Why We Should Replace Our Lawns with Gardens

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!

How I Started My Climate Journey

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.

Recipe: Vegan Tuna Sushi

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!

3 Lessons I Learned Since Starting a Home Compost Bin Using Worms

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!

How to Start a Worm Compost Bin

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!

Why Climate Justice is Racial Justice

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.

How We Can Work to End Systemic Injustice

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

How One Pug is Fighting Food Waste in NYC, One Household at a Time

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!

How to Help Save Composting in NYC (Updated June 2020)

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.

5 Simple Ways to Reduce Food Waste at Home

For many of us, we were brought up thinking that certain parts of our fresh produce could be eaten, and that the rest needed to be thrown away. I’m here to ask you to save your ends and stems, and your peels and skins, because here are 5 ways you can get some additional use out of these food scraps!