In March, I rounded out the mini-workshop series on the topic of waste, culminating on a popular topic that many folks are talking about to their peers (and even in mainstream media): food waste.
Learn more about how our recyclables are processed, why certain items are accepted and others are not, and how we can become better recyclers in the latest resource guide to supplement the workshop with guest presenter Kara Napolitano from Sims Municipal Recycling!
In early February, I hosted the first of a three-part mini-workshop series on the topic of waste. In this workshop, we covered the basics around recycling and shared some tips and tricks for reducing waste in our every day lives. For those who joined me in this event live, thank you so much for your … Continue reading Recycling 101 and Waste Reduction Workshop: Resources
When fall weather rolls around, many grocery stores stock all kinds of squash for people to enjoy as decoration or for some fall-themed meals. I never understood the hype of butternut squash, but was gifted one during a recent weekend getaway on a farm, so I figured it would be the perfect opportunity to see what the fuss was about. (Spoiler alert: it's actually REALLY good!)
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!