Mistakes I Made While Traveling (So You Don't Have To)

When we travel outside of our countries, the ultimate goal is to leave the place the way you found it, or in even better condition. I documented my efforts to travel low waste this month and wanted to share my mistakes with you so you can avoid them when you're on the go!

Recipe: Tacos al Pastor

One of my all-time favorite foods when I visit a Mexican restaurant is the tacos al pastor. I wanted to learn what ingredients are needed to make this delicious marinade, so I'm excited to share the recipe I learned! At this time, I made it with pork, but am excited to try a vegetarian version in the future using jackfruit 🙂

How Two Young Women from Opposite Coasts Created an Online Community for Global Health Information Sharing

The internet is one of the greatest inventions for information sharing, but it is also known for bringing people together. Online platforms brought Diana and Susanna together to create Global Caveat, a global health podcast that brings guests to discuss topics in the global health sciences realm! Read more about their story.

The World’s Biggest Brands Commit To Tackling Plastic Pollution, But What Else Can Be Done? (originally published on The Rising)

Plastic pollution activists and coalitions have emphasized the responsibility that the world’s largest brands play in addressing this global crisis, but what else can be done?

8 Organizations Showcasing Solutions on Food Waste Management and Reduction in NYC

It's #WorldFoodDay! What better way to celebrate this day than by highlighting eight orgs and individuals who are paving the way to solve the global #foodwaste crisis, starting in #NYC? Check out more in the post! #fightfoodwaste

How One Consulting Firm is Helping Companies Go Zero Waste in NYC

Many of us have heard about sustainability consultants, but how much do you know about #zerowaste consulting? I had the chance to interview Sarah Currie-Halpern, Co-founder and Partner of Think Zero LLC and learn more about her zero waste consulting firm based in NYC (and hopefully expanding to other cities, soon)!

Young People Urge Climate Action as They Prepare for Historic UN Youth Climate Summit (originally published on The Rising)

Young people are no longer sitting on the sidelines - they are taking charge of their futures, starting with raising their voices on the global climate crisis, taking matters into their own hands and generating solutions. They will be convening in NYC for the historic UN Youth Climate Summit on September 21.