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Green Life Trading Co. Radio

Refreshed and refilled often with what we’re listening to at the shop while we pack orders, refill soaps and restock the shelves with sustainable goodies. 

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Pine Needle Cleaning Solution

Sasha Stone
By Sasha Stone

‘Tis The Season Make it sustainable, make it yours! December is here, boasting holiday cheer. We’ve been busy getting lots of lovely sustainable gifts ready for...

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Why Every Environmentalist Should Know Nemonte Nenquimo

By Emma Schatz

In March of 2018 the Ecuadorian government announced a plan to develop 16 new oil wells across seven million acres of the Amazon forest--which just...

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Finding The Right Menstrual Cup

Sasha Stone
By Sasha Stone

Making the switch to a Menstrual Cup can often feel daunting. Remember your first tampon experience? I remember mine vividly, in the bathroom of my...

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Saving the Land That Enslaved Him

By Emma Schatz

 George Washington Carver’s Historic Preservation of The Agricultural South   Born into slavery and orphaned as an infant, George Washington Carver defied all odds and...

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How To Make Plant Based Milk

Sasha Stone
By Sasha Stone

Making your own plant based milks is one of the easiest and quickest ways to reduce waste and save money. Yes, you really can have...

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Everything You Need To Know About Dryer Balls

Sasha Stone
By Sasha Stone

“What do dryer balls actually do?” is a question I hear daily. Well, the answer is pretty long-winded! Are you ready? When you use three...

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How COVID-19 Made Me Appreciate My Menstrual Cup

By Dana LaVake

By Dana LaVake Recently, I read a story about the COVID-19 hoarding craziness that made a very peculiar thought pop into my head. The story...

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Furoshiki Gift Wrapping Guide

Sasha Mazur
By Sasha Mazur

A step-by-step guide on how to make the most beautiful, eco-friendly gift wrap!

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11 Tips on Starting Your Zero Waste Family

Sasha Mazur
By Sasha Mazur

Guest Post By Kate Pforr I am excited to be over the halfway mark of my first pregnancy! While I don’t have the insight of...

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Hanna Kohn

Hanna Kohn is the Operations Manager & Marketing Coordinator with Green Life Trading Co. where she has been educating and connecting individuals and small businesses with sustainable products and solutions since 2021. She holds a degree in Communication Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is a Sustain Dane Master Recycler and Water Steward. When she's not at the shop, Hanna volunteers at WVMO 98.7 FM - Monona's Community Radio Station where she hosts Playhouse, a weekly broadcast of music including contemporary electronic, synth pop and jazz. Connect with Hanna via email: hanna@greenlifetradingco.com

Sasha Stone

Sasha Stone is the owner and founder of Green Life Trading Co., a refill station and sustainable store based in Madison, WI. She has been working to connect people with eco-friendly products since 2018 and  holds a Bachelor of  Sociology degree with a minor in Conservation and Environmental Science from UW-Milwaukee. She has heard it all when it comes to questions about low waste living. Submit your sustainable living questions to Sasha@greenlifetradinco.com.