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

Does the New York Plastic Bag Ban Go Far Enough?

This week, legislators announced that they will be implementing a plastic bag ban in New York State starting in 2020. But does this go far enough to #BeatPlasticPollution and address the overall waste management crisis we are experiencing? #plasticbagban #NewYork #zerowaste

Cultivating More Eco-Friendly Habits in 2019

We're two months into 2019, but it's not too late to have goals for what you want to achieve for this year. In a previous post, I shared some of the eco-friendly habits I adopted in 2018, but I know there's room to grow, and here are some I'd like to cultivate! #ecoliving #lowimpactliving #zerowaste #composting #supportlocal

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