Author: Tara LaSalla

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The True Cost of Chocolate

Chocolate, the treat that has been sent from the heavens. When you offer someone a piece of chocolate it is usually met with a smile and a sound of happiness. Worldwide, people consume over...

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2020: The Year For Sustainability in Business

In 2019, the world faced natural disaster after disaster, all caused by climate change. Hurricanes, wildfires, and typhoons wreaked havoc all over the world, and research has proven that humans have held a hand...

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Unconscious Consumption

We live within the confines of  “Instant Gratification.” Life is made easy by the convenience of packages delivered right to our door, but at what cost? With a few clicks of a button, we...

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When The Environment Gets Trumped

Tara LaSalla talks to Conscious Shift Magazine today about her new project called Mission Plastic and how big businesses have been putting the responsibility of plastic waste back on the consumer since the 1970’s.  We...

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When Big Business Trumps the Planet

I have watched the environmental world around me unfold for many years. I’ve been very curious how business, the economy and the planet interact with one another. Placing profits before the planet have been...

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When did Recycling become Wishcycling?

In January of 2018, most of the western world was upended when China decided to no longer accept recycling materials into their country. The reason? Too much contamination. For almost 30 years, China had...