A Consumer’s Struggle: Contact Lenses and Solutions

As a contact lens wearer for over a decade, I’m looking for solutions to reduce my environmental footprint. Contact lenses are made of flexible plastics, and when improperly disposed, can end up breaking down into microplastics and ending up in our oceans! And what about the contact lens solutions? Read on to learn more.… Read More A Consumer’s Struggle: Contact Lenses and Solutions

How One Young Cameroonian Founded an Organization to Combat Climate Change and Preserve the Environment in Their Country

Happy New Year to all and thanks for your patience while I took a break from sharing these amazing stories during #ShoutOutSundays. I am back with another inspirational individual from Cameroon who took plastic waste and turned it into something that their community could use; read on to find out more.… Read More How One Young Cameroonian Founded an Organization to Combat Climate Change and Preserve the Environment in Their Country

How One Young Man’s Childhood Experiences Spurred the Movement to Build Homes Out of Plastic Bottles in Uganda

Plastic pollution is something we see every day in our backyards (literally), on the streets, or in our bodies of water. This young man from Uganda recognized that plastic could be used for good and provide housing for the poor – I was privileged to hear him speak at #OYW2018 and wanted to share his story with you, too. #BeatPlasticPollution #UnplasticThePlanet… Read More How One Young Man’s Childhood Experiences Spurred the Movement to Build Homes Out of Plastic Bottles in Uganda

How to Talk Climate Change in the Face of Adversity

The #HumanImpactsInstitute hosted an event to discuss how people from different sectors are taking #climateaction and dealing with conservative forces in the government and media. I have captured some of my main takeaways on how to tackle #climatechange in the face of adversity in three ways.… Read More How to Talk Climate Change in the Face of Adversity