4 Zero Waste Beginner Mistakes We All Make

When I started on my #zerowaste journey, I made so many mistakes (and continue to do so). If you are just starting out on this journey, here are some mistakes beginners make and tips to avoid them!

How to Encourage Sustainability in Your Office

If your organization needs some help going green, here are five ways that you can foster sustainability practices and norms in your office. #PlasticFreeJuly #beatplasticpollution #sustainability #zerowaste

How to be Zero Waste on Vacation

Summer is here and many of us have vacation plans lined up every weekend, starting with this past July 4th weekend. It is easy to get away from the hustle and bustle of work life and forget about all of our responsibilities, but there is one full-time job we should keep in mind, wherever our … Continue reading How to be Zero Waste on Vacation

Plastic Free July: a Global Movement to End Plastic Pollution

Today marks the first day of #PlasticFreeJuly, a global movement that encourages people around the world to ditch the single-use plastics for a month in efforts to curb plastic pollution. Will you join in on the challenge this month?

Exploring the Use of Moringa oleifera as a Vegetable in Agua Caliente Nueva, Jalisco, Mexico

I presented my research, "Exploring the use of Moringa oleifera as a vegetable in Agua Caliente Nueva, Jalisco, Mexico" at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health on Global Health Day 2018.

How to Host a Zero Waste Party

Summer is around the corner and that means three letters: B-B-Q! Here are four tips for hosting a zero waste party! #zerowaste #bbq

How One Man is Breaking the Cycle of Poverty in Kenya

Poverty and education are inextricably linked, as school fees may prevent parents from sending their children to school, or girls dropping out of school once they reach menarche because they lack menstrual products or safe places to change their pads or cloths. Victor Odhiambo founded the Garden of Hope Foundation to address the issue of poverty amongst marginalized populations, specifically targeting youth so they would have opportunities to succeed. They just celebrated their 5th year anniversary, and continue to transform the lives of young people in Kenya.