What the next generation will look like without the Mr. McGuiresAs a Communications major, I had the good fortune to study many culturally iconic films and one of my all-time favorites was The Graduate with Dustin Hoffman. This amazing movie has one of the most quoted lines of all time. The main character Benjamin is listening to the advice of an older gentleman at a party.Mr. McGuire: I want to say one word to you. Just one word.Benjamin: Yes, sir.Mr. McGuire: Are you listening?...

Studying Singles in South Beach Single-use plastics that is… I was recently tasked with checking out the “single scene” in Miami for this blog. Cool, I thought, even though I wasn’t sure what the connection to bamboo toothbrushes was… and I was even more unsure what my wife’s reaction would be. Turns out, I wasn’t being sent to mingle with singles in night clubs and bars, but instead was charged with looking into how single-use plastics are being used across the city. Doesn’t sound quite as fu...

I was recently watching one of my favorite series on HBO, and there was a scene we’ve all watched many times in a variety of movies and sitcoms. It’s that moment when the woman and man finally make the decision to move in together. The next morning the camera pans in on the bathroom counter as the man tries to find his toothbrush amidst piles of makeup and beauty products.Normally this cliched scene wouldn’t make me take notice, but this time it did, because I started to think about all the ...

In a gentle way, you can shake the world. -Mahatma GandhiIn times of challenge or uncertainty, inspiration can be a game-changer both on the micro-level and universally. Our greatest leaders and innovators have been known to inspire hope, and it is this ability to inspire that made them iconic. Without inspiration, we wouldn’t have innovation, hope, or creativity. But the most important inspiration doesn’t always occur on the world stage. It can be in the daily things we say and do; the act...

For the last several decades, many of the biggest companies in the world have relied upon promotional products for branding, growth, and revenue. These products are helpful to facilitate everything from lead generation to increased brand recognition and even loyalty, but only when you can get the right products in the right hands. Toothbrushes are a very cool promo, even if you aren’t in the dental industry. Here are a few ways to reap the benefits of cobranded toothbrushes from WooBamboo.Wh...

According to the US Department of Health and Human Services in communications with the American Dental Association (ADA), you should be practicing interdental cleaning, or flossing, every single day. In the last several years, the selection of floss in most drug stores and department stores has grown exponentially. Today, the choices now include silk dental floss, which is growing in popularity as an eco-friendly alternative to nonbiodegradable plastic-based flosses.What is Standard Dental F...

Doesn’t it seem like just yesterday no one in the Western world was utilizing bamboo? Everyone wanted maple floors, oak cabinets, and a walnut dining room table... All these famous hardwoods were believed to be the best quality, no matter the price or ecological impact. If you feel like bamboo is a this “new” thing - You’re not alone. Although China has been utilizing bamboo in hundreds of different capacities for nearly 7000 years, bamboo didn’t really hit the Western market until the late 19th...

Becoming a more environmentally-conscious society starts in our own households.Yep! It's true. Although it’s easy to get overwhelmed when trying to find ways to inspire the next generation, once you realize the next generation is literally sitting right in your living room, it's easier to find a place to start!If you want your family to foster a lifelong compassion for the environment, try promoting these fun and easy lifestyle changes! Craft SmartStimulate your kid's cr...

As a young adult in the 80s, I never imagined a time when consumers would actually pay for water. Everyone I knew drank clean tap water and used a thermos or large jugs to transport water if needed; why on earth would we ever pay? I vaguely remember hearing something about water for sale before moving to the city and thinking that it was a wacky idea because everyone got free clean water.Flash forward a few years to when supermodels and celebrities began carrying their ever-present slim and ...

Biodegradable Toothbrush – Why It’s Just a Good Mindset to HaveAccording to Tears for Fears, an incredibly popular band in 1985, everybody wants to rule the world, but in 2019, it seems that just as many people are focused on changing the world, too. If changing the world seems like a momentous task for a single person and you aren’t sure where to start, buy a biodegradable toothbrush. You’ll feel good about your purchase, and it might just help you create an amazing mindset that really does...