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?

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 Go 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 Go 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?

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

What to Do With Old Clothes

Fast fashion makes people purchase clothes at an alarming rate, and causes some to get rid of their old clothes. Here are some ways to take care of this while keeping the planet in mind. #fastfashion #sustainability #environment #shopping