids in a modern world. Our community strives to teach future generations to respect and protect the world and its beauty through books, conversations, family experiences, and community actions.

Parenting is messy and hard, and in today’s environment, sustainable living often requires swimming against the cultural current. We welcome parents on the path to more eco-friendly living no matter where they are on their journey. Sustainable living isn’t about perfection or fitting all of our trash in a mason jar; it’s about doing the best we can today and making progress as we grow with our children.

14 Ways to Reduce Your Environmental Impact Without Giving Up Meat or Doing Meatless Monday
Family Life | Food | Food Waste

14 Ways to Reduce Your Environmental Impact Without Giving Up Meat or Doing Meatless Monday

Do you care about the planet but giving up meat isn’t a realistic option? Read on for 14 ways to approach eating meat responsibly without doing meatless Monday!  I’m an environmentalist with no plans to go vegetarian or vegan. There, I said it!  Why?  First off, that’s a personal question. (May she who has never…