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.

How You Can Protect the Planet’s Health through Food

This week, I attended the EAT-Lancet Commission Report launch at the UN to hear leading experts discuss the transformation needed in our current food systems to sustain a growing population and achieve planetary health. Read a summary of the report recommendations here. #EATLancet #foodcanfixit

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.

New York City’s First Zero Waste Grocery Store Opens in Bushwick

I'm really excited to hear that NYC opened its first zero waste grocery store in Bushwick, called Precycle, where you can shop for food items in bulk! Check out my post for more info 🙂

Eco-Friendly Habits I’ve Developed in 2018

Looking back on 2018, I made a commitment to myself to be more conscious of my everyday lifestyle and habits to work toward reducing my footprint. These are some habits I developed in the past year!

A Consumer’s Struggle: Contact Lenses and Solutions

As a contact lens wearer for over a decade, I'm looking for solutions to reduce my environmental footprint. Contact lenses are made of flexible plastics, and when improperly disposed, can end up breaking down into microplastics and ending up in our oceans! And what about the contact lens solutions? Read on to learn more.

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.