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We've always known that lovin' yourself means lovin' the earth, but who knew it could feel so good? Infamous sex-toy shop, Babeland, is giving away free solar-powered vibrators to the first 25 shoppers at its Park Slope location on Earth Day. This "eco-sexy" gadget, which normally sells for $34,  harnesses the power of the sun to provide its users with earthly pleasure, so no batteries end up in the landfill. Just leave the slick-looking, mini solar panel ... Read More
Did y'all know one of the biggest discussions when Earth Day originated in 1970 was the now-taboo population boom? It's true! Since the 60's, the world's population has doubled to over 6 billion and the environmental, social, and humanitarian crises we're facing today can be largely attributed to unchecked growth in our numbers. This topic is uncomfy for people to talk about because all the issues surrounding it: access to family planning, religion, and gender ... Read More
With Earth Day fast approaching, the internet is all abuzz with sustainable crafts designed with our beloved planet in mind.  We're all taught at a young age how reduce and reuse should come before recycle, but somewhere along the way I think a lot of us forget the first two. Here are a few projects that reuse former trash. They are so simple, the laziest person in the world (yours truly) can do them, so you have no excuse. C'mon. Don't you love your Mother ... Read More
Earth Day is coming up soon, y’all! On April 22 (this weekend), it’s time to kick our environmental awareness into overdrive and focus on improving our sustainability and natural environment. This can seem like a daunting task to some, but it’s really not – there are lots of surprisingly little things you can do to reduce any harmful environmental impact: carry a reusable tote bag instead of paper or plastic ones when shopping, use a ... Read More
  This summer New York will join the ranks of major cities worldwide with bike share programs.  Here at BUST, we've been gearing up for Earth Day by scheming easy ways we can help the planet so this news is music to our ears. Did you know that over half of the trips New Yorkers make are under 2 miles? Sometimes that rad new brunch spot you want to try is just too far to walk and too close for the subway. Enter sustainable, convenient NYC Bike Share ... Read More