Plastic Bag Ban Comes to New York!

At long last, the plastic bag ban has arrived to New York State! This is the second statewide ban on single-use plastic bags following California. While a win for environmentalists, does it go far enough?

Low Impact Living Goals for 2020

With less than 11 years to take #climateaction before it's too late to save our planet, the time is now for each of us to do our parts to live more sustainably. Here are 5 ways that I am lowering my impact this year - what are your goals? #zerowaste

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!

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)!

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!