More than 1 billion pounds of pumpkins end up in landfills every year, peaking the weeks following Halloween. There are plenty of pumpkin-related activities such as pumpkin carving and exploring pumpkin-filled recipes in the kitchen, and plenty of opportunities where perfectly good pumpkin goes to waste! However, there are just as many ways we can … Continue reading How to Reduce Pumpkin Waste this Season
If you let your imagination run free, how would you reimagine green spaces to look like? After following Rob Greenfield's experience transforming a lawn into a food garden, I'm inspired and want to see that in the near future across the country!
I have been taking part in the Climate Reality Project Leadership Corps training and am inspired by former Vice President Al Gore, along with many others who have spoken to date. I'd like to share my climate journey with you all and tell you a little bit about how I got to where I am today.
Tuna are one of the species that is overfished because of its popularity in many cuisines. Admittedly, they are one of my favorite sushi fish, so I wanted to find an alternative food that I can enjoy with less of an environmental impact - check out this vegan recipe that might satisfy your craving!
NYC suspended its community composting programs and people like me got creative with diverting food scraps. I tried out vermicomposting and want to share three lessons I learned through this experience!
When NYC suspended its community composting programs, it was painful to throw away my food waste. After researching options and discussing with family, we decided to try out vermicomposting (using red wriggler worms). Check out this post for how to get started!
Today, June 5th, is World Environment Day! Environmentalists are all standing up for #BlackLivesMatter because we can't talk about climate justice without racial justice.
George Floyd will not be the last person who will die at the hands of #policebrutality based on the color of his skin if we do not collectively stand up against #racism in all forms. I hope you will take the time to read this post and ways you can actively combat racism in your life and work. #blacklivesmatter #nopeacenojustice
In case you haven’t heard, NYC suspended the citywide curbside compost collection program due to COVID-19 related budget cuts, and New Yorkers across five boroughs are feeling its effects. Some have identified alternative ways to compost during the pandemic, and others are taking this food waste issue into their own hands (or paws, I should say). Read on to find out how Astoria Pug is fighting food waste in his neighborhood!
On Friday, April 17th, the NYC Department of Sanitation announced that the curbside composting program would be suspended starting May 4, 2020 through at least June 30, 2021. While it's easy to be frustrated in this situation, we can channel our feelings in productive ways and speak up to #saveourcompost. Here's how you can get involved.