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Push for Good: This Week's Guide to Crowdfunding Creative Progress

by Alessandra Rizzotti

March 23, 2013

Nearly 90 percent of Americans now have access to recycling programs, but in 2010, less than 30 percent of recyclable bottles were recycled. Solecan is a smaller trash can with a possible recycling solution. Learn more from the husband and wife design team, Jeff and Liz Helfrich, here.

Saucee makes sustainable, all organic sauces straight from spices and vegetables. We reached out to them because we loved their efforts to cut out unnatural ingredients, but before co-founder Himanshu Shah finished writing a piece about their company, the project was already funded. We just wanted to share that Saucee is encouraging people to #EatMoreCreatively and their sauces would probably be a great addition to any dinner party. Click here to add hosting a dinner party with more guests than ingredients to your To-Do list.

Tell us what projects you're getting behind in the comments below. Push progress forward, and do it for our collective good.

Click here to add crowdfunding projects you can care about to your To-Do list.

Illustration by Jessica De Jesus

Alessandra Rizzotti More Info

Alessandra Rizzotti has written for GOOD, Little Darling, Idealist, Takepart, Heeb, Smith, Hello Giggles, Reimagine, and has been featured on The White House blog for her work on the editorial series “Women Working to Do Good.” The editorial series she created for GOOD, “Push for Good,” helped raise over one million dollars for crowdfunding projects in social impact, and she helped launch impact campaigns with GOOD for Purina, GAP, Focus Features, Google, Apollo, and National MS Society. She’s also been published in three Harper Perrennial books with her six word memoirs, as well as four monologue books for Hal Leonard/Applause in collaboration with Grammy winner and GOOD member Alisha Gaddis. Her video art has been featured in Miranda July and Harrell Fletcher’s “Learning to Love You More” Gallery at the Baltic Contemporary Art Museum. In her free time, she beekeeps, volunteers with nonprofit organization Honeylove, and edits children’s chapbooks for 826 LA. At nonprofit The Trevor Project, Alessandra writes about their suicide prevention and crisis intervention programs for LGBTQ youth, helping forward their mission to save young lives.
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