Stojo Stories

Brands We Love: Goldune

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Goldune is a new online marketplace for sustainable goods for the home, life, and personal care. They partner with small sustainable businesses that can’t afford to thrive in traditional retail, give products a clear ranking on its carbon footprint, and include an ‘end of life’ section on each product page, which gives you an understanding of how long the product will exist on this earth. They even have a buyback program that allows you to sell back select used products to resell at a discount as secondhand on their website.  

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Brands We Love: Glob Land

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Stepping into the world of Glob Land is stepping into a world of technicolor polyester and effortless cool. Glob Land makes reusable and packable bags as an alternative to plastic bags, made in bright colors and hardy rip-stop fabrics. The founders, Holger Graf and Daniel Lantz, have a refreshingly low-ego way of viewing sustainability - believing that it should be far less about finger-pointing and far more about spontaneity and fun. We asked Kim Christenson, Glob Land’s VP of Sales and Marketing to learn more about what inspired GlobLand’s zany recycled bags and what the ethos of sustainability means to them.

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Person to Follow: Isaias Hernandez

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As someone who grew up in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles to immigrant Mexican parents, Isaias Hernandez was no stranger to environmental injustices. After completing a degree in Environmental Science at the University of California, Berkeley, Isais co-created Alluvia Magazine - an environmental magazine that highlights BIPOC environmentalists. Queer Brown Vegan is his brainchild - an educational outlet and safe space for other likeminded individuals to discuss issues surrounding environmentalism, veganism, intersectionality, zero-waste, and everything in between. We spoke with Isaiah to learn about his platform and about how he practices environmentalism in his daily life.

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Guilt-free delivery: sustainable packaging

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In your lifetime, you’ve probably ordered a lot of things online. Like, a lot. We know we have! Especially during the pandemic, ordering most (if not all) of what you buy seems unavoidable. Maybe you even have quite a stack of boxes building up in your hallway. 

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Person to Follow: Sally Garcia

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Sally Garcia of @callmeflowerchild is a Mexican-Salvadorran mindful closet advocate. When she’s not using her platform to share her favorite sustainable looks and advocating for people to head outdoors, she’s volunteering with her local community and helping BIPOC communities enjoy the outdoors. We spoke to Sally about her impact and her journey with sustainable fashion. 

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