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News and editorial coverage from inside Meow Meow Tweet to the world beyond.

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Gathering Is Greater Than Gifts

This time of year, we are all getting marketed to the moon—companies push new products, flash sales, holiday bundles, and gift guides up the wazoo (we’ve done it, too). It seems as if everywhere you turn, someone is making a bid for your money with a splashy advertisement or a festive shop window. But is buying stuff what the holidays are really about?

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Our Monthly Give

Meow Meow Tweet donates at least 1% of sales to organizations in the categories of Earth & Nature, Social Justice, and Animal Rescue

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S-L-O-W-V-E-M-B-E-R

Our Guide to Slow Living for S-L-O-W-V-E-M-B-E-R is here. So put on your snuggie, grab your cat, and pull up a chair. We'll help you keep your calm during consumerism's most intense time of year. 

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Bea Johnson’s Five Rs: Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rot

Bea Johnson’s 2013 book Zero Waste Home: The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Your Life by Reducing Your Waste gives us a new rubric for thinking about waste and the famous “three Rs.” In addition to Reusing, Reducing, and Recycling, we also need to find ways to Refuse and encourage Rot. Here’s why.

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What It Takes | Paper Tubes

It takes a lot to do things the way we want to do them—without harming the environment, without adding more plastic to the waste stream, and by paying people fairly for their work. Here, we take a look at what it took to find a plastic-free deodorant casing that biodegrades in one year. (Spoiler: It's harder than it sounds.)

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The World of Green Beauty Is Confusing. Or Is It?

Conventional beauty contains ingredients that are engineered to do a specific job or "trick" your skin. Green beauty, on the other hand, works by bringing together ingredients that enhance your skin's natural functions. 

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Our Multipurpose Manifesto

Seasonal marketing tropes can make us feel like we have to overhaul our bathroom cabinets the minute the weather changes. But, here’s the truth: What really matters is our skin’s relationship to our environment and lifestyle. 

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Why We Give Every Month (and who gets our funds)

We’ve always said we’re values-driven first and business-y second. Maybe that’s because we didn’t start out in business. We’re artists who want to inspire positivity in the lives of the people who use our products. 

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Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby!

Here at Meow Meow Tweet we celebrate consensual sex and other forms of enjoying pleasure, either solo or with other people! We do not support telling people how they can and cannot enjoy sexual activity or shaming people for the way they express their own sexuality. So let’s talk about sex, baby. Let’s talk about sex to break the taboos, and instead view this topic through a lens of consent, acceptance, and of course, pleasure.

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