How Recycled Soap Can Increase Economic Opportunities, Health Education, and Sanitation Access: One Man’s Story

Eco-Soap Bank is one organization that is going above and beyond to transform the lives of families around the world through the power of hygiene and education. I had the privilege to meet some of the Eco-Soap Bank team when I was in Cambodia and see them in action, and I am so proud of how far they've come. Please consider supporting their latest initiative, Project EcoSoap, as they aim to employ an additional 45 women full-time and expand their reach with a 'buy one, give 100' model to continue giving soap and hygiene education to countless more children and families. #ProjectEcoSoap #recycling #hygiene #sanitation #WASH

Project EcoSoap: the Initiative that Recycles Leftover Hotel Soap to Save Lives

Organizations such as Eco-Soap Bank can tangibly transform the lives of people through #WASH. Support their latest initiative, @ProjectEcoSoap which will empower women in rural #Cambodia: https://projectecosoap.org/ #ProjectEcoSoap

What Sustainability Means to Industry Experts

Bloomingdale's and The No. 29 Communications co-hosted an event where industry experts shared advice for practicing #sustainability and #mindfulness.

The Most Sustainable Restaurant in NYC

The most sustainable restaurant in NYC can be found right here in Greenwich Village. It's called Ancolie, and it is a zero waste lover's dream! #zerowaste #Ancolie #NYCeats

Five Prominent WASH Organizations to Look Out for on World Water Day

2.1 billion people do not have reliable access to clean drinking #water, according to the World Water Development Report released by the UN. Here are 5 organizations working to change that. #WASH #sustainability #WorldWaterDay

How Countries Can Adopt the SDGs to the Local Context

There is global consensus that advocating for girls and women is not only the right thing to do, but the smart thing to do. Learn what countries in the Middle East are doing to advance gender equality.

How One Environmental Science Class Inspired an 8-Year Old in India to Focus His Future on Clean Water Access

Age is nothing but a number when it comes to identifying solutions to the problems we see every day. At 8 years old, one young man in India decided he would dedicate his career to improve clean water access to communities around the world, and more. #OYW2018 #GreentheGene

An Innovative Foundation Takes on Waste Before it Enters the Oceans

Recycled Island Foundation is taking on waste pollution in our waters and transforming city landscapes like never before. Read more about their innovative way of recycling and repurposing plastic to beautify Rotterdam and cities outside of the Netherlands.

Changing Tactics in the Face of Climate Emergency

We are facing a climate emergency, but many individuals and parties, such as 350.org, Sunrise Movement, and Our Children's Trust, are taking action. On Thursday, climate and environmental activists and advocates convened at the New York Society for Ethical Culture to discuss tactics being used today to fight for climate justice. Read more about this event in my blog post.

How One Young Cameroonian Founded an Organization to Combat Climate Change and Preserve the Environment in Their Country

Happy New Year to all and thanks for your patience while I took a break from sharing these amazing stories during #ShoutOutSundays. I am back with another inspirational individual from Cameroon who took plastic waste and turned it into something that their community could use; read on to find out more.