7th Generations Advisors empowers individuals and organizations to create and adopt solutions that protect our environment and fight climate change, based on the ancient First Nations philosophy that the decisions we make today should result in a sustainable world seven generations into the future.
We recognize the link between climate, conservation and the health and well-being of all living things and we strive to initiate, support and implement projects that support this interconnection. We have cultivated deep partnerships in diverse issue areas that enables us to work at this intersection.
Announcing the Cold Water Wash Challenge!
Save energy, protect the planet, protect your clothes and … be in the running for $100 Visa gift card, REI Merchandise and Tru Earth Laundry Detergent!
For the month of August, through our Personal Climate Action Center, we are challenging the public to take tangible and specific action against climate change by doing laundry in cold water – pretty simple, right?
Switching to cold water can save a household up to 350 pounds of greenhouse gases a year so our goal is to get as many people as possible to sign up and switch to cold water wash. Click here to learn more interesting info about the benefits of washing your clothes in cold water (in case you need more convincing!).
Did you know that the month of July is known as Plastic Free July? The challenge is to start to eliminate single use plastic for the month of July as much as you can. One great way to do this is by choosing a laundry detergent that doesn’t come in a plastic bottle. A few of us at 7th Generation Advisors have started using Tru Earth laundry strips to avoid the single use laundry plastic bottle. Since the detergent comes in the form of strips, no plastic bottle is used—instead they come in a small envelope that is great to travel with as well. This eliminates the plastic bottle from potentially ending up in our landfills or oceans. In addition, it’s lightweight which results in less transportation pollution. 94% less transportation pollution to be exact! So what a great way to participate in Plastic Free July—start using Tru Earth laundry detergent strips! Even better, Tru Earth is giving 7th Generation Advisors 20% back for each purchase made through this link.
There is so much work to do to heal our planet that it can feel overwhelming to determine where to start. That’s why we launched the Personal Climate Action Center, a new initiative designed to encourage people to take individual action against climate change.
Each week we provide one action item for you to take to reduce your carbon emissions. Along with this weekly tip you will find over 80 actions on the Personal Climate Action Center website, where you can sign up and pledge to TAKE ACTION! And if you have already signed up you can log the actions you are taking each week by clicking here.
7th Generation Advisors stands in solidarity with black, indigenous and all people of color in fighting police brutality and systemic racism, including environmental racism. We recognize that, in order to stand up against injustice, we all need to do so much more. Through our work we pledge to commit ourselves to listening, learning, and helping to root out environmental racism, working towards a world that is equitable and just for all. Please visit our Environmental Justice Resource page for more information on how we are working to take action within our organization and through our work. Black Lives Matter.
Homeward Bound! After months in the making, we are thrilled to announce 🍀The Lucky Six 🍀 made their way to their new forever home at Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest and arrived the weekend of June 26th, where green mountainside pastures are all theirs. 🍀The Lucky Six🍀, also known as Cy, Dora, Gordo, Lucky, Rayne and Terry, made the 1,200-mile trek while traveling comfortably in a specialized transport trailer with a seasoned staff that was provided by Project Chimps, in addition to expert caregivers from Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest.
We are so grateful to Project Chimps for their generous donations to help us get the chimps to the homes they deserve. To read more on this exciting development click here! If you are looking for more information on the Chimpanzees in Need campaign for the animals at the Wildlife Waystation please click here to visit the NAPSA website.
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